The Oakland Foundation

The Oakland Foundation was formed in 2012 by Redditch family business Oakland International after statistics showed that three wards in Redditch featured in a list of the ten most deprived wards in Worcestershire. Two more Redditch wards just missed the top 10. All five regions have more than 20% of children living in poverty.

The Foundation’s primary objective is to relieve the needs of children in Redditch and Bromsgrove and the surrounding area who are disadvantaged by reason of their financial hardship or other disadvantage. The Foundation focuses on activities based in the areas of education, sport, health and nutrition.

The Oakland Foundation was officially opened by Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal on 28th June 2013 at the premises of the key commercial sponsor Oakland International.

 

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Christmas CD Raises Funds for Oakland Foundation Charity

Local businesses and musicians have come together to record a charity Christmas CD to raise funds and awareness of the work of The Oakland Foundation, which supports children and families in Redditch and Bromsgrove and the surrounding area. The idea for recording the CD came after Handelsbanken’s Stourbridge branch manager, Richard Mander, won an unusual […]

Pupils Delighted with New Playground

The Oakland Foundation charity together with the Rotary Club of Bromsgrove, have been busy upgrading and adding new playground equipment at Catshill Middle School in Bromsgrove. Oakland Foundation Trustee, Mr Luke Attwell, stated: “The project, jointly funded by the Oakland Foundation and the Rotary Club of Bromsgrove, enlisted the two organisations combined skills and expertise […]