Recognising Our Volunteers – Thank You!

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We’re very pleased to announce that a number of our brilliant volunteers have recently received awards!   Room to Reward Room to Reward has awarded three of our volunteers this year. The initiative, which aims to recognise volunteers who are … Continued

Christmas Card Competition 2018: The Results

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After careful consideration, we’re pleased to announce the winners and runners up for this year’s GFS Christmas Card Competition! Thank you and well done to everyone who took part. We were so impressed with the sheer number of girls and … Continued

GFS Mill Hill: Celebrating Sporting Success

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Lucy Langhorn, aged 12, has just been selected for the U13 Lancashire Academy Centre of Excellence for Netball. Lucy, who has been a member of GFS since she was born, was first introduced to netball during her GFS Mill Hill … Continued

Christmas Card Competition 2018

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It’s that time of year again – we’re on the hunt for a new design for our 2018 GFS Christmas card. All GFS girls and young women aged 5-16 are eligible to enter. There is no theme this year – … Continued

Sexual Health Week: Explaining Consent to Young People

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Maintaining good sexual health is an essential and important part of every girl and young women’s overall well-being.  The Family Planning Association launched ‘Sexual Health Week’ 11 years ago and each year the conversations around sexual issues have gone from … Continued

International Youth Day: Celebrating Safe Spaces

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International Youth Day, which takes place in August each year, is a time to recognise the contribution young people make to society all across the globe. This year, the theme for International Youth Day is “Youth Safe Spaces”. Below, we … Continued

GFS Pilling: Keeping Village Traditions Afloat

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From scarecrow competitions to village galas, most UK villages have their own quirks and traditions – some even dating back hundreds of years. It’s no different for Pilling, a village based within the Wyre borough of Lancashire, celebrating its annual … Continued

Interview: My Work Experience with GFS

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At the beginning of July 2018, we welcomed Savannah Young, age 14, into Girls Friendly Society Head Office for a week-long work experience placement. Savannah gained insight into the work of the organisation and the sector as a whole, as … Continued