Izzi Polehampton, A Band Of Brothers, Falmouth Izzi Polehampton does more to help his community than almost anyone else. His mother killed herself when he was 15, leaving him with an alcoholic, abusive father. Suffering acute anxiety and depression, compounded by mental disorders and addiction, Polehampton’s life was one of self-destruction. When he discovered A Band of Brothers, however, he worked … Read More
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A young man says his life has been saved thanks to a charity that has helped him deal with his troubled past.
‘A Band of Brothers gave me the strength to face my emotions’ – Cornwall Live
Conroy Harris, abandofbrothers’ CEO, was invited to speak as part of a panel on the theme of male violence on Radio 4’s Women’s Hour this morning. You can listen to the episode below.
Each year the Kindred Spirit Awards celebrate those who make a positive difference in people’s lives. We’re delighted that abandofbrothers has been recognised as making a significant impact in the lives of others and shortlisted for the Community Initiative Award! The closing date for votes is 30th June and you can support abandofbrothers by voting here
We are grateful to one of our newest volunteers, the regarded journalist Nirpal Dhaliwal, for being courageous and willing to undertake his own Rites of Passage weekend. He subsequently wrote the following article which captures both the spirit and the intention of our work, whilst being sensitive to the stories and journeys of both the participants and staff.