I was helped by Torch earlier this year when I was going through a rough patch due to my poor mental health and a divorce. By the grace of God, I was introduced to a lovely couple, John and Rachel, who are Torch volunteers.

John and Rachel have been tremendously helpful and they taught me so many things. They befriended me, they helped me construct a bookshelf, and they assisted me when I needed it – especially during my divorce.

Finally, I can see a bright future and I always say there is a light ahead of me!

I would like to thank everyone in the organisation, and I can’t repay you for your prayers, love, and support. May the everlasting father our Lord Jesus Christ bless you. I really appreciate all of you.


Phoebe was referred to Torch by Reading Social Services Advice and Wellbeing Team and was helped over a period of time in late 2021. Torch worked alongside Social Services to help Phoebe, who was in a difficult place.