This charity requires Helping Hands.  Workplaces and people with skills, talent and time who would like to add social value to this essential community work.  

There is no state funding in place of these projects, and we rely on fundraisers, donations, sponsorship, charity champions and people and organisations to Purchase with Purpose from our charity shop.

Purchase With Purpose  

Support Local! All profit from the sales of gifts and resources goes to help bereaved children and their families. When considering purchasing a gift for someone for a special occasion, or just because – check out the products made locally across Northern Ireland by local artisans and young people. 

Gifts & Resources for Practitioners & Parents

FME have been developing resources which are used by professionals and parents interested in mental health, hope, kindness, connection, and resilienceWe also offer substantial discounts for bulk orders. Contact us directly for a quoteHappy shopping knowing that all profit resulting from the sale of these resources helps ensure that no child or young person must cope with grief or emotional pain alone.

Licenced Facilitator Resources 

We provide resources for licenced facilitators delivering FME programmes. These resources have been designed especially for these programmes to enhance the learners experience and all profit resulting from these resources helps FME ensure that no child or young person must cope with grief or emotional pain alone.  

Hands of Connection Gift Card

We now offer the Hands of Connection Gift Card & Pin for modern shoppers who want their purchase to change the life of a grieving child.   FME are working with a top designer to ensure that your Hands of Connection Gift Cards are perfect for you and your event.  Fully personalised with colours, style, and design these cards will provide that moment of awe for your special occasion, ideal for meaningful events where you want your guests to know that you are there for them and that you care.   

School leavers, graduation, funerals, weddings, and corporate events can change lives. The full sale of every pin goes straight back to helping FME ensure that no child or young person must cope with grief or emotional pain alone.  

Overcoming Adversity Awards 

Fresh Minds Youth Advisory Group have been designing unique awards for young people and workplace staff to recognise their strength and achievement in relation to adversities which they have overcome. Some of the awards created by the young people have been for gala balls, end of year college presentations and workplace events and they have included The Rise Up Award, Always On My Mind Award, and the Personal Journey AwardThese awards are personalised for your unique event and recipient.