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Bleed kits for Bristol
7th February 2023
In 2021 we tragically lost one of our own. Since Dontae's passing, Leanne Reynolds has raised thousands of pounds to install bleed kits around Bristol, containing items such as bandages and tourniquets, which could potentially save a life. On 6th February, Empire Fighting Chance went to the launch of the first bleed kit in Lawrence Hill.
Celebrating our apprentices
6th February 2023
Our apprentice coaches are a vital part of the Empire Fighting Chance team. Having gone through their own struggles, they have a deep understanding of the issues affecting the young people they work with. That's why we're celebrating them this National Apprenticeship Week - and encouraging other employers to give more young people these opportunities.
New year, new names
19th January 2023
Today we launch fresh names and brand new logos for our four psychologically informed programmes: Box Champions, Box Therapy, Box Careers and Box Juniors.
Fighting for: Ben
10th January 2023
Today we share the story of another one of the thousands of young people we fight for every year – and how Empire Fighting Chance has transformed their life. Meet Ben*.
12th December 2022
As we near the end of 2022, we're taking a moment to catch our breath and reflect on what has been a huge year for our charity...
The cost-of-living crisis
18th November 2022
Thursday saw the launch of the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement. Contained within its 70 pages were a raft of measures aimed at restoring stability to an economy marred by soaring inflation, a recession, and a cost-of-living crisis. But what does this mean for the young people we work with?