SEED Eating Disorder Support Service

SEED eating disorder support services

This month Nudge Cards are supporting local Hull charity SEED. The patron of which is Gemma Oaten, former Emmerdale star and recent Holby City actress. Gemma very kindly gave our cards a shout out on her social media channels when I sent her a pack and being local to Hull, I couldn’t think of a more deserving charity to support. Gemma has been in the media spotlight many times discussing her own battle with anorexia when she was younger. She speaks candidly about the lack of support that was available to her or her family.

SEED is a Voluntary Organisation.

We formed in September 2000 in Hull, East Yorkshire, and were known as the Eating Disorder Support Group.
Then we became a Registered Charity in 2004 (Charity No 1108405). We ultimately became known as SEED Eating Disorder Support Services (Support and Empathy for people with Eating Disorders in January 2008).

The charity is made up of 3 co – founders, Trustees, Volunteers of SEED, Supporters of SEED, a Young Ambassador of SEED and Gemma Oaten (former Emmerdale Actress) is the Patron of our Charity.

SEED are a group of ordinary people with firsthand experience of eating disorders, who make a difference to those people whose lives are blighted by this devastating illness.

Aims and Objectives
From humble beginnings we have progressed into a well structured and well respected organisation.
Our aims and objectives are:
We aim to support both sufferers and carers in the hope that they do not feel alone with their problems
We aim to listen to others sympathetically and sensitively
We aim to deal with problems in a professional manner exercising strict confidentiality
We aim to empathise with both sufferers and carers in the hope that they are never alone with their problems
We aim to hold regular monthly meetings in a relaxed and friendly environment
We aim to invite guest speakers in the hope that they will deliver professional help and advice
We aim to provide up to date information downloaded from the Internet and website addresses in the hope that members can then conduct their own searches
We aim to provide up to date book lists and provide a ‘swap shop’ in the hopes members can shares books they have found helpful
We aim to do our very best in helping others receive professional help in the hope that they go on to make a full recovery

More information about SEED can be found HERE

As is always the case, Nudge Cards will be donating 10% of the sales for this month.

Thank you for your support.

 

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