Fundraising

Casbar Bar Social Area Chaseley Trust Eastbourne East Sussex

CasBar Refurbishment!

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On January 8, 2016

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We would like to say a big thank you to Seafarers UK. A grant from Seafarers was used to pay for refurbishments to our Casbar, completed late last year. It’s become a much more usable and welcoming space, and very popular with residents and visitors.

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New Flooring

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On December 30, 2015

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We are delighted to have received grants and donations this year, to replace flooring on our second floor (see below pictures, before and after) The flooring is a vast improvement in our old much-repaired vinyl flooring. It looks stylish (rather than institutionalised), is easy to clean, and has a soundproofing effect. This means that the… Read More

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Freemasons Raise Funds for 3D Printer

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On December 16, 2015

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This week the Chaseley Trust was delighted to welcome Brian Norris and Tom Goddard, freemasons from Servimus Lodge (number 5832) in Brighton. Several years ago, the lodge helped with funding towards a kiln, which is much used in our popular pottery sessions. Arts and crafts are always popular with our residents and day visitors, and… Read More

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Giving Tuesday!

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On December 1, 2015

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Did you know today is Giving Tuesday? Scrooges might not approve but the perfect antidote to Black Friday and Cyber Monday is Giving Tuesday, a day when you donate to a charity of your choice. Donations to the Chaseley Trust are always welcome, however small. We are currently fundraising for our Social and Activities Fund… Read More

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Hydro Bath – Grant Received

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On October 13, 2015

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We are currently fundraising towards a hydro-bath. This will give our residents more choice with their personal care, and as the bath will have spa options including lights and aromatherapy, this will also give residents a fantastic therapeutic experience too. We have just received £5000 towards the bath from the Ernest Kleinwort Foundation, for which… Read More

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Soldier Charity Grant – New Shower Chairs and Shower Trolleys

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On September 25, 2015

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We recently received a grant of £14000 from ABF The Soldiers Charity, to pay for new shower trolleys and shower chairs. These will make a great difference to the comfort and dignity of residents, and we are very grateful to the support of this organisation.

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Karaoke Time!

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On September 4, 2015

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Many thanks to electrical contractor GM Monk who have paid for a new karaoke amp. This was used to broadcast the radio commentary at our Airbourne event, and means that we can resume weekly karaoke sessions at the home! Thanks so much to them for this donation and for fundraising for us this year. Residents… Read More

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New RehaMove Cycle

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On September 2, 2015

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Our Activate gym members are making good use of our new fitness machine. The RehaMove cycle system was funded by grants and other fundraising events. Grants were from Queen Mary’s Roehampton Trust and Friends of Home Physiotherapy. Thanks so much to them, and thanks to Rob for demonstrating the machine for us. If you would… Read More

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Airbourne Raffle

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On August 12, 2015

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We’ve been given some fantastic prizes for our Airbourne raffle tomorrow. These include £100 donated by Care Direct, £50 by Carers R Us, a basket of fruit from TNS Catering, a wine hamper and £25 M&S voucher from Southern Alarms, a large bottle of Vodka from KAM, a paper shredder from Copylink, £10 voucher for… Read More