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SPRING 2024 NEWSLETTER

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Meet our new Trustee Board

Abdul Mulla - Interim Chair of Trustees 

Abdul has over 35 years’ experience of in working in community, health and social care settings. He is currently working as the Head of Health Inequalities and Prevention, BSW Intergrated Care Board . Formally a CEO of a health charity and a Healthwatch in Blackburn (Lancashire) for 12 years, he worked in local government developing community development projects and involving community in major regeneration schemes as well as a youth and community worker for 10 years.

Abdul has spent over 20 years in governance roles in a voluntary capacity which include primary schools, high schools and special schools. Becoming chair of a CVS and a board member of a large social landlord as well as a member on the Lancashire Police Crime Commissioners Panel. Passionate about giving people a voice, in particular those who are most vulnerable and on the margins of society.”

Samantha Neath (she/her) - Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Trustee

 

I am very excited to be joining Sunflowers as the new Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Trustee. I have been working in ED&I for a number of years now, and am the European ED&I Manager at a consultancy firm called SLR. I am extremely passionate about making sure workplaces and society as a whole are accepting of everyone, regardless of their background and am very pleased to be bringing some of my knowledge into Sunflowers. I have previously worked with Pride charities, including our local Pride in Gloucestershire and am keen to look at LGBTQ+ inclusion within the suicide space, as I know suicide affects many in the community. 

 

In my spare time I also enjoy a rather unusual hobby of pole fitness, which I do here in Stroud at Pole Position Fitness. It's a great way to keep fit and build strength, although does leave me very bruised on a regular basis!

Kay Haughton - Impact & Outcomes Trustee

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We continue to be blessed with the support of absolutely amazing people in our community. Every time we receive a donation or contact from a fundraiser, we feel very privileged that they chose us. Thank you.

An update from Lucy about all the amazing fundraising efforts that have been happening:

As we welcomed in the New Year and a New Season ahead, The Fundraising Team at Sunflowers have been busy organising a host of spectacular upcoming events for 2024. 

On the 18th May, Sunflowers will be holding The Greatest Sunflower Ball, which looks to be a wonderful evening of food, drink and entertainment.

We would like to thank our volunteers Sonny, Wendy and Andy who have already been preparing for this event by creating some amazing decorations. We will keep you posted but the night should be a huge success.

At Sunflowers we are always incredibly grateful for the time, effort and sometimes donations our volunteers give. No matter how big or small the contributions we would like them to know how important and valued they are.

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It has also been a busy start to the year with many new donors coming on board and gifting to Sunflowers. We would like to give a big Thank you shout out to a few (not all) below: -

  • Omega resource Group, Stonehouse

  • The Bowbridge Arms, Stroud

  • SLR Consulting LTD

  • Green Man Environmental Services Ltd

  • Little Angels Nursery, Stonehouse

  • The Original factory Shop, Stroud

  • A- Plan Insurance

  • MBE Installations, Stroud

  • Harescombe Parish Council

We were incredibly grateful back in January when Emma and the team at etcbranding.com delivered 50 x Sunflower branded T-shirts to the office. The T-shirts were donated after customers of the Branding company in Hampshire voted Sunflowers the winners of a pole for Social Kindness Day. Proving that news of our good work is stretching further afield!

 

 

 

On the 26th of Jan 2024 The Gloucestershire Metal Detecting Club welcomed in their start to the detecting season by hosting a fundraising evening for Sunflowers. Through raffle sales they managed to raise a whopping £630 which is amazing, thank you so much to Liam and the club.

 

 

A big thank you to Boureton-on-the-Water Baptist Church and our regular fundraiser Carol Groom for hosting a successful coffee morning in February. They manged to raise £95.50 which we are very grateful for.

 

 

Carol has also been busy out in the community at Boureton’s Farmers Market where she was joined by her regular companion Fraser The Bear.

 

 

‘Good on Paper’ your local guide to Music and the Arts scene in Stroud, Gloucestershire very kindly raised £500 recently at an Art Exhibition held to celebrate the publications 100th issue. We are hoping there will be more to come as the unsold artwork from the exhibition moves over the road into Klang Tone Records. We will look forward further developments but thank you to the magazine for their support.

