Posts By: Ian Mood

Charity Film Awards

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We’ve been nominated for a Charity Film Award! Please VOTE for us! We’ve made a very special short film to capture the beautiful ‘heart’ work that we are so privileged to carry out whilst supporting Mummies, Daddies and siblings of a child that has died. Please watch and vote here… http://www.charityfilmawards.com/videos/reubens-retreat-remember-and-rebuild​​ The 10 most voted…

Happy Birthday Reuben

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THANK YOU! A time to celebrate! Let us eat cake …and sausage and mash! We are delighted to announce that Reuben’s Retreat has been awarded a grant of £25,000 by the MCF Community Awards! This is the maximum amount available which means we received the most votes, and that is all down to YOU our…

Happy Birthday Reuben’s Retreat

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It’s a poignant week in the Reuben’s Retreat offices as Monday marked 5 years since Reuben moved to heaven. He is desperately missed and loved beyond words by everyone fortunate to have known him, but he also holds an incredibly special place in the hearts of people like myself who weren’t lucky enough to meet him and by those supported…

Fundraising and Supporters

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“Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory” Thank you for reading and sharing our news, you just never know who it will help us to connect with, a family in need or a new generous heart…  As always if you’d like to know more about our work,…

Coffee Connect and Open Days

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“Every child deserves the best care and support till the very end and every child’s parents deserve the same” OUR WORK WITH FAMILIES IN NEED 2017 is all about increasing our support to children and families and one of the best examples of the provision is our ‘Coffee Connect’ mornings. The sessions take place on…

February 2017 – renovations and fundraising…

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Each one of us can make a difference… together we make change Even in the fast paced world of Reuben’s Retreat that last month seems to have gone by in the blink of an eye. As always we’ve lots to share with you, however we are mindful of not overburdening you with hundreds of pages…

January 2017 – our forever home… past and future

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Volunteers are not paid – not because they are worthless, but because they are PRICELESS We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again, Reuben’s Retreat will be built on an army of compassionate hearts and souls. So for our first update of 2017, we’d like to share the words of 4 very special young…

Cundall pledges support for Reuben’s Retreat

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We’re very pleased to announce that engineers from Cundall’s Manchester office will be supporting our the next phase of our refurbishment! Cundall’s Manchester office will be providing structural engineering and specialist lighting design on a charitable basis for the refurbishment of the hospital building, “The Lodge at Reuben’s”, a structure dating back to 1889 and formerly…

November 2016 – Snowflakes and sELFies

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Snowflakes are one of nature’s most fragile things, but just look what they can do when they stick together Season’s greetings from us all at Reuben’s Retreat! I can’t believe we’re nearing the end of another year, it’s crazy how times flies here at RR HQ. The pace really ramps up in November and December…

October 2016 – Another busy month!

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We’d like to start by saying THANK YOU to all of our incredible volunteers, October was a hectic month and as always you’ve been integral to our work with families, our events and our back office operations. We are also very grateful to those who gave their time to raise funds for our cause by…