Girls' Mental Health And Wellbeing Southwest

by Big Sis CIC in Plymouth, England, United Kingdom

We did it
On 2nd July 2020 we successfully raised £18,948 with 110 supporters in 109 days

Helping girls across the South West during and post Covid-19 to develop confidence and resilience whilst preparing for puberty

by Big Sis CIC in Plymouth, England, United Kingdom

Extra funding
NatWest Back Her Business logo

NatWest Back Her Business has provided £5,000 of funding

We're offering up to 50% of your fundraising target(max. £5,000) in grant funding for certain successful projects. You can read more about how this works in our eligibility criteria. UK residents with new UK projects can apply. Eligibility (including type of project), and specific criteria apply. Fees apply, see https://intercom.help/crowdfunder/crowdfunder-basics/essentials/what-are-your-fees for more details

Creative Plymouth: iMayflower logo

Creative Plymouth: iMayflower has provided £500 of funding

The iMayflower programme is supporting creative digital ideas in South West England

Crowdfund Sovereign logo

Crowdfund Sovereign has provided £2,500 of funding

The Sovereign fund provides support for projects benefitting Sovereign communities.

Plymouth City Council logo

Plymouth City Council has provided £7,500 of funding

Plymouth City Council is supporting projects that help improve the city and make it a great place to live, work and play.

The Crowd

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trina1011 pledged £20

1st July 2020 at 11:36pm

trina1011 has also backed 13 other projects

Plymouth City Council pledged £7,500

17th June 2020 at 2:08pm

Plymouth City Council has also backed 128 other projects

Rachel Peters pledged £2,500

15th June 2020 at 4:37pm

Rachel Peters has also backed 10 other projects

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Anonymous pledged £1,200

15th June 2020 at 4:37pm

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Amy Cooper pledged £20

12th June 2020 at 4:19pm

Amy Cooper has also backed 9 other projects

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Anonymous pledged £20

11th June 2020 at 3:41pm

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Anonymous pledged £20

11th June 2020 at 2:05pm

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Nudge Community Builders pledged £500

9th June 2020 at 1:24pm

Nudge Community Builders has also backed 4 other projects

Bibi Gratzer pledged £5

6th June 2020 at 12:01pm

Bibi Gratzer has also backed 1 other project

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Natali pledged £20

4th June 2020 at 11:59pm

Hari B pledged £20

4th June 2020 at 2:06pm

Olli Mitchell pledged £10

3rd June 2020 at 8:00pm

Olli Mitchell has also backed 1 other project

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Sally Hockings pledged £10

3rd June 2020 at 5:44pm

Sally Hockings has also backed 3 other projects

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andrewcurry pledged £20

3rd June 2020 at 4:23pm

andrewcurry has also backed 5 other projects

Rewards

This project offers rewards in return for your donation.

£20 or more

£20 Workshop & Events GIFT VOUCHER

Something to look forward to! You can use it to participate in our workshops and events (mother-daughter workshops, cooking and crafting workshops, body literacy comedy evening) later in the year or give it to a friend.

£1 or more

#1forbigsis

or £1 you will be listed as a Founding Member of Big Sis CIC. We'll also make sure you are listed on our supporters page on our soon to be published website www.big-sis.co and on our social media channels. We would be eternally grateful if you could tell your friends to donate #1forbigsis. Thank you so much!

£10 or more

2 of 15 claimed

£10 Workshop GIFT VOUCHER

You can use it to participate in our workshops and events (mother-daughter workshops, cooking and crafting workshops, body literacy comedy evening) later in the year or give it to a friend.

£15 or more

3 of 15 claimed

Female Anatomy Model for classroom/ homeschooling

Crochet anatomy model: a fun physical education asset featuring correct female anatomy. Great for teachers and carers to use for PHSE or RSE classes or to explain with your child at home. It comes with a tiny 'guidebook' explaining the anatomical parts.

£15 or more

0 of 10 claimed

20% off Body-Mind Awareness Classes

If you are living in the SOUTH HAMS, you can enjoy a 20% discount on 'Yoga & Body-Mind Awareness for the female body’ class in Totnes with Friedel Fink. Join us to relax, learn about yourself and develop healthy habits.

£15 or more

1 of 10 claimed

£15 'Preparing girls for puberty' Webinar - Dads

A great resource for mothers: this interactive group webinar (1.5h) with Friedel Fink on how to prepare their girl for her first experience of menstruation. We talk about having open conversations, menstrual products, celebration and answer your questions (conducted via Zoom). We open a conversation to deal with your kids most frequent questions. We'll discuss girl's needs, periods and all your questions as parents.

