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Santa visits the Centre

Santa visits the Centre

16th December 2017

Today was Christmas party day and we were lucky enough to have a visit from Santa.  Thank you to all our supporters who made a magical day possible.

 

Children in Need 2017

Children in Need 2017

17th November 2017

 Thank you to the BBC for featuring us on Midlands Today, Radio WM and the Children in Need programme.  We're very grateful for your support

Visit of the Lord Mayor

Visit of the Lord Mayor

13th October 2017

The Lord Mayor of Birmingham visited yesterday.  She met with residents and two very special visitors from KPMG, generous supporters of our new nursery.  

OUR NEW NURSERY

OUR NEW NURSERY

14th September 2017

Our new nursery extension was formally handed over by the contractors today.  It's been a long journey and we've been supported by many organisations, individuals and trusts, including the Tudor Trust and Clothworkers Trust.  

We're very grateful to everyone who supported us and, on behalf of the children who will use the facility, thank you all.

 

 

 

WE WON !

WE WON !

11th September 2017

Thank you to everyone who voted for us in the recent MCF Community Awards.  We were lucky enough to win £6,000 which will go towards our new nursery playground. 

PLEASE VOTE FOR US

PLEASE VOTE FOR US

28th June 2017

Please help us to win up to £25,000 in the MCF Community Awards at https://mcf.org.uk/region/warwickshire/           Thank you.

 

YOUR HELP WOULD BE APPRECIATED

YOUR HELP WOULD BE APPRECIATED

28th June 2017

 We are in with a chance of receiving a grant of up to £25,000 from the Masonic Charitable Foundation.  Please vote for us at https://mcf.org.uk/region/warwickshire 

Visit from Rt Hon Andrew Mitchell MP

10th March 2017

We were pleased to welcome the Rt Hon Andrew Mitchell MP to the Centre today who wanted to learn more about domestic violence and us.  There were some intensely moving moments when our residents told how their stories but each agreed to speak to Mr Mitchell in the hope of helping others.  We are very grateful to them all.  

"Thank you" Central Birmingham Soroptimists

8th March 2017

Thank you to the members of Central Birmingham Soroptimists have again supported us, this time by donating funds to enable us to refurbish our residents' lounge - an amazing improvement which has been well received by everyone.       

Thank you to Members of Lions International

Thank you to Members of Lions International

8th February 2017

Thanks to Lions International we're now able to run computer education programs for our residents. We're very grateful to members from the seven Clubs involved.    

Members from the Coventry Leofric, Balsall Common, Castle Bromwich, Marston Green, Harborough, Kingswinford and Knowle & Dorridge Clubs have worked together to install for us a new computer suite which enable... more

West Midlands PCC Victims' Fund

West Midlands PCC Victims' Fund

27th January 2017

 We're very grateful to the West Midlands PCC Victims' Fund for the grant which is really changing our residents' lives by enabling us to run the Freedom Programme  

Central Birmingham Soroptimists

Central Birmingham Soroptimists

15th December 2016

 A huge thank you to Central Birmingham Soroptimists and their friends who have again donated Christmas presents, toys and lots of other goodies for residents.  

Royal Bank of Scotland

Royal Bank of Scotland

7th December 2016

We were lucky to have RBS volunteers at the Centre today making sure that all the decorations were up in readiness for Father Christmas - thank you everyone. 

 

 

Visitors from JLR

Visitors from JLR

6th December 2016

Thank you to the volunteers from Jaguar Land Rover who came to the Centre to help with various jobs, including showing us how easy it is to put together flat packs!    

"Thank you" Solihull Rotary Club Members

3rd November 2016

David and Sue Butler from Solihull Rotary recently presented a cheque for £3,000 towards our nursery extension fund.  A huge "Thank you"  to all the Club members.      

 

Visit of the Lord Mayor

Visit of the Lord Mayor

7th September 2016

 We were delighted to welcome the Lord Mayor Birmingham today.  He not only met residents and staff members but also our hardworking Jaguar Landrover volunteers. . 

 

Thank you to Sainsburys in Mere Green

Thank you to Sainsburys in Mere Green

2nd September 2016

Our Centre Manager today called in at Sainsburys in Mere Green who have donated glasses to us - we're very grateful to have them.

A huge thank you to Jaguar Landrover

A huge thank you to Jaguar Landrover

31st August 2016

Thank you to the volunteers from Jaguar Landrover who visited the Centre on the hottest day of the year.

They uncomplainingly painted and gardened and made a fantastic job, thank you all.

"Thank you" Dulux and Jaguar Landrover

31st August 2016

 We're so grateful to Dulux who donated paints, brushes and poles to enable the volunteers from Jaguar Landrover to re-decorate our rooms.

Everyone involved worked hard and uncomplainingly on what turned out to be the hottest day of the year - thank you all.

 

Thank you to Liberty Mutual and the Kids Out Charity

Thank you to Liberty Mutual and the Kids Out Charity

20th May 2016

 We were very lucky to have a visit from volunteers from Liberty Mutual Assurance who are working with the Kids Out Charity.

The volunteers painted and installed shelves and cabinets so that we have more storage - their help was invaluable, thank you all.