News

See the latest ROSY news from our volunteers and supporters.

The Fineman Charitable Trust

A plea for help sent to the above Charitable Trust resulted in the following message being received: “We were impressed with your application and enclose herewith a donation  for your work.” We received £1,000. Thank you all at the Trust for your generosity.

The Sandra Charitable Trust

Our Secretary was recently introduced to a gentlemen who it had been suggested could help us. Following e-mail correspondence we were presented with a cheque for £2,500 drawn on the Sandra Charitable Trust. I will not name the gentleman but we are enormously grateful for his help in securing this donation.

European Instruments

European Instruments is a local company operating in Old Road, Headington. They have helped us before and recently sent us a further £250 with a note that said, “We have supported you before and know that your work is very important” Thank you all at European Instruments for your generosity; your comments are a great…

Fyfield PCC Donation

Fyield PCC have helped us over many years, donating monies raised form  the annual Christmas Carol signing around the Villages. This year was no exception and we have received a further£200 as a result of their efforts. Thank you all so very much, we are honoured that we are deemed worth of your continuing support.

Local Golfers help ROSY

Mr Bob Heaton represents a group of golfers who play on Saturday afternoons in a roll up competition. They are supported by a group calling themselves the Leeches who play in the week. They have recently donated £100 to ROSY from monies raised at the competitions. This is not the first time they have helped…

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Cowley Festival of Christmas Trees Review

Cowley festival of Christmas trees coordinator Lesley Williams was extra delighted when St Christopher’s School Y4 pupil Noah Scarlett arrived at St James Church, Cowley during the festival week in December with his bottle tree, made from a 1 litre lemonade bottle and pasta, spray painted green, because it brought the tree total to 60,…

Didcot Rotary Club

Didcot Rotary Club have been supporters of ROSY over many years through Brian Key, a long standing member. In December they had a bread and cheese lunch at the home of one of their members, Kevin Howells, to which the Secretary was invited. The cost of the lunch they would normally have had that day…

Barrett & Coe – Fantastic Photography

Vishal Maharaj is the owner of the above photographic Company based at Unit 18, Murdock Road, Bixcester, Oxon. OX26 4PP. Each year he supports a number of local charities and this year ROSY has be lucky enough to have been chosen. We will receive a number of vouchers from Vishal, worth £160 each, for family…

The Coventry Building Society, Kidlington

We have previously reported that the Coventry Building Society in Kidlington were supporting ROSY. We have already received £500 from their headquarters and in early January we received a further £665 from the staff in Kidlington from activities they ran in the branch throughout the year. To Debbie and all the staff, thank you so…

The Abingdon Duplicate Bridge Club

The Abingdon Duplicate Bridge Club held a draw at their Christmas Party and presented the proceeds, £130, to ROSY. Thank you all so much. It is a great comfort for our families to know that people are thinking of them at this time of year.