News

See the latest ROSY news from our volunteers and supporters.

The Staff and congregation of St Mary the Virgin Church at Wheatley

have supported ROSY over many years. In September our Secretary went to speak to the congregation at a morning service and we benefitted from the retiring collection taken that day. We received the magnificent gift of £400. A big thank you to the Revd Nigel Hawkes for allowing us time with his congregation and to…

The Convent of Mercy in Leeds

have taken an interest in the work of ROSY over many years since we sought financial support for them and we are delighted to report that their interest continues. We recently received a cheque for £1,000 to aid our work. It is a great inspiraton to us to know that the members of the Convent…

The Boutell Bequest

is a local charity that has supported ROSY for many years and that support continues. We recently received a cheque for £5,000 to aid our work. A big thank you to the Trustees of the Boutell Bequest for that continuing support.

The Student Doctors at the John Radcliffe Hospital

run a Pantomime each year, the proceeds going to charity. In 2014 they supported two charities, one being ROSY. At their celebration dinner at Summerfield College recently our Secretary was present with a cheque for £11,327.09. What a fantastic gift. A big thank you to all who took part, the performers, the backroom staff and…

Rev Jean Pryce-William, Cumnor Church

The Rev Jean Pryce-Williams from Cumnor Church continues to support ROSY whenever she can. Her latest venture was a craft sale, selling goods made by the members of the Church Crafty Club. It raised £212 for ROSY. Well done to all who made this possible and to Jean for her leadership of the group and…

Specsavers in Cowley Centre

Specsavers in Cowley Centre heard of ROSY through a staff member who has a friend that received support from the ROSY nurses. They decided to raise some money for us and held an event outside the store on Saturday. They made and sold cakes, held a raffle and generally raised the profile of ROSY. They…

McMaster House in Headington

Many of the residents at McMaster House in Headington have been great friends to ROSY over the years and recently held a fundraising week for us. Events ranged from daily coffee mornings, a “bangers and mash” lunch and special coffee morning on the Saturday involving a bring and buy sale, a raffle and an auction….

The British Art Portfolio

We reported that the British Art Portfolio were holding an art exhibition in Charlbury in early October and were supporting ROSY at that exhibition. We are delighted to report that we received £1,115.00 from the exhibition. A big thank you to Louise Newton and Amanda Lowther who organised the exhibition and did all they could…

Felicity Zeigler from Burford

Felicity Zeigler from Burford held a sale of her art work recently and raised the fantastic sum of £324. Thank you Felicity for your efforts – we really appreciate all you did for us. We have received great support from the people of Burford over the years and we are delighted that we are deemed…