Posts By: Rachael Horrocks

12 April – Meet Susan

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Meet Susan……. Susan moved nearby just as we bought The Retreat in 2014 and instantly gave her support by volunteering and utilising her love of crafts and sewing by creating our branded doorstops and bears that we now sell on our webshop. Susan is now our Housekeeper at Glossop, she welcomes visitors, assists Sally in…

11 April – Support

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Hi Sally Anne here, I just wanted to share with you what my job role is and to share the support we have on offer for families. At the heart of our charity is our work with bereaved families and those families that face the uncertainty of their child reaching adulthood. We offer a range…

10 April – Run

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The Great Manchester Run is just six weeks away so on the lead up to the run we will be featuring Sunday is Runday every week….. This year we are hoping to have 100’s of runners wearing Reuben’s vests & T shirts so we can turn our city REU Blue. Could you Run for Reuben?…

9 April – Manchester Weekly news

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Here is this weeks Manchester Weekly News Column written by Lynne. As Operations Manager for Reuben’s Retreat I know I’m incredibly lucky to have such a varied and fulfilling job working for one of the Northwest’s most loved charities. Part of my role includes representing the Charity at events and delivering presentations to new and existing…

8 April – Volunteers

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Our volunteers are the heart & soul of our charity, they are our champions, always supporting, sharing our cause, fundraising, cake baking, bag packing, attending events, helping out in the office and much more. Today we would like to introduce one of our dedicated volunteers to you. Linda has been with us since the very…

7 April – Amazon wish list

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We have recently set up an Amazon Wishlist as we have a lot of supporters wanting to buy items to support the charity. You can view the items we need by visitinghttp://www.amazon.co.uk/registry/wishlist/2I3WN2D62RBR2 The list includes the basics we need to ensure The Lodge at Reuben’s is a welcoming and warm environment for our families, stationary…

5 April – Meet Ben

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Meet Ben……. Ben has been with us since the very beginning producing video content for us and photographing events such as the Great Manchester run on a voluntary basis. Over the years Ben has done plenty of jobs, in one form or another but has always returned to media. He’s worked as an editor for…

2 April – Manchester Weekly News

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This weeks Manchester Weekly News Article come from Lynne our Operations Manager: After a lovely Easter break, the Reuben’s Retreat offices are once again sizzling with activity and anticipation of the exciting months ahead as we forge forward in our quest to achieve the Reuben’s Retreat vision! Despite the weekend’s very un-Spring like weather our…

1 April – Support

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Beautiful words from a lovely family that we support, please share so we can reach those families that need us…….. We were referred to this fantastic charity ‘Reuben’s Retreat’ in 2014 by Chloe’s Childrens with extra needs specialist Nurse. From day one I have been welcomed with huge open arms. I cannot begin to explain…

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…