 

A big thank you to Mark Sweeting who has bravely signed up for our Wing walk in September and who through The Cotswold Wellness Hub has chosen to support Sunflowers this year. He has been raising money by organising Sunday wellness Walks and Lunches, which have been proving a big success, raising over £330.00 so far. Look out for some more exciting upcoming events at hhtps://www.cotswoldswellnesshub.co.uk

A HUGE thank you to Russell Hopes who has added our logos to his Cart for the 210 challenge.

210 Challenge is unofficially the British championship. Technicality means they can't use it, (governing body red tape). You can join the 210 Challenge Facebook group to see updates.

Russell will be carrying our logo & info at rounds this season to spread awareness of the work we do.

He is racing these dates

April 13/14 Kimbolton

May 25/26 Rissington

June 22/23 Fulbeck

July 19/20/21 Shenington

Aug 3/4 Forest edge

Aug 24/25 Fulbeck

Sept 21/22 Rissington

Oct 19/20 Shenington

Thank you so much for the support

 

 

On 29th June 2024 Croft Farm, Waterpark in Tewkesbury will be holding a Family Fun-draising Day as part of Sunflowers being their 2024 charity of the year. It looks to be an exciting day of music, stalls and games at the waterpark. If you would like to attend please contact Croft Farm directly for details.

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We would like to express our thanks and gratitude to everyone who has fundraised for Sunflowers - your support is vital to enabling us to offer the support and training services to our community.

A message from Roxanne

“It has been a very busy few months within our liaison team, not only supporting service users but attending events to raise awareness and training sessions to learn and grow as a team.

 

On 1st March Camilla and I attended Newent School and sixth form collage and joined in with there Wellbeing day, speaking to pupils about what we do and why we do it. Raising such much needed awareness and the charity and of course general suicide awareness.

 

Further to this we have attended PABBS training (Postvention: Assisting those bereaved by Suicide. Camila and I found this an amazing training day in which we gain more knowledge and experience in supporting those bereaved, along with receiving some amazing feedback from other organisations in Gloucestershire, saying that Sunflowers have really helped some of them with their roles and the people they interact with.”

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We're pleased to share an update on our support groups. 

 

Stonehouse Support Group: 

 

Our Stonehouse support group has been a cornerstone of support for those navigating the aftermath of suicide loss. Led by our compassionate counsellor, Lucy, the group has flourished, providing a safe space for individuals to share their experiences, find solace, and embark on the journey of healing together.

 

Each session comprises a structured hour of focused topic work, addressing various aspects of grief, coping strategies, and self-care techniques. Following this, attendees engage in an hour of peer-to-peer support, fostering a sense of community and understanding that is invaluable in the healing process.

 

We're immensely proud of the resilience and camaraderie demonstrated by our Stonehouse group members, and we look forward to continuing to nurture this supportive environment.

 

New Beginnings: Gloucester Support Group

 

In response to the growing need for support in the wider community, we recently launched a new support group in Gloucester. We're delighted to report that the group has been warmly received and is well-attended by individuals seeking comfort and connection. 

 

Under the guidance of our dedicated counsellor, Serena the Gloucester group follows the same format as our Stonehouse sessions, offering a structured hour of focused topic work followed by peer-to-peer support. This dual approach ensures that participants receive both professional guidance and the empathetic understanding of their peers.

 

We extend our heartfelt gratitude to everyone who has contributed to the success of our Gloucester group thus far, whether through attendance, volunteerism, or advocacy. Your support is appreciated. 

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BOOK NOW - New Training Course for the Community SAFETALK. A half day training in suicide alertness skills.

Open to anyone aged 15 and over. £25 per person to attend

To find out more visit our website. https://www.sunflowerssuicidesupport.org.uk/safetalk

 

OR

Click here to book:

https://www.tickettailor.com/.../sunflowerssuicid.../110521

Our training team have had the pleasure of delivering three ASIST workshops at Healthy Lifestyles Gloucestershire since January.

 

We love working with the team at Eastgate house and are always blessed with how welcome we are made to feel.

 

It's been opportunity to meet a wonderful group of people within our community who are working hard to create a suicide safer environment for all.

 

Thank you to our amazing participants for your input, your knowledge and for the privilege of working with you.

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UPCOMING EVENTS

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Meet our new Trustee Board

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Abdul Mulla - Interim Chair of Trustees 

Abdul has over 35 years’ experience of in working in community, health and social care settings. He is currently working as the Head of Health Inequalities and Prevention, BSW Intergrated Care Board . Formally a CEO of a health charity and a Healthwatch in Blackburn (Lancashire) for 12 years, he worked in local government developing community development projects and involving community in major regeneration schemes as well as a youth and community worker for 10 years.

