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How To Build (and Keep) Good Habits That Will Last The Rest Of The Year

How To Build (and Keep) Good Habits We are creatures of habits. It can be hard to start and stick with something that may be out of the norm to us or out of our comfort zone. Think about the healthy habits you would like to incorporate into your daily…

Partnership with Llandaff Diocese

Date Published: 15th September 2022 Proton Foundation announces partnership with Llandaff Diocese. We are thrilled to announce that the Proton Foundation has agreed to partner with Young Faith Matters, a funded …

Benefact Trust ‘Brighter Lives’ Grant

17th August 2022 PRESS RELEASE We have been awarded the Brighter Lives Grant! We are thrilled to have been awarded the Brighter Lives grant from Benefact Trust. We exist to be a resource inspiring community transformation! To date, we have seen over 2…

12 More Schools Funded by the Edenstone Foundation

One of our partners, Edenstone Foundation has recently shared how they are helping to sponsor the schools in south Wales by teaming up with us at the Proton Foundation. Check out their most recent news release – Edenstone Foundation Helps to Build Childr…

Parent Hacks for the Summer Holidays

Parent Hacks for the Summer Holidays We are smack in the middle of the best season of the year! Time to begin the summer holidays and soak up the sun! Though, we know these school-free weeks can feel long, and if you’re like many parents and guardians…

How You Can Look After Yourself During Exam Season

Look After Yourself During Exam Season Looking after yourself is so important at all times! However, when you’ve got the added pressure of revising and sitting your exams, you can easily forget to take care of yourself. It’s crucial to practi…

Exam Season – Thrive 101

Exam Thrive 101 Exam season is well and truly in full swing! The sun is starting to shine; summer is almost within your grasp. In fact, maybe for some of your friends’ summer has already started! But to you, summer may feel pretty far away! Will you …

How Can We Improve Our Mental Health?

How Can We Improve Our Mental Health? It’s important to take care of yourself and your mental health. In addition to impacting how you feel, your mental health can affect the quality of thoughts, how you cope with stress and how you relate to other peo…

Every Child Needs A Champion🏆

Every Child Needs A Champion🏆 Being a champion allows you to be a part of something bigger. It allows you to be a part of someone else’s story. Meet Rosie! She is a Champion and here is why! A story just like Helens (not her real name), a 1…

Mental Health Awareness Month

Mental Health Awareness Week 2022 For Mental Health Awareness Month this year, we’re joining the mission to let everyone, especially young people, know that they are not alone. Did you know… “10% of children and young people (aged 5-16) have a clinicall…

2022 Champion Update

Champion 2022 Update 1 year of The Champion Membership In the last year we’ve been able to impact almost 1000 children, young people and facilitators. The Flourish Project is being delivered in 17 different locations throughout England, Scotland and Wale…

Good News Stories

2022 Goals We ended 2021 with some amazing stories of the impact that the Flourish Project made in the lives of children, teachers and parents. Now 2 months into 2022, we have some big goals we would like to achieve to see this impact spread across thousa…

Children’s Mental Health

Children’s Mental Health Recently, BBC News released an article about the rise in the number of children needing specialist treatment for severe mental health crisis, especially as a result of the pandemic. Now more than ever, everyday conversations abou…

Christmas is fast approaching!

Christmas is Fast Approaching! To so many, Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year. A time where we gather with family and friends, exchange gifts, eat together and take some much needed rest from work, school and all round ‘real life’. A time w…

Back to School

Back to School Can you believe that we are already four weeks into the new school year?   We wanted to share with you the exciting news that we have restarted Flourish face-to-face courses and are launching Flourish Online for this term, and would…

Edenstone Foundation Pledges Support To The Flourish Project

Edenstone Foundation Pledges Support To The Flourish Project “There’s an increasing awareness of mental health and the importance of developing a healthy mindset, particularly in the wake of the pandemic.” We are so excited to share the news that the Ed…

Connecting Crossgates

Connecting Crossgates It’s people like Karen that we love to partner with, as they are wanting to be part of the solution within their own communities to see change, to see transformation and to see young people ‘flourish’. Connecting Crossgates is a ch…

We Can Be Champions In Our Communities

We Can Be Champions In Our Communities “I have started to see my confidence grow, and get better and I’m hopeful that it will carry on” Leanne Seal, one of our Flourish Project Facilitators from Kings Community Church in Aber…

Iris Hume

Supporter of the Quarter Who:Iris and her husband Barney are our first ever Champions from Northern Ireland. Iris has worked as a nurse for 43 years and is currently a MS specialist nurse based in the Ulster Hospital in Belfast. She has been tireless…

Champion Membership – June 2021 Update

At the Proton Foundation we’re so thankful that you’ve partnered with us to answer the call to champion children, families and communities. We want to keep you up to date on what we have achieved together over the last three months.Since establishing the Ch…

Try Flourish Online for FREE!

We launched Flourish Online when we saw the need for our Flourish Project programme to be available online for schools and young people to access. We have now piloted it for the past 8 weeks and have seen some brilliant results: 13 schools have launched …

‘It’s a Teenage Mental Health Crisis!’

We all know that many children and young people’s mental wellbeing have deteriorated during the lockdown. The Guardian newspaper had an article on 29.01.21 calling it a ‘teenage mental health crisis’. One big question is “how can I help?” A year ago, the…

Flourish Project E-Learning Expansion

The pandemic has impacted the project both financially as-well-as halting the impact we have on children’s & family lives. In order to continue to impact communities, the project has needed to adapt its current approach.  We have approached a co…

Make The Most Of Your Summer

Fun Summer Hacks When the summer months come, it’s very easy to allow the heat get to you — or the sand, or those lazy, boring days. You might not know what to do with all the spare time on your hands? Get ready to fight boredom over the summer break …

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