This week we received a grant from The Devon Community Foundation for £1000! The Devon Community Foundation work on behalf of many Devon based donors. They manage a variety of grant making funds from individuals, families and organisations. As we are only partly funded, this grant will make a huge difference to our organisation. For […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
We are thrilled to announce that we have been awarded a grant from the National Lottery. This grant will fund an exciting new project – the delivery of facilitated Bereavement Support Groups. The groups will be open to those people who have experienced a traumatic loss or who are experiencing complex grief. These groups will […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Nick Dixon who ran the Half Marathon for us in 2016 has bravely decided to run for us again, this time in The London Marathon. Due to an injury, Nick has had to defer his place for this year but he will be running for us in April 2018. We are very grateful to him […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
We are so grateful to The Garfield Weston Foundation who have just donated a large sum of money to help cover our core running costs.Continue Reading... No Comments.
We are really pleased to have been chosen by the Co-op as one of their local good causes. You can help us to receive even more money from this fund by selecting us as your charity. This means that we will receive 1% of the money that you spend on Co-op branded products. To register […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
One of the Friends hosted a dinner party at their beautiful house on the Hoe, it was a very successful and enjoyable eveningContinue Reading... No Comments.
Some of the friends of the BCS opened their gardens one Sunday afternoon, the sun shone and it was a very pleasant afternoon. The afternoon was complete with Cream teas, we also held a plant and book stall. It was well attended and everyone had a lovely time.Continue Reading... No Comments.
A Mid Summers night ball complete with champagne reception, was held at the Holiday Inn on the 7th May. It was a very successful evening, the organisers of the event were four students from Plymouth University studying for a degree in Entertainment management. They created a wonderful atmosphere, held an auction, and music was provided […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Bereavement Counselling Service members Kathryn Taylor, Julie Griffin and Mary Fensom Inevitably, everyone will experience the loss of a loved one during their life. For some it’s too much to bear and finding any kind of solace feels impossible. If the grieving process remains unresolved or a loss is traumatic the Bereavement Counselling Service (BCS) […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
The BCS held a very successful Burns evening at the Royal Oaks Rugby Club at Plymstock, it was hosted by Helen who kept everyone entertained all evening. The Bagpiper was Keith Lacey Nichol who piped everyone into dinner, and for the ‘Address to the Haggis’. Later in the evening he played the bagpipes for the […]Continue Reading... No Comments.