Brewers Decorator Centres supports the Children's Respite Trust Charity in Sussex and Kent

The Brewers Decorator Centres are kindly supporting the Children’s Respite Trust with their recent donation. On the 5th of October, Tony from Brewers visited the centre in Uckfield to hand deliver the incredibly generous £500 cheque. Donations like these are so important to the Trust and they allow us to continue our work supporting the…

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Folkington Manor Hosts the Launch of the Racetrack Run Charity Rally for the Children's Respite Trust in Sussex and Kent

We are delighted to announce that entries for the 2022 Racetrack Run are now live. We were joined by car enthusiasts from across the region for the Launch event led by Councillor Ron Reed, Chairman of Wealden Council, at a ceremony at Folkington Manor. Cars attending ranged from family saloons to supercars and classics. Several…

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Thank you to everyone who came to the Trust’s Summer Comedy Night on the 30th July 2021. The fantastic line-up included Paul Pirie, Steve Hewlett and Imran Yusuf and hosted by Oi Oi Comedy’s Jim Grant. A sell-out crowd enjoyed a night of laughs raising £2,825 in the process. Our sincere thanks go to everyone…

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Swinging Success of Children's Respite Trust Charity Golf Day with Simple Safety Advice in Edenbridge, Kent.

We are delighted to declare the Trust’s Annual Charity Golf Day a swinging success. Held in association with Simple Safety Advice, the event raised a fantastic £3,000 – thank you so much to everyone who attended. The Winners The winning team was led by Clive Tappenden and the individual winner was J Williamson, from the…

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Sussex Children's Charity Masquerade Ball Tickets on Sale

We are delighted to announce that the Masquerade Ball tickets for 2021 are now LIVE! Tickets are sure to sell-out, so grab yours now over at the Masquerade Ball 2021 page. This will be the first event at the Winter Garden in Eastbourne since its closure for a major refurbishment back in 2018 and we…

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Children's Respite Trust Charity for disabled children in Sussex, Kent from Sevenoaks to Eastbourne

Tickets for the Children’s Respite Trust Comedy Night 2021 are now on sale. Our first indoor event since March 2020 will be the ever-popular Comedy Night with three amazing acts and resident compare Jim Grant. Held at the newly refurbished Langney Sports Club event goers are sure to have a laugh with a great line-up…

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Sweet treats from Apple Green garage

Over the last couple of months, the Trust has been supported by Apple Green Garage in Uckfield who has collected and donated various sweet treats to us. The Garage set up a “donation bin” to enable their customers to purchase goodies for the Trust while buying fuel and other items and leave these in the…

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The Racetrack Run is a new and unique tour of 19 of the UK’s motor racing circuits to raise funds for the Children’s Respite Trust. The 1,650-mile Racetrack Run includes stops at some of UK racing’s most cherished locations over five days departing from Goodwood on Wednesday 23rd June and returning to the Trust’s Respite…

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Christmas Raffle 2020

We are excited to launch our Christmas Raffle! Tickets are £5 each and can be purchased by commenting on our Facebook post or by emailing rachel@crtcharity.org and we will issue you with a ticket number. Payment is to be made via bacs. We have some amazing prizes up for grabs to include a Chocolate Hamper,…

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Children's Repsite Trust Golf Day in Association with Simple Safety Advice

Thank you so much to everyone who helped make our Golf Day a swinging success together with Simple Safety Advice. We’re delighted to report that so far, the socially-distanced event has raised a phenomenal £8,000. I say so far, because the auction remains open until Friday. If you haven’t had a chance to check it…

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Volunteers at the Garden of the Children's Respite Trust in Uckfield

With a little help from our team of volunteers and a very generous donation from Staverton Nursery our garden has had a little make-over! Our annual plants have been replaced with some gorgeous new perennial plants bringing both colour and a sensory experience to our garden. We look forward to seeing these bloom over the…

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Eastbourne Local Lottery

Did you know you can support us via the Eastbourne Local Lottery for as little as £1 per week. Eastbourne Local Lottery was created in 2018 by Eastbourne Borough Council to support community projects in the local area. Tickets are £1 each and 60p from each ticket sale will come directly to us! Each ticket…

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Charity Face Masks

Children’s Respite Trust volunteer, Anne-Marie Prescott, is kindly producing handmade face masks to sell for the Trust. Seamstress Anne-Marie, usually produces wedding veils, but has turned her hand to making masks to raise money for the Charity. She says “So many charities have struggled over the last few months and I fear that some of…

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Winner of the Children's Respte Trust Charity Hamper was Linda Baker of Westways Vending

Congratualtions to Linda Baker, winner of a Luxury Fortnum and Mason Charity Hamper. Thank you so much to everyone who supported the Trust by purchasing tickets for our draw. We are very pleased to announce that the total raised amounted to £320! Our winner of the Charity Hamper was Linda Baker of Westways Vending from…

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The whole team here at the Children’s Respite Trust are missing our families and children very much. While community care continues, we cannot wait for the day that we are able to welcome everyone back to the Respite Centre. We greatly look forward to hearing these rooms filled with the sound of our wonderful children…

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Hamper Raffle for the Children's Repsite Trust in Sussex and Kent for a Fortnum and Mason Hamper

We have kindly been donated a Luxury Fortnum and Mason Hamper!! If you would like a chance to win this stunning Hamper, raffle tickets are £5 each and can be purchased at Raffall.com by following this link. The closing date for entries is 31st May. Good luck and thank you!  🍾

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The Two Point Six Challenge is launched to save the UKs charities

Thousands of charities across the UK are facing massive losses because they cannot hold fundraising events at the moment. The organisers of the London Marathon along with charities throughout the country have come together to make a difference. So, today marks the launch of the 2.6 Challenge. On 26th April, the day that we should…

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Children's Respite Trust Charity Quiz

Sadly, the Trust’s Prosecco Party has become one of the many events to be cancelled due to Covid-19, but we can still get together online and get quizickle . Friday 24th April was going to include prosecco, fine dining, more prosecco, a Queen tribute band and more prosecco. More than that it was going to…

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Eggs to be delivered to our children from Tesco Uckfield

We’re so grateful to everyone for donating towards the Children’s Respite Trust’s Smile Appeal and we’re very pleased to announce that we have hit our target. Members of the Trust’s team spent the Easter bank holiday weekend delivering the packages, stuffed full of activities to families with disabled children across Sussex and Kent. The Smile…

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Home shopping service for our families

Given that many of the children we support have underlying health conditions and have had to self-isolate already, we have decided to put our resources to good use during this uncertain time by offering a home shopping service to our families. Thank you to everyone who has offered their help so far it has been…

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