News

Donation to the Trust

The wonderful bunch of Rotarian’s that make up the Sovereign Harbour Rotary Club have donated an incredible £500! We recently went to meet the Sovereign Harbour Rotary Club at a lovely little restaurant in Sovereign Harbour, Eastbourne. We introduced them to the charity and explained about what it is we are trying to achieve with…

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Arbonne

The Foundation The Arbonne Charitable Foundation have a mission, and that is to provide support for programs and opportunities that promote the development of confidence and self‑esteem in teenage girls and boys. They have helped more than 340,000 teens develop increased confidence through programs supported by the Foundation. Our Empowerment Program The incredible amount donated from the Arbonne Charitable Foundation…

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The Three Peaks Challenge

Gavin and the mighty Three Peaks Team are back from their epic journey, the Three Peaks Challenge! Last week, on Thursday 7th June Gavin and said team embarked on an adventure to walk up the three largest mountains across Scotland, Wales and England, in 3 days. The team was 21 people strong, and they ventured…

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DM Thomas Grants

DM Thomas Foundation The DM Thomas Foundation has a mission, that is to transform young lives. They do this by raising money to support a wide range of fantastic projects that help disadvantaged young people to Achieve It, Beat It, Live It and Experience It. Thanks to support from fantastic people all over England, they are able…

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The Lady Eileen Joseph Foundation

The Lady Eileen Joseph Foundation The Lady Eileen Joseph Foundation generously awards grants towards; general charitable purposes, the advancement of health or saving of lives, disability, the prevention or relief of poverty, arts/culture/heritage/science, animals and environment/conservation/heritage. In 2017 they have awarded over £64,000 in small grants many differing charities across the South. What have they…

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Big Lottery Fund

Who are the Big Lottery Fund? They are a distributor of National Lottery funding, established as a non-departmental public body by an Act of Parliament. The Big Lottery Fund funds projects and activities that make communities stronger and more vibrant, and that are led by the people who live in them. They support charities, community…

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The ACT FOundation

The ACT Foundation The ACT Foundation (ACT) was formed in 1994 and is registered with the Charity Commission. They provide grants to individuals and other UK registered charities with the aim of enhancing the quality of life of people in need and, particularly, those on a low income who have a physical and/or mental disability or the…

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Community matters

Uckfield Waitrose The wonderful team at Uckfield Waitrose have been such incredible supporters over the last few months, we popped our application in for the Waitrose scheme ‘Community Matters’ to the branch, and a few months later they were handing us a cheque for £440! They have not just helped us with a financial donation…

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respite centre

Our development The Children’s Respite Trust is delighted to have acquired a fantastic building in November 2017 which we are developing into a warm, welcoming and homely respite centre in the heart of the Charity’s catchment area, Uckfield, East Sussex. To assist us on this journey, Meeching Lodge have very kindly been fundraising over the…

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Money growing for the Children's Respite Trust's Charity Fundraiser

The Children’s Respite Trust is rapidly approaching Grow Your Tenner Month (May). This mean’s we’ll be giving money away. The catch, though, is that we’re asking participants to turn their tenners into even more funds for the Trust. Who? Schools, companies, clubs and individuals are getting involved and we’d love you to get on board…

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Children's Respite Trust is chosen as nominated Charity for the Heathfield Chamber of Commerce

The Trust is delighted to have been chosen as the nominated Charity to be supported by the Heathfield Chamber of Commerce for 2018. The Trust has been a member of the Chamber for several years and is delighted to have been named as the beneficiary of their fundraising activities for the year. Heathfield Chamber Heathfield…

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Eastbourne charity concert for the Children's Respite Trust is held by Sussex Strings in Willindon

Sussex Strings, a group formed of local musicians who want to play some of the vast repertoire of string music, put on a charity concert at Trinity Church in Willingdon recently to raise funds for the Children’s Respite Trust. Spring Serenade The concert included music by Boyce, Tchaikovsky and Barber, but the highlight was the lively…

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The Children's Respite Trust in East Sussex is given a cheque for £1,800 by Uckfield's SLM Toyota

SLM Toyota’s Group Director Jason Barlow and Marketing Manager Mel Ball came to the Children’s Respite Trust recently to present a cheque towards the East Sussex Charity’s new Uckfield Respite Centre. Fund for a Better Tomorrow The money was given as a part of Toyota GB’s Fund For A Better Tomorrow initiative, in which individual dealerships…

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The Ernest Kleinwort Charitable Trust has awarded the The Children’s Respite Trust with an incredible donation towards the development of our new East Sussex Children’s Respite Centre. Making a Difference EKCT was founded on the 12th March 1963, to provide a formal structure for Ernest and his family to devote time and resources to charitable…

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Trust Donation

The ChalkCliff Trust The Chalk Cliff Trust is a foundation set up to provide grants and donations to charities, action groups and benevolent organisations in East Sussex. They cover such costs as salaries and running costs, which is a really crucial element to our charity to move the ‘East Sussex Children’s Respite Centre’ project forward….

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LawlerDavis Independent Financial Planners, based in Eastboune have generously donated £3,360 to the Children’s Respite Trust! This incredible donation is enabling us to build a quiet lounge in the new centre. The lounge will be a tranquil corner in amongst the hubbub. It will include books, TV and sofas, so as to double as a cinema…

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The Children's Respite Trust's Charity Day Care Centre for Disabled Children serving Surrey, Sussex and Kent

Respite Centre We are delighted to announce that the Children’s Respite Trust has today moved into new premises in Uckfield. This will eventually become the Charity’s respite centre for disabled children. The former Friday Advertiser print-works will be transformed over the coming months to create a warm, welcoming and homely centre from which the Trust will…

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