Who ate all the pies? Trent RAG takes on Pie Eating Contest to raise funds for young people in Nottingham

June 30th, 2020

Redthread’s Fundraising Officer, Anna McLoughlin, tells us how students at Nottingham Trent raised £1,500 for young people in Nottingham  Redthread has been lucky enough to partner with Nottingham Trent Student Union (NTSU) fundraising programme, RAG (Raising and Giving) this year. After submitting an application, Redthread was selected in a committee vote as one of NTSU’s […]

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Three Years Of Our Young Women’s Service- what we’ve learned

June 5th, 2020

Our VAWG Lead Jess Macdonald looks back on three years of supporting young women Today marks three years since we launched our Young Women’s Service in South London. In that time, we have doubled the size of our service and now cover three of the Major Trauma Centres in London as well as having a […]

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#TogetherWeWill: Year 10 Take to the World of Virtual Fundraising

May 11th, 2020

What happens when lockdown hits in the middle of a school fundraising challenge? Redthread’s Corporate Fundraising Officer, Anna McLoughlin, tells us how a group of Year 10s took on the world of virtual fundraising and raised over £500.   Redthread would like to say thank you to the Year 10 students at Trinity School and […]

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#switchtoremote: reflections on the first few weeks of remote working in lockdown.

April 15th, 2020

Like many organisations, Redthread has had to rethink its delivery in light of the COVID-19 crisis. Our eight Youth Violence Intervention Programme teams have switched to remote working, meaning the service looks very different to how it did even a month ago. Our Director of Programmes, Jacqui Highfield, reflects upon this period of flux, and […]

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Covid-19 and changes to our delivery

March 25th, 2020

At Redthread we work shoulder to shoulder with NHS colleagues. Since beginning our Youth Violence Intervention Programme at Kings College Hospital 15 years ago, we’ve been in emergency departments reaching young victims of violence and helping them to recover and turn their lives around. Our Youth Work teams take the pressure off doctors and nurses […]

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