Month: June 2021

Phil Jones by ABF sign

“I honestly don’t know where I’d be without ABF” Read Phil’s journey from severe anxiety to becoming a Trustee

Phil Jones, 67, has been a part of mental health and wellbeing charity Advance Brighter Futures (ABF) for many years now. Anyone who has visited the ABF building on Belmont Road will have likely seen Phil’s friendly face and had a warm greeting from him. Phil is fully part of the ABF furniture, so to …

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Wrexham mental health charity praises ‘small but vital’ charities

Wrexham mental health and wellbeing charity Advance Brighter Futures (ABF) wants to use Small Charities Week to raise awareness of the important role small charities have in their communities. Small Charity Week takes place from June 14-19 and looks to improve the knowledge, representation and sustainability of small charities across the UK, which is a …

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Crucial funding allows mental health charity to ‘reach, support and assess more people’

(Image: ABF Business Development Officer Cath Taylor outside the ABF building) Wrexham mental health and wellbeing charity Advance Brighter Futures (ABF) recently had some fantastic news, after being awarded £20,000 by the Postcode Community Trust. Thanks to players of the People’s Postcode Lottery, the Postcode Community Trust supports smaller charities and good causes in Wales …

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“Our volunteers are amazing!” Wrexham mental health charity says thanks during Volunteers’ Week 2021

(Image: Advance Brighter Futures volunteer Elaine Hughes with her decoupage pots) Volunteers’ Week 2021 takes places between June 1-7, and Wrexham mental health and wellbeing charity Advance Brighter Futures (ABF) has paid tribute to its many volunteers whose contributions have made a real difference to the lives of local people over the past year. Lorrisa …

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