Leeds University American Football Doing it in the Name of “Our 45”

Leeds University American Football doing it in the name of “Our 45” It’s a new year and the boys from LUUAF are back with another fundraiser.  We support them wholeheartedly. You can too – a link to donate is at the bottom of this post.  This is what they told us.  “The Campaign Against Living Miserably, otherwise […]

WTF joins IASP – the International Association for Suicide Prevention

The International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP) is an international organization whose aim is to prevent suicide and to develop a community of professionals who contribute to this end. The text below is taken from their website. The International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP) is dedicated to preventing suicide and suicidal behaviour, alleviating its effects, and providing a forum […]

Wellbeing Libraries in schools – update during coronavirus pandemic

Coronavirus impacts installation of Wellbeing libraries Unfortunately, due to Covid -19 and the restrictions currently in place, delivery of the Wellbeing Libraries has been postponed. We’re really disappointed that our resources are still not accessible to those young people who need support, advice and guidance more than ever. However, as soon as restrictions are lifted […]

Winter Raffle 2021 – great prizes, how to buy tickets

Our Winter 2021 raffle is announced and will be drawn on February 6th 2021. Tickets are now on sale £1 each or a book of 5 for £5.  Fantastic prizes to be won:First Prize:  One night B&B for 2 at Breadsall Priory Hotel including a round of golf Second Prize: Smart TV worth £150 Third Prize: Signed […]

WTF Winter Ball 2021 – Coming to you ‘Virtually’

Great news – although we can’t meet in person because of COVID-19, you will still be able to don your glad rags and dance the night away at our Virtual Dinner Party. Saturday 6th February is the date, and near a computer screen is where you need to be and the event will stream live into […]

Second Wellbeing Library ordered at St John Houghton Catholic School

Welcome to St. John Houghton Catholic School, the second local school to become part of the WTF community. WTF’s second Wellbeing Library will be installed ready for the start of the new school term in January. WTF believe the resources that form the library provision will enable students to find information on a range of […]

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 […]