Recent news about Programme Action

AGM April 15th 2019

Lively AGM where President Sharon was delighted to present a cheque to Syrie Cox, CEO Southend YMCA, for £3200 which is a record breaking sum for our President’s charity. The money will be used to refurbish a residential room at … Continued

Meeting March 18th 2019

  Great meeting last night with Jacqui Kershaw.  Jacqui set up the charity Sweet Ways to Stop Abuse – a Not for Profit Organisation which supports, counsels & educates young people whose lives are being or have been affected by … Continued

Meeting February 18th 2019

Lively business meeting again after a very interesting & informative talk by Carmel from Havens Hospices. We have long had a link with the hospice so it was great to get an update on their new building with all its … Continued

Meeting January 21st 2019

Unfortunately our speaker was unable to join us tonight due to problems at work. However, we had 7 guests which was fantastic and we were able to take longer over dinner to chat and catch up with each other after … Continued

Meeting December 10th 2018

Tonight was our christmas meeting. Purely social, no business and we enjoyed a festive meal & great company. We also ‘enjoyed’ 2 of Cathy’s annual quizzes which were really difficult this year with lots of groans when she revealed the … Continued

Meeting November 19th 2018

Tonight’s meeting was all about wrapping and packing! We wrapped up christmas gifts for the hospital, made up toiletry bags for the hospital and packed pre loved handbags with goodies for the One Love Soup Kitchen, who help Southend’s homeless … Continued

Meeting 15th October 2019

Our speaker this month was former model Carla Cressy who told us all about her terrible struggles with endometriosis which lead her to set up her own charity – ‘Women with Endometriosis’. Not only does she support women suffering from … Continued

Meeting September 17th 2018

Back after the summer break our speaker tonight was Alison Griffin who is the first woman to hold the position of CEO & Town Clerk of Southend-on-Sea Borough Council. She was a very interesting, informative and witty speaker who clearly … Continued

Great Bookmark Give-Away

Busy day! Teams worked hard to distribute Loves Me Loves Me Not bookmarks in Southend to celebrate UN International Youth Day. We announced our Give Away on BBC Essex on 1st August at 3.15pm and were outside Waterstones Bookshop in … Continued

The Great Pre-loved Bras Collection!

August Update! Many thanks to all the women who have supported us again [pardon the pun!] More bras boxed up and ready to go – What an event! For International Women’s day this year we collected over 1000 pre-loved bras … Continued