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2008
Birmingham Hippodrome Appeal received a donation to help patients from Birmingham Children’s Hospital enjoy a trip to the Pantomime and meet the stars of the show.
Beacon Football Club in Willenhall received a grant to help with equipment for the new football club just starting up for young people in the Willenhall area of Wolverhampton in an effort to keep young people fit and active as well as providing somewhere for them to go rather than hang around on the streets.
Lichfield Arts Festival received a grant in support of their Storytelling Project. Aimed at 100 disadvantaged 7 to 11 year olds from across the local area the project held through schools will promote the advantages of storytelling, develop literacy skills and a thirst for reading. The project will also encourage family reading and shared family time.
All Stars Playgroup based in Kingstanding recently had to find new premises which meant the group had to start again from scratch. Rosie’s charity gave a grant to enable one part time member of staff to be employed so that the group could operate and provide this much needed amenity for families in the Kingstanding area of Birmingham.
Birmingham Eye Hospital received a donation towards providing children and young people with ‘distraction’ toys and games for the new surgical ward.
Butterflies pre school group newly established in Kingstanding, Birmingham, funding bought a playhouse.
Children’s Liver Disease Foundation based in Birmingham. Funding for a workshop being held in September for young people with Liver Disease to help with the transition from NHS children’s service to NHS adult services.
St Thomas’s, Aldridge funding for secure outside storage for toys and equipment belonging to the popular Playgroup and funding towards holiday scheme for school aged children to provide materials for Beside the Sea summer project.
Gloucester Street Community Centre, Whitmore Reans, Wolverhampton – funding towards staff to operate a school holiday scheme ensuring children are occupied and supervised through the long summer holiday.
Clayhanger Village Youth club (Walsall) – funding for long term hire of children and youth club premises. Clayhanger is a small village with few facilities for children and young people outside of school.
Walsall Bereavement Support Services. Funding towards the Swing’ project that provides counselling and support to bereaved children and young people – regardless of circumstances of bereavement (suicide, terminal illness, sudden death). This small charity we shall be supporting on an annual basis as the service they provide is unique and much in demand in the Walsall area.
Forward 4 Work is an employment preparation project based in Birmingham for people with disabilities throughout the West Midlands. We are very proud to help support this wonderful project with a bursary which will help the 16 to 25 year olds with the initial costs of purchasing essential items before receiving their first wage, things like a bus pass, suitable clothing and footwear or a mobile phone for personal safety.
Benmore Play Project based in Birmingham caters for children from 4 to 13 years old, providing after school care and activities during the school holidays –an essential facility for working parents. Unfortunately it is about to close much to everyone’s dismay, but staff wanted the children to leave with a positive experience and asked if we could help with the cost of a 3 day trip to Woodlands Educational Outdoor Centre. It will be the first time many of the children have been away from home with or without their parents – needless to say they are all very much looking forward to the trip.
 
 
 
   
Rosie's Helping Hands, 3 Tenbury Close, Aldridge, Walsall, West Midlands, WS9 8LH
Email: mail@rosieshelpinghands.org
Registered Charity Number: 1097278
Website designed by Dean Staples and authored by Karen and Sean Ross (Rosie’s parents)