News Archive

June

SafeSpace Bed for Jordan

Four year old, Jordan, from Kent, was born in late 2016. He was taken into care at birth and immediately placed in ICU due to concerns over his growth at birth. He was diagnosed with foetal alcohol syndrome, and shortly after birth with a chromosome abnormality affecting his development, with small stature being very common, learning difficulties and hearing and speech problems are prevalent. Jordan was later diagnosed with classic type autism.

March

Climbing Frame for Beacon School

Climbing frame grant award for a new imaginative play area at the Beacon School.  The state of the art, purpose built Beacon School in Folkestone offers children (3-19 years) with complex needs, profound and severe learning difficulties and physical and sensory impairments, a wide range of educational experiences.

 

Much Needed Food Pump for Hextable Based Charity

Hextable charity, We are Beams, supports disabled children, young people and their families where they fall through the local authority net. Day trips and overnight stays are just some of the ways that We are Beams support the family.

February

£950 Play Therapy Grant to Support Wheelchair Bound 10 Year Old

Until he was 8 years old, Luke from Sittingbourne was a normal, active and happy young boy. He then developed symptoms of muscle stiffness in his legs and found difficultly in walking. The neurological condition progressively got worse - two years on and Luke now finds himself wheelchair bound.

 

Canterbury Fire Station Raise £9K for Great Causes

Canterbury Fire Station part of Kent Fire & Rescue went out and hit the streets in Canterbury throughout December to raise funds for local charities.

January

A £500 Cheque – Fresh From Waitrose

A massive thank you to Waitrose, who through their excellent Community Matters initiative have given the Red Eagle Foundation a cheque for £500.

 

Appointment of New CEO at Charity

The Red Eagle Foundation are delighted to announce Dominic Comins as the charities new CEO with the charity looking to build on a successful period where it has helped to improve the lives of many young children in Kent.