Meet the team

Purple Elephant has 6 Trustees

Rachel Griffin

Bob Ashford

Helen Fielden

John Clarke

Cath Puddick

Karen Stewart

Our staff are:

Sue Willis – service manager, fundraising and all things purple!

Tracey Ashford – project manager, marketing and promotions

Rebecca Harrison – lead support worker for holiday activities

Mark Besley – Office and Finance Coordinator

Sarah Banks – parent support advisor and Toy Library lead

Sarah Hynds – early intervention worker and Small Steps lead, befriending service project manager

Azeema Caffoor – project manager for Children’s Festival

Contact form

If you would like to contact us about our family support services, to volunteer with us or sponsor us, or just to say hello, please use the form below or email us on

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photos in this site are © David Chedgy, Steve Creffield Photography, and Lost Without Trace

Purple Elephant relies entirely on funding, grants & donations.

Please donate what you can too, to keep our wonderful events happening all year round.