Category: Fundraising

NEW – Calling all poets (and actors, writers, singers, dancers…)

There are many ways that people can support Talitha Arts. One of them is through poetry. That is exactly what actress, practitioner and Jersey hub leader Cathy Sara did when, together with her mum, Mary Thomson, a poetess, they put on an evening of readings and thought-provoking insights into how the creative arts can bring… Read more »

Talitha Receives Point of Light Award from Prime Minister Theresa May

We are thrilled to announce Talitha has been recognised by Prime Minister Theresa May with a Point of Light Award! In a personal letter to our founder Amanda Root, Prime Minister Theresa May said: “Through ‘Talitha’, you are providing vital therapeutic support to women and girls who have experienced sexual exploitation, trafficking and domestic violence… Read more »

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 »

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.

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 »

Walk Towards Freedom

On Saturday, 15th August 2015, over thirty people walked up to 30k to raise much needed funds towards the autumn trip to India.

Jersey Marathon Bible Reading

During the Jersey Island Games in June last year, Cathy Sara organised a twelve-hour Spoken Word Marathon in her Church Café.