Grants

Ocklynge Junior School

The trustees were delighted to be able to fund an educational trip for Ocklynge Junior School  pupils. The school reported back “On Tuesday 28th June a group of budding artists from Ocklynge Junior School visited Berwick Church.  During the morning the children sketched the church from the church ground thinking about perspective, then  used charcoal as …

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Italian Gardens

The trustees were delighted to be able to fund an Interpreptation Board for the Italian Gardens in Meads. The Friends of Meads Parks and Gardens were grateful for the Interpreation Board  which can be seen here. To find out more about The Friends of Meads Parks and Gardens visit their website www.friendsofmeadsparksandgardens.co.uk

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Family Support Work

The trustees were delighted to provide a grant to the Family Support Work  charity to assist with their work in Eastbourne. The Family Support Work charity  supports vulnerable families and children across Sussex. To find out more out their work, visit their website www.familysupportwork.org  

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Hearing Dogs for the Deaf

The trustees were delighted to be able to provide a grant  to Hearing Dogs for Deaf People towards their  work in supporting  hearing dog partnerships throughout Eastbourne. Hearing Dogs for Deaf People said “it is our aim to see a day where no deaf person feels alone, and it is thanks to the generosity of …

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Eastbourne Food Bank

The trustees were delighted to offer the Eastbourne foodbank a grant. Howard Wardle the Chief Executive said “The grant funding will be used towards the salary for one of our Welfare Benefit Advisors.  We have a very small team of advisors who try to assist the 500+ weekly clients who come to foodbank and require …

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Old Town Hub CIC

The trustees were delighted to be able assist with the costs  to the Old Town Hub CIC   of renovating the tennis courts. Old Town Hub CIC is a non-profit community company and it aims to provide and maintain sustainable tennis facilities at Old Town Rec, Longland Road. To find out more about please visit their facebookk …

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Eastbourne Street Pastors

The trustees were delighted to be able to support the Eastbourne Street Pastors with a donation towards the ongoing costs of the Safe Space vehicle. Comprising a team of over 50 volunteers from 18 churches they go out on the Streets of Eastbourne on a Friday and Saturday night from 10pm until 3am and make …

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Enthum Foundation

The trustees were delighted to be able to support the Enthum Foundation with a donation. The Enthum Foundation provides safe and sustainable homes for unaccompanied children aged 16-18 seeking asylum in the UK. To find out more please visit their website www.enthumfoundation.org

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Wayfinder Woman

The trustees were delighted to be able to support the Wayfinder Woman Trust with a donation. Run by women, for women they help those who are feeling anxious and uncertain about themselves or their future. By building their self confidence and skills they then are able to challenge any barriers that face them in finding …

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Willingdon Community Hub

The trustees were delighted to be able to assist with a grant to upgrade the disabled failicites at the Willingdon Community Hub Library.

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Raystede Centre for Animal Welfare

The trustees were delighted to be able to help Raystede Centre for Animal Welfare to  buy some essential new equipment. The Raystede Vet Dr Saskia Krawczynski said  “thank you very much for your very generous grant that has enabled us to purchase new theatre lights and x-ray equipment.  The light has made a huge difference when I …

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Ocklynge School Visit Berwick Church

The trustees were delighted to  fund a coach to take pupils from Ocklynge School on an educational trip to  Berwick Church and the surrounding area.

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Community Stuff

The trustees were delighted to be able to support this project by ‘Community Stuff’  assisting  vulnerable local residents during the  Covid-19 outbreak. Clare Hackney-Ring – Director of Community Stuff CIC  told us“Community Stuff would like to thank the John Jackson Charitable Trust for the funding allotted to our Soup and Support project. We were able …

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Wilder Life Wellbeing

The trustees were delighted to support the Wilder Life Wellbeing CIC with a further grant to fund the Family Nature Connection days for ISEND families (families with a child with special educational needs and/or a disability). Helen Stringfellow and Penny Hotchkin of Wilder Lifer Wellbeing reported “We are delighted to share with you that with the …