Abdul has spent over 20 years in governance roles in a voluntary capacity which include primary schools, high schools and special schools. Becoming chair of a CVS and a board member of a large social landlord as well as a member on the Lancashire Police Crime Commissioners Panel. Passionate about giving people a voice, in particular those who are most vulnerable and on the margins of society.”

Samantha Neath (she/her) - Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Trustee

 

I am very excited to be joining Sunflowers as the new Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Trustee. I have been working in ED&I for a number of years now, and am the European ED&I Manager at a consultancy firm called SLR. I am extremely passionate about making sure workplaces and society as a whole are accepting of everyone, regardless of their background and am very pleased to be bringing some of my knowledge into Sunflowers. I have previously worked with Pride charities, including our local Pride in Gloucestershire and am keen to look at LGBTQ+ inclusion within the suicide space, as I know suicide affects many in the community. 

 

In my spare time I also enjoy a rather unusual hobby of pole fitness, which I do here in Stroud at Pole Position Fitness. It's a great way to keep fit and build strength, although does leave me very bruised on a regular basis!

Kay Haughton - Impact & Outcomes Trustee

I’m excited to be joining the board of this fantastic charity. I qualified as a nurse in 1985 and have recently retired as Executive Director of Transformation at the West of England Academic Health Science Network (WEAHSN), I have over 40 years’ experience of working in healthcare, leading teams and delivering improvement.

I was previously Deputy Director of Nursing at Gloucestershire CCG and Matron at Stroud and Vale Hospitals. I have also held senior management roles in acute trusts and commissioning.

I have also been a Trustee at Nightstop and Off the Record.

My brother Michael took his own life over 30 years ago, so I have personal experience of the impact of suicide on loved ones. I sincerely wish my family had an organisation like Sunflowers to support us.

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UPCOMING EVENTS - click images to find out more

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Leah was at Chipping Camden Library In February and Roxanne in Bourton on the Water at The George Moore Café in March supporting the drop in sessions.

If you would like to attend our next sessions here are the dates and locations. No booking required.

 

Chipping Camden Library:

  • Thursday 6th June 11am-1pm

  • Thursday 3rd October 11am-1pm

 

George Moore Café Bourton on the Water:

  • Monday 29th July 11am-1pm

  • 25th November 11am-1pm

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Abbie and Chloe were absolutely honoured to have been invited to the Memorial Woodlands Ltd in Bristol.

 

They were given a guided tour of the breath-taking grounds and learned more about their meaningful work.

 

Memorial Woodlands holds a special place in our hearts, offering a serene and beautiful setting for reflection and remembrance.

 

We are excited to be collaborating with Memorial Woodlands for our Glimmer of Light event later this year. Please see the press release below.

In a new initiative to support individuals and families affected by the tragedy of suicide, a Bristol funeral venue has announced its partnership with local charity Sunflowers Suicide Support.

 

Bristol Memorial Woodlands, is teaming up with the Gloucestershire-based charity which is dedicated to offering hope and assistance to families affected by suicide. This partnership underscores Bristol Memorial Woodlands' commitment to providing compassionate care and support within the community, especially for those navigating the difficult journey of grief and loss.

 

Bristol Memorial Woodlands will support the charity in various ways including hosting the annual ‘Glimmer of Hope’ event in September.“

 

We’re delighted to partner with Sunflowers Suicide Support which does such wonderful and important work in the region. We have been thoroughly impressed with the services they provide as such a small team,” said Mireille Hayden, a grief and bereavement expert at Bristol Memorial Woodlands.

 

“We believe in the power of community and the importance of standing together to support one another through life’s most challenging times. This partnership is a reflection of our commitment to making a positive impact and providing a sanctuary for those who are grieving".

 

Sunflowers Suicide Support is renowned for its dedication in helping individuals and families bereaved or affected in any way by suicide. The charity offers a range of services including providing training and qualifications related to suicide intervention, grief and suicide bereavement; raising awareness; and ensuring people affected by suicide have access to appropriate and effective support.

 

Bristol Memorial Woodlands is a 100-acre resting place located near Alveston, just 15 minutes from Cribbs Causeway. Offering a unique approach to funerals and memorial events, it’s a place where memories are cherished and the beauty of nature helps heal the pain of loss.

