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Our charity is nothing without the people who make up it's community. Collectively with our supporters, staff, patrons, trustees and advisory groups, CoppaFeel! has a voice far greater than our size. Meet the people who keep the boob world spinning.
CoppaFeel! was founded in 2009 by twin sisters Kris and Maren Hallenga – after Kris was diagnosed with secondary breast cancer at the age of 23. Since then we’ve grown from a determined duo based in Kris and Maren’s living room to a team of eighteen housed at Boob Towers in South London. This lot are obsessed with boobs, but for a very good reason.
Boob Chief / Co-founder
Happiest when: covered in pom-poms, organising Festifeel, hanging out with her cat Lady Marmalade or swimming in the Cornish sea. Not to mention talking boobs.
Happiest when: stretching it out on the yoga mat, getting stuck into what makes the boob-owning population of Britain tick, and getting up early to watch reality TV before her husband wakes up.
Director of Business Support
Happiest when: at the seaside with her family, or drinking a hot cup of tea and watching a Scandi drama.
Director of Education & Health Comms
Happiest when: watching the football, planning a trip to Portugal or getting competitive on the netball court.
Director of Fundraising
Happiest when: by the sea, upside-down on a rollercoaster, relaxing with her family, or having a good old party with friends.
Interim Director of Fundraising
Happiest when: donning her fancy dress, dancing at a music festival and planning her next wacky fundraising challenge.
Head of Partnerships
Happiest when: spending time with family, making lists and online shopping – all whilst drinking iced coffee!
Head of Partnerships (Asda Lead)
Happiest when: drinking tea, pottering in the garden and spending time with family, friends and animals.
Head of Marketing
Happiest when: taking a dip at the lido, playing around on illustrator or with her head in a book.
Head of Education
Happiest when: by the sea, hanging out with dogs or having a good old Sunday roast in the pub. Ideally all three at once.
Head of Community Fundraising
Happiest when: her much-loved plants are thriving or she’s spending time exploring the great outdoors.
Happiest when: hanging out with her family, running down mountains or attempting to befriend all the dogs of East London.
Social Media Manager
Happiest when: writing lengthy birthday cards, watching Ru Paul’s Drag Race, dancing like Elaine from Seinfeld and being near/preferably in the ocean.
Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Manager
Happiest when: recommending her favourite podcasts, films & articles to anyone who’ll listen, on a dance-floor with friends or cuddling her cat, Rigatoni!
Happiest when: spinning, dancing to 70s tunes in her kitchen, or lying on a Greek beach surrounded by family, books and iced coffee.
Challenge Events Manager
Happiest when: wearing sequins or anything that sparkles, having a cold drink in the pub after a country walk, or eating delicious food (just don’t ask me to cook it!)
Health Information Manager
Happiest when: learning about interesting medical stuff, festival-ing & rapping at parties.
Volunteer Community Manager
Happiest when: Frolicking in nature, scouting out gigs and trying new things (did someone say roller skating?)
Happiest when: chilling out with a cup of tea and an episode of Hollyoaks.
Events & Marketing Executive
Happiest when: home in Cornwall with her family, scouring London’s record shops for new music or when surrounded by books.
Happiest when: hanging out with her GINORMOUS family, or in her PJs with a cup of tea.
Happiest when: hanging with friends and family, doing someone’s angel cards, cycling, drinking iced lattes, and when anyone reminds her of the North.
Office and Admin Assistant
Happiest when: getting lost in a good book, having a cheeky Nando’s, re-watching all the box sets, and jamming to some live music.
Happiest when: watching theatre shows, unwinding at bottomless drag brunches or curled up with a book by the open-fire.
Want to join our team? Check out our jobs page, below.