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Education, support and research for early years autism

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2018

Adstock Singers 2018

We are delighted to confirm that Adstock Singers have chosen to support Puzzle Centre this year, helping to raise vital funds in support of our work.  Please lend your support Adstock Singers at their up and coming performances in the Vale.  Details of forthcoming performances can be found here

“This year we are proud to be supporting Puzzle Centre, a local charity who provide “Education, support & research for early years autism”.  The Puzzle Centre promote and deliver early intervention for young children with autism or communication difficulties and provide training and outreach to families and practitioners throughout the UK”

Midsummer’s Eve Jamboree at Mursley Village Hall

Mursley Village Hall will be hosting a Midsummer’s Eve Jamboree on the evening of 23rd June.  Puzzle Centre is delighted to be one of the fortunate charities benefiting from event proceeds.  Thank you to everyone planning the event, Puzzle Centre wishes you a wonderful Midsummer’s Eve.

Winslow Concert Band

Winslow Concert Band have kindly chosen Puzzle Centre as their nominated charity for their 2018 concert season.  More details will be published soon announcing their autumn concert in aid of Puzzle Centre Trust Ltd. Do come and visit the Puzzle Centre and Winslow Concert Band s at this year’s Winslow Show on Bank Holiday Monday, 27th August.

Swanbourne Music Festival 2018 

We are delighted to confirm that Puzzle Centre is to be one of the chosen charities at this year’s Music festival!  Festival day is
Sunday, 26th August.

Announcing: Toploader as the headline act for 2018!
You can secure your event tickets here and get ready to enjoy fantastic live bands, varied food outlets and numerous bars, set in the heart of the Buckinghamshire countryside at Swanbourne.  Huge thanks to Oakman Inns and Swanbourne Music Festival 2018.  Mark your diaries and come and visit the Puzzle Centre stand on the big day.

Swanbourne Music  Festival 2017

Beautiful weather, great bands, lovely atmosphere and super stalls. The Swanbourne Festival in August 2017 was a huge success and we’d like to congratulate and thank Oakman Inns for such a fantastic event. Thanks also to everyone who supported Puzzle Centre on the day by visiting our stall or buying raffle tickets, helping us raise £1,500! Thank you also to Derek Pelling Photography for the photos below.

 

Thinking of fundraising for Puzzle? Here’s how we can Support You

The Puzzle Centre team are always happy to support your fundraising, we will be keen to hear all about it and to see your photos!

We are also able to provide guidance to help you plan your event and ensure those involved are safe throughout.

Contact Us with the following details if you have an idea you’d like to discuss:
• Your name and contact details
• Event type and date

or take a look at our Fundraising-guide

For details and guidance on fundraising activities, please see the Code of Fundraising Practice and the Institute of Fundraising’s website.

Be inspired – here are just a few highlights from the Puzzle Centre Fundraising Hall of Fame!

2017

We’re so grateful to Winslow Rotary for their continued support. A recent donation of just under £2,000 will enable us to buy much needed IT equipment. Thank you!

Thank you to Whitchurch Stitch In Group for their donation of £100.

Thank you to Mursley Players, who made a fantastic donation of £468 to Puzzle Centre following their Variety Show.

Great Horwood and Singleborough WI held an amazing evening of fun raising £645 for Puzzle with the wonderfully entertaining ‘Dorothy’

Winslow Rotary have supported Puzzle Centre with a grant of £2,000 towards Attention Autism training for our staff who work with the children in our specialist nursery and through the Puzzle Assessment and Support Service (PASS). We are so grateful for their support.

April was autism awareness month, and Puzzle Centre had a stall at the Winslow Easter Fayre. Thank you to everyone who donated home-made items for the stall.

Our fish and chip Quiz night in Winslow in March 2017 raised a fantastic £800.  Thank you to everyone who joined in and special thanks to those who donated raffle prizes.

In 2016

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Guy Brogden ran the Virgin London Marathon on 24th April for Puzzle Centre raising in excess of £10,000

 

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Brave and beautiful Beau had her hair cut to raise money to thank us for helping her twin brother.  Here she is before and after.

In 2015

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Puzzle5Etape rode L’Etape du Tour and triumphed in the Alps, raising an incredible £17,546.43.

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Move over George Clooney – Max’s grandad shaved off his moustache and raised £400.00!

In 2014

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Puzzle parent Hayley competed in the Warrior Adrenaline Race raising £775.00.

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Gary Eastman took Puzzle to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro and raised £9,000.

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Puzzle Administrator, Mandy was Captain of TEAM PUZZLE at the Swanbourne Endeavour. Together they raised £2,000.