News

See the latest ROSY news from our volunteers and supporters.

Didcot Girls School

Didcot Girls School have supported ROSY in the past and we have been privileged to have worked with them. That support has continued this year and on Friday the 17th of July our Secretary was honoured to attend their last assembly of the term and was presented with a cheque for £300, monies raised by…

Unipart Group Staff will support ROSY

We are delighted to report that the Unipart Group Staff will support ROSY during the coming year. They will run a number of events to raise money to support us and we look forward very much to working with them. We will publish details of the fund-raising events when that is appropriate.

THE ROSY WALK 2015

We would apologise for the lateness of this report but thought, none-the-less, that it was worthwhile to record the days events. At the end of April 50 walkers, joined by others along the route, left Cornbury Park at 7.30 a.m.in glorious weather enthusiastic for the challenge that lay ahead, 30 miles of walking in the…

St Nicholas Church, Marston – Wives Group

For many years ROSY has been supported by the St Nicholas Church, Marston, Wives Group in so many ways, and it is therefore with great sadness that we have been informed that the group is to close. In a letter from the Secretary of the group informing us of this we received a cheque for…

Long Distance Runner – Ewan Gordon – supports ROSY

Ewan Gordon is undertaking the demanding task of running a marathon a day from John O’Groats to Land’s End in memory of dear Thomas Laurie who passed away aged 9 years. Ewan’s run is documented on the BBC News website BBC Thank you Ewan from everyone connected with ROSY, you are a star.

Soha housing supports ROSY

Each year Soha Housing employees choose two charities to raise money for throughout the year. This year ROSY was chosen ‘for the wonderful work you do with families and their sick children’. Throughout the year the staff raised money through various events such as dress-down days, cake trolleys, quiz nights and a Christmas raffle. The…

The Burford Crafters continue their support.

For many years now we have been supported by a wonderful group of ladies called The Burford Crafters. In the past our Secretary has visited the group and talked to them about ROSY and how the money they raise is spent. The Burford Crafters continued that support this year with another sale of their wonderful…

ROTAS (Retired Oxford Telephone Area Society)

ROTAS is a group of mainly retired telephone engineers from the old, long scrapped, Oxford Telephone Area dating back to the early 50’s. They meet a couple of times a year to ‘keep in touch’. At their last meeting they held a raffle and donated the proceeds, £115, to ROSY with the hope ‘that this…

Wheatley Park School Sixth Form Fashion Show

Wheatley Park School Sixth Form continue their support for ROSY. Their fashion show held at the school in early March raised the fantastic sum of £625. It was brilliant show performed by many talented young people. We do hope that some of the participants will be able to join us at one of our coffee…

Dragon School again support ROSY

Dragon School again support ROSY though a donation from their Christmas Sale. We received the magnificent sum of £3,000. What made this even more exceptional was that £1,000 was raised by Bea Nicholls, the daughter of one of our great supporters. She made articles for sale and gave a talk on ROSY to the school….