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Posted 12th March 2020

Ashtead Bridge Evening – Tuesday 3rd March

We had a very successful evening on Tuesday supporting the Ashtead Bridge Night. Huge thanks to a great team of volunteers for preparing delicious cakes and sandwiches, selling lots of raffle tickets, serving refreshments, and plenty of washing up at the end! Special thanks to our ambassador Elaine who spoke so brilliantly to all the bridge players about what it is like to have aphasia. We raised a fantastic £562.15!

Posted 6th March 2020

Waitrose, Cobham – Community Matters scheme raising money for Dyscover in March

We are delighted to have been chosen as one of the lucky recipients of the money raised through the green coins that customers place in one of three collection pots at Waitrose in Cobham during this month of March!
If you shop there be sure to donate your coins to Dyscover and please tell all your friends to do so!

Posted 28th February 2020

India Bike Ride Congratulations- Cathy!

Huge congratulations and thanks to Cathy Woodall who completed her amazing bike ride challenge in India! She cycled more than 400km over 5 days and describes it as ‘tough, incredible and beautiful’. It really is an incredible achievement and we have all been so impressed by Cathy’s commitment to this challenge. She has raised £1810 for Dyscover but it is not too late to show her your support

We are looking forward to hearing more about it when Cathy comes to visit some of our groups next term. Well done Cathy!

Posted 28th February 2020

Thank you Red Lion and Cellar Rooms at Betchworth

A fun evening was had by all at the Red Lion and Cellar rooms in Betchworth on Wednesday, Marc our host was most generous and a very entertaining Quiz Master! The evening has raised over £350 – Thanks to everyone who came along and supported the evening, thanks especially go to Marc Jones.

Posted 21st February 2020

Attention all Cyclists!

If you were disappointed not to get a place in this year’s Prudential Ride London on the 16th August or if you have ever considered taking part in this fantastic event, then please get in touch.
We have 4 places available to ride for us with an achievable fundraising target. This is an extremely popular and challenging event, with 25,000 cyclists riding 100 miles through an iconic route in central London and the beautiful Surrey countryside, whilst really helping a small local charity (and the route even goes right past our offices!)
So if you are interested, please contact Liz Grace, Community Fundraising Coordinator for more information!

Posted 6th February 2020

Mole Valley Probus Club Donation

We are very grateful to Mole Valley Probus Club for raising money for us by holding raffles at their monthly meetings. Gill Jackson went along to collect the £500 cheque and this money is going to be put towards our ‘Moving On’ group. So a huge thank you from everyone at Dyscover.

Posted 6th February 2020

Supportive work Colleagues

Yesterday we had some very special visitors, a team from Legal and General who are work colleagues of Kevin, (one of our Wednesday morning group members). They have been busy fundraising for Dyscover and have so far have raised over £4500 which is just amazing. It was lovely to meet them and show them exactly what Dyscover is all about. They met Rosemary and Alice and the office staff and then spent some time in one of the groups which they really enjoyed. They then took Kevin out for a very fancy lunch! Thank you Rachel, Willem and Daria for taking the time to come and visit us and for all the amazing fundraising that you have been doing for us.

Posted 27th January 2020

Cathy’s cycling from Goa to Mumbai

Our friend and supporter Cathy Sparks is training hard for an epic challenge next month when she will join a team of 30 women cycling over 400km from Goa to Mumbai over 5 days to raise money for us. She has been busy training, despite all the bad weather -very different to the hot weather she will experience whilst she is in India!
At the moment Cathy is cycling one or two days per week covering around 40 miles each time as well as running and doing pilates. We are all so impressed by her commitment and the effort she is putting in.
You can read more about Cathy, this amazing challenge and show your support here:
Everyone at Dyscover wishes Cathy lots of luck!

Posted 16th January 2020

Thank you Croydon High School

We are thrilled to have received £2,500 from Croydon High School as we were one of the charities to benefit from their successful fashion show which took place in November. A special thank you to Laura (the daughter of one of our members) for championing Dyscover and for speaking so brilliantly (and from the heart) about the work that we do.

Posted 10th January 2020

Sutton Nonsuch Rotary Club – Thank you!

We would like to say a huge thank you to the Sutton Nonsuch Rotary Club for their fantastic donation of £1000. This money was raised through their Christmas collections throughout December. Our Community Fundraising Coordinator Liz attended a celebratory dinner where she gratefully received the cheque and had the opportunity to explain to the guests what we do at Dyscover.

Posted 10th January 2020

Thank you Banstead Rotary Club

In December, an amazing team of volunteers did a great job spreading some Christmas cheer and collecting donations from the people of Nork.
We have just found out that our team raised £299.10 which is wonderful news. So a huge thank you to our Santa Run Team and also to Banstead Rotary for including us in this enjoyable and very successful festive event!

Posted 10th January 2020

Epsom Choral – Thank you

A huge thank you to Epsom Choral Society who raised an fantastic £720 for us from their retiring collection at their Christmas Concert in December. We heard from Gill that it was really well attended, the singing and music were beautiful and there was a lovely Christmas atmosphere.

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