On Saturday 6th July, talented poets and local residents gathered for the prize giving of the annual Ver Poets open competition. OLLIE had very kindly been selected to receive some of the proceeds from the event. Helen, who is a trustee for The OLLIE Foundation, went along to the prize giving held at the Maltings […]
At this years Sandringham Community Choir Summer Concert, OLLIE were selected as the charity to receive the proceeds from the retiring collection. The evening which took place on 6th July 2019, was held at the beautiful St Peter’s Church, St Albans. The mixed choir presented a wide variety of songs at the concert which was […]
Potters Bar Evangelical Free Church for choosing to support OLLIE and sending a generous donation. Also a massive thank you to PennInk and Nick Pettit for all the hard work they have put into creating our new website.
Modern mindfulness practices and mindfulness meditation find their origins in the traditions philosophies and teachings of Zen Buddhism. ZEN is a word liberally used but at one level it refers to presence, a state of being, a total togetherness of mind and body. And we can do this through the breath. Just to sit quietly […]
Everyone who attended the safeTALK T for T last week and helped to make it the success it was.
Stanborough School for fundraising and supporting OLLIE over this academic year.
In 2018, a group of young creatives got together and decided to raise awareness of suicide amongst young people. They did this in the way they knew and loved best – the creative arts. OLLIE launched our first suicide awareness film campaign in collaboration with the #ItMatters initiative. The creative team of ItMatters produced the […]
From 1st-15th December, local art gallery Nude Tin Can is showcasing the first exhibition of Louise Gendrot aka LouZyArt. LouZy’s work is described as model making infused with hidden installations. Inspired by London grit, modern society and conceptual ideas, they are a culmination of large sculptures and hidden scenes, creating a vibrant and interesting exhibition for the inquisitive. LouZyArt has […]
Following the success of last years St Albans half marathon, we are pleased to announce that we will once again have limited free places to give away! We have places for the 5k as well as the walking and running half marathon. Places will be offered on a first come first serve basis so be […]
One of our many fabulous fundraisers kick started January on a high by taking part in Red January in order to raise funds and awareness of OLLIE. The movement which aims to help people support their mental wellbeing through exercise was completed by one of our wonderful supporters, Donna Fellowes who successfully completed the challenge […]