June Events

Upcoming Events in June

Come along and enjoy these events this month which will help raise money for Footsteps Foundation.

 BEACON FESTIVAL – SAT 16 JUNE in Watlington Hill Farm

The Beacon Festival is a Music festival that is a family friendly event celebrating real ale, music, workshops and plenty to do for the kids. Footsteps will have a stall where we can sell our merchandise and let people know about Footsteps. We are looking for families to come along and enjoy the event and if possible help out on the stall and with bucket collections. Footsteps is one of 4 charities that this event will support. https://www.beaconfestival.net/

RUGFEST – SAT 23 JUNE in Wallingford

We are the charity partner for Rugfest this year.

It is a family music festival held in Wallingford.  It will be a fun-filled day with lots going on for the whole family. Footsteps will have a stall on the gate and will be taking tickets, promoting Footsteps, selling our merchandise and will have a hamper raffle. https://www.rugfest.org/

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Our Supporter Grace Roscoe’s concert – Stepping into Song    

On the 25th of February, we were delighted to attend a fundraising concert held on behalf of Footsteps Foundation which raised a great sum and was a wonderful evening of music – all organised by a 15 year old who lives in Dorchester – Grace Roscoe. There were beautiful choral pieces and solo instrumental pieces and songs, as well as rousing popular numbers from the local Rock Choir. It means so much to Footsteps Foundation to have the support of the local community in this way and Grace is a talented singer, event organiser and charity fundraiser – Thanks Grace!!!



Thank you to everyone who donated in December 2017 and contributed towards are OUR match funding.

We received a total of £1696.87 in donations in December 2017 which was matched by a kind donor to raise a total of £3393.74. This fantastic amount will fund 61 hours of intensive physiotherapy for children affected by neurological disorders, helping disabled children to develop in confidence, independence and physical mobility through the Footsteps therapy program.

December Donations Doubled

Would you like to do something for Footsteps Foundation this Christmas? For every single donation we get in December (up to £2000), a kind donor has agreed to match it – so your donation is doubled! £5 will become £10, £25 becomes £50 and so on. If you can Gift Aid it that’s another 50% on top as the matching donation will be gift aided too!

HOW TO DONATE at https://www.justgiving.com/footstepsfoundation send a cheque to: Footsteps Foundation LTD, 4 Queen Street, Dorchester-on-Thames, OX10 7HR, or drop cash donations off in the office.

Summer Raffle Winners

Our summer raffle was drawn this afternoon and the winners are-

iPad Paul Ryan
Family Portrait Sessions – £160 Family Photography Gift Experience David Pinder
Family Portrait Sessions – £160 Family Photography Gift Experience Michael Osborne
Case of Wine Louise Tucker
The Fish, Abingdon – Meal voucher £60 Food & Drinks voucher Carol Higgs
The George Hotel, Dorchester – £30 Meal Voucher Filip S
Blenheim Palace- Two Adults & Two Children – worth £59.90 Paul Rance
Brightwell Vineyards – 2 x guided tour and wine tasting Kamila
Lifestyles Gym – 3 months free membership  worth £97 and Free Personal Training session Paul Ryan
Illuminatiing Mirror, Hair & Beard Trimmer & Memory Foam Kids Pillow Jane Elsworth
Organic hand knitted teddy set worth £75 R D Stevens
Organic hand knitted teddy set worth £75 Sarah Keyte
Selection of Conran Toiletries & Children’s toiletries – worth more than £50 Sarah Amos
Tiago’s Fish & Chips – 2 vouchers for 2 x medium fish & chips Mike Thrift
Vogue Hair & Beauty Didcot £25 voucher Gosia Brudlo
Beale Park – 1 adult , 1 child ticket Sarah Pickford
Wallingford Book Shop – £10 voucher, Keri The Florist – £5 voucher & Health store mug Graham Rolleston


Josh Smith wins gold at Special Olympics!!!

Absolutely over the moon that Josh Smith has just won gold for Judo in the Special Olympics!!! Josh has cerebral palsy and epilepsy and was never expected to walk. His mum found Footsteps in 2010 and in his first session he took his very first steps! His mum Tracey said “All through his early years it was very obvious that Josh was an active, sporty child. After years of fighting for physiotherapy so that he could participate, we found Footsteps. Josh was finally doing what he wanted to do and his confidence soared”. MASSIVE CONGRATULATIONS JOSH FROM ALL AT FOOTSTEPS!!!!!

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