Christmas Cards 2011

We would like to sincerely thank the children who have done these beautiful designs for us: Hassan, Tayba, Blossom, Noah and Alessia. Without our young designers and the support of their families we would not be able to produce these cards. To read about our young designers see below.

 

The story of the card designers

Hassan and Tayba live with their parents and their two older sisters. Their sisters have both been affected by a genetic life limiting condition which causes profound ...

Continue Reading →

Royal Parks Half Marathon 2011

On Sunday 9 October 2011, 27 runners took part in the Royal Parks Foundation Half Marathon (www.royalparkshalf.com) in central London to raise funds for JHHHT. After costs, the event raised over £18,852 which is an outstanding effort by all.

The following runners took part. Their fund raising pages can be accessed via the surname links.

Amy Hunsworth Janis Redmond
Neil Hunsworth Heather Porter
Tom Thorne Arjun Muddu
Emma Thorne Anne-Laure Condat
Richard Levy Chris Horte
Jordan Sriharen
Continue Reading →

SAF Fun Run

Wanting to experience the freak Indian summer that had hit London in September, 10 keen Freshfields runners participated in the inaugural SAF fun run in aid of Jones & Junks’ fundraising efforts for the Royal Parks half marathon raising money for JHHHT.

Participants donated £10 for the fun that was the 8-ish km run around the city of London passing many lucky picnickers who, some may say, made the wiser choice.

The team was Rachel Jones, Zankhna Shah, Fiona Henderson, Louise Healy, Ben ...

Continue Reading →

Charity Football Match – Balcombe FC v Lancing Old Boys FC 2011

The second Balcombe FC v Lancing Old Boys FC Charity Shield Football match was a great success and managed to raise just over £950 for JHHHT. Lancing Old Boys FC won 3 v 2.

A huge thank you must go to Balcombe FC for their kind hospitality, Chris Williams and Neil Hunsworth for all their efforts in organising the teams, Mike Hunsworth for his outstanding reffing and to all of those who put in such hard work in helping to prepare and ...

Continue Reading →

JHHHT Golf Day 2011

On Friday 19 August 2011, the second Joshua Hayday Helping Hand Trust Golf Day took place at the stunning Worplesdon Golf Club near Woking (www.worplesdongc.co.uk). It was a great day.

16 teams took part in the Team Stableford Competition.

The teams and final scores can be seen here.

The following prizes (bottles of champage kindly provided by Danielle Gordon at Kendrick Champagnes & Fine Wines) were awarded:

  • Winning Team: Stanford Resourcing (122 Stableford Points)
  • Longest Drive: Mark Rossiter-Smith
  • Nearest the Pin (4th hole): Tim Duffill
  • Nearest the Pin (10th hole): David ...
Continue Reading →

Book Exchange Staplefield 2011

Sue Middle and Liz Kenward organised their second book exchange coffee morning on 15 June 2011.The cakes were delicious again, chocolate brownies, carrot cake, Viennese whirls, lemon drizzle and flapjacks. A guest who had a bookshop, was impressed by the wide variety of titles. The rain held off until lunchtime and profits were up £125. Several people asked to be invited again next year and to bring more friends. More fun and funds for JHHHT!
Continue Reading →

Thank you

eliphotoDear all at the Joshua Trust

We wanted to thank you from the bottom of our hearts for the very generous help we received recently from your trust through our lovely carer from Shooting Star Hospice.

Our little boy, Eli, nearly 2 years old, suffered Meningitis at 3 months old that left him with severe brain injury. Eli has gross developmental delay, he is deaf (although we are now very hopeful as he had ...

Continue Reading →

Virgin London Marathon 2011

Donate now: http://www.justgiving.com/Mark-Rossiter-Smith

On Sunday 17 April, Mark “Bean” Rossiter Smith successfully completed the Virgin London Marathon 2011 to raise money for JHHHT and the Shooting Star Children’s Hospice. In Mark’s own words: “Right, so clearly I am not made for running, certainly not to complete a course which is 26.2 miles long. Despite the hot conditions, I thoroughly enjoyed the experience. What a brilliant day. I can safely say that I will never be doing anything like this ever again!!”

Continue Reading →