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Who we work with

The Big Step works with charities, likeminded businesses and passionate individuals to help us to deliver our mission.

Take a look at just some of the charities and orgainsations that we work with to deliver our summer programmes throughout the South West.


Jay's Aim is a local charity that aims to reduce the rate of sudden cardiac deaths among young people in the South West. The charity delivers sessions at a number of our summer programmes for cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and automated electronic defibrillator (AED).

This summer, with the support of our children, The Big Step raised £5,635, which enables Jay's Aim to provide public access defibrillators and training in the local community.


The Exeter Chiefs Community team deliver a wide variety of national and local programmes covering rugby engagement, education and health and well-being.

The team deliver a 'Train with the Chiefs' experience on our summer programmes. In 2021 we were lucky enough to work with the Exeter Chiefs Women's team who play in the Allianz Premier 15's - the top league of professional rugby in the UK.


Rocksteady is a band-based peripatetic music service which is delivered by professionals. On our programme, Rocksteady delivers a 1 hour workshop with the aim of the students playing in a band by the end of the session.


YAMA is an award winning martial arts and self-defense organisation that operates across Devon. In addition to being a fun and engaging workshop, students visibly grow their confidence and personal security awareness. Taught properly, children who learn self-defense skills are better aware of their surroundings and are trained in how to defend themselves against attackers - both adults and children.

QuickPrint is a Devon based commercial printer, and proud to be our trusted print partner of The Big Step. The quality of their finished projects and ability to meet the tightest of deadlines are testament to this respected family business. QuickPrint Design all of our advertising and marketing campaigns, they also produce all of our printed Literature – from Brochures to Banners, ID cards to Keyrings they offer such a diverse range of print products – and come highly recommended. Rich and his highly skilled team go above and beyond every time.


Stitch2Print are experts in clothing embroidery and t-shirt printing for sports clubs, work wear, leaver's hoodies and more. They supply all our work wear and children's t-shirts that are worn during the programme.

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