Monthly Archives:: November 2015

11 November – New Wheels

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So my old wheels left and new ones arrived. Then I treated myself to a gorgeous new reg. (found by Sall) Poor Karen was then tasked with helping the design and getting inside my head (who’d want to do that these days?!?! 😳) my Sister says its full of bricks …. So we set about…

7 November – Manchester weekly News

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Our MANCHESTER WEEKLY NEWS column;- Thank you to all that took the time to visit our lodge last month. Suffice to say we had a fair few hundred visitors each week. We also had great success with sales and donations too and raised over four thousand pounds. The days were never about fundraising, so this…

6 November – Miss

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“That’s what I would have done with Reuben” says Isaac …. Often ….. Never forgotten and still a daily part of our lives ❤🌈 Today was a tough day …. For many different reasons. Our work is vital and we need you, we really need you x Mummy x

4 November – CAFT

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A while ago an offer came through that we couldn’t afford to pass by ….. Tom from “caft” – The children’s adventure farm trust got in touch to offer to help share his knowledge and expertise for our build and charity.  For a while I had wanted to get in touch to go over to…

2 November – Gift List

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Recently we held a “Gift list” at Debenhams to furnish our new apartment at “The Lodge at Reuben’s” Thank you to the following generous hearts that helped with our beautiful space for families;- Julie Kendrick Emma Hughes Ros Bryan Becky Stephenson Melanie Rainey Maxine Staniland Anna Hansen Linda & Maurice Kenyon Siobhan Claire Mortimer Sharon…

1 November – Easyfundraising

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PLEASE PLEASE Please join so that when you XMAS SHOP ONLINE we can earn FREE Pennies…… We’ve just heard that £168.32 is on it’s way to us, thanks to our fantastic supporters shopping online with easyfundraising! This money will help us support families at the lodge… Help us raise even morehttps://www.easyfundraising.org.uk/causes/reubensretreat Please JOIN … it’s…

31 October – Manchester Weekly News

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Our Manchester weekly news column;- Wow! We have just finished our last open day. They were an incredible success and I would like to thank everyone that took the time to visit. Also big thanks to our wonderful team at the office, alongside our trustees and wonderful volunteers, whom without, we would be nothing. Many…

30 October – Snowdrops

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There are 800 snowdrops planted in our new garden – “Phase 2 now completed, the gardens at the lodge” I thought these were particularly poignant because of some words I read a while ago…………….. “The world may never notice If a Snowdrop doesn’t bloom, Or even pause to wonder If the petals fall too soon….