Your personal experience can help our campaigns, and help us reach more people

Tell your story

If you , or a family member have personal experience of living with a visible difference, your story can be a powerful message that helps us campaign for equality, improve services, and reach more people.

Whether you want to share your story in the media, or just tell it anonymously, we always welcome people sharing their story with us.

Changing Faces will treat all information as confidential.
We will not sell or swap your details with other charities or third parties. We will keep your details safe and will only use them in accordance with our privacy policy. We would like to keep you up to date about our work, fundraising activities and ways to get involved so please tell us how you'd like to stay in touch.

Tell us your story

The first step is to complete the form above. Once submitted, it’s reviewed by our Communications Team, and we will contact you to talk about your story, and if you would like to share it publicly or on our ‘Your Stories‘ page – we certainly won’t publish it or share it without talking to you first. Your confidentiality and consent are our highest priority. If we think your story might be of interest to the media, we’ll talk to you about the options but the decisions will be yours and we’ll respect and support whatever decision you make.

If you have any questions you’d like answering before completing the form, please email our Communications team on phyllidas@changingfaces.org.uk

Finally, please remember that Changing Faces only works in the United Kingdom, and so we regret we’re unable to work with people who are overseas.

How your story could be used

On our website
Here are some stories that to show the difference that Changing Faces can make. We can also use stories to show schools, colleges, companies and health providers how they need to improve. These stories are often shared on our social media pages, too.

In a newspaper, magazine, online or on TV and film
This is a great way to help us get our message out there. If we think your story is suitable for a newspaper or magazine article, we’ll talk this through with you first, and talk about the for becoming a champion for Changing Faces. We’ll support you through the interview, checking what’s been written, and make sure you’re happy with what appears. Our supporters also often take part in television programmes and films and, just as with newspapers and magazines, we talk it through with you at length beforehand, to make sure it’s right for you. We’ll work with you and the production company throughout to make sure you’re happy and confident, and then support you when the programme is broadcast.