Groundwork East

Hundreds of growing, harvesting and environmental projects made possible each year.

Groundwork East is one of the hundreds of community organisations to which Luton Rising has contributed around £180m in total over the last 25 years. Groundwork East’s development of community green spaces boosts wellbeing, increases resilience and brings a bit of happiness and joy to those that use them.

Groundwork East is dedicated to fostering stronger, healthier communities, promoting responsible business, and enhancing opportunities for people in the East England. They envision a future with vibrant, green neighbourhoods, empowered communities, and unrestricted individuals, irrespective of background or circumstances.

Groundwork supports people in gaining skills, pursuing training and jobs, enhancing green spaces, leading healthier lives, and overcoming obstacles like poverty, isolation, poor health, and low skill levels. They transform places into greener, safer, healthier communities while empowering local change.

They enhance individuals’ prospects by boosting their confidence, skills, wellbeing, and employability. They advocate for eco-friendly lifestyles, assisting people and businesses in minimising environmental footprints, improving health, reducing waste, and saving money.

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