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October 16th, 2019

Growing Through Grief Conference

We are delighted to announce that we will be holding a conference to celebrate our 25th Anniversary Year.  You can find out the full details and apply here.

Our keynote speaker is

Dr Pooky Knightsmith – Mental Health Educator, Speaker, Author & Advisor

An internationally respected face of child and adolescent mental health, Pooky works tirelessly to ‘be the change she wants to see’. A prolific keynote speaker, lecturer, trainer and author, she develops and shares practical, evidence-informed approaches to promoting mental health – arming health and education staff with the skills, information and knowledge they need to support the children in their care; whilst also working hard to drive collaboration and change at a national and international level amongst politicians and charity, business and service leads.  Pooky has a PhD in child mental health from the Institute of Psychiatry, is the author of five books and is the current vice chair of the Children and Young People’s Mental Health Coalition.  She’s also a Mum of two who works hard every day to win her own battles against PTSD, anorexia, self-harm and depression.

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October 16th, 2019

New Volunteer Training Program

We have a new Volunteer Training program taking place throughout Cornwall. The first step is to book onto our ‘Get Started’ one day training, just chose the venue and date that best suits you.  You can find more details here.

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June 18th, 2019

Jayne, Joanna & Colin’s LEJOG

Jayne, Joanna and Colin have now postponed the second stage of their journey from Lands End to John O’Groats until April/May 2020 to allow time to recover from injuries – here’s a photo from their first leg. We can’t wait to hear their plans for the Bristol to John O’Groats leg in the new year. Keep pedaling team! You can find their Just Giving page here

 

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February 7th, 2019

New Dates for Childhood Loss and Grief Training

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

We have now set some new dates for our Level 1 & 2 training .  These courses are suitable for any professionals who might come into contact with bereaved children in the course of their work, volunteers and those wanting to gain an understanding of how best to support bereaved children. Places book up fast, so please get in touch if you’d like to book a place.  You can find out more details here or get in touch with the office on 01209 210624.

 

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November 8th, 2018

Ladies….a fun night out with a difference!

Ladies….a fun night out with a difference! Why not pop along to the Ladies Charity night in St Just on Friday 30th November from 8pm at the St Just Rugby Club, funds raised from the evening will be coming to us at Penhaligon’s Friends! Click here for more information…

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October 4th, 2018

Wishing the amazing Ramsay’s European Nightmare team who are taking part in the Gib or Bust Banger Rally 2018 all the best with their amazing adventures – wishing all them team lots of fun and thank you so much for all your support x
http://www.bangerrallychallenge.co.uk/

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October 4th, 2018

The Greatest Show Songs from Stage & Screen

The Greatest Show Songs from Stage & Screen on Saturday 20th October is a night not to be missed! An evening of cabaret entertainment compered by Mike Bearcroft with Cabaret Artiste Sylvia McEwen performing for one night only at Devoran Village Hall in aid of us at Penhaligon’s Friends and Devoran Village Hall – for more information see the poster below.

 

 

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August 21st, 2018

CVWOC Cornwall Jamboree – Bank Holiday Weekend!

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We are very fortunate that Cornwall VW Jamboree are fundraising for Penhaligon’s Friends this year over the bank holiday weekend. This huge show is a must-see for Volkswagen fans, so if you’re popping along please come and say hi, we’ll be there all weekend with our Teddy Tombola.

Thanks CVWOC for choosing to support Penhaligon’s Friends!

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July 18th, 2018

Fancy a Boat Party?

If you like doing something a little bit different perhaps this Boat Party on Saturday 4th August from Falmouth might be for you?! Last year Clare had a boat party for her 30th birthday celebrations and as she had such an amazing time she has decided to do it again and wants you to join her! This year she plans to raise money for Penhaligon’s Friends. If you fancy going please see the poster below for more information and click on the link below which tells you more about how you can donate £10 per person (minimum donation) to join in on the boat fun! Any and all other donations are also welcome! https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/clare-gallimore7

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July 18th, 2018

Over £3,100 Raised at the Portloe Gin & Crack a Crab Event

We were thrilled to hear that the Portloe Gin & Crack-a-Crab event organised by John Casson Foundation, raised over £3,100 for our charity! It was a lovely afternoon with superb music by Melange. Huge thanks to Jenny and John and those who cam e from the village and to all who supported the day, we are so grateful to you all!

 

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