BBC Radio 4 Appeal
Tune in to BBC Radio 4 on 26th May at 7:54 to listen to Deborah Frances-White present our charity appeal.
Deborah Frances-White is a comedian and feminist writer who talked to us about her own experiences and why she chose to support Young Women's Trust. Listen here to hear her talk about why the appeal is important for her:
What story will Deborah be telling?
Jen, whose story you will hear in the appeal, lost her minimum wage job and was not able to afford her rent. She lost her confidence and became depressed, feeling like she was in ‘a black hole, unable to get out’; without anyone to talk to or help her.
We connected Jen with, Denise, an employment coach, who helped her feel more confident and ready for work. For many young women like Jen this support is a lifeline: transforming their confidence, improving their job applications and enabling them to get a job.
How can you get involved?
We need your help to provide more coaches to support young women like Jen. Please get involved by:
- Listening to the appeal. It will be broadcast on the 26th May at 7:54 and 21:25 and on the 30th May at 15:27
- Making a donation
- Sharing the appeal - tell your friends and family to tune in