Gift Your Gear – The Open Academy Norwich 

Gift Your Gear – The Open Academy Norwich

Thanks to Gift Your Gear we were able to pass on a significant amount on donated kit on to Open Academy in Norwich, Norfolk. DofE Manager, Ruth Pearsall said “The expeditions would have been less successful without the equipment from Gift Your Gear. A number of students didn’t have adequate waterproofs and things like gators and hats were a godsend as the practice trip was a bit wet and the assessment expedition was exceptionally hot. In terms of recruiting a new cohort I can now really target FSM and PP students with greater confidence knowing that I can help them with the provision of clothes, like walking trousers and good quality waterproofs. This is an exciting prospect and I am so grateful to have received the items from Gift Your Gear. It really has made a massive difference to our ability to make the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award accessible to everyone.” The Open Academy Norwich

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