Donation to The Rye Christmas Festival

The Jempson Foundation recently made a donation to The Rye Christmas Festival, as a contribution towards the towns annual festival.

Heather Stevenson said, “We would like to thank The Jempson Foundation for their support. Being a local event based on community spirit and well being, we come to local people and businesses seeking contributions. This donation will be used to provide street entertainment within the town during this year’s Christmas Festival.”

Stephen Jempson said ‘The Foundation was established in 2010, Jempson’s 75th Anniversary, with the principle to support local projects and charities” he continued “We are delighted to be able to offer our support and we hope that our contribution will make a difference to the local community which we are proud to serve.”

Pictured with Heather Stevenson from Rye Christmas Festival and Rye deputy manager Francis Walker.

 

Donation to Hub on Rye Hill

The Jempson Foundation recently made a donation to Hub on Rye Hill, which is a state-of-the-art building on Rye Hospital site, providing well being and health facilities for the community.

Sally Compton said, ‘We would like to thank The Jempson Foundation for their support. This innovative, ecofriendly new Hub will provide much needed space for a wide variety of therapies, activities, daycare and out of hospital services, voluntary groups, events, offices and a café for all and is provided for all of the community to use.”

Pictured Sally Compton and Dominic Plomer-Roberts from Jempson’s.

Donation to Encompass Care

The Jempson Foundation recently made a donation to Encompass Care, to support their Healthy Eating and Easy Preparation of Meals workshop.

Irna Mortlock said, ‘We would like to thank The Jempson Foundation for their support. Encompass Care offers social activities for disabled and sensory impaired people in a safe and friendly environment. The donation will be spent assisting our clients to be more independent and to be able to access local Supermarkets for food shopping which will enable them to interact with other people and gain confidence in shopping, preparing simple recipes in their homes. We will be running heathy eating and simple cookery workshops at Tilling Green Community Centre every Thursday and Friday.  Thank you, this donation will make a real difference.”

Pictured Irna Mortlock, clients from Encompass Care and Dominic Plomer-Roberts from Jempson’s.

Donation to St. Peter’s Church, Newenden

The Jempson Foundation recently made a donation to St. Peter’s Church, Newenden, to support the repair of their church roof.

Reverend Chris Hodgkins said, ‘We would like to thank The Jempson Foundation for their support. We are holding a Flower Festival at St Peter’s Church on 28th – 30th June to coincide with St Peter’s Day with the purpose of of raising funds for the much-needed repair of our ancient church roof, so thank you, this donation will make a real difference.”

Pictured Reverend Chris Hodgkins and Dominic Plomer-Roberts from Jempson’s.

Donation to Battle & Langton C.E Primary School – The Pod

The Jempson Foundation recently made a donation to Battle & Langton C.E Primary School to help provide snacks for their nurture unit, The Pod.

Natasha Worsley said, ‘We would like to thank The Jempson Foundation for their support. As part of our group we provide children with breakfast, snacks and lunches. We have noticed the difference in the way children behave and learn if they have had a good breakfast and aren’t hungry. We also provide the children with a lot of cooking experiences. Currently we are trying to teach the children to be mindful of food waste, the importance of using everything and recycling so this donation will make a real difference.”

Pictured ambassadors from the Battle & Langton School POD & Battle Local store manager Lorraine

Donation to Strandliners CIC

The Jempson Foundation recently made a donation to Strandliners CIC, to support their ongoing beach and river-cleans in the Rye Bay area.

Andrew Dinsdale said, ‘We would like to thank The Jempson Foundation for their support. Strandliners conducts beach-cleans along the shores and clean-ups along the banks of the Rivers Tillingham, Brede and Rother as far up as Iden. This donation will be used to extend beach cleans throughout the year and train volunteers as “Citizen Scientists”, qualified to identify and quantify all types of waste with a view to preventing it entering the Marine environment, so this donation will make a real difference.”

Pictured Andrew Dinsdale from Stranndliners CIC and Dominic Plomer-Roberts from Jempson’s.

 

Donation to Carillon Cottage – Wadhurst Open Gardens

The Jempson Foundation recently made a donation to Carillon Cottage, for their annual fundraising event ‘Wadhurst Open Gardens’.

Wadhurst Open Gardens is an annual fundraising event which gives the opportunity to reach out to the whole community by providing a very enjoyable afternoon involving the whole village. From small beginnings the event has grown and now attracts visitors from near and far. This event for the village is their main fundraiser and helps support all the local services they provide for the local community including a volunteer driving scheme to take people to local and hospital appointments.

Pictured Michael Hardcastle from Carillon Cottage and Nigel Carter from Jempson’s

Donation to Wadhurst Polyphony

The Jempson Foundation recently made a donation to Wadhurst Polyphony, supporting music students in helping to further their careers.

Peter Ward said, ‘We would like to thank The Jempson Foundation for their support. This donation will be used to promote active singing for old and young within the community of Wadhurst and provide first rate concerts featuring young, gifted artists, instrumentalists and soloists. The choir also raises money for Hospice in the Weald.’

Pictured Peter Ward from Wadhurst Polyphony and Dominic Plomer-Roberts from Jempson’s

Donation to Beckley Village Hall Trust

The Jempson Foundation recently made a donation to Beckley Village Hall Trust, for the renovation of the village hall kitchen.

Ann Jones said, ‘We would like to thank The Jempson Foundation for their support. This donation will be used to purchase kitchen cupboards and a new cooker for the village hall. The kitchen area was last renovated in the 1990s and the cooker was second hand so it is now in urgent need of replacement. The clubs and societies especially Beckley Pre-School, need their own storage space so this will make a real difference to the village.’

Pictured Ann Jones from Beckley Village Hall Trust and Dominic Plomer-Roberts from Jempson’s

 

Donation to St Thomas’ C of E Aided Primary School

The Jempson Foundation recently made a donation to St Thomas’ C of E Primary School, for construction of an outdoor classroom.

Carol Gardiner said, ‘We would like to thank The Jempson Foundation for their support. This donation will be used to provide the children with a new outdoor classroom with construction beginning over the Summer holidays’.

Stephen Jempson said ‘The Foundation was established in 2010, Jempson’s 75th Anniversary, with the principle to support local projects and charities’ he continued ‘We are delighted to be able to offer our support and we hope that our contribution will make a difference to the village of Winchelsea.’

Pictured Carol Gardiner, Dominic from Jempson’s and three year 6 pupils.