The Trust was created following the murder of 20-year-old Hollie Gazzard in 2014 by an ex-partner. HGT helps reduce domestic violence through creating and delivering programmes on domestic abuse and promoting healthy relationships to schools and colleges. In addition, it funds hairdressing training for young people who may not otherwise have the funds to study – Hollie was passionate about hairdressing and HGT enables others to follow their dream.

The Hollie Gazzard Trust also campaigns to reduce anti-social behaviour and knife crime.

The ultimate aim of the Trust is to positively change the lives of young people through partnerships in communities, as well as working alongside other charities and professional agencies.

HGT was set up by Hollie’s parents, Nick and Mandy, and her sister Chloe.

Please click on the video to hear a message from our Patron, Julie Etchingham.

About Hollie

Hollie was a determined and successful individual, a true inspiration for others, loved, by her family and friends and highly regarded by colleagues and clients alike.  Read More >

Hollie's Quotes

 

Holz Wall

” Have hope be strong laugh loud and play hard. Live in the moment, smile often, dream big. Remember you are loved and never ever give up. ”

Judgement

” Don’t judge me by my past. I don’t live there any more… ”

Tattoo

” Time is precious, life is a mystery. ”

'The Gym'

” Someone should open a bar called ‘The Gym.’ Then, I could be one of those annoying people on Facebook that brags about going there everyday. ”

Arrow

” An arrow can only be shot by pulling it back. When life is dragging you back with difficulties, it means it’s going to launch you into something great. So just focus, and keep aiming. ”

Storms

” Some people create their own storms, then get upset when it rains. ”

Everyday

” Don’t start your day with the broken pieces of yesterday. Every day is a fresh start. Each day is a new beginning. Every morning we wake up is the first day of our new life. ”

Eyes Open

” Sometimes, opening your eyes may be the most painful thing you ever have to do. ”

Fair

” If you expect the world to be fair with you because you are fair, you’re fooling yourself. That’s like expecting the lion not to eat you because you didn’t eat him. ”

Susan Sontag

” I haven’t been everywhere, but it’s on my list. ”

Hollie

” You spend too much time worrying what other people think of you… A lion doesn’t concern himself with the opinion of a sheep. ”

 

Helping Talented Young People

We work alongside Gloucestershire College to support students that face many different challenges.

Delivering Healthy Relationship Education

We help educate young people about the importance of healthy relationships and to identify signs of potential abuse.

Raising Awareness of Stalking

Stalking is one of the most frequently experienced forms of abuse; abuse that can destroy the lives of its victims.

Tackiling Knife Crime & Anti Social Behaviour

The Trust has funded several initiatives delivering workshops in schools and other youth-related organisations.

 

Hollie Guard turns your smartphone into a personal safety device. In danger? Shake your phone or tap the screen to generate an alert. Your location and audio/video evidence will automatically be sent to your emergency contacts who can take action to help you quickly.

 

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18 hours ago

Hollie Gazzard Trust

💜 A reminder that our Walk 4 Hollie 🥾🥾 planned for Sunday 26th April has been postponed.

It is highly likely that all our fundraising events we have planned for this year will be postponed or cancelled, therefore we are asking for your support to help keep our vital charity going. 🙏

Currently our Hollie Guard app has over 110,000 downloads and is growing fast. We provide Hollie Guard free of charge, but the app costs our charity approx. £40,000 a year to keep it running.

As the coronavirus pandemic increases in the UK, we now must stay at home.

‼️While home is widely considered the safest place to be for many, this is far from reality for victims of domestic abuse.‼️

We believe that during the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic, Hollie Guard could provide a valuable safety net for vulnerable people self-isolating, for example enabling an elderly person to alert a family member if they need urgent help but are unable to call someone.

We know that things are uncertain for many of us, but we can only provide our Hollie Guard with support of individuals or businesses such as yourselves.

To make a donation of ANY amount, please visit our Charity Checkout page 👉 buff.ly/2mXdKgX

💜 Thank you 💜PLEASE SHARE 🙏

It is with a very heavy heart, we are cancelling the Walk4Hollie this year. We haven't taken this decision lightly, but morally we think it's the right decision for everyone. 😔

It is highly likely that all our fundraising events we have planned for this year will be postponed or cancelled, therefore we are asking for your support to help keep our vital charity going. 🙏

Currently our Hollie Guard app has over 110,000 downloads and is growing fast. We provide Hollie Guard free of charge, but the app costs our charity approx. £40,000 a year to keep it running.

As the coronavirus pandemic has more of an impact for us in the UK, we are being to stay at home and self-isolate if we have symptoms.

‼️While home is widely considered the safest place to be for many, this is far from reality for victims of domestic abuse.‼️

We believe that during the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic, Hollie Guard could provide a valuable safety net for vulnerable people self-isolating, for example enabling an elderly person to alert a family member if they need urgent help but are unable to call someone.

We know that things are uncertain for many of us, but we can only provide our Hollie Guard with support of individuals or businesses such as yourselves.

To make a donation of ANY amount, please visit our Charity Checkout page 👉 buff.ly/2mXdKgX

💜 Thank you 💜
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Domestic abuse: not a gender issue

🎥 Please watch this Tedx Talks video 🙏

Click the link: buff.ly/2WGO8rP

#HollieGazzardTrust #domesticabuse #domesticviolence #stalking #knifecrime
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❤️ Stay indoors, Protect the NHS and Save Lives ❤️

If you don't feel safe at home, PLEASE download Hollie Guard.
👉 Sign up at buff.ly/2KpDtwy
👉 Download from your app store
👉 Enter your emergency contacts

A simple shake or tap activates Hollie Guard, automatically sending your location and audio/video evidence to your designated emergency contacts.

Find out more on the Hollie Guard website.

