Downton 4 Family Newsletter

Dear Friends and Supporters of Downton 4 Family (D4F),

We continue to support families and focus on empowering them to find their way to a better place. 

Here is a mini update:

ACTIVITIES

  • We are thrilled to have some newly trained Family Mentors 
  • Co-op and Salisbury Foodbank – we continue to collect donations from the collection point in the Co-op. Anyone in need of a food parcel and who has an authorised voucher is now able to collect from Downton Baptist Church on a Monday between 9 and 11 am
  • We held a training evening at the Brian Whitehead Sports and Social Club with speaker Anna Elston 

FUNDRAISING

  • New Christmas card for 2021 is available from our online gift shop  
  • Our online gift shop has a new range of local gifts including chocolate, art and ‘Bath & Body’ treats…have a peak…gift shop
  • Charity Cars have been working hard chauffeuring for weddings and special occasions in their vintage cars and donating all the funds raised to us… see more here…Charity Cars
  • We have been awarded this year’s Co-op Local Community Fund. Please consider making us your chosen charity by going to: https://membership.coop.co.uk/causes/60480   
  • The Bull in Downton is running a weekly quiz, some of the proceeds of which will come to D4F! The quiz is every Wednesday at 8pm. Teams of 4 – 6 people.

We are hugely thankful for all the support we receive from our community. If you know of a family who might benefit from some support, please suggest they get in touch with us on 07393 933145.

Helen and Philip

Programme Leader and Chair of Trustees, D4F 

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