Inspirational unique new Chilli charity already transforming lives

Inspirational unique new Chilli charity already transforming lives

By Jill Dando News

A unique inspirational Chilli charity has been launched to transform lives, just a short journey from Jill Dando’s childhood home.

Lives have already been changed for the better, all at a farm in Somerset near Weston-super-Mare - with delicious chilli as the item being made and sold.

We bumped into their team at the Weston-super-Mare food festival where they explained their philosophy.

Their incredible Uncle Paul’s Chilli Charity is selling items ralted to chilli across the world, all out of Butcombe Farm in North Somerset.

It gives amazing opportunities to young people to help in the process in a wide range of ways, building skills, confidence and self-esteem.


Uncle Paul’s Chilli Farm is named after the owners dedicated family member who has tirelessly supported the development of the farm.

It makes and sells chilli products - all in a unique environment where young people and adults can transform their lives through personal, educational and social development.

Delicious chilli all for helping to change lives

Uncle Paul’s Chilli Charity puts mentoring at the heart of the participant experience; with mentors and specialist staff spending time with every individual, gaining insight into their background, outlook, learning styles, strengths and areas of need.


This tailored and supportive approach aids the development of individual strategies, enabling participants to take responsibility for their own learning and progression.

Martin Fey is the Chair of the Charity Trust board and along with the other founder board members, Mark Lewis, Jacqui Ford, Pete Sloman, Steve Morrison, Gary Teagle and adviser Nick Phillips are responsible for the ground-breaking, incredibly constructive and positive concept behind Uncle Paul’s Chilli Charity.

Jill Dando grew up in Weston-super-Mare before rising to the top of the BBC. She was passionate about helping people and charities and considered being a missionary before starting as a journalist.

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