Our Projects


It starts with the will to make a difference

There’s more than one way that you can help. Whether you want to work, volunteer, or donate to The Charlie Burns Foundation, there are plenty of ways to join us in making a real difference. Check out the opportunities to get involved below and contact us if you have any questions. We appreciate your interest.

Postcode Parents

Postcode Parents are a support group for parents bereaved or traumatised as a result of serious youth violence, gun and knife crime, they also welcome parents who have concerns about their children’s behaviour and the ever-changing youth culture.


The Wake-Up Room

This installation shares experiences of pain felt in the aftermath of a child being taken away by knife and gun crime. The Wake-Up Room gives a voice to parents bereaved as a result of serious youth violence, with the intention of bringing about understanding of their trauma and the hope of inspiring change in the community.


Breaking All Barriers

A collaboration with The Shaquan Sammy-Plummer Foundation and Hackneys Met Police, supported by The PFA and Hackney Council - Breaking all Barriers Charity football match was launched to promote peace in the community and build positive relationships between young people and the police.


Postcode Pen-Pals

An early intervention programme, set up to eliminate postcode rivalry. Postcode Pen-Pals focuses on literacy skills, whilst encouraging inter-school events to break barriers and divisions of postcode rivalry.


...As Therapy

...As Therapy is a programme that provides mental health and wellbeing support to communities, designed to strengthen psychological, emotional, physical and community resilience using traditional and alternative therapies.

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