£18 or more

Meditation Package

Four relaxing guided meditations to support menstrual cycle awareness. A perfect reward for women who would like to earn more about their own cycle or/and model to their daughters.

£20 or more

1 of 20 claimed

Open to conversations - T-Shirt

Show that you are open to body-mind conversations by wearing a Big Sis T-Shirt like our volunteers. Your pledge enables us to train a 'Big Sis Volunteer Mentor' that can offer body & mind literacy sessions for up to 8 girls in Plymouth primary schools. Help us to help her!

£30 or more

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£30 Creativity Mum-Daughter Workshop (girls: 9-12)

Let's get creative with your daughter. Our special 'body literacy themed' creative event in Plymouth or the South Hams is a hands on crafting workshop with special surprises and fun for mothers and daughters (9-12 years old). Our collaborating artist leads you through creative exploration. Value for 2 people. Each event is guarded by our qualified safeguarding officer.

£35 or more

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£35 Body Literacy Comedy Evening for 2 people

An exclusive ticket to Izabella Finch's comedy show in Plymouth. Izabella has performed her show about knowing and loving your body, sex and life in general in London and Amsterdam. The evening features fun and laughter, nibbles, a welcome and thank you speech from our team followed by a panel discussion. This reward is for adults 18+.

£35 or more

0 of 20 claimed

£30 Storytelling evening for girls and parents

For girls from 5-12 years old and parents. A cosy, sleepover-atmosphere, candlelit evening in Plymouth to read empowering stories to the girls to encourage them to be what they wanna be in the world. Value for 3 people. Each event is guarded by our qualified safeguarding officer.

£40 or more

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£40 Family Cooking Class

You can enjoy a hands on cooking class with your family with our vegan chef from Green Gal Goods in Plymouth. Learn how to prepare a yummy vegan dinner. Value for 3 people. Each event is guarded by our qualified safeguarding officer.

£75 or more

0 of 7 claimed

£75 Mum - Daughter Puberty Prep Workshop (10-12)

Join in with your daughter in one of our 2-day workshops (Plymouth or South Hams). This workshop for girls 10-12 years old with their mother or female carer is designed to inspire curiosity, wonder & appreciation of the changes of puberty and the onset of menstruation. With the intention to overturn secrecy and embarrassment Celebration Day for Girls nurtures connection, normalisation and openness through practical & positive information & fun.

£150 or more

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£150 Primary & Secondary School Champions Reward

Our team will come to your school to give a talk in your PSHE/RSE class about 'menstrual products' or 'body image' (possible for year 5/6/7) + Q&A for the students. This links up with the PSHE curriculum guidelines for the UK. Also your school will gain a place with the badge 'caring for girl's wellbeing' on our website and social media gallery.

£300 or more

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£300 Consulting for Crisis - Organisations Reward

This rewards features 1x consulting group session (12 people) and a series of 5 webinars around designing businesses and organisations for a purposeful world in the context of crisis. This involves improving your relational qualities in business, conflict resolution, growing resilience, reframing the narrative and sense-making of crisis, providing your organisation with useful tools.

£500 or more

0 of 3 claimed

£500 Corporate Sponsor Reward

Thanks for your support. We will feature your name/business/organisation as a sponsor on our website, marketing material and in our events. You will also receive a personalised thank you video. Our volunteering team visits your business, so you can have a chance to understand what really moves young people at this moment in time and get valuable insights. Your pledge has just supported us in providing training in support of our mentoring program.

£900 or more

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£900 Community Reward: mum-daughter workshop

Gift your community a workshop that nurtures connection through practical & positive information that overturns secrecy and embarrassment. Join in with your mum-daughter community (12 daughters + 12 mums max) in one of our 2-day workshops (Plymouth or South Hams). This workshop for girls 10-12 years old with their mother or female carer is designed to inspire curiosity, wonder & appreciation of the changes of puberty and the onset of menstruation

£1,000 or more

Best Pledge Ever Reward

Best Pledge Ever Reward Thank you! Thank you! Thank you! We don't even know how to thank you, but we're sure we can figure something out together. Make a suggestion!

£38 or more

1 of 1 claimed

£38 Cloth Pad Starter Kit

Eco friendly cloth pad starter kit in colourful designs, handmade in Plymouth by Heart and Soul by Roxi. Especially great for girls who just start their periods or adults who want to test out if these pads are for them. This kit includes: 2x regular pads 1x night pad 1x light pad 1x medium wet bag

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