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St Albans Half Marathon 2019

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 ...

Fundraiser completes ‘Red January’ for OLLIE

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 ...

2019 OLLIE Social

Our 2019 social took place on Monday 4th January at The Peahen, St Albans. The event was a chance for us to not only say ...

Suicide awareness film ‘Evelyn’

A film made to highlight the struggles of talking about losing a loved one to suicide was shown at the Odyssey cinema on Monday 28th ...

Jo’s Pocket Garden Christmas display

We were lucky enough to be chosen as the glad receivers of donations made in aid of the 2018 Christmas display at Jo’s Pocket Garden. ...

St Albans Polar Bear Plunge 2019

The fourth annual polar bear plunge took place on Tuesday 1st January 2019. A record-breaking number of participants started the new year on high whilst ...

Napsbury Christmas Market

The annual Napsbury Christmas market took place on 9th December and was once again a popular event in the heart of the local community. As ...

St Albans Night of Music Christmas 2018

This year we were lucky enough to have been a chosen charity for the infamous St Albans bach Choir Christmas Concert. Proceeds from the event ...

Local gallery’s suicide awareness sculpture

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 ...
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Community Business Awards 2018

On Thursday 4th October some of the best of business gathers at The Noke St Albans Mecure for the revered Community Business Awards. There were ...

OLLIE’s funding from The Postcode Community Trust

The Postcode Community Trust is a grant-giving charity funded entirely by players of People’s Postcode Lottery. OLLIE wanted to ensure that the state secondary schools ...

Thompson and Platinum Point’s Fine Dining for OLLIE

October 24th saw the much-awaited fine dining fundraiser for OLLIE. Local photographer Jeremy Banks teamed up with Phil Thompson from Thompson St Albans to put ...

The Dolmen comes to town

Saturday 13th October Celtic Folk Rock masters The Dolmen returned to St Albans for their second gig in aid of OLLIE arranged by Steve Bedford. ...

WSPD Community Meeting

On World Suicide Prevention Day 2018 the theme was working together, so OLLIE through a community meeting to talk about how anyone can get involved ...

[email protected] is a slam dunk

Saturday 8th September saw young and old alike gather to take part or spectate in a much-awaited basketball tournament. The tournament was raising awareness and ...

World Suicide Prevention Day 2018

As we begin to approach September it's important to remember that on the 10th the world will be uniting to recognise and commit to working ...

A Fine Dining Experience to Raise Money For OLLIE

Platinum Point (PP), an award-winning business networking group kindly chose OLLIE as their charity of the year back in April 2018. The benefits of this ...

St Saviours Beer & Fizz Festival

Over the weekend of the 20th July St Saviours hosted their first Beer and Fizz Festival. Local residents could enjoy three days of beer, cider and fizz expertly ...

OLLIE’s Crowdfunding Campaign

Back in March 2018 OLLIE was fortunate enough to come to the attention of Donate Today who featured OLLIE in an article all about charity. ...

24h football heroes

A group of extraordinary people came together to help increase awareness and raise funds for OLLIE. They invited anyone to join them for a game ...
Cressida Dick

The OLLIE Foundation meets Cressida Dick

The National Finale of [email protected] 2018 took place on 17th June at The Warren. The day was raising money and more importantly awareness about donors ...
St Albans City Brass Band concert

St Albans City Brass Band raises over £200 for OLLIE

St Albans City Brass Band hosted a Royal Wedding Celebration Concert at Dagnall Street Baptist Church on 19th May and raised £241.92. The band were ...

Charity theatre night raised £1,680 for OLLIE

GREAT TICKETS LTD Charity Theatre Evening - Monday 14th May 2018 - £1,680 We would like to say a big thank you to everybody who ...

Morgan Falconer Memorial Golf Day 2018

The third OLLIE Memorial Golf Day was held on 10th May at Harpenden Common Golf Club. We had 18 teams enter and 9 companies sponsor the ...

