Category: BLOG

Not Newsletters, but stories and announcements for:
1. Followers and givers and event participants
2. Supporters organising & helping with events
3. Training and events for Staff & Volunteers

Our founder a finalist for ITV Lorraine’s Woman of the Year

We are thrilled to announce our founder and CEO Amanda Root has been shortlisted as one of the three finalists for ITV Lorraine’s Woman of the Year 2016. Amanda has been nominated as a result of her work for us here at Talitha, a charity she envisioned and began in 2010. If you missed the moment she… Read more »

Norwich 10 Week Talitha Practitioner Course

This Saturday the 17th September we are kicking off with the first session of a 10 week Talitha Practitioner Course in at St Thomas Norwich. Through this programme Talitha aims to encourage individual creativity and explore therapeutic foundations, whilst offering a practical experience of working in a team and co-leading creative therapeutic workshops. Our goal… Read more »

Talitha Founder Honoured with British Citizen Award

A huge congratulations to our founder and CEO, Amanda Root who was recognised for her work with Talitha with a British Citizen Award this summer. You can read more about her award here: britishcitizenawards.co.uk/amanda-root-bcaa/  

Talitha goes to Bolivia

Art Supplies

In early October we will be travelling to Bolivia to deliver our first programme there.  Through the delivery of an eight day Talitha program we will be supporting Word Made Flesh, a charity that reaches out to women and children affected by prostitution as well as the project La Casa de mi Padre that reaches… Read more »

Art with more Appeal!

Talitha was one of four amazing charities to benefit from this amazing art event, which took place early June 2016… see the website for full details! Anonymous, Art Platform Fundraising Event.

New projects launch in the UK: Talitha teams work with those living with dementia and domestic violence

April & May 2016 saw the launch of two new UK Programmes: Dementia care… following a successful pilot in February, where the residents responded beyond what could have been expected, we were delighted to run a full Talitha programme at Dalemead Residential Home in Twickenham, working with those living with dementia. ‘At Dalemead, the residents and staff… Read more »

St George’s College, mufti-day fundraiser

In support of Kate Snowden’s recent trip to India to work with survivors of sex trafficking and violent abuse, both staff and students from St. George’s College, Weybridge, generously donated their mufti day fundraising to Talitha in February. Several 6th Form students also spoke about Talitha during their Assembly and did a great job inspiring… Read more »

Jersey Poetry Fundraiser

Cathy Sara ran another fundraising event in Jersey whereby she gave a talk about Talitha and her mum recited some of her wonderful poetry. One of the people attending the event had this to say… “Last night was spectacularly good; I loved every captivating moment.” There was 120 people at the event, which raised we’ve raised… Read more »

Tea Party Celebration Fundraiser

To celebrate the opening of their new building, Jersey Methodist Chapel ran a fantastic fundraising event on behalf of Talitha. Tea and cakes were served in their Church Hall and a short sketch, telling a hope-filled story of a fictitious girl helped by Talitha, was written and performed by children from the Junior Church.   The… Read more »