Elsie Normington Foundation

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Elsie Normington Foundation

Elsie Normington Foundation plans to build a specialist play centre, respite wing, community coffee shop and some supported housing for children and young adults with learning disabilities in Inverness. We need your help to raise £4 million for this project. You can donate by visiting www.gofundme.com/the-haven-appeal Young people need relevant facilities and services while parents need to be supported appropriately in their caring role. There are 1679 children with additional needs in school and 722 children who are registered disabled in Highland.
Elsie Normington Foundation
Elsie Normington Foundation
We have got some fantastic fundraising news for you this evening!

Laura Shepherd, who organised the Cromarty Splash on New Years Day, recently presented Martin Baldwin - our new Project Coordinator - with a cheque for £300 which was raised at her event.

Thank you to Laura and everyone who participated in the Cromarty Splash!
Elsie Normington Foundation
Elsie Normington Foundation
Say a big hello to Martin Baldwin, our new Project Coordinator!

Martin has been settling into his new role since the beginning of February and he has been working hard ever since!

He moved from Oxford to Inverness in order to join our Haven Appeal Team. Martin has lots of expertise which will help us as we move forward. He has previously worked in the charity sector, owned his own business and assisted individuals with learning disabilities.

Welcome to our team Martin!
Elsie Normington Foundation
Elsie Normington Foundation
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All you need to do to sign up is click the link below 👇and press 'Support this cause' when you reach the Easyfundraising site: https://www.easyfundraising.org.uk/causes/elsienormingtonfoundation/?block-header=true&fbclid=IwAR1FanpfTpc_Q9AAvMl_z51TH5qkkXQabslj2jRwp_6UFClyMpeAdUOsEjE&cat=cause-autosuggest&q=elsie

This is such an easy way to create smiles on the faces of the children and young people who most deserve our help and it won't cost you anything extra! Please sign up today.
Elsie Normington Foundation
Elsie Normington Foundation
Have you heard about our 'Wall of Smiles'?

Anyone who donates a minimum of £20 will have their name printed on the wall of the Haven Centre once it is built. All of the money that you donate today will contribute to the £4 million target that we need to reach before building can commence.

Follow the steps below to make your permanent mark on the Haven Centre:
1) Visit www.gofundme.com/the-haven-appeal and donate a minimum of £20.
2) Email info@havenappeal.org.uk to confirm that you would like your name to appear on the 'Wall of Smiles'.

To find out more information, please visit www.havenappeal.org.uk. If you have any queries about our ‘Wall of Smiles’ initiative, please email info@havenappeal.org.uk.
Elsie Normington Foundation
Elsie Normington Foundation
Rona Matheson - our Community Fundraiser - recently visited Inverness Royal Academy for their YPI Charity Fair. She met lots of enthusiastic pupils who had to decide which charity to nominate for a £3,000 grant. We're delighted to announce that they decided to nominate the Haven Appeal! Thank you to all of you at Inverness Royal Academy!
Elsie Normington Foundation
Elsie Normington Foundation
Do you like our enamel pin badges? Wearing one is a really easy way to show your support for our Haven Appeal and they're only £2 each!

You can buy yours today from Merkinch Community Centre.