News

See the latest ROSY news from our volunteers and supporters.

Support from Within

It is very touching when money is raised for us by our families. Richard Laurie and his family and their supporters held a dance night in memory of dear Thomas Laurie. The proceeds of the evening were split between three charities that supported Thomas during his all too brief life. ROSY received the fantastic gift…

Waitrose again help ROSY

We were selected as a charity to be supported by Waitrose as part of their Community Matters Programme and they did just that. The in-store collection from the Waitrose customers raised £439. In addition to that the staff held a collection for us which raised a further £245. it didn’t stop there!! Three of the…

Charities and their supporters

Much has been said and written over the past few weeks about Charities and their need to be open and transparent in their operation and more circumspect in their dealings with potential donors. We fully support these views. Although we are a small charity we want to ensure our many supporters that we are just…

Lucile Rolin

Lucile Rolin, a french student, has been on work experience from her University in France at Afrikanet, a company on the Culham Business Park. Lucile is studying for a masters in Business Management. She learnt of ROSY from the web and decided she wanted to raise some money for us. She organised a handball competition…

ROSY Garden Party

The ROSY Garden Party, held on 26th July, was badly affected by the weather; in fact, we never got into the garden. Those who attended had a good time indoors at the home of Mike and Gill Goringe in Oxford. Drinks and cakes were plentiful; we were all able to take some home. Rosie Killham-Jackson…

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.