Latest news from Martha Trust

Martha TrustBowling club on a roll for Martha

Posted on 5 October 2012 | No comments | Tags: ,

Roy Cornock and Dave Bennett, bowlers at Victoria Park Bowls Club in Deal, have just presented Martha Trust with a cheque for £550.

The Bonkers in Barcelona teamsBonkers in Barcelona

Posted on 30 September 2012 | No comments | Tags: , , ,

The teams from Bonkers in Barcelona have made it back in one piece following a 1,300 kilometre trip from Dover to Barcelona in just four days.

Deal Anniversary Garden Party 201225th Anniversary Garden party Deal

Posted on 27 July 2012 | No comments | Tags: , ,

To commemorate our 25th Anniversary in Deal, we threw a very English garden party complete with cream teas and croquet. Around 60 people joined us including our residents and their families, donors and supporters, volunteers and local dignitaries.

Kitchen gardenGrow your own

Posted on 6 July 2012 | No comments | Tags: , ,

When a team from the Pfizer site in Sandwich recently ran a fun run, a group of staff and residents from Martha Trust went along to offer their support. The event went so well it inspired Janet Rhodes and David Ashurst to volunteer for some much-needed gardening at our homes in Deal.

Wine tasting with Barclays teamWine Tasting event raises £3,000

Posted on 2 July 2012 | No comments | Tags: , , , ,

Around 100 people joined us in the beautiful grounds of Salutation House in Sandwich for our annual Wine Tasting. Hercules Wine Warehouse not only supplied a magnificent selection of wines but were on hand with advice and expertise at stations dotted around the gardens. Canapés were available alongside the wine, courtesy of Millards Insurance Services and the entire event was accompanied by music from the Segno Clarinet Ensemble.

Fashion Show modelsFashion show

Posted on 26 March 2012 | No comments | Tags: , , , ,

Our fantastic fashion show at St George’s Church, Deal was a huge success, raising an incredible £3,500. Thank you to everyone who took part and supported us including the wonderful Johnny Lewis from KMFM and the fabulous team at Barclays who not only served refreshments and took auction bids throughout the night, but secured matched funding from Barclays.

Martha TrustBNI Sandwich lights up for Martha

Posted on 10 March 2012 | No comments | Tags: , ,

BNI Sandwich has just donated £210 to Martha following a Christmas lights display at the house of a BNI member, who charged companies a small fee to have their logos displayed. Funds were also raised in fines for, amongst other things, mobile phones going off during BNI meetings and members not wearing their badges.

Martha TrustBarclays supports the Martha Trust Fashion Show

Posted on 1 March 2012 | No comments | Tags: , ,

Four members of the Sandwich and Broadstairs branches of Barclays will be lending a hand at the forthcoming Martha Trust Fashion Show on Thursday 22 March 2012.

Martha TrustMobility Cuts – DLA Victory Confirmed

Posted on 20 November 2011 | No comments

Martha Trust has applauded news that the Government will no longer be removing the mobility component of the Disability Living Allowance. In a move that would have affected some 80,000 disabled people in residential care, Martha Trust estimated that the cuts could cost the charity nearly £60,000 a year.

Martha TrustGlenda Roberts joins Martha Trust

Posted on 1 November 2011 | No comments

Glenda Roberts has become the new Home Care Manager for Martha House and Frances House in Deal. Previously a Deputy Director of Nursing at a residential, nursing and dementia care centre in Clapham, Glenda moved to Kent for the sea air and to find space for her animals.