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Your chance to meet ‘The Dsylexic Entrepreneur’

Ken Lewis OBE – ‘The Dyslexic Entrepreneur’ – is set to share the story of how he overcame dyslexia to become an award-winning businessman and CEO, entrepreneur, author and approved House of Commons motivational business speaker. The Cascade Foundation will host the event titled ‘The Dyslexic Entrepreneur’ at the Cascade Health & Leaning Hub in […]

Jackie awarded an OBE in New Years Honours list!

Jackie Hewitt-Main, founder of The Cascade Foundation, has been awarded an OBE in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours List. Jackie’s journey to help others started after her son sustained severe head injuries in a car crash and she had to support him to learn to read and write all over again. She soon realised that […]

Let’s spend Christmas together!

We’ve officially launched our festive campaign specifically designed to bring groups of people from local communities and public, private and third sector businesses and organisations together this Christmas. The campaign titled, ‘Let’s spend Christmas together’, is the idea of our founder, Jackie Hewitt-Main and focuses on several opportunities that can help a wide variety of […]

Ambassadors appointed at charity’s 4th birthday celebrations

The Cascade Foundation, has celebrated its fourth anniversary of relocating to Doncaster from Essex by launching the ‘Cascade Ambassadors’ project and appointing its first four ambassadors. Dale Easter, Sandra Zambelli, Molly Stretton and Ian Curry received huge amounts of praise of charity’s founder, Jackie Hewitt-Main for their myriad achievements over the last few months. The […]

Charity goes to market

Award-winning charity, The Cascade Foundation, has taken a stall at Doncaster Market as part of a brand new learning and fundraising experience for its clients and volunteers. CEO and founder of The Cascade Foundation, Jackie Hewitt-Main came up with the idea after she first discovered the market when she arrived in Doncaster from Benfleet in […]

The Cascade Health & Learning Hub is OPEN!

Doncaster-based charity, The Cascade Foundation, has officially opened the doors of its new premises – The Cascade Health & Learning Hub on Marshgate in Doncaster town centre. Over 70 people, including MP Rosie Winterton, attended the launch event on Friday 14th July to hear all about how the charity will be supporting local people with […]

Dyslexic ex-prisoner gets on his bike to raise funds

A former prisoner affected by dyslexia is setting out on a 50 mile bike ride on Saturday 15th July to raise funds for the award-winning charity which helped him to transform his life. 40 year-old Dale Easter has been in and out of prison throughout his adult life for theft and drugs as a result […]

Efficiency North invest in The Cascade Foundation

The Cascade Foundation, has received a £35,000 funding package from not-for-profit social housing consortium, Efficiency North. The funds will all go towards facilitating the launch of charity’s new premises – The Cascade Foundation Learning Hub – in Doncaster town centre that is set to open in July. Comments Jackie Hewitt-Main, founder of The Cascade Foundation: […]

Dyslexic ex-prison of two years makes good thanks to Cascade!

Dale’s Story: Celebrating his second year out of prison At 40 years old, Dale has been in and out of prison (23 years) throughout the whole of his adult life for theft, drugs and as a result of being homeless. Dale was diagnosed with dyslexia at 22 years old, his Mother died four weeks later, […]