Vodafone have kindly agreed to fund a member of staff to work at the Trust for two months through their Vodafone World of Difference programme. Meirion Shaw will be working with us helping to raise funds. We are delighted to have her as part of the Trust team – she is doing a fantastic job. You can follow Meirion’s experiences over the two months in her blog at http://worldofdifference.vodafone.co.uk/uk/meirion-shaw/
AWBS has supported the Trust for the past two years. In their first year of supporting the Trust the group raised funds to equip the library in our holiday home. Their second year of support funded the redecoration of the isolation rooms at Wexham Park Hospital and plan to continue their support during the coming year.
Mark Fitzpatrick, Commercial Director of Bewley Homes, pledged his support for what the Trust was trying to achieve back in 2004 and has been working with the Trust ever since. Bewley Homes have been instrumental in helping the Trust to find a site, achieve planning permission and in securing the support of a number of relevant professionals who have donated their services free of charge to help us get this far. Bewley Homes will continue to support Sebastian’s Action Trust throughout the building process.
Mark Fitzpatrick said: “I am tremendously impressed with the plans for Sebastian’s Action Trust and the drive of Jane and Michael Gates to provide a holiday home facility. We at Bewley Homes are delighted to be involved and are committed to helping the Trust achieve this aim”.
Corporate Gifts have been long term supporters of the Trust; the company’s Director Susie Haskell has helped to promote our cause in a number of ways over the years and continues to generously support our events and initiatives.
Sebastian’s former school have been tremendously supportive. Sebastian will always be an “old boy” and he is fondly remembered by pupils and staff alike.
To date Hall Grove parents have donated tens of thousands of pounds through personal contributions and many have pledged their support to the Trust in a variety of ways.
An advertising agency specialising in healthcare, Langland understand the emotional and physical impact that life-threatening illnesses can have on families. Sebastian’s House will give families the chance to spend precious, relaxing time together. Langland is therefore delighted to support Sebastian’s Action Trust as our nominated charity.
Lochailort Investments Limited
Hugo Haig, Director of Lochailort Investments Limited has championed the Trust’s successful planning application and is a committed supporter of Sebastian’s Action Trust.
Slough-based Owen White selected the Trust as its nominated charity for two consecutive years. Their staff worked hard to raise more than £10,000 for the Trust with many of them competing in the BananaMan Triathlon.
School Trips Ltd is a group of companies specialising in school and youth group travel to the UK, Europe and beyond. The Trust is their charity of choice for which they collect voluntary contributions from the school trips they organise.
Stewart has worked with the Trust since its inception and actually took the photograph of Sebastian which features in the Trust logo. He continues to give his time and services to the Trust whenever he can.
Bracknell-based logistics firm The UCS Group are working with the Trust to raise £25,000 to fund a specialist vehicle which will be invaluable in all sorts of areas of our work, including transporting children to and from hospital for vital appointments and treatment where their families have no transport of their own.