News Archive

August

Famous Five Half Marathon Fundraising

Our famous five are running in the Folkestone Rotary Half Marathon on Sunday 29th September and are looking for sponsors. All money will go to the Red Eagle Foundation who raise funds through a variety of events to fund equipment for disadvantaged children throughout Kent.

 

New Trike Gives Willow Independence and Freedom

Willow has Spina bifida, Hydrocephalus and Chiari malformation. She can not walk or stand due to spinal defect and has little to no muscle tone on her glutes and hamstrings. The new trike will help strengthen these as much as possible, to try and achieve some form of mobility, even if just round the house – all in a fun way.

July

Art and Play Therapy for Two Pupils

Art and play is a natural way for young people to express their emotions. The Church Street project has now been running for 15 years and was started by a group of teachers who were concerned about the effects the long waiting times for therapy was having on the young children in Shepway schools.

 

Fund Raising at New Heights

They’ve done it! Two high flying eagles,Vicki Rice and MD, Wayne Hodgson, rose to the challenge and completed the 100ft abseiling challenge in Maidstone at the weekend, raising £285 for charity through on and offline fundraising.

June

Funding for Sensory Equipment

Red Eagle Foundation recently received a grant application from St. Eanswythe Primary School in Folkestone for sensory equipment. The school’s support for SEN children and vulnerable children has been recognised as outstanding.

 

Educational Support Funded for Leanne

Fourteen year old Leanne is educated at home, to get away from the severe bullying she was subjected to, due to her cognitive disabilities (severe Dyslexia).

May

2019 Red Eagle Golf Day Success

The Red Eagle Foundation held their second annual golf day at Chestfield Golf Club on Friday 17th May.

April

The Guild Donate £500 to Foundation

The Guild has been involved with the Construction Industry Scheme (“CIS”) since 1997 and no other business has more experience in ensuring its smooth operation with contractors and subcontractors.  They recently celebrated 21 years in business.

 

Tyler’s New Trike Helps Him With Physical and Mental Wellbeing

Eleven year old Tyler, who attends Meadowfield Special School in Sittingbourne, was delighted when he received a new bespoke trike.

March

Charlie Becomes More Socially and Physically Active With His New Trike

Charlie becomes more socially and physically active with his new trike.  9 year old Charlie Tottle, and his therapist at Orchards in Sittingbourne, were delighted when they received the news that they were granted the full amount of £1,066.00 for a bespoke trike, by a local charity, the Red Eagle Foundation.

February

Charity Funding Boost Gives Reece His Independence

Gym lover, 18 year old, Reece Matheson, was surprised when a chance meeting at Cascades Leisure Centre in Gravesend led to a local charity making up the £1,650 funding shortfall to provide a bespoke wheelchair at a cost of £3,850.

January

Golf Day - 17th May 2019

Golfers.................................. Wanna play?  We are holding our infamous Charity Golf day on Friday 17th May.

 

Shoppers Gift 775 Presents for Children at Specialist Schools

Once again we are very grateful to Heart FM and the Giving Tree at Bluewater Shopping Centre for providing 775 presents to the Red Eagle Foundation. The Foundation collected and distributed the gifts to a number of specialist schools in Kent.