See the latest ROSY news from our volunteers and supporters.

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 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…

Templars Square – Cowley

We reported earlier that we had been invited to take part in Templars Square’s One Great Day event held in May. It was a great day and we were honoured to have been a part of it. We have recently been handed a cheque for £228 as part of the proceeds of the day. Thank…

The Cranston Family Trust

Have again supported ROSY with a generous donation of £150, as they have done in other years. Thank you all at the Trust, we are honoured that we are deemed worth of your continued support.

Marks And Spencer

We reported earlier that Marks and Spencer Oxford had adopted us as their charity for the year. We have been notified that a donation has been paid into our bank. Thanks you all at Marks for your support.


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.