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.
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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 is a next generation smartphone app that provides enhanced levels of protection. Whether you’re working alone, travelling to an unknown area or simply commuting around town. With Hollie Guard, you can set extra levels of protection from right inside the App. As seen on BBC’s Crimewatch Roadshow.
Let Hollie be your Guardian Angel.
The Hollie Gazzard Trust has secured vital funding from the Home Office to offer Hollie Guard Extra to Police Forces throughout the UK. The funding comes as part of the Governments £750m package of support for charities that tackle domestic abuse. Hollie Guard is a...
Following the cancellation of our annual Golf Day fundraiser, colleagues of Nick Gazzard from DAS Insurance took fundraising efforts in to their own hands. Two teams of 3 including; Group A: Russ Levan, Stuart Carr, Joe Shackle (ITEC) and Group B: Lee Sawyer, Steve...
The charity is delighted to announce a new partnership with the Woodmancote Saints CC Women’s Soft Ball Team. They will wear shirts bearing the Hollie Gazzard Trust logo and help to raise awreness of issues around reducing domestic violence and promoting healthy...
HIWCF (Hampshire and Isle of Wight Community Foundation) and leading housing association VIVID are pleased to be supporting the first Hampshire-based trials of ‘Hollie Guard Extra’, our safety service for victims of domestic abuse and stalking. The two organisations...
A big THANK YOU to everyone who took part in our Summer Prize Draw 2020 and to those who joined us for our virtual Shake It Up event. Your support, as always, is hugely appreciated, especially during these challenging times. The draw took place on Friday 3rd July 2020...
Cheltenham Town FC have got off to a flying start with their Fill the Paddock campaign. Despite being unable to fulfill all fixtures due to the Coronavirus outbreak, Cheltenham Town's fantastic 2019/20 season has been rewarded with a 4th place finish in the table and...