Monthly Archives:: April 2016

31 March – Meet the Team – Rachael

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Meet Rachael…… Rachael has been involved in Reuben’s Retreat from the start as both a fundraiser and volunteer but joined full time as our Office Manager in July 2015. Rachael is friends with Reuben’s childminder Sarah so was lucky to spend time with Isaac and Reuben at Sarah’s house. When Reuben moved to heaven, feeling…

30 March – Meet the team – Lynne

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For the next few days we are introducing you to our team. Meet Lynne…… Lynne joined the Team along with Sally-Anne in early 2015 having worked in IT and Project/Operations Management in London from leaving school. In 2003 Lynne relocated to the Northwest to be with her (now) husband and the move provided the perfect…

29 March – Meet the Team – Sally Anne

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Over the next few days we will be introducing our team. Meet Sally Anne……. Sal has volunteered since 2013 and worked closely with Nicola supporting families and creating our breaks programme, in 2015 she came on board full time as Breaks & Support Manager. Having a varied and interesting career, she spent many years in…

27 March – Great Manchester 10k

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The Great Manchester Run is just eight weeks away, on the lead up to the run we will be featuring Sunday is Runday every week….. Have you registered to run but are looking for a charity to support? Why not Run for Reuben? We are looking for runners to join us on Sunday 22nd of…

26 March – Manchester Weekly News

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This weeks Manchester Weekly news Column…… We have just returned from a fabulous REUBall meet with the Village in Ashton and Team Sunflower’s Elaine and Cheryl. It’s all coming together and promises to be a great night. We have 350 tickets to sell and already reserved are 250, only 100 left, so please don’t delay…

25 March – Easter

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Happy Easter break everyone 🐣 Spring has sprung, lighter nights are coming …… Enjoy your weekend and make lots of happy and beautiful memories stuffed to the brim with sunshine and laughter xxxx Our plans have changed a tad, as Isaac is under the weather. Hopefully he’s on the road to recovery. We need him…

24 March – Darren Phillips

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A genuine heart visited our retreat today …… He organises a fabulous event every year and has done for 16 years ….. We have been fortunate and blessed to be the chosen charity at 3 of them, with a guaranteed 4th next March. The Geordie ball has now raised over £10k for us and we…

23 March – Roof

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Today was another monumental day and big on our journey .. of course it was … I have just clocked it’s the “23rd” … ahhhhhh woweeeeee….. Today we hosted 3 interviews with companies that were successful in our roof tender process. A little more work to be done and then we can make a decision….

22 March – First Aid

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Thank you to our new friend Val, for a fantastic and informative first aid training tonight! You gave us the knowledge, skills and confidence to confidently help, should we ever need to. Be it personally, professionally or privately. Thank you so much for taking the time to offer your support and incredible expertise! Thanks for…

21 March – Therapists

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Today we facilitated a morning get together and networking of like minded therapists. Arranged by our fabulous supporter and volunteer Katy. Katy’s aim was to bring together a network of opportunity, for each other and when the time’s right, for Reuben’s too. It was a wonderful morning of chat and share with a beautiful energy…