Toni’s top fundraising tips for the SHYPP Sleep Out

Toni was our biggest fundraiser for the SHYPP Sleep Out in 2017. Listen to her top tips to raise the most money. If you want to get involved in our annual SHYPP Sleep Out check out this blog to sign up. You can also watch last years film to get an idea of whats in…

Join us on the SHYPP Sleep Out 2018

If you want to get involved in our annual SHYPP Sleep Out check out the details on this poster and sign up. You can also watch last years film to get an idea of whats in store. Toni was last years biggest fundraiser, have a listen to a few of her secrets on how she…

The SHYPP singers at the Three Choirs Festival

Not only is SHYPP this years  nominated charity for The Three Choirs Festival, we have also had the chance for some young people and staff to sing at it.  The Three Choirs Festival is a week-long programme of choral and orchestral concerts rotating each summer between the beautiful English cathedral cities of Hereford, Gloucester and Worcester. It…

PTS BLOG – PERSONAL TRANSITIONS SERVICE

So its been six months since we launched our pilot for PTS and it has been fabulous to see such a keen interest in it and such a great take up. We now need more coaches and volunteers..!! It is amazing to see the change in someone’s thoughts and relationship with life when they are…

Another successful evening of cheese and wine at Waitrose

Thank you to everyone who came along to another successful event. The feedback has been great and it was good to see some new faces at a fundraiser for SHYPP. Hopefully everyone enjoyed there raffle winnings too!  The overall total from tickets, donations and raffle was £346! Thank you so much to the team at…

Come and see SHYPP’s next showcase

Building on the success of last years My Voice performance, we’ve been back working with Toni Cook to create If you walked a mile in my shoes.  We have been offering all young people who SHYPP work with an opportunity for a creative outlet for their stories and the results have been amazing.  On the night…

Success at our 2nd Annual Golf Tournament

Thank you to everyone who came along to our 2nd annual Charity Golf tournament on Friday 13th April 2018.  Its was pretty wet but the rain didn’t stop.  Look forward to seeing you next year. Thank you to all our sponsors  

Beyond The Lens: A contemporary response to the Derek Evans archive

Hi all and a Merry Christmas!  Hopefully you’ve all had the chance to read our latest SHYPPing Forecast newsletter and have found out about what SHYPP have been up to over the last few months.  One highlight has been the opening of our Beyond The Lens Exhibition: A contemporary response to the Derek Evans archive, open…

Couch to 5k to Marathon – by Jay Dudley

a.k.a My Guide to going from Coco the Clown to Mo Farah in less than 8 months This is my first blog and if I’m honest the only reason I’m writing this is because Lisa Pickard at Leeds and Yorkshire Housing Association said I should give it a go. And that’s how this whole thing…

Its ok to not be ok

“Depression is the third leading cause of illness and disabilities amongst adolescents.  Violence, poverty, humiliation and feeling devalued can increase the risk of developing mental health problems.”  The World Health Organisation 2017. Homelessness and mental health often go hand in hand. Poor mental health can create the circumstances which can cause a person to become…

What an inspirational day

What a great Inspire day to launch our Personal Transitions Service in Herefordshire. Were you inspired? I was.! We wanted to introduce young people we work with to the idea of Asset Coaching and get them to think about what their assets actually are.  We also invited other agencies including Homelessness officers and Mental Health Recovery…