Jo’s focus is on the sustainability of the Trust through regulation, compliance issues, human resources, policies & procedures and grant writing as well as supporting the Trustees and Management Committee.
Sarah James: Head of Fundraising
Sarah is responsible for developing a robust fundraising strategy to ensure a consistent sustainable income can be generated and protected for future respite provision and development of the charity. Sarah is often seen engaging with Gloucestershire communities and businesses to encourage them to support us. Sarah also takes responsibility for PR, marketing and press enquiries.
Ria organises all of James Hopkins Trust’s signature fundraising events such as the Kite Ball, auction, golf day, summer fete and the Christmas Extravaganza. Ria is responsible for sourcing community events across the county so that we can showcase James Hopkins Trust while raising money. She also supports and co-ordinates our valued volunteers which are known as ‘Hopkins Heroes’.
Louise Wade:Administration Support
Louise keeps on top of the office administration ensuring all donations are logged correctly, gift aid is claimed and everyone gets a thank you from us. You will recognise her as one of the friendly faces who gives our visitors a warm welcome to Kites Corner, home of James Hopkins Trust.
Karen Roberts: Administration Support
Karen looks after stock control, banking, Gloucestershire Lottery and helps source competitive prices on purchases we make, ensuring we are as cost effective as possible. Karen is also responsible for day to day administrative tasks. When you visit Kites Corner, you may meet Karen on reception where she will be sure to give you a warm welcome!