Experienced in fostering in and working with youth, Caroline really engages with
young people, gaining their respect and delivering powerful messages on knife crime and related issues. A force for positive change, Caroline has received the Points of Light Award from David Cameron for Outstanding Volunteering and has received the British Citizen Award. Her charity is her life and her work keeps her going, hoping to prevent others from experiencing what she has.
Caroline brings experience from previous roles as an Area Marketing Manager whole of East Anglia as well as Business Management experience. She is qualified and experienced in Adolescent Fostering and youth counselling.
With previous experience volunteering for Crimestoppers, Shani is proficient and dedicated to charity work.
With a degree in Criminology and vast experience in communication roles, Shani identified her propensity to support the community and her education and knowledge is extremely valuable to Only Cowards Carry.
Working tirelessly, Shani manages and oversees all operations, develops projects and strategies, builds relationships with key partners and the community and represents the charity to an excellent standard.
From a background in fostering, Shani acquired extensive experience working with children and young people and aims to make a difference to the lives of young people and works to create safer communities.
Charmaine has previous work experience with Essex probation services and Colchester Borough Homes. Her education and knowledge is paramount to Only Cowards Carry and Charmaine works hard along with the team at Only Cowards Carry to educate children about weapons and works to create a safer community and reduce knife crime.
Gary's dedication to the charity allows the organisation to continue delivering vital awareness and continue its success.
Omar regularly fundraise's at events and raises awareness of the charity. He also helps out when needed in Only Cowards Carry charity shop. Omar's dedication to the charity allows the organisation to continue delivering vital awareness and continue its success.
Pauline works hard to promote weapons awareness and dedicates her time to running the Only Cowards Carry charity shop. Pauline's hard work and dedication allows the organisation to continue it's success.
Thelma works continuously to help raise weapons awareness and dedicates her time to running the Only Cowards Carry charity shop together with Pauline, her sister. Thelma's dedication to the organisation has enabled the charity to grow from strength to strength.