Category: Charities

Wacky Southampton fun run raises over £10,000 for local hospices

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Naomi House & Jacksplace recently held their very first 5k Mix Up fun run at Fairthorne Manor, Southampton, which raised over £10,000 for the charity. Over 350 people took part in the event, including Naomi House families, nurses, carers, supporters and the local community. Participants were dunked in gunge, pelted with colourful powdered paint and…

Wessex Heartbeat summer ball raises thousands

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Representatives and supporters of Wessex Heartbeat gathered at Eastleigh’s Concorde Club recently for the charity’s annual Summer party – raising an impressive £19,000. Held in a beautiful marquee within the grounds of the club, the charity event was attended by 130 guests and featured entertainment from a number of performers – including harpist  Amy Pritchard,…

Builder to raise £50,000 for Chandler’s Ford based Cancer Charity

Builder Barratt Developments has announced plans to raise £50,000 for Chandler’s Ford based charity the Wessex Cancer Trust. The housebuilding group which includes Barratt Homes and David Wilson Homes, has announced the organisation as its official charity of the year and plans to undertake a variety of challenges and events in aid of the worthy…

Solent Mind invites everyone to share #onyourdoorstep campaign

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Solent Mind, the local mental health charity, is inviting people to share the places and things that help their wellbeing through the#onyourdoorstep campaign this Mental Health Awareness Week (13th – 19th May). Members of the public, businesses, schools and other organisations can print and complete an ‘On Your Doorstep’ sign, and share it in their community and online using the…