Our Chosen Charities
At Menopausal Not Mad we are passionate about helping to improve women’s physical and mental health which includes young girls in poorer countries or disadvantaged UK areas, including women who need additional support when life has become too difficult.
We value Education, Information and Support for everyone.
A Compassionate Voice
We have supported A Compassionate Voice since 2020 and are huge advocates of Sharon’s work with women.
Our support includes free menopause workshops and Q&A sessions to offer some reassurance and guidance to women who are struggling to cope with menopausal symptoms or who need advice on HRT.
Sharon is a kind force of nature, giving so much of herself to help others.
What Sharon says about us:
“A HUGE thank you to the amazing Jane Pangbourne
Menopausal Not Mad and the wonderful Jane never fail to be amazing!
Thank you for the Compassionate Voices sessions. I know everyone who attends goes away armed with information and knowledge.
I found the information gripping. Every time Jane runs these sessions, I learn something new and think WOW – now that makes sense! Thank you for answering everyone’s questions so perfectly.
We love you Jane! X”
The mission of the Compassionate Voices community is: “To create a more compassionate society through encouragement of good mental health, openness, and a better understanding of each other”.
I have become a regular speaker within this community and feel privileged to support the charity in raising the profile of mental well being and specifically around the mental health challenges surrounding menopause.
Sharon and I are totally aligned in our practical approach to informing, educating and supporting.
We are honoured to be placed alongside some fabulous sponsors in the Compassionate Voice 2023 impact document and look forward to continuing to support Sharon’s mission.
Imagine you’ve just started your period but you have NO SANITARY PROTECTION!
Most of us are in a part of the world where a quick nip to the shops or a knock on a friend’s door can solve this problem.
Imagine now that you’re a women or a young lady who has fled her home due to horrific circumstances and now lives in a refugee camp where supplies of basic sanitary needs, (tampons, towels), just don’t exist.
Where getting your period fills you with dread; leaving you feeling undignified.
ActionAid UK’s She CAN campaign is trying to make a difference to the lives of women and children. They are tackling issues such as helping to provide girls with access to education, tackling child marriage and on a smaller, but such a significant scale, provide basics such as sanitary towels to help women and young girls retain their dignity.
The UK government is matching every donation to the appeal pound for pound, which means it has never been more important to donate.
Every pound matters.
At Menopausal Not Mad, we are huge advocates of women and girls having control over their bodies and being able to just get on with their lives in a safe and respectful world.
Action Aid is our most recent charity partner and our support goes some way to ensuring that period poverty is not a factor in the lives of disadvantaged women and girls.