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Are you a #girly swot? Details of our latest fundraiser…

Long term supporter of Rubies, BBC Breakfast presenter and Boro lass, Steph McGovern has set up a fundraiser to help support the charity. She presented BBC panel show ‘Have I Got News For You’ on Friday 25th October… Read More

We’re looking for new volunteers and supporters – can you help?

If you’re interested in finding our more about our work in Middlesbrough and Redcar & Cleveland, please come along to our next Information Evening on Thursday 17th October 6:30-8:30pm at Bar Zero, 133 Linthorpe Road, Middlesbrough TS1 5DE… Read More

Read what girls are saying about working with Rubies!

We love hearing about the difference our self-esteem course has made in girl’s lives… Feedback in the last academic year included these comments from girls: “Rubies has made me more confident about myself and it has taught me… Read More

‘Sparkle & Slime’ – A day of encouragement and confidence-building activities for girls aged 10-12

Event details: Places MUST be booked with Liz by Fri 23rd August. A signed consent form must be emailed in advance or brought on the day. Download the Booking Form here: Sparkle & Slime consent form

Success in the 2019 Golden Giveaway – £1500 secured for recruiting and training volunteers

Thanks to everyone who voted for us in the 2019 Middlesbrough and Teesside Philanthropic Foundation ‘Golden Giveaway.’ Up to £5000 was on offer to the charity able to gather the most votes. We were really pleased to win… Read More

Regional Winners in the Premier ‘Love Britain & Ireland’ Awards!

We were delighted to be a regional finalist in the Premier ‘Love Britain & Ireland Awards’ on June 21st. Rubies was nominated 3 times and was pleased to win an award in the ‘Start Up’ category, which recognises… Read More

Filming for BBC Breakfast with Steph McGovern

We were delighted to welcome Steph McGovern back to her hometown to film with Rubies as part of the BBC’s ‘We Are Middlesbrough’ series in May 2019. Girls from Bankfields Primary School told Steph about the positive impact… Read More

We are looking for volunteers!! Come to our Information Evening to find out more…

Thursday 18th April 6:30-8:30pm  Bar Zero* 133 Linthorpe Road Middlesbrough. TS1 5DE R.S.V.P – liz@wearerubies.org *Please note the venue is on the first floor and, as there is no lift, access is via stairs only

Winner of the Community Contribution Award at the Inspiring Women Awards 2019

On Friday 8th March, Liz and Krista were delighted to collect the ‘Community Group Contribution’ Award on behalf of Rubies at the 2019 Inspiring Women Awards. The contribution of women from across Redcar and Cleveland was recognised and… Read More

Success for Rubies with funding from the Tampon Tax Community Fund

Over £9000 secured to help develop the charity in 2019 Rubies has been awarded over £9000 by County Durham Community Foundation from the ‘Tampon Tax Community Fund.’ This fund allocates money generated from the VAT on sanitary products… Read More