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PCOS Story: Rachel on never giving up hope on her fertility journey

Post by Rachel, Verity chair (CN: mention of weight loss and miscarriage) One of my earliest memories is being 3.5 years old and playing mummy with my cabbage patch doll. It’s all I ever wanted to do and be and I knew I would do whatever it took to make it happen - one way… Continue reading PCOS Story: Rachel on never giving up hope on her fertility journey

Real stories, Stages of life, Trustees

PCOS Story: What I wish I had known

Post by Caroline Andrews, Trustee of Verity. Us trustees have been diagnosed for years and are privileged to have worked with some of the top professionals in the country so we may know more than most about PCOS. It was not always that way, at one point we were just like you, newly diagnosed. I’m 37 now… Continue reading PCOS Story: What I wish I had known

Trustees

Annual General Meeting

Why do we have an AGM? The simple answer is because we legally have to have an AGM once a year as part of our legal obligations for the Charity and Company. This helps our members (those that belong to Verity) make decisions about the governance of Verity for the coming years. For example the accounts… Continue reading Annual General Meeting

Awareness, Events, Fundraising, Support, Trustees, Verity

Big Fun Run 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

Fundraising, Trustees, Verity

Monthly Update: Finance

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

Awareness, Trustees, Verity

In Touch

In Touch is our twice yearly magazine sent out to members with up to date information on PCOS, local groups and success stories from Verity members and PCOS sufferers. In 2013 we had some difficulties which meant In Touch was delayed, but by May you should have received a lovely double bumper issue from 2013.… Continue reading In Touch