First Wellbeing Library ordered at Heanor Gate Science College

We are really excited to share with you our latest news: we have our first order! Thanks to staff at Heanor Gate Science College who share our vision, our passion, and our desire to equip young people with the skills, knowledge and confidence to make informed decisions about their own wellbeing, we are in the […]

Willfest20: it wasn’t the norm, but what a show !

What does a normal Willfest look like? Well, usually there are hundreds of people; there’s 8 hours of loud, live music; there’s comedy; there are local businesses selling all sorts from lip balm to burgers; and  there are always conversations about Will and warm hugs. It’s a great coming together to celebrate Will’s life. So […]

WTF interns take on 5 new projects for the Will Garvey Trust Foundation

Donna Molly Rose Isabelle Eleanor: The Will Garvey Trust Foundation has been very fortunate to get five graduate/post graduate students from Derby University and Nottingham Trent University to work on five separate ‘6 week’ projects to support the work of the charity. We are so grateful that this team are working with us and we […]

Membership of the National Council of Voluntary Organisations conferred on WTF

The Will Garvey Trust Foundation has obtained membership of the National Council of Voluntary Organisations (NCVO). The NCVO is a very important organisation for small charities like ours and we intend to make good use of the support and services they offer. Here’s what they are about…. “We champion the voluntary sector by connecting, representing […]

Will Marler takes on new role as WTF Animation/Design Lead

More great news!  Will Marler has confirmed he will take up the post of Animation/Design Lead with the Will Garvey Trust Foundation (WTF). Will himself says…. “I’m an animator and designer. I love what I do and I’ve worked with some very exciting clients – including the BBC, BRIT Awards, LEGO, and am responsible for […]

Chris Milner takes on new WTF role as Research Lead

Great news!  Chris Milner has agreed to take up a post with Will Garvey Trust Foundation (WTF) as our Research Lead. Chris himself says…. “As a family friend and someone who’s been involved with mental health professionally and academically, I simply couldn’t turn down the chance to help WTF in any way I could. I […]

WTF obtains membership of the National Suicide Prevention Alliance

We are really pleased to announce that the Will Garvey Trust Foundation is  now a member of the National Suicide Prevention Alliance. We are looking forward to working with the Alliance whose aim closely aligns with ours: to reduce suicide. For more information about our membership please see the  National Suicide Prevention Alliance (NSPA) tweet below […]

Lucy Eckloff joins WTF extended team to contribute to charity’s ambitions

A warm welcome to Lucy who has recently signed up as one of our ‘Heroes’. Lucy is an experienced Market Research manager/consultant, with a growing passion for helping and supporting charities in the not-for-profit sector. Lucy has seen the work already undertaken by WTF, is fully aware of WTF’s objectives and is very keen to […]