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Steph’s Swim for Justice

March 13th, 2018 by

Trust House Lincolnshire fundraising

For those of you who saw Steph’s Swim For Justice on our current fundraising events page, we have an update for you.

Steph was aiming for a time of 1 hour 40 minutes to complete her 2500 meter swim. She completed it in an amazing 1 hour 20 minutes and 20 seconds! Steph also managed to smash her fundraising target of £500 and raised a total of £605.

Steph, thank you for fundraising for us and for giving your time so freely. Also thank you to everyone who has donated, all of your support is much appreciated!

Next up we have our service manager and one of our counsellors running the Manchester Half Marathon for us in May and Susan taking part in a sky dive to raise funds for us in June. We will have information on how you can donate to the marathon soon, you can support Susan over on her Just Giving page.

A warm welcome at Grantham Asda!

November 28th, 2017 by

On Saturday 18th November we were welcomed at Grantham Asda to fundraise as well as raise some awareness about who we are and what we do.

The response from Grantham shoppers was amazing and we managed to raise £736.32. But it wasn’t just the money, the warmth and welcome from every shopper who passed us blew us away. Many people stopped to chat with us, take our leaflets and engaged with us. We were supported by Karen, the Asda Community Champion, who sang for us throughout the day. She’s a fantadtic singer and had shoppers (and us!) singing and dancing along with her.

We’d like to thank Asda, Karen and our volunteers who came and stood with us in the cold for six hours. To be so warmly welcomed and supported by the community is a feeling that will stay with us for a long time!

A generous donation from a client

September 28th, 2017 by

 

Kath, our ISVA, supports clients in many ways. One part of her role is to support clients that are going through the criminal justice process and once that process is over she will support them in making an CICA application if it’s appropriate and that is what the client would like.

Recently, one of Kath’s clients made a CICA application and was awarded a sum of money.

We fully understand that there can be a great deal of mixed emotions for our clients connected with being awarded money through the CICA process – anger that they are in such a position in the first place to being happy that they have a sum of money that can mean that they can go on holiday or help a loved one. Often ISVA clients are also going through the counselling process with us as well and when a CICA application is made, and then possibly awarded, their counsellor is there to help support them with their feelings around the process.

Once Jane* had been awarded the money she decided that she would like to make a donation to the service of £2,000.

Though we do not expect our clients to donate to us at all, this donation means that we are now able to finish off another counselling room with a new radiator and other things to make the room as warm and comfortable as possible. Demand for our counselling service is growing every day and being able to finish this room means that we will be able to offer more clients counselling each week.

Jane, thank you so much for your generosity.  As a small charity with limited funds, donations such as this make a huge difference to how we are able to support clients.

*not the client’s real name as they wish to remain anonymous.

Great South Run 2015

October 26th, 2015 by

Fundraising for Trust House Lincolnshire

Like most charities we rely on donations and fundraising to support our work. We were proud to get behind Nigel and cheer him on as he ran the Great South Run to raise funds for Trust House Lincolnshire on Sunday 25th October 2015. Nigel completed the 10 mile run in 1 hour 41 minutes and raised a fantastic £395.

Thank you for supporting us Nigel and thank you to everyone who donated!

Our CEO, Fay Maxted, is awarded an OBE.

October 12th, 2015 by

We’re proud to announce that on Tuesday 6th October our CEO, Fay Maxted, was presented with an OBE (Officer of the most excellent Order of the British Empire) in recognition of her “services to survivors and victims of rape and sexual violence”

Fay Maxted is presented with an OBE

Fay has been CEO of The Survivors Trust since 2004. Fay serves on the National Police Chief Council for Rape (Response) Working Group; she is also on the Panel for the Children’s Commissioner’s Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse in the family environment and last July, she was also appointed to the V&SCP (Victims & Survivors Consultative Panel) of the independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse headed by Justice Lowell Goddard DNZM, QC.

Fay Maxted OBE said: “As a survivor myself, it is quite something to go from feeling so ashamed at what I had experienced, to being at Buckingham Palace in this highest symbol of honour. I hope this can speak to every single survivor of rape & sexual violence / abuse and communicate that, while your life will never be the same, it need not be over.”

Congratulations Fay!

Congratulations to our first Trust House Lincolnshire volunteers!

August 28th, 2015 by

A huge well done to our first group of Trust House Lincolnshire volunteers who completed their induction training this month!

It’s been a pleasure to work with such an engaged group of people and we’re excited about moving forward with you all. Thank you for dedicating some of your time to us, we couldn’t run the service as we hope without your support.

You can find out more about volunteering with us by clicking here.

Thank you Grantham Swimarathon!

June 24th, 2015 by

We are thrilled to announce Trust House Lincolnshire has received a very generous donation from the Grantham Rotary Club Swimarathon! We are grateful for their support and are pleased to announce that this donation will allow us to bring forward our plans for providing support services to children and young people in Lincolnshire who have been affected by sexual violence and abuse.

The Mayor of Grantham supports Trust House Lincolnshire

June 1st, 2015 by

We are delighted to announce that Trust House Lincolnshire has been named as one of the Mayor of Grantham Jacky Smith’s charities for the year. We would like to take this opportunity to thank the Mayor publically for her support and look forward to working with her over the coming year.

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