Katie Luxton, our Programme & Funding Officer, tells us about her recent visit to Edinburgh, where she attended Heart & Soul festival with our Community Events and Fundraising Officer, Sam Cook.
If you would like to keep up with the work of Feed the Minds – from small updates, our latest news, our events and snapshots of the change we are making – you can do so here.
Our Director, Josephine Carlsson, writes: “Recently, I marched through a town supporting women’s rights. It was not one of the marches you would have seen in the news the last few months, and tiny compared to the ones that took place in London or NYC.
“Yesterday, I visited Otley in West Yorkshire to speak at the St. George’s Day Parade Service. Over 400 Scouts, leaders and parents gathered at the packed out church to celebrate St. George’s Day. “
Easter is one of the most special times of the year and we hope you are all able to celebrate with friends, family and loved ones.
April 7th is World Health Day. Health is something that is viewed wildly differently depending on where you’re from, your economic background, and perhaps most importantly, your education. For some people being healthy equates to following the latest fitness trends and eating habits, but there are others don’t get the opportunity to learn about basic health and sanitation, and their health is in a precarious position due to their living standards or country of birth.
Feed the Minds is delighted to announce a new funding round is open and will run from 6th April – 6th June 2017. All the information you need is contained in this news story. Read on!
Happy Mother’s Day! It’s a day to treat mothers and celebrate them – and a day for us all to remember what a vital role they play in our lives, and wider society. The build up to becoming a mother can be unnerving, and for some women, very dangerous. That’s why we work in Nepal – to help expectant and new mothers who need it most. Hannah reports from her recent trip there.
We’ve just published our short video which helps explain the work we do. Please take a moment to watch, share and enjoy! Education makes a world of difference.
March 8th is International Women’s Day. A day to celebrate all women, but especially those who we work with in disadvantaged communities.
Refugees are some of the most vulnerable people in the world. We are working with returnees in Burundi, helping them to return home and secure land that is legally theirs.