Entries by sophie

We are recruiting: Events Co-Ordinator

Events Co-Ordinator Little Plumstead, Norfolk £8,000 15 hours per week (FTE £20,000) Permanent contract Norfolk’s child bereavement charity, Nelson’s Journey, is growing! In 2017, the number of children and young people referred to the charity increased by a massive 21%. The charity requires a new member of the team to support the Funding & Marketing […]

Capron & Helliwell’s fantastic year of fundraising!

The lovely team at Capron & Helliwell chose to support Nelson’s Journey as their charity of the year in 2017, raising a fantastic £3,500 throughout the year from a series of local events. Sophie Berry went to collect the cheque from the solicitors office in Wroxham, on the 8th February, and enjoyed hearing about the […]

WELCOMING OUR NEWEST ‘FRIEND’ – SHARON WOOD

In October last year we held another Funeral Professionals Awareness Event at Smiles House, with over 25 professionals from the industry in attendance to find out about our work and how they can help signpost and facilitate the families they work with, after a death. Funeral Celebrant Sharon Wood attended and has since signed up […]

MISSED A PLACE IN THE LONDON MARATHON?

If you’re quick now, there’s one more chance to run the London Marathon 2018 in aid of Nelson’s Journey! We are able to offer a Green Starting place for one lucky runner for the Virgin Money London Marathon 2018. This position means you will be starting amongst well know celebrities and even get the use […]

Inviting Norfolk businesses to be part of our 20th year!

November 2017 sees the start of our 20th birthday and in preparation for this we are delighted to announce our Twenty20 scheme.  This project which will see us working with twenty Norfolk businesses who are all committed to raising at least £1,000 each in support of our work. The Twenty20 is an exclusive group of businesses all working towards […]

Remembering Mum on Mother’s Day

If you are remembering your Mum or Nan this Mothers Day we know it could be really difficult. We have come up with an activity which will help you remember them year after year that you can do on your own or as a family. Choose any type of container that is no longer needed; […]

LOCAL BUSINESSES ARE IMPORTANT TO US

We are fortunate to be supported by a number of local businesses who wish to give something back to the local community.  Support ranges from employee volunteering to office fundraising and donation of products. Our most recent corporate supporter is Capron and Helliwell Solicitors have chosen us as their Charity of the Year for 2017. […]

WE ARE CROWDFUNDING

This week, our first Crowdfunding project has gone live!  We have until 9:30am on the 6th March to raise £5,000 to support a project providing the bereaved children and young people that we support with a means to share their experiences of the challenges they have faced, helping to break down barriers for others in a […]

HOW DO YOU KNOW IF YOUR BEREAVED CHILD NEEDS SUPPORT?

Many adults contact us to ask how they can recognise when a child or young person may need some support from Nelson’s Journey. With this in mind, here are some of the key indicators that your child may benefit from further support following a bereavement: – Changes to appetite or sleep pattern e.g. nightmares – […]