Thurstan Crockett, abob’s Community Mentor for the SW, and abob Cornwall’s Richard Good were interviewed for The Festival of Discovery about abob. It’s great to hear what they have to say. ‘Imagine in indigenous tribes,’ says Thurstan, ‘young men of the village were sent out to face death, we don’t put our young men through that but we do put … Read More
Conroy Harris, abandofbrothers’ CEO, was invited to speak as part of a panel on the theme of male violence on Radio 4’s Women’s Hour this morning. You can listen to the episode below.
We are proud to have been featured in the Bristol Magazine this month. A great opportunity to hear from Hugh Newton, our Head of Programmes and Training, about how we create lasting community and have continued to suppoort young men throughout the current lockdown. The full article can be read here.
Each year the Kindred Spirit Awards celebrate those who make a positive difference in people’s lives. We’re delighted that abandofbrothers has been recognised as making a significant impact in the lives of others and shortlisted for the Community Initiative Award! The closing date for votes is 30th June and you can support abandofbrothers by voting here
Searching for hope As the impact of Covid-19 unfolded, and we moved into lockdown, I searched for hope. I summoned an image of humanity, pulling together to face the challenges with integrity and generosity. Yet, this was really a way for me to manage and balance out my fears that society would go feral. I’m still hoping that positive qualities … Read More
A typical day used to involve teaching survival skills on a remote moor, or paddling his canoe down the Carrick Roads, but Stacey Allsop is now one of a huge team of volunteers that are delivering prescriptions to people who are shielding or self-isolating due to Covid-19. Read full story here: http://www.cornwallvsf.org/from-teaching-survival-skills-to-delivering-prescriptions-a-volunteers-story/
Sponsored Bungee Jump! On Sunday 24 May ABoB Manchester will be holding a community day at Wythenshawe Amateurs F.C. featuring a sponsored bungee jump. We already have over 60 participants signed up to jump all raising money on behalf of our charity, but we need more and we need your help!!! If you want to get involved and take the … Read More
Are you a man who would love to feel like you are doing something to make your area a better place? Do you have hard earned wisdom of success or failure (or both!) in life to pass on? We are looking for men to join our Bournemouth Community, to offer their time to mentor a young man who would benefit … Read More
ABoB Manchester is building a community and looking for new mentors to help young men to develop and improve their lives. If you are a man aged 28 years or older and feel that you would like to receive training to become a mentor to assist young men, if you have a desire to be part of a community, the … Read More