Charities & Schools

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Raise Money For Your Charity or School

Charities, schools or not for profit organisations are invited to use the Twilight Runway Challenge as a fundraiser.  CMPP is all about community and collaboration; we will cover the event costs so that 100% of sponsorship raised by your supporters goes to your cause. 
 

If you would like to discuss being a partner charity please contact emma.russ@cmpp.org.uk

 

If you are taking part for a charity, please set up an online fundraising page such as Justgiving or Virgin Money Giving.  
If you require fundraising material or sponsorship forms, then contact the relevant charity who can help.

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Aerobility 

Aerobility offers disabled individuals, without exception, the opportunity to fly an aeroplane.  For some, that amazing first flight is enough to change their outlook on disability forever: “If I can fly an aeroplane, what else can I do?”.  Others realising that the fantasy of flight is truly in their grasp and can achieve their Private Pilot’s License.  We allow disabled people to fly for a fraction of the commercial rate, with a fleet of four modified aircraft, and operations out of Blackbushe Airport and Tatenhill Airport.  1,000 new individuals participate with Aerobility a year.                         

           

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Chloe's & Sophie's Special Ears Fund

Our small charity brightens the lives of Deaf children. We run a bi-weekly drop in session at "The Hub for Deaf Children" on Sunday's. They play games, activities and workshops which include slime, arts and crafts, animal encounters and more. These sessions improve their mental health, self-esteem, confidence and allow them to just be children. Deaf children need support in school and at home from charities like us. Due to Covid19, we have focused on providing Clear Panel Facemasks, batteries for hearing aids, care packages and online Zoom sessions with a Sign Choir, BSL and 'Make Along With Me' activities.

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The Fountain Centre

The Fountain Centre is a small independent charity based at St Luke's Cancer Centre in Guildford.  We provide complementary therapies, counselling, information and support to cancer patients and their families from all over Surrey and the surrounding areas.  We depend on the support of local companies, community groups and generous individuals to cover our annual costs of over £200,000.  As with many small charities, the pandemic has hit us hard and we have had to find new ways to raise money and support our patients and their families.  It is a tough time for charities but every little helps.
 

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GRACE 

GRACE (Gynae-oncology Research and Clinical Excellence) supports women with gynaecological cancers by raising awareness of symptoms, funding research to improve treatment and recovery, and providing vital surgical equipment to local hospitals. We now know our response to Covid-19 will last much longer than any of us thought. But women are still being diagnosed and treated for gynaecological cancer every day. We want to be there to help those women around us - our mums, sisters, grandmothers, daughters and friends. With your support for us, we can still be there for them.


 

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Home-Start Hampshire

The core purpose is providing support to families with children aged 0-11 years so they can provide them with the best possible start in life. We provide trained volunteers and expert support helping families through their challenging times. We are there for parents when they need us the most because childhood can’t wait. The majority of help provided is 1:1 support by volunteers with additional help by some paid workers and group work for families. Covid-19 demonstrated that remote support is also viable for some families and we will have a mix of support offerings in the future.  Our families who are disadvantaged often have no one else to turn to and really appreciate our support.

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Mane Chance Sanctuary 

Mane Chance Sanctuary works to relieve the suffering of animals, in particular but not exclusively horses. We promote humane behaviour by providing appropriate care, protection, & security for animals which need attention by reason of sickness, maltreatment, poor circumstances & to educate the public in animal welfare.  We provide an equine therapeutic environment to help children and young people, suffering from physical and/or mental disability. With our support we can enable them to participate more fully in society; as well as increasing their confidence through interaction with the horses.

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Parenting Special Children

Our mission is to improve the well-being of families of children/young people with additional needs living in Berkshire and the surrounding areas. We support parents through our services ∙ Parental workshops ∙ Trauma and Attachment ∙Sleep including assessments and individual children’s plans ∙ Support groups including socially deprived communities, adopters & kinship carers, Dad & Male carers ∙ Children’s project including an Autistic girls’ group, Social Interaction group ∙ Our vital Helpline.  We empower families by giving them knowledge, skills, confidence, strength and a supportive community thereby reducing anxiety, stress, social isolation resulting in a stronger family unit.       

