The Cascade Community Café is open for business

The Cascade Community Café is open for business!

Our very first community café is now open and providing employment and work experience opportunities for local people with learning disabilities and head injuries. The Cascade Community Café is based at our Health & Learning Hub on Marshgate in Doncaster and is run by experienced chef, Paul Sanderson, and Cascade learners. Following a unprovoked attack […]

Jackie Hewitt-Main OBE, founder of The Cascade Foundation with Michael Thompson from Rite Trax

Michael cascades with success

Michael Thompson will never forget the day he met Jackie Hewitt-Main OBE, founder of The Cascade Foundation, during the very first week of his 14-month custodial sentence at HMP Doncaster. The History graduate from Greater Manchester stood out from many of his fellow prisoners with his University education and calm, friendly demeanour. Within five minutes […]

HRH Duke of York Community Initiative Award!

We’ve won an HRH Duke of York Community Initiative Award! 12 months ago we won funding from Efficiency North for delivering a high level of social value within the Doncaster community. This ensured a place for The Cascade Foundation on the Duke’s awards shortlist. Explains Jackie Hewitt-Main OBE, founder and CEO of The Cascade Foundation: […]

Cascade supports undergrad research

We were delighted to welcome Pam Batchelor, an undergraduate studying Criminology at The University of Surrey, to the Cascade Health & Learning Hub recently. Pam, who hails all the way from sunny Colorado in the US but has spent the last 25 years here in the UK, is undertaking her thesis this term and the […]

CSJ Awards 2018 – what a great event!

Our founder, Jackie Hewitt-Main OBE and Sue Blackburn, one of our long standing trustees and key supporters, have spent an evening in London at the prestigious Centre for Social Justice Awards 2018. The Centre for Social Justice (CSJ) was established as an independent think-tank in 2004 to put social justice at the heart of British […]