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Children's Respite Trust

In safe hands

Children's Respite Trust

In Safe Hands

Children's Respite Trust

The East Sussex Children's Respite Centre

Children's Respite Trust

Advocacy Support for Families

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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The first CRT Sibling's Club of 2023!

On Monday last week we hosted our first sibling’s club of the year. The children gathered at the centre and it was a great opportunity to try out some of the new games donated over the festive period. The generous donations included those from More Radio and Tesco Uckfield Toy Appeal. With a variety of…

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Applegreen Garage continues support of teh Children's Respite Trust

Over the last couple of years the Trust has been very grateful to receive support from Applegreen Garage, Uckfield by way of chocolate and sweet donations. Customers of the garage are able to purchase and donate items to the Trust for use at the Respite Centre and within our Treat Boxes. In addition to this…

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CRT Christmas 22 sessions

As always the Christmas holidays were a very special time at the centre with lots of excitement and fun.  The two weeks involved a variety of festive crafts, sensory activities and playing with friends. The care team always take special consideration arranging sessions to ensure activities are personalised to the individual children. In addition to…

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Climb the Three Peaks Challenge for the Children's Respite Trust

Sign up for a challenge of a life-time and climb the three most famous peaks in the UK! The Children’s Respite Trust’s Three Peaks Challenge is back this year and we are looking for individuals that are destined to push themselves. This is an opportunity to climb through some of the most breath-taking scenery in…

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Tesco Uckfield and local community support the Children's Respite Trust with tehir Christmas Toy Appeal.

Thank you so much to Tesco, Uckfield for choosing to support the Trust with their Christmas Toy Appeal this year.   Last week Gavin met with Robert, Uckfield’s Community Champion and collected a trolley full of toys and gifts kindly purchased in store by local residents and colleagues to be donated to the Christmas toy…

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John Whippy Foundation Supports the Children's Respite Trust Charity in Eastbourne

Thank you so very much to the John Whippy Foundation for their support throughout 2022. The foundation’s aim was to raise enough money to enable the Trust to provide community care by way of a Support Worker in the Eastbourne area. Gavin Fisher, CEO was presented with a cheque for £4,200 at a recent Quiz…

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The children that we look after enjoyed a magical weekend at Winter Wonderland with the Teddy Bear Run at Ardingly South of England Showground. The weekend began with many helpers and volunteers wrapping presents and creating an enchanted forest of Christmas trees, leading the way to Santa’s Grotto. Along the route there was a Teddy’s…

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Thank you so much to Julie Eltham of Athena Sussex South East for raising £660 for the Trust by walking 100 miles in October. Julie began her challenge whilst on holiday and actually walked more than 100 miles over the month!   For someone who doesn’t like walking, this was the perfect challenge for Julie…

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Wow – where do we start! The Firework Ball was an incredible evening, raising a huge £63,000 for the Trust. We are simply blown away by your support and cannot thank everyone enough. We had 17 amazing sponsors LMDB Accountants, HPC Classics, Aspray Limited, DT Decorators, CBL Fastenings, W. Bruford – The Beacon, Eastbourne JPC…

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

What a fantastic night it was at last night’s Children’s Respite Trust Charity Comedy Night. Great comedy, great company and a fantastic total raised for Charity: £3,570! We’re so grateful, as we can do an awful lot for our children and families with that. Thank you so much to everyone who made it possible, not…

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Children's Respite Trust The Three Peaks Challenge 2022 Team

On August the 7th 2022, the incredible team of climbers set off on the long journey to Scotland to begin the challenge of a lifetime. The nerves and excitement built in the minibus as the participants made their final introductions and discussed their expectations. Ben Nevis The real hard work began on the Friday when…

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Mixed Feelings about Water Ride

Now that the craziness of the summer holidays has settled down  we’d love to take this opportunity to tell you what we’ve been up to.  Centre Sessions The care team had an incredibly busy summer holidays and the centre was alive with the buzz of coffee morning and afternoons. Parents got to enjoy the peace…

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CRT Family enjoying the family picnic at Middle Farm.

We were delighted to welcome our families to Middle Farm, Lewes for a family picnic this week, kindly funded by the Anne Bickmore Children’s Fund. Children were able to enjoy visiting the sheep, chickens and many more and even got the chance to feed some of them.  As well as enjoying the time spent with…

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AFC Uckfield gets involved with local charity Children's Respite Trust.

Thank you so much to AFC Uckfield Town for their support this coming 2022/2023 season. The club have generously donated season tickets allowing our families to attend home games. We already have some eager fans waiting to use them.  We are incredibly grateful for this as well as the opportunity to hang our banner this…

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