MEET THE TEAM

The Faces of Our Organisation

Meet the fabulous team behind the scenes of Cards for Bravery!

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KATIE CALLAGHAN
Founder
(She/Her)

Katie is 20 and the founder of Cards for Bravery. She lives with multiple chronic illnesses and created Cards for Bravery at the age of 13 as she was wanting to help other hospitalised and seriously ill children feel less isolated and bring a little joy to their day. You can read more of her story here. 
Along with this, Katie is a passionate advocate in the rare disease and chronic illness community working with a range of organisations and charities and is currently  underling an internship with Rare Youth Revolution. In her spare time, she enjoys arts + crafts, and loves to read A LOT!

CHELSEA WONG
Admin Volunteer
(She/They)

Chelsea is 22 and a recent Business Management and Psychology graduate from the University of Aberdeen. She volunteers for Cards for Bravery due to having a chronic illness (Lupus) since she was young. Her brother collected messages from her classmates for a card which meant she resonated with the organisation’s goal. When she’s not volunteering, she works for RARE Youth Revolution and has hobbies in art, writing, crocheting, video editing and table tennis.

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ANNABELLE RAFFERTY
ACTIVITY PACK VOLUNTEER
(She/Her)

Annabelle is 20 and is currently doing an apprenticeship to become an Early Years Practitioner. She enjoys volunteering as making handmade cards and bravery packages helps to brighten the day’s of children with chronic illnesses. She knows this goes a long way and means so much when the children receive them! She loves making handmade cards as she knows they are going to bring happiness and inspiration to children’s lives, she finds making these cards really therapeutic and it expresses her creativity. In Annabelle’s spare time, she enjoys visiting new places, is really into fashion, makeup and running!

ARABELLA WINCHCOMBE
BRAVERY PACKAGE VOLUNTEER
(She/Her)

Arabella is 19 and currently finishing a levels to hopefully go on to a business management degree. She loves volunteering with Cards For Bravery as she loves brightening children and young peoples day, especially as somebody who has chronic illness and spent long periods in hospital. She knows how much difference something as simple as a card can make to somebody and loves being able to help provode this. In her spare time she loves to bake and shop and plan her travelling.

LOLA THEATO
GENERAL VOLUNTEER
(She/Her)

Lola is 16 and is currently studying in her first year of A levels. She loves volunteering for Cards For Bravery as she feels she is giving back to the community and bringing some joy to a persons day. She enjoys playing and teaching tennis, reading and art.

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MOLLY CLARK
SOCIAL MEDIA VOLUNTEER
(She/Her)

Molly is 18 and is currently in her second year of a Classical Studies degree with the Open University. She volunteers with Cards for Bravery as she has a chronic illness herself and knows the positive effect a card can have on a child or young person. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, cross stitching and video gaming.

DELTA DOBSON
TIKTOK VOLUNTEER
(He/They)

Delta is 19 and is a second year student studying Journalism (BA) at De Montfort University. He volunteers for Cards for Bravery because they want to make a difference and help others. Delta was recently diagnosed with a chronic illness whilst in university which makes him feel quite isolated as he can't do as much as other students. Delta believes that Cards Against Bravery could be a massive boost in theirs and others mental health. When he's not volunteering, he writes for his own blog and works alongside a media center in Leicester. They love learning new things! His hobbies include Adventure Time, Playing VR chat and collecting and playing Pokémon!

MARGOT BARLAND
TIKTOK VOLUNTEER
(She/They)

Margot is 16 and is currently in her last year of High School. She volunteers for Cards for Bravery because she wanted to find a way to help out an organisation she fully resonates with. She enjoys composing music and singing, and playing instruments! She also REALLY loves cats.