Derek and Maureen organised a tombola for customers assisted by Maureen’s grandchildren Cameron and Hamish.  This was to raise funds for, and to increase awareness of our new Being Family service, which supports families with a baby under 12 months.

We would like to say thank you to the Postcode Society Trust for their generous contribution to Home-Start. With these funds we are able to continue our Being Mum group for new first time Mums.

We would like to say a HUGE thank you to Nationwide Building Society for our Community Grant.

Home-Start East Sussex would like to say a HUGE thank you to our local Waitrose & Partners stores who have Given a Little Love this spring to families we have been working with in the Crowborough and Brighton & Hove areas throughout the pandemic.

From giving up habits to running online classes, and of course taking part in our sponsored walk, we are so grateful for all of the wonderful efforts that our lovely community have made.

If you see ‘ASK FOR ANI’ posters displayed (ALL Boots stores, and lots of independent pharmacies are participating) you are able to approach staff in the pharmacy and use the code word ‘ANI’, which will let staff know you need some support for domestic abuse. Any information shared will be treated confidentially. The staff will … Read more

We are absolutely delighted to be Waitrose’s chosen Christmas partnership charity in their: “Give a Little Love” campaign. We received donations from all stores in East Sussex and Brighton and Hove. *Image description: Store manager Ian Saville handing over a donation to our Trustee Maureen Jackson*

Home-Start East Sussex would like to thank the various Waitrose & Partners stores across East Sussex and Brighton & Hove that are generously supporting our work. Thanks to you, we are continuing to support families across the county of East Sussex who are disproportionately affected by the COVID-19 crisis. Thank you so much!

This year has been tough for everyone, but we’ve also seen communities coming together. John Lewis and Waitrose have launched their ‘Give a Little Love’ campaign to encourage people to give a little love this Christmas by giving their time, money and voice to support charities working with families particularly affected by COVID – Home-Start … Read more

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