Jempsons, Friends of St Mary’s Northiam and the Kent Police Male Voice Choir…

The Jempson Foundation are sponsoring an Evening of Music with the Kent Police Male Voice Choir at St Mary’s in Northiam on the 10th December.

“Thank you to Jempson’s for sponsoring what is sure to be a wonderful evening! The Friends of St Mary’s put on social events to raise much needed funds to maintain the Church building in Northiam and there will be events next year to look out for.” Mike, Friends of St Mary’s

The Jempson Foundation are Supporting Cooking Pops!

It is with great pleasure that the Jempson Foundation are able to support Cooking Pops, an initiative set up by retired Chef Steve Lucas to equip low income families with the tools and skills to cook healthy meals for the family on a tight budget.

“Launching on the 28th September, we are offering free cooking classes to local people who want to learn about safely preparing and cooking home made, healthy meals on a low budget. These will be run from Bexhill Freedom Church in Sidley and you can visit our facebook page to find out more. Thank you to Jempson’s and all our local supporters.” Steve Lucas, Cooking Pops

The Jempson Foundation Donate to TAFFS!

The Jempson Foundation are delighted to make a donation to Ticehurst & Flimwell CofE Primary School to help fund their Creative Outdoor Teaching Area!

“We want to encourage and enhance outdoor learning – there will be a wildflower meadow, birdboxes and butterfly houses with growing boxes for veg to teach the children where food comes from. Each classroom will have access to this area, so it will really help our children learn and grow. We can’t thank Jempson’s enough for their support and quick application process!” Debbi, Ticehurst & Flimwell CofE Primary School

Donation to Battle Pre-School

The Jempson Foundation are pleased to make a donation to Battle Pre-School to improve and update part of the Children’s Play Area.

“The sandpit and surrounding pebbled area is used every day, all year round, come rain or shine, so it’s an important part of the Children’s day. After 12 years, it has become unsuitable due to wear and tear and as we are a Charity Pre-School, having been running now for 54 years, we are very grateful for the support we receive from the local community and from Jempson’s to enable this project to proceed.” Tracy Dixon, Battle Pre-School

Donation to Battle Foodbank

The Jempson Foundation are delighted to be able to make a donation to Battle Food Bank, given by the fantastic local community and Jempson’s.

“A huge thanks to the local community for their generosity, we are very grateful for their support and that of Jempson’s. There has been a dramatic rise in the use of the food bank in the last couple of years and this donation will be of such help. We have a new premises in the Upper Church Hall of St Mary’s Church in Battle and we are open every Wednesday between 1pm and 3pm to support anyone in need.” Sally Parry, Battle Food Bank

Jempson’s Sponsor It’s a ChaRYEity Knockout!

The Jempson Foundation are sponsoring it’s a ChaRYEity Knockout, a Family Fun day down in Rye RFC on Saturday 3rd September organised by Rye, Winchelsea & District Memorial Hospital, the last of four events they are holding over the Summer.

“The money raised from this event will go directly towards purchasing new mattresses and beds on the ward at the Hospital. Since Covid we are extremely busy and it will directly benefit the patients and their comfort at the Hospital so we are grateful to Jempson’s for their donation” Paula Riley, Chair of Friends, Rye, Winchelsea & District Memorial Hospital

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Donation to Rye Food Bank

The Jempson Foundation are delighted to donate £5000 to Rye Food Bank, bringing the total donations so far to £35,000, given by the amazing local community and Jempson’s.

“All the volunteers working in the Rye Food Bank are immensely encouraged by the wonderful, open generosity of this community, as evidenced by this cheque and we’re very, very grateful. In dark days, this gift translates to a bright ray of hope for many people, and we promise that we will use every penny carefully and for the good of those most in need. We’re so pleased to work in close partnership with Jempsons, and we’re deeply appreciative of all that they do for us. Thank you all!” Bob Harper, Rye Food Bank

Donation to Rye and District Street Pastors

The Jempson Foundation are delighted to make a donation to the Rye and District Street Pastors.

“We cover Rye and District using a vehicle which was donated to us by Sussex Police. This transports the team, supplies and refreshments as well as assisting individuals who are in need of our  support and we may deal with 20 to 30 per evening who are predominantly vulnerable youths or adults. Jempson’s have been supporting us for the last 5 years by covering the cost of our Car Insurance and we are grateful to them for their support” Nizam, Coordinator Rye and District Street Pastors and Ascension Trust Representative

The Jempson Foundation donate to Crowhurst Christian Healing Centre

The Jempson Foundation are delighted to make a donation to Crowhurst Christian Healing Centre in Battle to support the development of their Jabez Garden Project.

“The polytunnel re-positioning and repair, with improved accessibility to our Jabez Gardens, will enable our gardening project to benefit the local community. In partnership with local groups and causes, we are developing our facilities to expand the life skills of individuals through gardening work placements, whilst offering gardening opportunities to those on retreat at our Centre.” John Brown, Crowhurst Christian Healing Centre

Wittersham School Association Donation

The Jempson Foundation are delighted to make a donation to the Wittersham School Association.

“This was a request from the children on the School Council who asked if a bird hide, binoculars and other learning resources could be purchased for the Wildlife Garden here at the School. Lockdown saw many children become interested in birdwatching and we use this space during lunchtimes and Wildlife Club. It is really good to have the support of Jempson’s, it means a lot to the children to know that the wider community are taking an interest in their wellbeing and development – they feel heard and valued” Claire, Headteacher