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Abingdon Celebration Day Saturday 26th November

Abingdon celebrated the turning on of their Christmas lights with a ceremony in the Town Centre on Saturday 26th November. It was a wonderful event made even more special for ROSY by Breckon and Breckon. The well known Estate Agents have supported ROSY for many years and this year was no exception. During the evenings…

Hilory and Howard Hughes

Recently celebrated their Golden Wedding and asked that donations be made to ROSY in lieu of presents. We were presented with a fantastic gift of £200. Thank you so much for thinking of us and we trust you had a great day.

St. Mary the Virgin Wheatley

We have for many years now received great support from Nigel and the congregation at the above Church. This year they donated the retiring collections during September to us. We received the fantastic sum of £501.05 It gets even better! £118.35 of that sum came from 1st Monks Risborough Brownies who are led by Mrs…

St. Mary Magdalene Church Woodstock

Have been great supporters over many years and that continued this year with a donation of £250 to aid our work. Thank you to all at the Church, we are delighted that we are deemed worthy of your continuing support.

Tom Alden of TLA Fitness

Tom is a great supporter of ROSY. His team recently came second in the Abingdon Dragon Boat Race and they donated their prize money to ROSY. Thank you Tom and all your staff for your continuing support, fantastic.

The Community of St.John Baptist

The above is a religious order operating from their premises at Cuddesdon College, Oxfordshire. They have for some years taken a keen interest in the work of ROSY and have helped us financially. Following a recent meeting between the Sisters and the ROSY Secretary, the community offered to pay for a full-time nurse for three…

Donation to ROSY following wedding

Clair RANSOM, formerly Stevens was a founder member of the ROSY committee and did so much to develop ROSY in the early days. Clair recently married James RANSOM and to mark that event sent a gift of £150 to ROSY. Thank you Clair and James and may we wish you every good fortune for your…

Thornton Trust

We have received the following letter from the Thornton Trust. Thank you very much for your letter and request for funding for ROSY from the Thornton Trust. I am please to be able to enclose a cheque for £300 towards the work you do. I’ve no doubt it will be used well Yours sincerely, Mrs…

The Marsh Pompsett School of Dance. Abingdon.

We reported earlier that we had been nominated as the charity to benefit from the annual concert given by the Dance School in June. ROSY members handled the refreshments for the event and we all had a great time. The production, at the Amey Theatre Abingdon, entitled “A year in the life of” featured 108…

Lime Walk Methodist Church

Lime Walk Methodist Church have been great supporters of ROSY over many years and this year has been no exception. In June we received a cheque for £800 from the Church project fund to aid our work. Thank you so much to all at Lime Walk. We value your support greatly and are honoured that…