Jane's Blog

Updates from Jane about the work of Think Amy

June 2016

Think Amy 5: please support us with a £5 donation

By |June 7th, 2016|

As part of the Think Amy 5th anniversary events, we are asking as many of our supporters as possible to donate £5 – that’s £1 for each of the 5 years.

Think Amy is a registered charity and, like most charities, we need funding to enable us to do our work.

We are actively seeking sustainable […]

Remembering Amy 2016

By |June 7th, 2016|

Last year, we were overwhelmed by the response to our ‘Remembering Amy’ event. We are repeating it this year and would once again like to invite everyone to take part.

For this, we are asking people to light a candle as an act of remembrance of all victims of road death, take a photo […]

Think Amy 5 Memorial Event: Wed 15 June 2016, 7pm

By |June 3rd, 2016|

Think Amy is asking as many people as possible to come to Blackbrook Way, Taunton at 7pm on 15th June 2016 to attend the Think Amy 5 memorial event.

The purpose of the event will be to gather and peacefully remember Amy Hofmeister, who, on 15th June 2011, was killed on Blackbrook Way by two […]

December 2015

Think Amy Christmas Grotto

By |December 3rd, 2015|

On Sunday 29th November, we held our 3rd annual Christmas Grotto at The Castle Hotel, Taunton.

Father Christmas rode down the high street on his sleigh pulled by Comet and Cupid, greeting many excited children along the way before settling in his grotto. He had an incredibly busy day and had over 100 magical encounters.

We have […]

November 2015

Think Amy stickers on police cars and ambulances

By |November 15th, 2015|

Thanks to the support of Chief Inspector Yan Georgiou (Avon and Somerset Police, Tri Force Specialist Operations) it was fantastic to see the first of the Think Amy car stickers that will soon be appearing on many more police cars across the county.

Think Amy is going to be working closely with Yan and his team to […]

Text Giving

By |November 15th, 2015|

I am pleased to say that you can now donate to Think Amy by texting AMYH13 to 70070

You can make a text donation of £1, £2, £3, £4, £5 or £10

Once you have made your donation you will receive a text offering you the chance to help us even further by adding Gift Aid […]

Learn2Live

By |November 15th, 2015|

I am delighted to have joined Devon and Somerset Fire Service’s Learn2Live presentation team as one of its speakers.

‘Learn2Live’ involves representatives from Local Authority Road Safety Teams, Fire & Rescue Service, Police, Paramedics, Family Liaison Officers, Consultants as well as family speakers to deliver hard hitting presentations to young people about the consequences of driving dangerously […]

October 2015

Drive safe this Halloween

By |October 31st, 2015|

 

The clocks may have changed but our safe driving message remains…

Tonight… and every night…

Think Amy… and Drive Safe for Life

July 2015

Remembering Amy: thank you to all who took part

By |July 8th, 2015|

On Amy’s 4th Anniversary, I asked if family, friends, work collegues, businesses and people who live and work within the Taunton community, and in the extended community on social media, would light a candle to remember my Daughter Amy and all victims of road death… and boy did they!

I am absolutely overwhelmed by what […]

June 2015

Remembering Amy: 15 June 2015

By |June 9th, 2015|

On 15th June 2011, my daughter Amy was killed unfairly and unnecessarily by two drivers. They’d been drinking, were racing and driving dangerously at 65 & 81mph in a 30mph zone.

Amy was 13yrs old. She was beautiful, funny and loving. She had a smile that could light up a room.

On Monday 15th June, 4 […]