#HollieGazzardTrust #staysafe #stayindoors #ProtectNHS #coronavirus #hollieguard #COVID19 #domesticabuse #domesticviolence #knifecrime #coercivecontrol #savelives
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PLEASE SHARE 🙏

It is with a very heavy heart, we are cancelling the Walk4Hollie this year. We haven't taken this decision lightly, but morally we think it's the right decision for everyone. 😔

It is highly likely that all our fundraising events we have planned for this year will be postponed or cancelled, therefore we are asking for your support to help keep our vital charity going. 🙏

Currently our Hollie Guard app has over 110,000 downloads and is growing fast. We provide Hollie Guard free of charge, but the app costs our charity approx. £40,000 a year to keep it running.

As the coronavirus pandemic has more of an impact for us in the UK, we are being to stay at home and self-isolate if we have symptoms.

‼️While home is widely considered the safest place to be for many, this is far from reality for victims of domestic abuse.‼️

We believe that during the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic, Hollie Guard could provide a valuable safety net for vulnerable people self-isolating, for example enabling an elderly person to alert a family member if they need urgent help but are unable to call someone.

We know that things are uncertain for many of us, but we can only provide our Hollie Guard with support of individuals or businesses such as yourselves.

To make a donation of ANY amount, please visit our Charity Checkout page 👉 buff.ly/2mXdKgX

💜 Thank you 💜
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5 days ago

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Domestic abuse: not a gender issue!

🎥 Please watch this @TEDx video 🙏

Click the link in the bio. https://buff.ly/2WGO8rP

#HollieGazzardTrust #DomesticAbuse #DomesticViolence #Stalking #Knifecrime

❤️ Stay indoors, Protect the NHS and Save Lives ❤️
If you don't feel safe at home, PLEASE download @Hollie_Guard
👉 Sign up at http://buff.ly/2KpDtwy
👉 Download from your app store
👉 Enter your emergency contacts
#StaySafe #Stayindoors #ProtectNHS #Coronavirus #Savelives

PLEASE RT 🙏 It is with a heavy heart, we are postponing the Walk4Hollie this year. We haven't taken this decision lightly, but morally we think it's the right decision for everyone.😔 To make a donation of ANY amount, please click here 👉 https://buff.ly/2mXdKgX

💜 Thank you 💜

❗️ URGENT APPEAL - WE NEED YOUR HELP 🙏
The events we've planned for 2020 may be postponed
@Hollie_Guard has 110,000+ downloads & is growing fast. We provide #HollieGuard FOC, but it costs us £40,000 a year.
Please donate any amount 👉 https://buff.ly/2mXdKgX 💜 Thank you 💜

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Need some extra tips and hints on how to use Hollie Guard? 📲

View our USER GUIDE here 👉 https://buff.ly/2C4kbaNLeft

Has EVERYTHING you need to know about ALL of the app's functionalities.⚙️

CUSTOMIZE YOUR ALERT PROFILE:

Stealth Alert - Perfect for situations where you don’t want anyone to know that an alert has been raised 🤐

Deterrent Alert - Makes it obvious that an alert has been raised and that your location, along with evidence, has been uploaded 🔊

❤️ Stay indoors, Protect the NHS and Save Lives ❤️
If you don't feel safe at home, PLEASE download @Hollie_Guard
👉 Sign up at http://buff.ly/2KpDtwy
👉 Download from your app store
👉 Enter your emergency contacts
#StaySafe #Stayindoors #ProtectNHS #Coronavirus #Savelives

Whilst home is widely considered the safest place for many, this is far from reality for victims of domestic abuse. 🏠 ⁣

Having Hollie Guard on your device can give you extra protection.

Register here 👉 https://buff.ly/2S06NsS
Or download Hollie Guard from your App Store.

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Please encourage anyone you know to download @Hollie_Guard free #personalsafety app - useful for anyone but particularly those living with #stalking or #domesticabuse

#Corvid19uk

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Cumbria Police Encourage Use of Hollie Guard

Cumbria Police Encourage Use of Hollie Guard

Cumbria Police are encouraging the public to download a mobile app named ‘HollieGuard’ as a personal safety tool. The Hollie Guard app was developed by the Gazzard family following the death of their daughter who was murdered by her ex-partner in 2014. Listen to Nick...

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A Day We’ll Never Forget

A Day We’ll Never Forget

Since it was announced in the summer of 2019, the charity of the year partnership between Cheltenham Town Football Club and the Hollie Gazzard Trust has created a real buzz. Nick Gazzard, Founder of the Trust, is a former forward with the Robins in the 1980’s having...

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Office Administrator – Part Time

Office Administrator – Part Time

Office Administrator - Part Time Tewkesbury We are delighted to announce that we are currently recruiting for a part time Office Administrator to join the team at the Hollie Gazzard Trust. It is a fantastic opportunity for a skilled and organised individual to get...

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Kirby & Knott Financial Planning Shirt Sponsorship

Kirby & Knott Financial Planning Shirt Sponsorship

We are delighted and grateful to Kirby & Knott Financial Planning for sponsoring the Hollie Gazzard Trust inspired football shirts which are to be worn by Cheltenham Town FC for their match versus Leyton Orient on 15th February 2020. The kind gesture has allowed...

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HGT 2020 Fundraisers: Chill Dance Academy - Gloucester Free Masons / May Hill Lodge - Gloucestershire College - Gaynor Luker - Montpellier Traders - Cheltenham Rotary Club - Gemma & Josh Carter - SWAT Gloucester - Cotswold Dairy - Ageas Insurance - Barclays Bank - BJ Kennels & Cattery - Worcestershire County Council - The Beaufort Arms - South Yorkshire Police - Leyton Orient FC - Cheltenham Town FC - Kirby & Knott Financial - Mercedes Benz