Frequently asked questions

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Believe & Achieve B&A LB - FAQs

Getting involved

Q. Is it really free?

A. Believe & Achieve is free because we have been funded by several organisations and companies. Go to our Funders’ page to find out more.

Q. How do I get involved?

A. Contact the Believe & Achieve team via any of the following:

Email us: Believe&Achieve@meningitisnow.org
Phone us: 01453 769 049
Like us: www.facebook.com/groups/believeachieveMN 
Follow us on Instagram: believe.achieve.mennow
Read more about us

Q. I live far away from Stroud - can I still be involved?

A. Yes. Believe & Achieve is for anyone living in the UK. Our events are held in a variety of locations, and we aim to provide one-to-one support where you are.

Q. Are you different to the Believe & Achieve 11-18 weekends?

A. Believe & Achieve includes the 11-18 weekends but offers all the other things you've read about here.

Q. I'm 26 - can I still be involved?

A. Although the main focus of Believe & Achieve is on 14 to 25-year olds, our peer mentors are aged between 18 and 30. There are also opportunities throughout Meningitis Now for people of all ages who want to volunteer, fundraise or get support.

Q. I haven't had meningitis but my close friend did. Is there anything for me?

A. Believe & Achieve is for anyone who has been impacted by meningitis, whether directly or indirectly. This includes you, your friend, their family or boyfriends / girlfriends they may have had. Often friends and family can be forgotten, but you will have been affected too. Believe & Achieve is here for you.

Believe & Achieve and Meningitis Now

Q. Are you part of Meningitis Now?

A. Yes, we are part of the Support team at Meningitis Now. We can refer you to other parts of the organisation for support, or if you want to get involved in another part of the work we do then we can help you to do that.

Q. What will Meningitis Now contact me about if I get involved?

A. We will only communicate with you about the aspect(s) of our work you've requested, in the way(s) that you have requested. We may also contact you for administrative purposes or to fulfil a service or request. We never sell our supporter data and only share this with suppliers helping us in our cause.

To find out more about how we process personal data and respect your rights, please read our Privacy policy.

Do you have another question?

You may have lots more questions that haven’t been answered on this page. Please get in touch with us and we will answer your questions where we can.