News

See the latest ROSY news from our volunteers and supporters.

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.

Princess Risborough Ranger Guide Unit

We were delighted to receive a donation of £108.33 which was raised by the above Guide unit for ROSY. Last summer the unit held a bar-b-q and fun evening for all in the local area, charged a small entrance fee and then donated the proceeds to ROSY, which was nominated by one of the members…

The Park Sports Centre, Wheatley

Ashley DeBell, the Manager of the Park Sports Centre at Wheatley Park School recently handed to ROSY £50 they had raised at a small draw the members held at Christmas. Ian Roberts, a great supporter of ROSY, suggested that we would be worthy recipients. Thank you all for your support and generosity.

St Mary Magdalene Church, Woodstock

We received a wonderful letter late last year from the Church Warden  at St. Mary Magdalene Church in Woodstock. It read: Each year our church gives small grants to causes which are close to our hearts. I enclose a cheque for £250. St Mary Magdalene chuch have been great supporters of ROSY over many years…

The Robert Mcalpine Foundation

Mr. Gavin McAlpine became aware of our work earlier this year when our Secretary gave a talk following a Dance School concert at Chipping Norton. He is also a friend of our Patron, the Lady Rotherwick. Mr McAlpine invited us to apply for a grant from his foundation and an application was duly submitted. Imagine…

Project Linus UK

Is a non-profit organisation which aims to provide love, a sense of security, warmth and comfort to children who are seriously ill, truamatised,bereaved or otherwise in need of a hug through the gift of a new quilt created by volunteers across the Country. Visit their web site www.projectlinusuk.org.uk ROSY was recently presented with a large…

The Bouttell Bequest

The trustees of the above charity recently agreed that their support for ROSY should continue; a further cheque for £5,000 followed that decision. Thank you all at the Bouttell Bequest for your confidence in us, we really appreciate your support.

Institute of Our Lady of Mercy

We have for a number of years been supported by the above Institute who take a keen interest in our work. We are delighted to report that their interest in our work continues. We have recently received a further donation of £1,000 to aid our work. Thank you all so much, it is great to…