BodyFit Training Solutions held a fitness challenge on the morning of Saturday October 4th 2014 at Dulwich College Sports Club to raise money for Rathbone. The challenge was for each to complete 1000 Reps of two selected exercises (500 reps each). 1. Burpees & Sit Ups 2. Alternating lunges & Sit Ups 3. Squat Jumps & Push Ups […]
Rathbone’s annual barbecue at Chatsworth Way on Friday was another resounding success. Plenty of good food, plenty to drink and plenty of fun for all our guests. The barbecue, like many of the events we run, resembles the metaphorical duck on water – smooth on the surface but loads of hard work below the water (behind […]
Through boiling hot sunshine on Saturday to torrential rain on Sunday, Rathbone’s crack team of volunteers worked their socks off to make the weekend a success for Rathbone. Our main charity stall sold beautiful flowers and plants and gave the general public ample opportunity to find out who we are and what we do. Rathbone’s Youth […]
Here is our brilliant new shed being built in the garden at Chatsworth Way, which is undergoing a hard landscaping transformation at present. The shed was very kindly donated by our brilliant and generous partners White Stuff, and decorated by their talented design team and mattwingfieldstudio.com The shed is already in use, storing tools and equipment, and […]
Rathbone are pleased to announce that we have sourced some funding from the Santander Foundation’s, Community Plus Programme. We have received £4922 which will fund the Over 25s Group (Now called “Feel Good Fridays!“) to have 2 outreach workers and a volunteer each Friday evening to help build on the group’s independence, social skills, self-esteem and […]
Our blog has been given a new lease of life, check out what we’ve been up to here. This week the group members took a vote to change the name of the club from the ‘Over 25’s Group’ to something we felt described the group a little better. It was a unanimous vote and the winner for the new name […]
As you can see from the photos everyone had a great time. The event was supported by White Stuff and wouldn’t have been the success it was and so much fun for everyone without the hard work of a number of volunteers. Thank you so much to everyone who took part. The starting pistol was fire […]
“I will be running the British 10k London Run on 13th July. After entering my first ever running event last year which was the 5 mile Olympic Anniversary Run around the Olympic park, I thought I should enter another event this year and make it slightly longer!” Thanks for taking the time to visit my […]
Rathbone is very pleased to have been chosen as the local charity of the year by the West Norwood Branch of Sainsbury’s. There are collection boxes on every till and posters in-store inform staff and customer’s a bit about who we are and what we do.
Our grant application to Capital FM’s Help a Capital Child has been successful and we have been awarded a grant of £2,372. The money will be put to very good use in running holiday activities for young people with learning disabilities. This is great news for Rathbone and our younger service users.