MASSIVE thanks to Om Yoga Works

MASSIVE thanks to Om Yoga Works

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MASSIVE thanks to Om Yoga Works We would like to say a MASSIVE thank you to Angela and Bridget and all the wonderful customers of Om Yoga Works for choosing us to be their Charity of the Year 2017. In total they managed to raise over £1300 for us and we are incredibly grateful. Om Yoga chose us to be their charity of the year after seeing our plea last December for help for two homeless young women. They very generously raised money for these two young women and then went on to raise even more for us throughout the…
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Thank you Beulah festival

Thank you Beulah festival

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Thank you Beulah Festival We would like to say a MASSIVE thank you to the Beulah Festival for choosing us to be one of their charities of the year 2017. The Beulah Festival (pronounced Byoo-lah) took place at the magical Lime Tree Farm and celebrated human connection and creativity.  It was a 4-day grass-roots, sponsorship-free gathering which stepped boldly away from mainstream commercial events, and provided a welcome alternative for those who crave something "real". We'd like to say a massive thank you to these beautiful people for supporting us in 2017, it was a pleasure and an honour. If you'd like Getaway Girls…
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Thank you Megan Bounds and the Leeds Law Society

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Thank You Megan Bounds and the Leeds Law Society! Back in November 2017, Megan Bounds and the wonderful students of the Leeds Law Society held a silent auction at the School of Law Liberty Building.  The prizes were fantastic and this fab group of young people raised an AMAZING total of £3200 for us! Megan told us:   'As Pro Bono Secretary for Leeds Law Society, I ran the event on behalf of Leeds Law Society and Leeds Law School (University of Leeds). We raised over £3,200 with Comic Relief matching us, and were delighted with the event. We had a…
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Fab new ESOS group coming your way!

Fab new ESOS group coming your way!

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Fab new ESOL group coming your way! Was wanting to improve your English one of your New Year resolutions?  If it was, we have exciting news!  We're launching a new ESOL conversation group on Tuesday 16th January run by our wonderful workers Sienna & Sara, for 8 weeks.  Sienna & Sara are a lovely, friendly, welcoming pair so if you're a young women, aged 11 - 17 (or know of someone who is) wanting to improve your spoken English, why not make that first step by getting in touch? Download the flyer. Download a referral form. For more information or to…
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Fun, Fizz, Fashion & More!

Fun, Fizz, Fashion & More!

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Fun, Fizz, Fashion & More! Those wonderful peeps at Ramsden's are raising money for us again! Following on from their wonderful cake sale, this time they are holding a fashion show to raise funds for us. It promises to be a fab evening so don't miss out!  If you fancy coming, download the leaflet.
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Girls and Young Women’s Forum November 2017

Girls and Young Women’s Forum November 2017

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Girls and Young Women's Forum November 2017 Here it is girls...a date for your diaries, the details of our next Girls & Young Women's Forum! It will be on Thursday 23rd November, 4.30pm - 6.30pm at First Floor. Get in touch with T on 0113 240 5894 to book your place! Download the flyer. Download the booking form.
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Syrian Girls Friendship Group Crowdfunding Project

Syrian Girls Friendship Group Crowdfunding Project

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Syrian Girls Friendship Group Crowdfunding Project To donate or find out more about this amazing project, please click here. It's hard to settle in when you move to a new town ,even harder when it's in a new country - this means a new school, new language, trying to fit in and worst of all, missing your family and friends. So our BIG NEWS is those wonderful people at Comic Relief have set us the challenge that if we can raise £7500 (+ £2500 gift aid) by crowdfunding, they will match it. Yes, that means they would be funding us by…
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Two fantastic resources for young women – FREE!

Two fantastic resources for young women – FREE!

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Two fantastic resources for young women - FREE! We have two brilliant new resources available to download for free! First up is a set of three posters to put up in your school or workplace so that young women can see at a glance where they can get help....click here to download the posters. The second is a fab booklet written by young women who have been through our Safe Space programme.  They wanted to be able to pass on information they thought was useful about keeping safe to other young women.  Click here to download this booklet. Our Truth Booklet She's that girl…
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Give as you Live

Give as you Live

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Give as you Live Brilliant news!  We're now on Give as you Live, this means you can raise FREE donations for Getaway Girls while you shop! Supporters of Getaway Girls can now raise free donations simply by shopping online using Give as you Live. You can shop at over 4,100 leading online stores including Amazon, eBay, Tesco, John Lewis, Sainsbury's, Just Eat and Booking.com, to name but a few! So what are you waiting for?  Let's shop 'til we drop! Start shopping!
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Beulah Festival 2017

Beulah Festival 2017

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Beulah Festival 2017 Along with Grow Bradford, those wonderful peeps at the Beulah Festival have selected Getaway Girls to be one of the charities that the festival will support this year.  A spokesperson at the festival has told us all about the event and their aims and we're really encouraging people to get involved as it sounds so wonderful! We'll be there and we hope you will join us! Beulah Festival (pronounced Byoo-lah) is a 4-day grass-roots, sponsorship-free gathering which steps boldly away from the mainstream commercial events, providing a welcome alternative for those who crave something "real". It's a colourful collabaration…
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