Cheryl is committed to being socially responsible. She is the co-founder of 2 charities and has worked pro bono for both as a trustee for many years. She has trained and mentored dozens of volunteers and also worked as a volunteer to other charities in the UK such as Victim Support and Insight Young People's Service. She believes that volunteering can benefit the individual, their family and the wider community.

The Eacg Foundation gives funding to good causes. In the past few years, the charity has supported many organisations and individuals, including:

Asthma UK Prostate Cancer
NSPCC Henshaw Society for the Blind
Happy Child International Hinderton School
Girl Guide sponsorship The Childcare Action Trust
Radio Lollipop/Great Ormond St The World Medical Fund
Silicon Cup The Rainbow Centre
Children's Leukaemia Ride High
Marie Curie Cancer Care Dogs for the Disabled
Red Nose Day  

To apply:

Aurora Metro Arts and Media Charity

Aurora Metro Arts and Media Ltd is a charity providing arts and education projects to schools, libraries, community groups and festivals. It also provides opportunities for volunteers of all ages to gain skills and experience in a variety of roles.

Some recent projects:

2009 Theatre Event at the Orange Tree Theatre: playreadings by Suffrage writers and talks to celebrate the Centenary of the Actresses' Franchise League with Scary Little Girls Theatre Company. Also 5 workshops delivered to local schools and community groups on the suffragettes.

2010 How the Vote was Won (Suffragettes 100 years – writers and artists)

A 5 month exhibition at the Museum of Richmond + Playreadings, an accompanying book and public talks at the Orange Tree Theatre, Richmond and The Old Town Hall Richmond.

Also 7 workshops delivered to local schools and community groups on the suffragettes.

2011 The Green Teen Cookbook project with local schools and teenagers and Jamie Oliver's apprentice chefs to create an eco-friendly cookbook.

2011 Eel Pie Island Music project in development.

To volunteer: