Raising Awareness 2014

Raising Awareness 2014

Overview of activity taken place in 2014 for The Laurence Trust, including workshops, promotional and fundraising activities.

Summer 2014

Schools

In June 2014 the Laurence Trust participated in a Health Fair in the Northern Trust Board area to raise awareness to students from different High Schools and Grammar Schools from 14-18 years of age.

Billboard

In July 2014 the first Billboard highlighting Eating Disorders in Men was Posted in Ormeau Avenue – this is the first time in Northern Ireland Eating Disorders have been ADVERTISED a great achievement due to the generous donations of our supporters.

September 2014

Fundraising Activities

A night at the races held on 23 August in the Four Winds Newtownbreda raised £1,439.00

Workshops

  • The Laurence Trust in association with The Eating Disorders Association NI are hosting an Understanding Male Eating Disorders Workshop being presented by Sam Thomas, Men Get Eating Disorders Too, Brighton to Healthcare Providers on 26 September 2014.
  • The Laurence Trust in association with The Eating Disorders Association NI are hosting a Carers’ Workshop specifically designed to provide Carers and their families with the tools to support their loved ones living with an Eating Disorder on 26 September (afternoon)

November 2014

  • In November 2014 the Laurence Trust in association with The Eating Disorders Association NI have been invited to participate in training for Children NI organisation – this is a great honour to be invited to share our skills in helping to education others in providing support to young  men living with eating disorders.

 Future Planning 2015/16

The Laurence Trust is now developing an education programme to deliver to Schools and Community Groups to raise PREVENTATIVE AWARENESS in Eating Disorders to be rolled out from 2015… Watch this space for more information.

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Laurence Trust TeamThe Laurence Trust is made up of a team of passionate people from a range of age groups and backgrounds, who share a dedication to supporting men with eating disorders and their loved ones.
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