Grants

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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Willingdon Cricket Club

The trustees were able to make a donation towards the cost of Health & Safety requirements for the Huggetts Lane ground. For information on Willingdon Cricket Club click here

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Children with Cancer

The trustees were delighted to make a donation  towards supporting children and their families.   To find out more about the work of Children with Cancer UK  click here

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Eastbourne Bombers Softball Club

The trustees were delighted to assist the Eastbourne Bombers Softball Club with new equipment, soft ball gloves, batting helmets and bats. For more information on the  club please click here to visit their website.

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Multiple System Atrophy Trust

The trustees were delighted to make a donation  to the Multiple System Atrophy Trust that  provide for  specialist support and practical help to individuals living in Eastbourne  who have this rare condition. More for information on the work of the Multiple System Atrophy Trust click here

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Hampden Park Rangers FC

The trustees were pleaed to make a donation to a start up fund for children to grow, learn and understand the importance of teamwork, community and fun. To find out more about the Hampden Park Rangers FC please click here for visit their Facebook page.

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Deaf Blind UK

The trustees were delighted to be able to make a donation to support the work of Deaf Blind UK in the Eastbourne Area. For more information on the work of Deaf Blind UK  please  Click Here

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East Sussex Foster Care Association

The trustees were pleased to be able to support the East Sussex Foster Care Association who bought 206 tickets for the Panto in Eastbourne.  Foster families enjoyed a performance of Cinderella at the Devonshire Park Theatre where it was the first ever theatre experience for many of the children and their faces told a story …

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Through Care Service

The Trustees were delighted to be able to help the Through Care Service provide a young people’s Christmas party for around 100 young people.

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Old Town Library

Old Town Library now has splendid new signage after a successful grant application to the Trust.

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Association of Carers

The trustees were pleased to help the Association of Carers provide a Christmas Lunch for a local group of carers.

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Oakwood Primary Academy

“We are absolutely delighted with the donation made by the John Jackson Trust.  The children now have a beautiful surface area on which to play and develop their outside learning.  On behalf of all of the children and staff, thank you!” – Oakfield Primary Academy

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