Get Curious - Peer Support Groups

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Get Curious - Peer Support Groups

£8

raised so far

1

supporters

To make men happy at home, work and in health by providing the space, knowledge and tools for imporved mental and physical fitness.

We're still collecting donations

On the 22nd October 2020 we'd raised £8 with 1 supporters in 42 days. But as every pound matters, we're continuing to collect donations from supporters.






Who are we?

A not-for-profit organisation.

Founded in May 2020 by Ollie Martin, Get Curious is run for men. Facilitated by men who have lived experience of struggling at home, work and in health.

What do we do?

Make men happy.

How do we do it?

Provide the space, knowledge and tools for improve mental and physical fitness. 

Deliver peer support groups and activity-based escapes for men inside and outside of the emergency services.

Why do we do it?

There are too many unhappy men in the world.

We were there once and it doesn't have to be that way. We want to reignite the fire in men's bellies.

How are we getting on?

Really well.

On review of a recently completed survey:

89.47% of men have felt more confident dealing with CV19 

100% of men recommend groups within the workplace. 

94.74% of men have felt an improved mental fitness. 

84.27% of men have felt more self-aware. 

100% of men have felt happier.

100% of men have felt more confident dealing with daily challenges.

94.74% of men have felt part of a community. 

73.68% of men have felt an improved physical fitness. 

100% of men recommend Get Curious peer support groups to other men. 

100% of men have encouraged others to talk more openly. 


What do we aim to achieve by 2021?

To make more men happier.

To deliver #GetCuriousTalk peer support.

To deliver #GetCurious999 peer support.

To deliver #GetCuriousEscape events. 

What do we need?

Support & Income

We have worked very hard and voluntarily to generate the footings for an income that will sustain the delivery of our services and the growth of future projects: memberships, merchandise, speaking events, workshops and supporting corporates. 

These income streams require time to develop and it is in the interim period that donations, private fundraising and generosity is hugely helpful.

Why do we need it?

To make more men happier.

To deliver #GetCuriousTalk peer support.

To deliver #GetCurious999 peer support.

To deliver #GetCuriousEscape events.

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Rewards

This project offered rewards

£9 or more

Nine Pounds (we couldn't do 9.99!)

Make a police man happy!

£4 or more

Four Pounds

For the cost of a beer.

£20 or more

Twenty Pounds

Give men the go-ahead to put themselves first.

£50 or more

Fifty Pounds

Make men happy!

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