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Data for financial year ending 30 June 2019

Sofea

  • Income

    £1.2M

  • Spending

    £1.0M

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 1155783

Contact details

Public address

  • 1E Trident Park, Didcot, OX11 7HJ

Aims & activities

SOFEA provides an education programme for people disadvantaged in the labour market. We focus on therapeutic support, academic qualifications, work experience and skills. Through our social enterprises, particularly in redistributing surplus food to 150 local charities, people from the age of 14 and upwards build their self worth, skills and employability to be equipped to lead successful lives.

What the charity does

  • Education/training
  • The prevention or relief of poverty
  • Economic/community development/employment

Who the charity helps

  • Children/young people
  • People with disabilities
  • Other charities or voluntary bodies

How the charity works

  • Provides services

Income and Endowments:

£1.2M

Expenditure:

£1.0M

Assets and liabilities

  • £44.8K Own use assets
  • £0.0K Long term investments
  • £0.0K Defined benefit pension scheme asset or liability
  • £327.9K Other assets
  • £51.3K Total liabilities
Financial history
Compliance history

Gift aid

Recognised by HMRC for gift aid

Charitable spending ratios

84%
0%
16%

Charitable objects

THE OBJECTS OF THE CIO ARE: 1. THE RELIEF OF POVERTY AND NEED IN PARTICULAR BY THE PROVISION OF FOOD; 2.THE ADVANCEMENT OF EDUCATION AND TRAINING AND THE RELIEF OF UNEMPLOYMENT IN PARTICULAR BY PROVIDING TRAINING AND RESOURCES FOR THOSE SEEKING WORK AND BY WORKING WITH EMPLOYERS TO ADDRESS RECRUITMENT AND UNEMPLOYMENT ISSUES.

Governing document

CIO - ASSOCIATION REGISTERED 13 FEB 2014 AMENDED ON 16 AUG 2017 as amended on 05 Feb 2020

Organisation type

Charitable Incorporated Organisation

Policies

Risk management
Investment
Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
Conflicts of interest
Volunteer management
Complaints handling
Paying staff

Land And Property

This charity owns and/or leases land or property.

  • 8 Trustees
  • 40 Employees
  • 300 Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
David James Hunter Fca None on record
Elizabeth Paris The Orwell Youth Prize Up-to-date
The Oxford Playhouse Trust Up-to-date
Bernard Grenville-Jones (Chair) None on record
Richard Fielding None on record
Andrew Twomey None on record
Emilie Hazel Prior None on record
Dr Rachel Starer Sobell House Hospice Charity Up-to-date
Sobell House Hospice Charity Limited Up-to-date
Benjamin Threadgold None on record

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Bracknell Forest
  • Buckinghamshire
  • Milton Keynes
  • Oxfordshire
  • Reading
  • Slough
  • Swindon
  • West Berkshire
  • Windsor And Maidenhead
  • Wokingham