For more information visit www.memorialwoodlands.com

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Our team embarked on a transformative journey with GDA(Gloucestershire Deaf Association) 3-hour Deaf Awareness training.

 

Sunflowers is committed to fostering inclusivity, and it was heart-warming to see how many signed up for this training. It really does highlight how dedicated Team Sunflowers are to learning, growing and building an inclusive sunflowers community.

 

We gained valuable insights into supporting the Deaf community both in our services and workplaces.

 

Kudos to GDA for their impactful approach – We loved the lip reading challenges! We would definitely recommend getting in touch with GDA and engaging in this training.

 

Thank you so much to the team at GDA for making us feel so welcome and for delivering a superb training session. 

Sunflowers team also had the incredible opportunity to undergo training on Muslim culture and faith. Understanding the rich tapestry of diverse beliefs is crucial in our mission to support everyone affected by suicide.

 

Suicide bereavement can be especially complex and by deepening our understanding of Muslim culture and faith, we're taking a significant step toward providing more compassionate and effective support for those who have lost a loved one to suicide.

 

We believe that every individual's journey is unique, and acknowledging the diverse ways people cope with loss is vital. Cultivating a culture of empathy and respect allows us to create a safe space for everyone affected by suicide.

 

A big thank to Unreflected Reflections for the delivery and to Fat Toni's Pizzeria for providing a delicious lunch

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Chloe and Abbie attended the National Suicide Prevention Alliance Conference in London's Oval, delving into vital discussions on suicide prevention within domestic abuse perpetrators, exploring the links between alcohol and suicide, and learning about initiatives to engage black men in mental health. A take home for us was the recognition of how people with lived experience have driven change and the importance of amplifying lived experiences, addressing exclusionary practices, and urging collaboration for effective support. It has invigorated us to continue our commitment to holistic suicide bereavement support!

A message from Roxanne

“It has been a very busy few months within our liaison team, not only supporting service users but attending events to raise awareness and training sessions to learn and grow as a team.

 

On 1st March Camilla and I attended Newent School and sixth form collage and joined in with their Wellbeing day, speaking to pupils about what we do and why we do it. Raising such much needed awareness and the charity and of course general suicide awareness.

 

Further to this we have attended PABBS training (Postvention: Assisting those bereaved by Suicide. Camila and I found this an amazing training day in which we gain more knowledge and experience in supporting those bereaved, along with receiving some amazing feedback from other organisations in Gloucestershire, saying that Sunflowers have really helped some of them with their roles and the people they interact with.”

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We're pleased to share an update on our support groups. 

 

Stonehouse Support Group: 

 

Our Stonehouse support group has been a cornerstone of support for those navigating the aftermath of suicide loss. Led by our compassionate counsellor, Lucy, the group has flourished, providing a safe space for individuals to share their experiences, find solace, and embark on the journey of healing together.

 

Each session comprises a structured hour of focused topic work, addressing various aspects of grief, coping strategies, and self-care techniques. Following this, attendees engage in an hour of peer-to-peer support, fostering a sense of community and understanding that is invaluable in the healing process.

 

We're immensely proud of the resilience and camaraderie demonstrated by our Stonehouse group members, and we look forward to continuing to nurture this supportive environment.

 

New Beginnings: Gloucester Support Group

 

In response to the growing need for support in the wider community, we recently launched a new support group in Gloucester. We're delighted to report that the group has been warmly received and is well-attended by individuals seeking comfort and connection. 

 

Under the guidance of our dedicated counsellor, Serena the Gloucester group follows the same format as our Stonehouse sessions, offering a structured hour of focused topic work followed by peer-to-peer support. This dual approach ensures that participants receive both professional guidance and the empathetic understanding of their peers.

 

We extend our heartfelt gratitude to everyone who has contributed to the success of our Gloucester group thus far, whether through attendance, volunteerism, or advocacy. Your support is appreciated. 

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Save the Dates!

 

Our Lunch Clubs continue throughout 2024, providing a supportive space for those bereaved through suicide.

 

📧 To book, email us at info@sunflowerssuicidesupport.org.uk.

 

We look forward to seeing you there!

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BOOK NOW - New Training Course for the Community SAFETALK. A half day training in suicide alertness skills.