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St Wilfrid’s Hospice

The trustees were delighted to be able to support the St Wilfrid’s Hospice,  Learning Disability Project. St Wilfred’s Hospice reported “The hospice has been particularly busy in the last year and at the height of the pandemic our patient numbers were up 18%. We have continued to care for patients with Covid-19 until very recently …

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People Matter

The trustees were delighted to be able to assist the local charity People Matter  to continue offering its services to people trying to find employment during  the Covid-19 pandemic, Ann Gillard CEO of People Matter said:“Along with many charities and businesses, we moved to remote working in the middle of March 2020, because of the …

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Community Wise

The trustees were delighted to be able to help  a local community centre,  Community Wise in Old Town with the funds to repair and renew their emergency lighting. Community Wise said ” We are most grateful to the John Jackson Charitable Trust for their grant  which has enabled this necessary work to take place while …

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Ocklynge Junior School

The trustess were delighted to be able to fund 24 new laptops for the school.

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Chestnut Tree House

The trustees were delighted to support Chestnut Tree House Children’s Hospice Care. Chestnut Tree House reported:“More than ever before, the community services supported by the John Jackson Charitable Trust have been welcomed and appreciated by our vulnerable children and their families in the Eastbourne area.” “Thanks to the ongoing support of the John Jackson Charitable …

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Wilder Life Wellbeing

Previous Next The trustees are delighted to have been able to fund two Family Nature Connection days for ISEND (Inclusion, Special Educational Needs and Disability Service) families, including siblings. The two days funded 6 sessions for 6 ISEND family bubbles. Wilder Life Wellbeing CIC was able to offer the ISEND families the precious opportunity to …

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St Michaels – Hub on the Hill

Previous Next The trustees  were delighted to be able to help St Michaels – Hub on the Hill with new and energy efficient electric radiators for their community centre building. In the grounds of St. Michael’s Church, Willingdon Road, Eastbourne,  the Hub on the  Hill has recently been refurbished. The Hub has a large private …

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Willingdon Community Hub Library

The trustees were delighted to be able to support the Willingdon Community Hub Library with funding to  replace the front top  windows,  the facia and the front doors. For more information on the Willingdon Community Hub Library please visit their website.

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Amaze

The trustees were delight to be able to provide funding for up to 20 supporting  a “healthy exercise programme” for 12 months. Amaze is a charity for families with disabled children and young people in Sussex To find out more about Amaze and the work they do please visit their website www.amazesussex.org.uk

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Epilepsy Sussex

The trustees were delighted to support Epilepsy Sussex with Alert Bracelets and Alarms. More information about Epilepsy Sussex can be found on their website www.epilepsysussex.com

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St Catherine’s College

The trustees were delighted to be able to support St Catherine’s College, in Eastbourne, with new outdoor adventure equipment.  We have been told “the pupils love it”.

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St Wilfred’s Hospice

The trustees were delighted to be able to provide St Wilfred’s Hospice with an electric reclining chair.

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Canine Partners help Claire

Claire & Frankie Button Pushing with a trainer Posting a letter The trustees were delighted to be able to help Canine Partners who have transformed the life of Eastbourne resident Claire. Here is an extract from the press release about Claire. Claire lives in Eastbourne and she was matched to a specially trained assistance dog …

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Eastbourne Youth Field Gun

The trustees were delighted to be able to support the Eastbourne Youth Field Gun that allows teenagers to come together in a sport that promotes leadership, disipline and teamwork. For more information on the Eastbourne Youth Field Gun and see them in action visit their Facebook Page

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Aspens Charity

The trustees were delighted to make a donation for the benefit of the Eastbourne Support Group of the Aspens Charity. To find out more information aout the Aspens Charity and Support Group click here

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ESAB

The trustees were delighted to make a donation to East Sussex Association of Blind and Partially Sighted People for ‘The Keeping in Contact’ project.  The ESAB Bulletin Newletter is provided 3 times a year to give information and updates on  community events. To find out more about ESAB click here

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