----------------------------Grassroots Review, your link to empowering children and youth worldwide
Grassroots Review, your link to empowering children and youth worldwide.
A legacy of fierce compassion
As we prepare to announce the inaugural Juliette Gimon Courage Awards next week, we’re remembering Juliette’s profound, decade-long impact on Global Fund for Children. Learn more about the remarkable woman – described by one GFC colleague as “elegantly tough” – whose compassionate leadership inspired the award.
This 15-year-old boxer has some advice for you
“My dad told me that boxing demands a lot, that it takes tons of commitment, hard work, and discipline. And I thought: this is for me.” Veraly draws wisdom and resilience from sports, her family, and the young people she meets as a youth leader with GFC partner Jóvenes por el Cambio in Guatemala. Her stunning reflection on life’s beauty and challenges is the latest installment in our Role Model series.
Beyond Brexit: Youth in the UK share fears and determination
As the Brexit saga continues, the date of Britain’s departure from the European Union isn’t the only thing causing anxiety. In his latest blog post, GFC’s Joseph Bednarek shares what young people are saying about a post-Brexit UK – from their fears about more frequent hate crimes, to their commitment to drive positive change.
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Global Fund for Children (GFC) UK Trust, created in 2006, is a UK registered charity (UK charity number 1119544). We work to generate vital income, create new fundraising opportunities, and raise awareness of the invaluable work of GFC’s grassroots grantees. Our aim is to extend the reach of GFC in the United Kingdom, Europe, and beyond.