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Sebastian’s Action Trust

Sebastian’s Action Trust provides emotional, social and practical care for life-limited and life-threatened children and their families. We offer family respite care at our flagship facility, ‘The Bluebells’, in Basingstoke, together with outreach and specialist support at our second centre, ‘The Woodlands’, in Crowthorne, that is aimed at reducing isolation, providing meaningful support and building resilience to help our beneficiaries face the uncertainties of the future.  At the Trust, we passionately believe seriously-ill children should be able to have quality time together with their families, never having to face life alone. Our vision is to ensure lives, however short, are lived to the full.

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BackCare

A small charity with a big remit, BackCare helps prevent and alleviate spinal problems through education and provides practical and emotional support to people living with back or neck pain caused through injury, wear and tear, musculoskeletal disorders such as Axial SpA, Scoliosis, Spina Bifida and Arthritis or other underlying health conditions like Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson’s Disease or Cancer, for example. Founded in 1968 by Stanley Grundy following a back injury, our aim today is to significantly reduce the burden of back and neck pain by providing information, guidance and advice to all people and organisations affected by such pain.

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Christopher’s Smile 

A small volunteer run organisation driven to make a difference for children with cancer.  We set the charity up following the death of our son, aged 5 from a brain tumour in 2008.  Our vision is that every child diagnosed with childhood cancer should not only survive, but reach adulthood enjoying a good quality of life.  We fund much needed innovative research into childhood cancers enabling children to be treated in the future with safe effective treatments, providing hope where currently there may be none.  We have raised more than £1.5 million and are currently funding research into liquid biopsies.

 

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Frimley Church of England School

Frimley Church of England School is a large family where children are happy, confident and caring, and ‘Learning Together We Grow.'  As a church school we welcome students of all beliefs and offer an inclusive and spiritual education to all.  We are a healthy school that promotes physical, social, emotional and mental health to help equip everyone with the skills and attitudes to make informed decisions about their health.  We believe that learning should be fun, active, meaningful and creative. With our PTA, we are always trying to raise funds for additional resources to enhance our children’s learning and wellbeing. 

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Harry’s HAT 

Harry’s Hydrocephalus Awareness Trust is a locally based, user-led charity.  It was founded by the parents of Harry - a little boy from Yateley who was born with the condition.  The family learnt that there is no cure for hydrocephalus (water on the brain), only invasive brain surgery.  By the time Harry was one he had endured four brain surgeries and now has a permanent, internal shunt.  The charity aims to improve the lives of children with hydrocephalus and the families who love and care for them.  It is run entirely by volunteers and works tirelessly to support children with the condition through - awareness raising, funding training and research and providing signposting support to families affected by the condition.

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The Hope Hub 

The Hope Hub is a registered charity that exists for the relief of poverty and specifically to help prevent and end homelessness in Surrey Heath Borough and surrounding areas.   
We provide a comprehensive Services Pathway from CRISIS drop in to training and employment support through our EMPOWERMENT services.  We support people who are aged 18+ years and homeless, sofa surfing or at risk of eviction, unemployed, in debt, struggling with mental health and/or addictions and seek to empower them to become the best they can be.     


 

                               

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The Meath Epilepsy Charity 

A specialist care home in Godalming, which supports adults who live with complex epilepsy and associated disabilities to live as independently as possible.  In addition to providing specialist residential care, they also provide a supported living service and welcome day clients.  The people who are supported by The Meath are enabled to access a broad range of daily, life enriching activity sessions at the dedicated Skills Centre, the popular High Street Café and furniture up-cycling social enterprise ‘Changing Perceptions’.  It recognises ability and is committed to enabling the people they support to lead a fulfilled life. 

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Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice Care 

We are the only Hospice Care service for adult patients, and their families, living with cancer or a terminal illness (such as heart, lung or neurological disease) across West Surrey and part of North East Hampshire. Every day we support over 250 patients, relatives and carers - in their own homes, in the community, at the Hospice in Farnham and the Beacon Centre in Guildford. Care is tailored to the needs of each patient, offering specialist clinical care alongside other services, including therapies, spiritual support, welfare and financial advice. As only 20% of our costs are covered by the NHS/Government, we rely on our community for their support to raise the £20,000 we need every day to continue to run our services free of charge.

