WHAT WE DO

John Lally International Foundation was set up to carry on the environmental improvement work, started in York, England, where we had created a community woodland on a disused rubbish (garbage) site. We were inspired by the memory of a friend and fellow environmentalist, John Lally, who died in 1995.

We seek to initiate and help in developing countries in providing sustainable solutions that will benefit people and the environment. We do not seek “to own” the projects we are involved in, the projects must “belong” to the people in the areas of operation.
We think planting trees is just one simple, clean, positive thing you can do, locally & globally. On a worldwide scale, we desperately need more trees to redress the oxygen-carbon dioxide imbalance.

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“There is no power for change greater than a community discovering what it cares about”

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Got a little spare time to volunteer? Fancy joining us for a cup of tea or coffee and a chat? Or just meet us at a local event! We’ll see you soon.

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MEET OUR COMMITTEE

Meet the fantastic people behind John Lally International Foundation.

MICKEY STOREY
Chair

Mickey has been involved in several Environmental and Human Rights projects in York over the last 30 years. Odd Job Man for our ‘It’s Donated’ Charity Shop in the Groves.

PAULINE WADE
Treasurer

A retired Chartered Management Accountant having worked in manufacturing industry including as a Finance Director on the Board of a subsidiary of a large quoted company.

JEREMY PIERCY
Hon. President
& Trustee

A former friend of John Lally, his involvement with JLIF goes back many years. Founder/MD of the Fair Trade/eco shop and distributor, Shared Earth.

MAGGIE CAUDWELL
Secretary

B.A,cert TESOL. Upcycler, traveller, writer, grandmother, nominations committee, carer, networker, singer and a Groves resident for 35 years.

ANGELA STOTT
Shop manager & Trustee

Shop volunteer for 4 years, lived in the local community for 30 years. Wonderful artist.

LAURA ROBERTSON
Trustee & website manager

Creative Director & co-founder of Practically Creative. With over five years experience working in small businesses. Fine Art Graduate.

NATASHA RAWNSLEY
Secretary

She is one of the original volunteers planting trees for the John Lally Community Woodland on St. Nicholas Fields. Natasha has held several roles throughout 20 years of volunteering for JLIF.

JUNE TRANMER
Trustee

Vice Chair of York Green Party. Runs Wellbeing in York. Keen gardener, Guildhall Planning Panel, Walmgate Community Association, York Environment Forum and One Planet York.

JARED HOLDEN
Trustee & Tech support

Jared is the technical co-founder of Practically Creative, with 10 years experience in software engineering. Politically minded.

ANNE JENNER
Trustee 

TIM MITCHINSON
Trustee 

IT’S DONATED, LOWTHER STREET, YORK

We have had a shop on Lowther Street in the Groves York, We always need good quality items to sell in our shops – so if you don’t need it, don’t throw it away! We are looking for donations of clothes, bric a brac , books, records, shoes, jewellery, small furniture, kitchen items, electrical good, all proceeds will go towards the charity’s goals. Drop off your donations at our charity shop.

Or just call in for a browse and friendly chat, tea and coffee is available.

FIND US AT
5 Mansfield House, Lowther St,
York, YO31 7NB

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