Open to anyone aged 15 and over. £25 per person to attend

To find out more visit our website. https://www.sunflowerssuicidesupport.org.uk/safetalk

 

OR

Click here to book:

https://www.tickettailor.com/.../sunflowerssuicid.../110521

Our training team have had the pleasure of delivering three ASIST workshops at Healthy Lifestyles Gloucestershire since January.

 

We love working with the team at Eastgate house and are always blessed with how welcome we are made to feel.

 

It's been opportunity to meet a wonderful group of people within our community who are working hard to create a suicide safer environment for all.

 

Thank you to our amazing participants for your input, your knowledge and for the privilege of working with you.

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Booking now open for our COMMUNITY ASIST workshop delivered by Emily and Abbie.

Open to all over 16 years old.

We do charge a £50 non refundable booking fee to attend. This covers admin fees and workbooks costs. There is also a non attendance fee.

The RRP for this training is £225 per person.

Spaces are limited to two per organisation.

BOOK NOW
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We continue to be blessed with the support of absolutely amazing people in our community. Every time we receive a donation or contact from a fundraiser, we feel very privileged that they chose us. Thank you.

An update from Lucy about all the amazing fundraising efforts that have been happening:

As we welcomed in the New Year and a New Season ahead, The Fundraising Team at Sunflowers have been busy organising a host of spectacular upcoming events for 2024. 

On the 18th May, Sunflowers will be holding The Greatest Sunflower Ball, which looks to be a wonderful evening of food, drink and entertainment.

We would like to thank our volunteers Sonny, Wendy and Andy who have already been preparing for this event by creating some amazing decorations. We will keep you posted but the night should be a huge success.

At Sunflowers we are always incredibly grateful for the time, effort and sometimes donations our volunteers give. No matter how big or small the contributions we would like them to know how important and valued they are.

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Then on the week of 16th-23rd June we have our annual Chase The Sun, whereby you pledge to complete at least 10km of exercise in the longest week of the year. 

We are still looking for a sponsor for our sky blue t-shirts this year. Please get in touch if you are interested in having your logo attached to a fabulous wellbeing fundraiser.

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It has also been a busy start to the year with many new donors coming on board and gifting to Sunflowers. We would like to give a big Thank you shout out to a few (not all) below: -

  • Omega resource Group, Stonehouse

  • The Bowbridge Arms, Stroud

  • SLR Consulting LTD

  • Green Man Environmental Services Ltd

  • Little Angels Nursery, Stonehouse

  • The Original factory Shop, Stroud

  • A- Plan Insurance

  • MBE Installations, Stroud

  • Harescombe Parish Council

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We were incredibly grateful back in January when Emma and the team at etcbranding.com delivered 50 x Sunflower branded T-shirts to the office. The T-shirts were donated after customers of the Branding company in Hampshire voted Sunflowers the winners of a pole for Social Kindness Day. Proving that news of our good work is stretching further afield!

 

 

 

On the 26th of Jan 2024 The Gloucestershire Metal Detecting Club welcomed in their start to the detecting season by hosting a fundraising evening for Sunflowers. Through raffle sales they managed to raise a whopping £630 which is amazing, thank you so much to Liam and the club.

 

 

A big thank you to Bourton-on-the-Water Baptist Church and our regular fundraiser Carol Groom for hosting a successful coffee morning in February. They manged to raise £95.50 which we are very grateful for.

 

 

Carol has also been busy out in the community at Bourton’s Farmers Market where she was joined by her regular companion Fraser The Bear.

 

 

‘Good on Paper’ your local guide to Music and the Arts scene in Stroud, Gloucestershire very kindly raised £500 recently at an Art Exhibition held to celebrate the publications 100th issue. We are hoping there will be more to come as the unsold artwork from the exhibition moves over the road into Klang Tone Records. We will look forward further developments but thank you to the magazine for their support.

 

A big thank you to Mark Sweeting who has bravely signed up for our Wing walk in September and who through The Cotswold Wellness Hub has chosen to support Sunflowers this year. He has been raising money by organising Sunday wellness Walks and Lunches, which have been proving a big success, raising over £330.00 so far. Look out for some more exciting upcoming events at hhtps://www.cotswoldswellnesshub.co.uk

A HUGE thank you to Russell Hopes who has added our logos to his Cart for the 210 challenge.

210 Challenge is unofficially the British championship. Technicality means they can't use it, (governing body red tape). You can join the 210 Challenge Facebook group to see updates.

Russell will be carrying our logo & info at rounds this season to spread awareness of the work we do.