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The Vine Centre

We support the most vulnerable and socially isolated members of our local community. Covid-19 bought a new dimension to what we do and we adapted to meet the need around us. At the current time most of our work is telephone based.  Vineline provides a telephone service for anyone isolated, worried and in need of someone to talk to. There is a friendly person to chat to for advice, reassurance or referral to specialist support.  We can offer care packages plus our range of specialist support for mental health, addiction and anger management. Vine Dining has adapted from catering to cooking for the community and ensures provisions can reach the most vulnerable. We batch cook simple meals that go out as part of our food parcels on a weekly basis.

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Challengers

Challengers supports local disabled children through their Preschool, Play and Youth schemes across the South East.  They support over 1,400 children and provide vital respite to so many families who are often isolated and excluded.  At their purpose-built centres, disabled children get the opportunity to try new activities, make friends, relax and just be themselves.

Your support will help us continue to break down the barriers to play and provide a lifeline of support to disabled young people and families.

 

 

 

 

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The Cowshed

A crisis charity showing love and support to individuals and families in Berkshire experiencing hardship.  We provide clothing and other items, working in partnership with support services including Health Visitors, Charities and social service agencies. Clothes are donated from the public, retailers and manufacturers then sorted, washed and ironed ready to be delivered to clients.  We help those most in need, recycle used textiles and have created a volunteer community group “Craft at The Cowshed”. The demand for our help has grown by 400% over the last year and we need the public’s support to help grow our charity so we can continue to support those in crisis.

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Frimley Health Charity

Frimley Health Charity helps to enhance the physical environment across all our hospitals for patients, staff and visitors. The severe lack of funding that has been provided to the NHS has been brought to the forefront sadly by the recent COVID-19 crisis but thanks to the generous support of our supporters, Frimley Health Charity can help provide a level of patient care across our hospitals far higher than what could be delivered by NHS funding alone. Your support though will enable us to make projects happen sooner and to a greater degree than would have otherwise been possible.
 

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Hart Voluntary Action

Hart Voluntary Action is a charity which promotes community action and volunteering in North East Hampshire.  We help local voluntary organisations and charities in areas such as fundraising and training and promote their requests for volunteers through our Volunteer Centre. Alongside this, we run a number of health and wellbeing projects working directly with young people and adults in need of some extra help.  This includes - children and young people’s counselling, targeted support for young carers and their families, adult mental health projects, and launching in 2021 a new Community Garden space within Edenbrook Country Park in Fleet. 
       

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LinkAble

For over 30 years LinkAble has supported children and adults with learning disabilities in Woking and the surrounding areas. We aim to provide life-long support to people of all ages enabling them to live happy, healthy, and independent lives. Our weekly, weekend and holiday groups for children, young people and adults provide fun, engaging, and new experiences. Services run 7 days a week, for 50 weeks of the year, focusing on social inclusion, group engagement and individual development. Activities often take place out in the community giving people with learning disabilities a visible presence whilst promoting integration.

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Mustard Seed Autism Trust

Mustard Seed Autism Trust provides therapy and support for the sensory, motor, social, communication and emotional needs of autistic children. We are dedicated to supporting the whole family and do this through parent courses and workshops, our advice line, and through posting free resources on our website and social media.

Our monthly Funtastic Fun Club is a sibling support group, based at Frimhurst Family House.  We work with children with a diagnosis of autism, living within 10 miles of Farnborough. 

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Samson Centre for MS

The Samson Centre for MS in Guildford is a haven for people who are living with Multiple Sclerosis. The Centre provides invaluable physiotherapy, exercise and oxygen therapy for people who have MS.


The Centre is a self-funded charity and provides practical and emotional support for carers and those living with MS in Surrey and the surrounding areas. Fundraising and donations are key in order to deliver its service. More than 200 people attend the Centre on a regular basis. There is no cure for MS but the Centre’s support and facilities help people manage the effects of this lifelong disease.