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Charity Update


The Primrose Centre


The Primrose Centre helps people directly and indirectly affected by breast cancer. They provide support by offering free complementary therapies for the mind and body that might otherwise be unaffordable. Their visitors often describe what they are going through as a journey. They  promise to be there for them every step of the way.

Over the 5th - 6th October 2013 members of staff joined a team collecting for the Primrose Centre outside Marks & Spencer in Orpington and collected an amazing £928.

To get involved or to make a difference please visit
  Primrose Centre
 
Macmillan Cancer Research Coffee Morning.


MacMillan Cancer Research is a source of support, helping with all the things that people affected by cancer want and need. It's not only patients who live with cancer, they also help carers, families and communities.|         eTraining took part in the big coffee morning for MacMilllan Cancer Research on the 27th September 2013. Many employees brought in home made cakes which were sold by the slice to other companies within the building.
  •  Coffee Bean in a Jar Competition winner -Hazel from LMC Media.
  •  Raffle competition winner - We are still awaiting the results.

With the sale of cakes the raffle and the coffee bean competition eTraining raised over £300 for Macmillan.

To make a contribution visit
Macmillan Cancer Research.

Macmillan Cancer Research sober for October 2015.


MacMillan Cancer Research is a source of support, helping with all the things that people affected by cancer want and need. It's not only patients who live with cancer, they also help carers, families and communities. Our very own Claire went sober for October and raised over £250.

The Coombe Trust (Street Souls).

The Coombe Trust and Street Souls are more than “a soup run” and distribute sleeping bags, hats, socks, clothing, dental and washing materials in various quantities as they are able to acquire cheaply or for free. They serve a balanced hot meal, rather sumptuous sandwiches, cakes, chocolate, fajitas, sausage on a stick etc., etc. and always plenty of coffee, hot chocolate, soup, orange juice and water. They generally have enough to feed 120 folk.

Twice a month staff from eTraining help Street Souls by attending evenings to help prepare and distribute food and other items for the evening.

To make a difference to someone  Please visit
streetsouls

The Jimmy Mizen Foundation

 The Jimmy Mizen Foundation has been set up as a positive way of remembering the life of Jimmy, who was tragically murdered in May 2008.  Their mission is to make young people safer. They promote participation within the community, increase young people’s awareness of the potential outcomes of actions and support development into independent and responsible individuals.

eTraining has been supporting the Jimmy Mizen Foundation for a number of years though our annual donations.

To make a difference to a young persons life please visit
Jimmy Mizen

Cancer Research UK

Cancer Research Uk for the month of January are raising money through a Dryathlon from the 01/01/14 - 31/01/14. Cancer Research UK is the world's leading charity dedicated to beating cancer through research. They are fighting cancer on all fronts, finding new ways to prevent, diagnose and treat it to save more lives. They are also entirely funded by the public,
with your help, they can ensure more people beat cancer.

Our very own Tim Rowe took up the dryathlon and raised over £400 for Cancer Research UK

www.justgiving.com


Demelza House

We are pleased to announce that we will be supporting Demelza House as one of our chosen charities. Demelza House provides support for children and young people (0-19) who are not expected to reach adulthood, and offers support to their families.  Children's hospices can differ significantly from adult hospices in that many of the conditions children and young people are suffering from are degenerative in nature and progress over many years.

Over the last few months eTraining staff have been involved in events run by Demelza and were crowned quiz night champions on the 9th May 2014. As well as the quiz night a number of staff have volunteered to help in the gardens around the 6 acre site in Sittingbourne getting the plants ready for the winter.

To show your support please visit
Demelza House  to make a donation.

Action For Children Brands Hatch Bike Challenge

Action for Children meets the needs of children and young people who most need support to achieve their full potential. Through their work and through speaking out, they seek to break the cycle of deprivation. Action For Children challenge injustice and empower children to overcome the obstacles in their lives that hold them back. As part of Action for Childrens fundraising they have organised a cycle challenge around one of the UK's most iconic race circuits Brands Hatch.

On Friday 4th July 2014 our very own Tim Riddoch took part in the Brands Hatch Bike Challenge to see how many laps of the famous 1.2 Mile Indy Circuit he can cycle before the Sun goes down.

Tim managed to raise over £200 for Action for Children.


www.justgiving.com