Providing leisure schemes for disabled children and young people

The news on this page has come from our previous website.

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We would like to thank St Mary's Cardigan for their £150 donation to us.

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“ At the start of January DASH were delighted to receive a generous donation for £250 from The Holy Trinity Church in Aberaeron. Many thanks to all involved in fundraising”.

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DASH wishes to thank Sonya Jackson for her recent kind donation and expression of support and admiration for the work that DASH does. Sonya held a small charity afternoon tea party in her back garden offering a range of healthy and delicious treats for family and friends.

Splendid!

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Very BIG thank you to Sainsbury’s Lampeter store for choosing DASH as their “Charity of the Year” for 2 consecutive years. Together we have raised a massive £6551.17 to help DASH continue to deliver its leisure schemes. Many thanks also to Karen Janulek for nominating DASH in the first place.

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DASH wish to say a huge thank you to the staff and customers of Sainsbury’s Lampeter store for their enormous support over the last 2 years. Together we have raised a massive £6558.17. WOW!

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DASH was proud to accept a Highly Commended Certificate in the Best Third Sector Organisation category at the Menter Aberysywth Awards event held recently. Here is Laura Davies, one of our DASHABOUT Frendz members accepting the award on behalf of DASH.

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SUMMER Schemes 2015

Playscheme timetables Synod Inn Aberystwyth cost £8/child/day

Play Scheme Booking Form

Playscheme letter

Frendz Timetable

Frendz Booking Form

Frendz Letter

Statement Of purpose Bro Sion Cwlt

Statement Of Purpose Llyn Yr Eos

Staff and volunteer feedback

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At the beginning of May 2015 DASH was delighted to receive £1327.00 from the Community Foundation in Wales from Red Nose Day Community Cash. Many thanks to all.

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Thank you to The Students Union at University of Wales Trinity Saint Davids for their kind donation of £53.47.

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ABER FIRST AWARDS

The Cambrian News has launched its Aber First Awards. We are seeking nominations so we can win. Please nominate us by either

1) Going to http://www.facebook.com/menteraberystwyth

2) Email your nomination to menwww@aber.ac.uk

Your nomination will need to indicate who you are nominating (DASH) and the category (Best 3rd sector organsaction (Voluntary)) eg I would like to nominate DASH for the best 3rd sector organisation award.

Thanks

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Weekly Dance/Drama Classes

Primary-aged children (4-12 years old) Community Education Centre, Penparcau

Friday Evening 6:15pm – 7:15pm

ONLY £2.50 per session

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FORMS

The forms are rather temperamental so please can you not use them.

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EASTER SCHEMES 2015

The Easter schemes run from March 30th until April 2nd. Documents can be downloaded here

Playscheme Letter, Playscheme timetable, Playscheme booking form

Activity Day Letter, Activity Day timetable, Activity Day booking form

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DASH wishes to thank The Blakemore Foundation for its generous donation of £66.24 towards the purchase of play equipment.

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Many thanks to customers and staff of Sainsbury’s Lampeter store for their generosity in helping DASH to raise over £350 following a raffle. DASH also wishes to thank the volunteers who so kindly gave their time to assist with the fundraising.

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DASH wishes to thank the following Ceredigion businesses for their support and kind donations of raffle prizes for our fundraising event on Saturday 20th December:

Sainsbury’s, Lampeter

Polly’s, Aberystwyth Llanon House, Aberaeron

CKs, Aberystwyth

Tesco Direct, Aberystwyth

B&M, Aberystwyth

Broc y Mor, Aberystwyth

Her Dandy Wolf, Aberystywth

Ambassadors

Ji-binc, Aberaeron

Cooperative, Aberystwyth

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The trustees are proposing to change DASH into a Charitable Incorporated Organisation. This will have no effect on the services we deliver. There will be a special AGM on 11th December at 18:30 in the UNO bunglaow, 5 Clos Henri, Lanilar to accept the new constitution needed. Only members will have voting rights. A copy of the draft new constitution can be found here. The main changes are to be found in clauses 1, 3, 8, 9.

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RELOCATION

On November 3rd DASH will be moving its offices from London House to Bungalo Min-Y-Mor, Gerddi Wellington, ABERAERON, SA46 0BQ. Our phone number and email addresses will remain the same. None of the schemes will be affected.

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DASH wants to say a big thank you to Bethan Miles for her wonderful fundraising garden party and raffle during the summer. A total of £1055.54 was raised.

Also a big thank you to Ros and Tony Hudis for their delightful garden party held at the end of August which raised a total of £330 for DASH.

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DASH would like to thanks members of the Llanwenog Young Farmers Club for their generous donation of £300 received during August.

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We would like to thank Sainsburys Lampeter for the money they have raised from the 5ps for carrier bags.

This is the lastest in a long line of financial support from the store.

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We would like to thank Ms Evans for her gift of a tricycle.

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The June edition of the UNO newsletter is available here

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Our congratulations go to Matthew Walters who is the lucky winner of our draw at the Uno family day on Saturday 5 July. Sainsburys in Lampeter has kindly donated a £50 shopping voucher. Happy shopping, Matthew!

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We are delighted to announce that we have been successful in getting funding from BBC Children in Need for over £37,000 to help us continue to provide free transport for our schemes. Thank you Pudsey!