Disabled Children in Sussex enjoy a summer full of fun

This past summer, all the staff and volunteers at the Children’s Respite Trust were hard at work creating unforgettable moments for the disabled children we support. We are thrilled to share the stories and adventures that were made possible during the sunny season. At the Trust we are commitment to making a positive impact on…

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Children's Respite Trust host a successful 90s Night

We are still basking in neon glow of the amazing night we had on Saturday 29th July at the CRT 90s Night. We couldn’t have asked for a more enthusiastic group of attendees who embraced the theme wholeheartedly and dug deep to support disabled children and their families in Sussex.  It’s an absolute pleasure to…

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We are bursting with pride for the Little Stars that have shown their sparkle and are moving onto school in September. To mark the occasion, we hosted a graduation and end of term party with games, treats and fun. Families were welcomed into the Centre to celebrate the Little Stars’ successes and kick off a…

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The team of nine climbers embarked on the Children's Respite Trust's Three Peak Challenge 2023.

In July, a team of nine climbers embarked on the Children’s Respite Trust’s Three Peak Challenge. Among them were Gavin and Rachel from the Trust. The challenge began early on Thursday 6th July, meeting at the Respite Centre in Uckfield before setting off to Scotland. Day 1- Scotland: Ben Nevis, climb height 1,345m Despite unfavourable…

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The 10th Annual Charity Golf Day with Simple Safety Advice and the Children's Respite Trust.

We are pleased to announced that our Tenth Annual Golf Day, hosted in association with Simple Safety Advice last week was a swinging success and raised a phenomenal £14,394. The winning team was PJ Brown followed by Topline and then Redwing Roofing. The Individual winner was Robbie Whittaker of PJ Brown, with Daniel LeSurf from…

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Uckfield Children's Charity Finally Funds New minibus for disasble children

The Children’s Respite Trust is delighted to unveil our new minibus with the help of staff and supporters. The unveiling took place at Uckfield Rugby Club where principle sponsors, Wooden Spoon, the children’s charity of rugby, were present to hand over the keys. The fundraising campaign for the minibus was launched at our annual Masquerade…

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May Halfterm at the Children's Respite Trust is packed full of fun

We had a very merry May half-term and squeezed lots of fun into the week. The different groups of stars enjoyed their own variety of activities and shined bright! At the Children’s Respite Trust we are always looking for new and exciting outings for the children and young people we care for. We pride ourselves…

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Runner raise £2903 for the Children's Respite Trust

Brighton Marathon weekend was once again a storming success. Thank you so much to the fantastic team of 4 runners Mark, Alfie, Pete and Mark that trained so hard to complete the challenging race! We are incredibly proud of their all their efforts in training as well as raising an astounding £2903 that will support…

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The Children Respite Trust annual Masquerade Ball is offically launched as The Enchanted Masquerade 2023!

We are so excited to share that tickets are now live for this year’s Enchanted Masquerade Ball! The ball will be taking place on the 11th of November at the Winter Garden in Eastbourne. Tickets can be purchased HERE for £75pp. Tables of 10 are available as well as individual tickets. Throughout the evening guests…

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Holmewood House School Help out at the Children's Respite Trust

Holmewood House have a long standing relationship with the Children’s Respite Trust which we are incredibly grateful for. Every year a group of young people dedicate a day of time to help out at the centre as well as get an educational experience on the impact of having a disability. This time the students got…

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Barney's Play supports the Children's Respiite Trust with soft play donation

Thank you to lovely staff at Barney’s Play who kindly donated some soft play items for the Children’s Respite Trust centre in Uckfield. Following the purchase of new items at Barney’s they chose to donate some of their older items that still have plenty of life in them. Not only is it a great opportunity…

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Team CRt take on the Colour Rush

For the Trust’s first time at the Colour Rush we were able to gather a big group of excited participants ready to take on the challenge. All 17 of the runners finished the testing 5K course and were much more colourful then when they set off! The crazy route at Brighton Racecourse took the group…

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AFH Payroll Team win CRT Quiz Night 2023

Thank you so much to everyone who supported the Trust with our 2023 Quiz Night. We are pleased to announce that we raised an amazing £2,111! The 18 teams were challenged with 6 rounds written by the Trust’s Chairman and Quiz Master, David Beck. The competition was finished off with a logo round that included…

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CRT host their secondEgg-cellent Easter Event

At the Children’s Respite Trust we aim to make each holiday as exciting as possible for the children and this Easter was no egg-ception. As usual, the care team worked tirelessly to plan, co-ordinate and carry out sessions full of fun with something for everyone. Holiday Respite Sessions The holiday respite sessions involved Easter activities…

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NXT Generation supports Children's Respite Trust through Fight Night

We were honoured to be the chosen charity for the NXT Generation Boxing and Fitness Fight Night. On the 15th April competitors and spectators gathered for an incredible evening of boxing. Fighters from multiple local gyms went face to face in the ring for a true test of skill and strength. NXT Generation host the…

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Children testing out their new planes at the children's respite trust siblings club

Thanks to our generous supporters, the Children’s Respite Trust has been able to grow our Sibling’s Club into a monthly session. This is having a really brilliant impact on the children’s relationships with staff and more importantly each other. Now we know a little more about some of the members we can really focus on…

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Half-Term Happiness this February

February half-term flew by in a heartbeat at the Children’s Respite Trust. The centre was over flowing with fun and laughter as the holiday sessions filled the week. Children of all ages joined us for an array of creative activities and extraordinary outings organised by the care team. We were lucky enough to have a…

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Children's Respite Trust Charity Comedy Night raises £3,500

Wow what a night! Thank you so very much to everyone who supported our first fundraising event of 2023, our Spring Comedy Night! We are pleased to announce we raised an incredible £3,630 which is simply amazing! The raffle was our most successful yet, raising an enormous £780 on its own so thank you to…

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CRT recived donation of skateboards from o3e and VEGA

We are absolutely delighted to have been chosen by VEGA  in Uckfield to receive a generous donation of skateboards from their team building day organised by o3e. The team at VEGA put their skills to the test decorating, constructing and deciphering the hidden message. It’s amazing to see organisations prioritising supporting the local community and…

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