Our aim and that of our supporters is to build thriving communities. Neighbourhoods, towns and villages that feel great to be a part of: places where local people have work, homes and opportunities that enrich their lives whatever their personal circumstances or if they live in a town or remote rural area. Communities where everyone brings what they can to support neighbours facing extra challenges or to give a flying start to the next generation. Where people come together to sort out any conflicts, and think up great new ideas for how to make things better for everyone. Places where older people aren’t left alone, fearful or cold and can lead healthy, happy, independent lives. Where young people aren’t left without hope of fulfilled lives, even if they have somehow slipped off the rails and need a second chance.