Martin Jr. and his two older sisters faced a difficult winter last year. With their dad very poorly and money getting tighter, the support they received through TLG Box of Hope was a great help to their whole family.
After giving birth to her beautiful baby girl, Deannah, things took a difficult turn for Alecia’s mental health. Struggling financially, Alecia and her husband Deon had a lot of mouths to feed. When their local church stepped in, everything changed.
Keira experienced significant trauma at a young age which resulted in cruel bullying. The only way Keira knew to respond was to physically fight back. Unfortunately, this resulted in her being excluded from primary school at a young age. But her story doesn’t end there!
Bullied, lonely, unhappy. This was life for Frankie before she met Kate, her TLG Early Intervention coach. Thanks to the support of Kate, Frankie has, in her own words, gone from “extremely sad to happy.”
When Jaiden struggled with his school work, he would kick out and run away. He constantly battled with his emotions, feeling sad, angry and abandoned. Now, his life has done a complete 360 thanks to support from the TLG Education Centre team.
According to a local council report, nearly half the children are growing up in poverty in the borough of Luton, Bedfordshire. For families like Andy and Sharon's, the TLG Make Lunch here is providing a vital lifeline during the school holidays.
Before Aimee began her Early Intervention coaching, her young life was gripped by an anxiety that filled her with fear at the thought going to school. Then Aimee met her TLG Early Intervention coach and things started to change. Dramatically.
Before attending a TLG education centre, George found himself sent out of class 9 times out of 10. But now, at the age of 22, he can look back on his years at TLG and truly describe them as transformational.
When things at school took a turn for the worse, Brooke lost respect for the adults around her. But with her TLG Early Intervention coach Jo by her side, Brooke has pieced back together what was lost and her future is looking so much brighter.
Out of the blue, Leon and his mum Helen found themselves invited to TLG Make Lunch at their local church in Hull. It was once a long and challenging 6 weeks, but now the summer break is one of their favourite times of the year.
Darian is one of thousands of young people who were excluded from school. Statistically, his life should have followed a devastating path. Thankfully, he gained a place at TLG and five years on he's living a life filled with hope.
Over and over, Evija was called in to the school office; Villjams, her son, was in trouble again. Looking for help in a brand new country, little did she know that hope was just around the corner thanks to her local church.
Marcie is one of over a million children that receive free school meals during term-time. For her mum Joanne, it was a local church that provided the answer to her greatest fear: ‘how will I feed my daughter?’
When Millie-Rae first arrived at one of our TLG education centres, her life was defined by anger and anxiety to the point that she even struggled to breathe. But her time at TLG offered her the release that she so desperately needed.
Throughout her childhood, Tierney’s struggles with anxiety robbed her of happiness. She feared everything and no one could come near her. But her time at TLG returned to her the joy she had lost and allowed her to be the person she was meant to be.
When Asher and her nan Lydia first met Lorna, a TLG coach from their local church, they could never have imagined the complete transformation that would unfold in their lives. Just one weekend was enough to turn back years of struggle for Lydia.
When Kizzy was referred to one of our London education centres, she came with a warning. Our team were told there was no way this girl could turn things back around. But now, Kizzy’s future is looking more hopeful than ever.
Drawn into crime, excluded from school and a challenging childhood. Statistically, Danny was on course for a life lacking hope. Things have panned out dramatically differently and years after he’s thankful for the life-changing impact TLG had on his life.