We’re proud to be part of A Million Hands, a national partnership project led by The Scout Association. Launched in October 2015, our aim is to engage half a million young people in social action projects across the country.
We know that living waterways transform places and enrich lives. Our canals and rivers are cherished outdoor spaces which enable visitors to take a breath of fresh air and relax. Through A Million Hands, the Scout groups are able to use our beautiful waterways to improve the lives of people in the local community.
The Scouts choose to undertake a pocket adoption on a stretch of canal as their form of social action. Then, with support, they plan and deliver improvements, enhancements and awareness campaigns that focus on their chosen health and wellbeing theme.
Nearly one year into the project we have 10 ‘Pocket Adoptions’ across the country working with each of the different project partners. You can follow our progress in the A Million Hands blog.
A Million Hands is about making our communities better places to live.
We’re excited to be working with a number of charity partners on this project:
Here are two great ways to get started:
Last date edited: 24 August 2016