New Chief Executive for HENRY

HENRY is delighted to announce the appointment of Beckie Lang as our new Chief Executive. Beckie will take up the role in July 2024, replacing Kim Roberts, who is retiring after 12 successful years with the charity.

Kim Roberts - Retirement Announcement

After 12 years as CEO, Kim Roberts announced this month that she would be retiring from HENRY at the end of June.

Advent of Change

We are really pleased to have been selected to be featured on Advent of Change's products again this year. Advent of Change has raised over £700,000 for 100 different charities since 2018, aiding a variety of causes from protecting our oceans, to providing medicines and support to those in need. 

Full RCT of HENRY’s Healthy Families: Right from the Start group programme

Following a successful pilot RCT, the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) has approved funding for a full RCT of HENRY’s Healthy Families: Right from the Start group programme.

The pilot RCT found that the research methodologies were effective and also found a positive impact on children’s weight status – children whose parents attended a HENRY programme…

Healthy Families Growing Up - a blog from our facilitators in Leeds

We’re really pleased to be able to introduce the first in a series of blogs from Siobahn Jennings and her colleague Karen who have just finished their training to run our Healthy Families Growing Up programme in Leeds. Their regular blog will give an insight into the work that they’re doing to support 5-12 year olds as well as the positive impact that the programme has on families…

Advent of Change

Join the giving revolution this Christmas – HENRY is proud to be part of an innovative product line-up from Advent of Change

We are pleased to announce that we are part of a unique product line-up from Advent of Change for Christmas 2021, alongside 47 other charities. The feel-good festive range has been revealed in…

HENRY Chief Executive to speak at free webinar on Childhood Food Poverty

On the 10th of November, HENRY Chief Executive, Kim Roberts will take part in a free webinar and panel discussion that will explore how policy and social actors can tackle childhood poverty. 

The discussion will consider how over the last ten years the number of children in the UK living with food poverty has increased alongside a rise in childhood obesity. 

COVID-19 exposes fragility of infant feeding support in the UK

HENRY is pleased to be a signatory on a letter sent to mark World Breastfeeding Week to Jo Churchill, Undersecretary of State, Department of Health and Social Care and Alison Thewliss, MP, Chair of All Party Parliamentary Group on Infant Feeding and Inequalities calling on the UK government to address the fragility of UK breastfeeding support services. 

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