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Project Hope

Kieran Murphy | 28th November 2022

This December sees our matched giving campaign Project Hope happening again. Through the very generous support of our funders, we are able to see every donation to Project Hope in December doubled! That's right, every £1 donated gets doubled up to £5000 - so we can raise £10,000 in total!What is Project Hope for? Over the past few years we have slo

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20-20

Kieran Murphy | 16th September 2022

You may well be shocked to realise that Phase has been working with children and young people for 20 years! A truly amazing and fantastic feat, yet it doesn't stop there, we want to do even more to help young lives thrive, and that's where you come in!Over this year we are aiming to raise £20,000 which will enable Phase to expand our team, reach mo

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National Volunteers Week

Amanda Maylin | 14th June 2022

Each year there is a National Volunteers week from 1st -7th June. If you volunteer with us and you missed one of our thank you posts on social media last week – please take this as an additional thank you for all your amazing support!Shirley & Jean, two of our amazing volunteers at Whitwell Steam FairPhase really could not work so effectively w

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Recycling for Phase - all change here!!

Amanda Maylin | 23rd March 2022

I feel that as a community we are massively indebted to Deolinda (pictured above) and Michael Eltringham. Deolinda was involved in developing the CTH idea of gifting Hitchin town with the services of a faith schools worker, which led to the creation of Phase in 2002. So, when Michael and Deolinda got their local parish involved in raising funds for

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National Youth Ministry Weekend

Emily Croucher | 19th November 2021

Last weekend I went to the National Youth Ministy Conference, which is an event Youthscape run for those who work with young people. It was a great opportunity to gather as people who love Jesus and love young people, to be challenged and inspired. The theme of the week was first love, and was a constant reminder that everything we do has to come f

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Youth Chaplain for the High Sheriff of Hertfordshire

Kieran Murphy | 3rd November 2021

This year I have been given the honour of being the Youth Chaplain to the High Sheriff of Hertfordshire, not only is the first time this has happened in Herts, but it is the first time in the history of the Shrievalty, which is over 1000 years old. You can read a recent article in Hitchin Nub News about it.With being the first person to take on thi

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Flip Connect supporting Phase

Kieran Murphy | 30th July 2021

The Flip Connect teamFlip Connect employees were invited to nominate a charity close to their hearts and chose PhaseMany of Flip employees are parents and know all too well the pressures that young people are under in society today. Ben from Flip Connect said 'We all think that Phase does a phenomenal job with the young people of Hitchin. They are

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Working with the local community

Kieran Murphy | 25th January 2021

Since 2002 Phase has been a key part of the Hitchin community with our focus being building the wellbeing and resilience of children and young people – our vision is to see them thrive! We may be the ones doing the face-to-face work however there are many others across Hitchin who support Phase to keep making a difference. They range from individua

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Our Amazing Fundraisers!

Amanda Maylin | 9th November 2020

Three of our wonderful fundraisers tell us a little bit about themselves and why they decided to do some fund raising for Phase…Ellie Scott - going the distance…Can you tell me a little about yourself?I am currently a secondary school music teacher, working in Hitchin. I spent more than 10 years as a youngster singing as a chorister in my church ch

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Volunteers - We love you!

Amanda Maylin | 5th June 2020

In a small to medium sized charity such as Phase, the help and support of our volunteers is crucial. Phase thrives because of the wonderful work that they do, and it is noticeable that this is felt at all levels and in all areas of the organisation!1st - 7th June is National Volunteers Week and as there are so many volunteers (around 50 at the last

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An Enchanted Evening of Song

Rebekah K Bacon | 28th February 2019

Saturday 23rd March, 7.30pm-10pm at Walsworth Baptist Church Come and join us for ‘An Enchanted Evening of Song’ to raise money for Phase, bringing well-being, hope and transformation across Hitchin. On Saturday 23rd March, 7.30pm at Walsworth Baptist Church, you are cordially invited to join us for a concert from the Felici Opera, with songs both

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Raffle Winners!

Kieran Murphy | 13th September 2018

Local Young People to Feel the Love from Fair in the Square Hitchin’s youth support charity Phase have been delighted by the response to this year’s Fair in the Square event which was sponsored by local businesses HRJ Foreman Laws Solicitors and AZ Autos. The crowd-pleasing event took place in the town’s Market Place, saw cheese eating, strength t

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London Marathon

Kieran Murphy | 27th February 2018

Meet David Alvarez, Director of AZ Autos and who is using our Charity place in the London Marathon to fundraise for Phase as well as the Barcelona Ironman*. We asked David a few questions and here are his replies: Tells us something about yourself. My passion is improvement. I try and achieve this through my business and my hobby which is triathlo

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Hitchin Rock Choir

Kieran Murphy | 24th February 2018

Come and enjoy a night for all the family with The Hitchin Rock Choir. An evening of classic rock songs like you’ve never heard them before. This great event is happening on Friday 23rd March, at The Priory School, doors open at 7:15pm with the performance starting at 8pm. Tickets are just £10 each and can be purchased through our Eventbrite page,

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#240in24

Kieran Murphy | 23rd February 2018

They came, they saw, they conquered! We have been raising funds for our work with the young people across the town by arranging a 240km run - completed in just 24hrs, non-stop through the day and night at Archers Gym. The heroic runners from local companies, schools and charities stepped up and actually made 251.8km in the time and have raised hu

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