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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LKangney Sports Club charity Comedy Night

We are so very grateful to everyone who joined us at our Spring Comedy Night on Friday 13th March 2020. Thank you to our sponsors of the evening Crabapple Barn, Purebrite Cleaning Company, CBL Fastenings,J Kirby Electrical Ltd, and Acorns Charitable Trust. We are hugely grateful to Langney Sports Club for hosting the evening free…

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Donation from W Bruford's Eastbourne

The Trust are very grateful to of W Bruford for the very generous donation recently presented by Ashley Pugh to Gavin Fisher. The donation represented half of the total amount raised at W Bruford’s “Moment in Time” dinner back in November. The other half being donated to St Wilfrd’s Hospice in Eastbourne. During the dinner,…

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Support from Cornerstone Uckfield

Thank you so very much to Cornerstone Uckfield for their recent donation to the Trust. Members of the Church gathered together to sing carols in the run up to Christmas as well as giving donations to the Trust instead of buying Christmas cards. Thank you everyone for your support, we are very grateful.

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Christmas Gift campaign

We are extremely grateful to everyone who donated Christmas gifts via the campaigns set up by Basepoint Crowborough and Anytime Fitness, Uckfield. Both Anytime Fitness and Basepoint Crowborough visited the Respite Centre prior to Christmas to deliver the donated gifts and our children and families were delighted with their presents. Over the Christmas break we…

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Sensory Walk at Sheffield Park

On Saturday 14th December, Louisa and Tilda took on a challenge of their own for the Children’s Respite Trust. Tilda and her brother both have autism, sensory processing difficulties and severe learning difficulties. Tilda also has dyspraxia, hypermobility and other conditions which means that walking can be difficult. Tilda absolutely loves Sheffield Park and her…

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Phase 2 of the building works begin

We’re delighted to say that phase II of our building work is now well underway and the new car park is complete. A huge thank you goes to all the guys at Taylor Wimpey for working tirelessly through the bad weather to complete it in a week. They gave their time and talents free of…

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Zumba for Everyone

Zuzana from Z-Energy kindly organised a fundraising event for the Trust- “Zumba for Everyone” at Dean’s Leisure Centre, Rottingdean. It was a fantastic afternoon with goodie bags for everyone plus a Raffle and bracelets to purchase to raise money for the Trust. There were some wonderful raffle prices- a Joules bag, some homemade Christmas Bunting…

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Support from Waitrose Uckfield

The Children’s Respite Trust were hugely grateful to have be chosen by Waitrose Uckfield as one of their three Community Matters “Good Causes” for October 2019. Throughout October shoppers were given the chance to support the Trust with their green tokens. We are very pleased to announce that an amazing £420 was raised. Thank you…

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Uckfield Runners donate to the Trust

On Saturday 23rd November 2019, Peter Wilkes Chairman of the Uckfield Runners presented a cheque of £1,000 to the Children’s Respite Trust. The members of Uckfield Running Club pay £1 each time they run and over the course of the year their pounds soon add up. The Trust were very grateful to have been their…

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Comedy Night

Thank you to everyone who made our Comedy Night on Friday our most successful Comedy Night yet! We raised a huge £3,721 for the Trust 🌟🌟🌟 Thank you to Jim Grant from Oi Oi Comedy Sussex and our acts Craig Campbell, Marc Lucero and Katherine Atkinson for entertaining us. We wouldn’t have even had a…

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Support from Acting Moon Events

The Trust are extremely grateful for the continued support received from Renato Pires and his team at Acting Moon Events. Renato recently attended the Respite Centre here in Uckfield and presented the Trust with a donation towards Phase 2 of our building works which are due to begin shortly. Acting Moon Events also attended our…

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Guests at the Children's Respite Trust Charity Masquerade Ball 2019 in East Sussex

What an amazing night we had on Saturday night at the Masquerade Ball 2019. We’d just like to say a huge thank you to everyone involved – you helped us to raise over £30,000 towards the work of the Children’s Respite Trust. It’s a fantastic total and we can do a heck of a lot…

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Video about life at the Children's Respite Trust Charity in Sussex

Please check out this video and see how the Trust’s work can make such a difference. Our sincere thanks to Vickie and Jaxson, who are the real stars of the film and to everyone at Global Radio. Today marks the start of Global’s Make Some Noise Month. Global are responsible for some of the biggest…

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80's Night in aid of the Children's Respite Trust

Last Friday we were taken down memory lane with the Jackson 5, Tiffany, Queen and of course no 80’s Night is complete without glow sticks and rubix cubes!! Thank you so much to The Crown & Anchor, Eastbourne, to DJ Nick Betts of Level Eleven Entertainment, our Ambassadors Derek and Helen Blaney and to everyone…

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Battle Abbey Summer Carnival

We are hugely grateful to Battle Abbey Senior School for choosing to support the Children’s Respite Trust with their Summer Carnival event. An amazing £3,040.36 was raised for the Trust together with match funding from the Don Hanson Charitable Trust. The money will be used towards our project to make the Centre more accessible for…

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Uckfield Singers support CRT

The Uckfield Singers Summer Concert took place last month at the Civic Centre in Uckfield. The Community Choir’s annual event welcomed approximately 200 visitors to the town. We were very honoured to have been chosen as the recipient of their raffle proceeds and an amazing £365 was raised on the evening. This donation will be…

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The Hawthorns Eastbourne give £400 donation to the Children's Respite Trust

Gavin met with Ian Turnball of The Hawthorns, Eastbourne this week and Ian presented Gavin with a cheque for £400. A huge thank you to everyone at The Hawthorns- their residents, staff and visitors for supporting the Children’s Respite Trust. Donations such as this make a big difference to the Trust. They help fund care…

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Little Punnetts Toddler Group donate £307 to the Children''s Respite Trust

The lovely Gemma and Molly from Little Punnetts Toddler Group visited the Respite Centre yesterday. They presented the Trust with a cheque for £307. Thank you so much to everyone for their fundraising efforts, we are very grateful. We will be using this donation towards providing our summer holiday respite services at the Centre here…

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Stone Cross Garden Centre hosts launch of the 2019 Children's Respite Trust Charity Masquerade Ball

We were delighted to welcome sponsors of the Children’s Respite Trust’s Masquerade Ball to a special Ambassadors’ Reception at Stone Cross Garden Centre yesterday evening. The reception marked the Launch of this year’s Ball. Tickets officially went on sale at 6.30pm yesterday evening and we have already sold half of the allocation. So we urge…

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