He is racing these dates

April 13/14 Kimbolton

May 25/26 Rissington

June 22/23 Fulbeck

July 19/20/21 Shenington

Aug 3/4 Forest edge

Aug 24/25 Fulbeck

Sept 21/22 Rissington

Oct 19/20 Shenington

Thank you so much for the support

 

 

On 29th June 2024 Croft Farm, Waterpark in Tewkesbury will be holding a Family Fun-draising Day as part of Sunflowers being their 2024 charity of the year. It looks to be an exciting day of music, stalls and games at the waterpark. If you would like to attend please contact Croft Farm directly for details.

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We would like to express our thanks and gratitude to everyone who has fundraised for Sunflowers - your support is vital to enabling us to offer the support and training services to our community.

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Volunteers We would like to welcome Bheki who is already our senior administrator to the role of volunteer manager.  She is looking forward to meeting and getting to know the current volunteers and will be looking to recruit more wonderful volunteers across the county.

 

If you would like to have a chat with Bheki about volunteering please either call the office on 01453 826990 or email volunteers@sunflowerssuicidesupport.org.uk

Meet the Team

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Meet the Team: Abbie, Founder and CEO of Sunflowers 

Introducing Abbie, the visionary force behind Sunflowers as our esteemed Founder and CEO. In 2017, Abbie embarked on a journey fuelled by passion and purpose, establishing Sunflowers as a beacon of hope and positivity to those bereaved by suicide after the loss of her brother, Pete in 2016.

Abbie's journey is not just one of entrepreneurship; it's a testament to resilience and determination in the face of adversity. The loss of her brother served as the catalyst for Sunflowers, a testament to her unwavering commitment to spreading joy and making a difference in the world.

While leading Sunflowers with grace and determination, Abbie carries with her a delightful quirk that adds a splash of colour to our daily operations: her absolute adoration for Excel spreadsheets, especially if they're color-coded! Yes, you heard it right – Abbie finds joy and satisfaction in organising data and processes with meticulous detail, ensuring that everything runs like a well-oiled machine (someone has to do it )

But Abbie's story doesn't stop there. Before founding Sunflowers, she embarked on some extraordinary adventures. Did you know that she spent six months living with a resident rat in Africa? Her adventurous spirit knows no bounds, and this unique experience speaks volumes about her courage and willingness to embrace the unknown.

And here's a fascinating tidbit about Abbie's childhood dreams: she once dreamt about being an astronaut! While her journey ultimately led her down a different path, her boundless imagination and adventurous spirit continue to inspire us all.

Under Abbie's leadership, Sunflowers has flourished into a thriving community, driven by a shared vision of positivity and compassion. Her ability to inspire others and lead by example makes her a true role model for us all.

When she's not revolutionising the world of spreadsheets or embarking on daring adventures, you can find Abbie enjoying quality time with her loved ones or immersing herself in a good book.

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Meet the Team: Chloe, Sunflowers Operations Manager 

Introducing Chloe, our vibrant and dedicated Operations Manager here at Sunflowers! Joining our team in May of last year, Chloe brings a contagious energy and invaluable expertise to our daily operations.

Despite her incredible talents in managing our operations seamlessly, there's a charming quirk about Chloe that never fails to bring a smile to our faces: she has absolutely no sense of direction! Yes, you read that right. Chloe relies on her trusty Sat Nav to navigate her way to work each and every day. It's become a delightful part of her routine that keeps us all entertained.

Beyond her navigation struggles, Chloe's commitment to excellence and her knack for problem-solving make her an indispensable member of our team. Whether it's streamlining processes, coordinating logistics, or providing support to her team, Chloe's dedication shines through in everything she does.

When she's not orchestrating the behind-the-scenes magic at Sunflowers, you can find Chloe enjoying a cup of tea, exploring the Gloucestershire countryside with her sidekick, and Sunflowers mascot, Mac.

At Sunflowers, we are committed to reflective practice and collaborative learning. We extend our gratitude to Adam Fotheringham for leading a transformative team building session based on archetypes at work. It was an insightful day, delving into our strengths, shadows, and fostering a positive workplace culture. We discovered how to leverage these insights for progression, leaving behind old paradigms and embracing new commitments. Special thanks to Gloucester Brewery for providing the perfect space for our journey of growth and unity. Here's to continual learning and thriving together! 🌻

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