In another mammoth community effort, we are calling on local businesses to once again support our Children’s Charity Easter Egg campaign!
The brainchild of our founder Joanna Noble, this fantastic and popular charitable event, now in its 10th year, enables local businesses donate over 1000 Easter Eggs to 13 different children’s charitable causes across Essex.
It’s easy for your business to get involved and donate! Please email us at [email protected] and our team will drop you a line to arrange a mutually convenient time to collect.
Here are the 13 local charities you will be supporting this year…
Basildon Hospital Children’s Wards – there are 5 wards for children including a dedicated 24hr paediatrics assessment unit which provides assessment for acute illnesses, high-risk immunisations as well as now having a dedicated Children’s A&E Department www.basildonandthurrock.nhs.uk.
Mid Essex Hospitals Acute Children’s Services provide care for children and young people at Broomfield Hospital. The Hospital has a dedicated burns unit and home to the internationally-renowned St Andrews Burns Centre which provides care to children with the most complex burn injuries.
The Neptune Children’s Unit, Southend Hospital, treat over 3000 children each year in a caring and friendly environment and cares for children from birth to 16 years of age.
The J’s Hospice is based in Gt Baddow and provides specialist care in the comfort of the patient’s own home. Their services include nursing and end of life care, respite care, psychological care and bereavement support. The aim of The J’s Hospice is to build the first age-appropriate hospice for young adults with life limiting conditions in the East of England. They want young adults to have the best possible quality of life, as independently as they can –www.thejshospice.org.uk.
Little Havens provide respite breaks, symptom control and end-of-life care to youngsters not expected to reach adulthood because of a life-limiting or life-threatening condition. Little Havens are based in Thundersley and are open 24hrs a day, 365 days a year – they also offer respite in a child’s own home – http://www.havenshospices.org.uk.
St Luke’s Hospice aims to provide the highest standards of care for children and adults alike who have specialist palliative and end of life care needs. www.stlukeshospice.com.
Carers Choices is based in Benfleet and their scheme supports children aged 8 to 16 who care for a relative with a physical learning or learning disability, mental health problem, long term illness, drug/alcohol misuse or domestic violence. The person they care for may be a parent, brother or sister – www.carerschoices.org
Children of the Changing Pathways (formally Basildon Women’s Aid) is a charitable organisation providing a refuge for women and their children who have been victims of domestic violence, which may be physical, mental or sexual. www.basildonwa.org.
Children of Safer Places, Chelmsford is an independent charity which provides a comprehensive range of services to adults and children affected by all forms of domestic abuse. www.saferplaces.co.uk.
SNAP in Brentwood, is a charity that helps Essex families with Children and young people who have any special need or disability. www.snapcharity.org.
Kids Inspire helps disadvantaged young people turn their lives around and gives them back their future. They support young people across Essex who are at an educational, social and/or economic disadvantage resulting from trauma or emerging mental health issues. For example they may have experienced sexual or domestic abuse, separation anxiety or significant loss. Many young people are referred to Kids Inspire because other support agencies consider them ‘too complex’ to help. Thanks to the specialist services they are able to offer, Kids Inspire has assisted Social Care in closing numerous cases. http://kidsinspire.org.uk.
Our Easter Egg Campaign continues to put a smile on the face of over 1000 children all who need that little extra support. This year, we would love to break our Easter Egg record of donating 1200 eggs so please donate as many as you can!
To be part of this fantastic Easter Egg Campaign, all you need to do is email [email protected] and let us know you are interested in donating and one of our team will be in contact!
To keep up to date with how our ‘Easter Bunny’ is getting on, we will be sharing pictures and thank you cards from the children we distribute to on our website www.noblerecruiting.co.uk/blog and through our monthly newsletter.