Where Happy Handbags go

Service Providers receiving Happy Handbags

Handed out to their clients

Organisation


Family Haven 

Gloucester City Mission

Green Square / GDASS

HDVD

Missing Link/House

Help Bristols' Homeless

Refresh

S. Glos Mental Partners

Sirona

BGSW

Medaille Trust

Baby Bank Network

ARA - Recovery4all

Blond Angel Street Team

Nelson Trust (all)*

The Junction Project

Family Food 4 Free

Probation Service
Bristol

Hatherley Road Gloucester
Church of God

GRAND RUNNING TOTAL

Number of Happy Handbags

215

47

12

11

302

63

22

5

-

24

20

6

16

6

1909

11

16


15


6

2706

Number of Happy Bags/Sacks

340

47

50

31

67


-

-

-

17

-

1

-

--


830

-

-


11

20

1414

Total

555

94

62

42

369

63

22

5

17

24

21

6

16

6

2739

11

16


26

26

4120

                                                                        

* !! Nelson Trust cover a large area (Gloucester; Swindon; Bristol; Bridgewater) and offer many services to women in crisis hence the large percentage going to them.

Nelson Trust also work very closely with Working Links - rehabilitation services are offered in Wales and the South West as part of Transforming Rehabilitation. (They with offenders who have either been sentenced by the courts to a community or suspended sentence order, or released on licence from prison to serve the rest of their sentence in the community.)  Happy Handbags are also given out here.

2022 Totals - Despite all collection points not having reopened our totals so far this year are:
Happy Handbags 75 (2676 since the start); 103 Happy's* (1404 since start)  Grand total - 4120

* are either FULL carriers bags, boxes or sacks 

 Yearly Totals

Totals from 2017 to 2021 (Covid restrictions still in place) 
Happy Handbags 2601; Happy's 1301:  Grand Total 3908

Despite Covid in 2021, restrictions and lockdowns we have still managed 
173 Happy Handbags and 121 Happy's

TOTALS TO THE END OF 2017

Happy Handbags
- 615  Happy Bags/Sacks       
- 387         
GRAND TOTAL -1002

TOTALS TO THE END OF 2018

     Happy Handbags                 
-1320                     
Happy Bags/Sacks
- 688           
GRAND TOTAL -2008

TOTALS TO THE END OF 2019
Happy Handbags
              - 2040   
Happy Bags/Sacks
               - 1016               
GRAND TOTAL - 3056

TOTALS TO THE END OF 2020
(Covid Restrictions)
Happy Handbags
- 2428
Happy Bags/Sacks
- 1180
GRAND TOTAL - 3608

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