This years Awareness Week is fast approaching with only 3 weeks to go! So in preparation we're sharing our plans so you can all get ready. We've tried to make this years awareness events as easy to do as possible meaning you could spend the whole week in your bed in pyjamas and still take… Continue reading UK PCOS Awareness Week 2014
This year Verity are taking part in the Big Fun Run. It's a 5k and don't worry you don't have to run it, you can walk! We thought this would be a great way to give everyone a fitness goal, raise awareness of PCOS and funds for the charity all at the same time. The… Continue reading Big Fun Run 2014
This months update is from Nic who looks after Verity's accounts. As Verity's accountant, I am responsible for producing all financial reports to the Trustees. This involves a lot of time with my head buried in spreadsheets. Every Paypal payment, whether it be for new memberships, renewals, purchases or donations; arrives in my inbox and… Continue reading Monthly Update: Finance
Recently our Dorset local group leader and Verity volunteer Karen was interviewed on her local radio station Air 107.2 by the Airy Fairies. Karen had the unique opportunity to discuss PCOS, it's symptoms and it's psychological effects on those who suffer from it. You can listen to her interview below: Small things like this allow… Continue reading Verity on Air 107.2
Last month, on Saturday 1st February, we had our first MC meeting of 2014. These meetings are vital to keep track of what we are, and will be doing on a regular basis, and they form an essential part of being a trustee for Verity. This first meeting was exciting and positive for us as… Continue reading MC Update
We need your help to keep the website and discussion board runningIt’s been a financially challenging year for the charity, and we need your help to raise £5000 by the end of the year to cover the costs of the website and discussion board for 2012. We understand that money is tight for us all,… Continue reading Pennies for PCOS
Really busy week this week so just a quick blog after the Verity MC about how amazing Amazon is. If you click through to Amazon from the Verity website (on the PCOS books section) then Verity gets a percentage of the money paid donated from Amazon at no extra cost to you. This donation is… Continue reading Amazing Amazon….
£1, £2, £3, £4, £5 or £10 This is a guest blog post by one of our members, Laura Webster. Laura is spearheading a sponsored walk in her local area to raise money for Verity. Laura has raised £140 so far, with a few weeks to go! Huge thanks to Laura on behalf of the… Continue reading Guest Blog: Sponsored Walk 8.8 miles
L-R: Premila, Toni, Rachel, Karen, Alison, Kelly, TonyLast night, I went along to my very first charity ball with fellow Trustees Alison and Premila. It was was very exciting, most especially because Verity was very fortunate to be one of the two recipient charities!Firstly, I just have to say a huge congratulations and thanks to… Continue reading Charity ball: Success all round!
Here at Verity we like lots of fundraising - with events to cover such as conferences that Verity as a charity subsidises by a substantial sum of money to cost of posters to cost of our PCOS newsletter In Touch. It is always good to hear from members wishing to raise money.Whether it be a… Continue reading Fundraising