[email protected] comes to Hertfordshire

The National initiative [email protected] came to London Colney on Saturday 5th May. We were joined by Hertfordshire Assistant Chief Constable Bill Jephson, the St Albans ...

St Albans City Brass Band Invites the Community Together for Charity

St Albans City Brass Band is hosting a Royal Wedding Celebration Concert at Dagnall Street Baptist Church on 19th May. The concert is being held ...

Suicide Awareness Film Campaign Launches

The OLLIE Foundation is delighted to announce the launch of an upcoming suicide awareness film campaign. The film was produced by a team of young ...

The OLLIE Foundation takes over The OLLIE Card

It's official!!! The OLLIE Card handover has been completed. Created by ten teenagers from Verulam School as part of The Dragons’ Apprentice Challenge, The OLLIE ...

The OLLIE Foundation collaborates with [email protected] and Herts Constabulary

We’re grateful to have the opportunity to work with youth engagement CIC [email protected] (www.kickoffat3.co.uk) and Herts Constabulary to bring together to local community. We are ...

St Albans NCS team raise £350 for OLLIE

Six teenagers got together for the National Citizen Service (NCS) Action Day put together a sausage sizzle at Bunnings DIY store in St Albans for ...

OLLIE Delivers Our First Ever Fully Funded ASIST!

We found out back in February 2018 that our application to TOYOTA’s Funds for a Better Tomorrow had been successful and we were able to ...

Suicide To Hope Course

The OLLIE Foundation is incredibly proud to be able to say we now offer a brand new course called Suicide To Hope. Only one other ...

Announcing a new partnership…

The OLLIE Foundation is incredibly pleased to announce our partnership with The Mall Luton. After applying we were shortlisted and asked to present to their ...

Let’s talk about suicide

Have you thought about signing up to one of our suicide alertness and intervention courses? Are you not sure what’s involved and are feeling daunted? ...

Our Story So Far…

Where it began: Three parents who experienced unimaginable loss after losing their sons all found their way to their local SOBS, a support network for ...

Introduction to our first employee

The OLLIE Foundation is pleased to introduce our first every employee Verity Bramwell. Verity’s role is to oversee the day to day running of the ...

OLLIE has been chosen…

We are proud to announce that The OLLIE Foundation has been selected to participate in Hertfordshire Community Foundation’s Building Effectiveness Programme. The programme will provide ...

St Albans Half Marathon Chosen Charity

To say we're pleased to be the St Albans Half Marathon 2018 Community Chosen Charity would be an understatement! OLLIE was in the running alongside ...

TES talks to… Stuart Falconer

The founder of a charity that aims to prevent suicides and support at-risk teenagers tells Simon Creasey that schools will eventually have no choice but ...

Suicide prevention charity keen to role out ‘vital’ training in all St Albans schools

Read here how you can access essential training for anyone that works with young people.

OLLIE Founder nominated for Award

ANNOUNCEMENT OF THIS YEAR’S AWARDS On 13th October the District’s business people will come together at Sopwell House Hotel for the St Albans District Chamber ...

Friends of St Albans suicide victim Morgan take to the skies in his memory

What must it be like to lose a friend? OLLIE thanks his friends for remembering, read here.

St Albans suicide prevention charity OLLIE hit fundraising target early

Read here about OLLIE's fundraising target.

Golf day helps raise funds for St Albans teenage suicide charity

Initially Stuart only wanted to run a golf day.  Read here how it went.

Memorial bench placed at school of St Albans suicide victim

Read an article about a permanent memorial to Stuart's son Morgan, click here.

Staring into the abyss

Read an article from the Herts Advertiser's Editor Matt Adams on why we have to break the taboo of suicide.  Read here

Father of teen suicide victim founds charity to offer extra support in St Albans

This is the first article Stuart did for the Herts Advertiser, sharing the reasons for starting the charity.  Read all about it here.

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