Charity Fundraising 2018-19
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£3,741 for Open Arms Malawi
£523 for Orphans for Orphans
Gandy's London set up the Orphans for Orphans initiative under the Gandys Foundation to aid underprivileged children with education, medication and nutrition.
£2,514 for OSCAR Foundation
OSCAR Foundation (Organization for Social Change, Awareness and Responsibility) is a Mumbai-based football for development non-profit focused on creating youth role models in low-income communities in India.
£5,723 for Parkinson's UK
Parkinson's UK exist to change attitudes towards Parkinson's and help find a cure.
£417 for Psoriasis Association
£766 for Reality Gives
£450 for The Royal British Legion
We raised money for the The Royal British Legion at our annual Remembrance Day service.
£580 for Stonewall
Sixth Form girls organised a Rainbow Day in aid of Stonewall, who campaign for the equality of lesbian, gay, bi and trans people across Britain.
£527 for Target Ovarian Cancer
Target Ovarian Cancer’s campaigns tackle the three biggest barriers to progress: late diagnosis, limited choice of treatments, and the isolation so often felt by women with ovarian cancer.
£512 for The Uganda School Project
The Uganda School Project work to support primary education in rural Uganda.
£2,811 for Berkshire Women's Aid
We are proud to support Berkshire Women's Aid, a local charity who provide advice, support and refuge services to victims of domestic abuse.
£562 for YoungMinds
YoungMinds is the UK's leading charity fighting for children and young people's mental health.
£508 for Action4Archie
York House nominated Action4Archie as their House charity. It was set up by the aunt of one of the Sixth Form girls after her cousin Archie was diagnosed with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy.
£2,484 for Barnardo's
£766 for the Bishop of Oxford Outreach Fund
Under the Diocese of Oxford, the Bishop of Oxford Outreach Fund is dedicated to supporting the mission of the Church worldwide and is generated by offerings across the diocese, particularly at ordinations, confirmations, collations, institutions and licensings.
£558 for Cancer Research UK
Hermitage House organised a fundraising event for the Lower School in aid of Cancer Research UK.
£339 for Comic Relief
The whole school came together to celebrate Red Nose Day in a dance-a-thon to raise money for Comic Relief.
£449 for Cystic Fibrosis Trust
Last year we had a full school mufti day (teachers included!) in aid of Cystic Fibrosis Trust.
£328 for Dementia Friends
We raised money for Dementia Friends, a charity that exists to change perceptions of Dementia. Some of this money also went to a local Memory Cafe that provides a relaxed place for people to come and get advice and support regarding dementia.
£2,625 for Hope and Homes for Children
Driven by the Chaplaincy, we have supported Hope and Homes for Children who exist to eliminate the institutional care of children in orphanages, believing that every child deserves to grow up in a loving, stable family.
£10,384 for HopeAsia
AGS House raised an incredible amount of money this year for their House Charity, HopeAsia, who care for some of the poorest and most vulnerable children in the world. The majority of the money came from their Charity Fundraising Gala, all organised by the girls. AGS organised a House Trip in Summer 2019 to Myanmar to see the work of the Hosanna Children's Home.
£415 for the Inspire Foundation
Following a student-led assembly, we had fundraising in aid of the Inspire Foundation who are a specialist charity intent on raising funds with which to research quality of life issues for those who have suffered spinal cord injuries (SCI).
£414 for Jo's Cervical Cancer Trust
We raised money this year for Jo's Cervical Cancer Trust who are the UK's leading cervical cancer charity.
£468 for Macmillan Cancer Support
The whole school took part in the World's Biggest Coffee Morning in September 2018. Every penny raised helps Macmillan be right there for people living with cancer.