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Scottish Government, Maggie Fallon and team

Meeting with the Scottish Government

On Tuesday 7th November, 2023,  we had the opportunity to meet with Maggie Fallon (Head of Children, Young People and Families Unit on Improving Mental Health and Wellbeing) and her team at The Scottish Government. Diana Whitmore, CEO, and Gavin Morgan, Operations Director, provided Maggie and her team with an update on the Growing2gether programme …

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Growing2gether faciliators outside of Elgin Academy

Our first programmes in Moray and beyond

Growing2gether Lead Facilitator Marit Beije (right) and trainee facilitator and youth worker at Elgin Academy, Derri Chamberlin (left).   Our Moray based charity starts partnerships with Elgin and Forres Academies. Since 2017, the Growing2gether Nursery Mentoring  Programme has reached over 1,700 children and young people in 13 Highland schools. This year, for the first time, …

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Growing2gether Community News!

October has been a busy month for our Growing2gether Community projects! Bowling Meet up for Youth Social Action Groups The Youth Social Action groups from Tain, Inverness and Alness met together in Inverness to have a fun session of bowling then down to some hard work on their various projects.            …

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Celebrating our Partnership

The purpose of this report is to celebrate the five-year partnership between High Life Highland and Growing2gether. The partnership began in 2019 and has blossomed from there, enhancing the work of both organisations. Our respect for the youth work that High Life Highland does is immense and we have learned well from each other. To …

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Calling for Kiltwalk Sponsorship!

Caitlyn from our Youth Participation Board and Craig, our Boys Coordinator, will be donning their kilts and walking the Aberdeen Kiltwalk on Sunday 4th June to raise funds to support the work of Growing2gether and the young people and children we support. You can pledge your support to Craig and Caitlin. All donations received go …

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Growing2gether Impact report 2022/23

Thanks to our supporters for another year of outstanding results! “Growing2gether has really taught me how to overcome challenges and problems”. – Growing2gether participant Between January 2022 – 2023 we have been helping young people who feel disconnected from education and society gain confidence and self-belief. Our programmes use positive psychology to build self-awareness, personal …

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World Mental Health Day – leading the way in Scottish boy’s mental health

Growing2gether is the only Scottish youth intervention to have been selected to be part of a men’s and boy’s global mental health initiative championed by Movember. Since 2003, Movember has funded more than 1,250 men’s health projects globally, challenging the status quo, shaking up men’s health research and transforming the way health services reach and …

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