News

See the latest ROSY news from our volunteers and supporters.

The Marlborough Lodge of Freemasons

The Marlborough Lodge of Freemasons recently made a fantastic gift to ROSY of £460. We would place on record our thanks to the Worshipful Master, Barclay Lawrence and all his members for their generosity.

Louise Austin School of Dancing

Louise Austin School of Dancing recently received some costumes from one of our great supporters Vanessa James. Vanessa asked that a donation be made to ROSY for the costumes, a wonderful gesture. Thank you all.

Lime Walk Methodist Church

Lime Walk Methodist Church has recently donated £1000 to aid the work of ROSY. This is a wonderful gift but all the more amazing when one realises that the Church had to find many hundreds of pounds to address the problems they had with dry rot in the Church. Their commitment to the community in…

The Sezincote Jazz Evening

We reported earlier this year that a charity Jazz evening was being held at Sezincote House in Goucestershire and that ROSY was to be one of the beneficiaries. It was a fantastic evening held in the gardens of this beautiful house. We are delighted to report that ROSY received a fantastic sum of £5,392.46p from…

Community of St John Baptist

Community of St John Baptist at Rippon College, Cuddesdon have been supporters of ROSY in the past and recently donated a further £1000 to aid our work. A big thank you to the Reverand Peter Viney and all the community we are honoured that we are deemed worthy of your continued support.

Support from Within

It is very touching when money is raised for us by our families. Richard Laurie and his family and their supporters held a dance night in memory of dear Thomas Laurie. The proceeds of the evening were split between three charities that supported Thomas during his all too brief life. ROSY received the fantastic gift…

Waitrose again help ROSY

We were selected as a charity to be supported by Waitrose as part of their Community Matters Programme and they did just that. The in-store collection from the Waitrose customers raised £439. In addition to that the staff held a collection for us which raised a further £245. it didn’t stop there!! Three of the…

Charities and their supporters

Much has been said and written over the past few weeks about Charities and their need to be open and transparent in their operation and more circumspect in their dealings with potential donors. We fully support these views. Although we are a small charity we want to ensure our many supporters that we are just…

Lucile Rolin

Lucile Rolin, a french student, has been on work experience from her University in France at Afrikanet, a company on the Culham Business Park. Lucile is studying for a masters in Business Management. She learnt of ROSY from the web and decided she wanted to raise some money for us. She organised a handball competition…

ROSY Garden Party

The ROSY Garden Party, held on 26th July, was badly affected by the weather; in fact, we never got into the garden. Those who attended had a good time indoors at the home of Mike and Gill Goringe in Oxford. Drinks and cakes were plentiful; we were all able to take some home. Rosie Killham-Jackson…