Gill has been involved in the Epiphany Trust in a voluntary capacity from its inception. She taught in primary and secondary schools for 30 years before retiring in 2005 from her position as Head of Religious Studies to work full time for the charity. Since 1990, when the Romania orphanage crisis hit the tv screens she has taken more than 10 groups of school children to this beautiful country; initially on aid trips and then on exchange and skiing holidays.

She now works part time, responsible for coordinating the Trust’s fundraising activities; raising awareness through speaking engagements and managing the office.

She is involved in her local Methodist Church, is a member of the Lowton Christian Aid Committee, Lowton Charities Board and Secretary of the local Residents Group.