Thank You SurveyHero.com

As a user led organisation it is very important to us that we meet the needs of our users and provide the service our users and community need and want. Online surveys are a useful platform for us to collect feedback and all of our surveys are now powered by the fabulous people at Survey Hero.

Thank you to SurveyHero.com for letting us create online surveys for free.

 

Advertisements

Check out our Wow Board!

As parents we are all to often asked to focus on the things our children can’t do and as an organisation we often talk about the challenges our members face.

The Wow Board celebrates all those successes and wonderful achievements of the Empathy family, however large or small, and we’d love to hear your story. Click here to view the Wow Board and start sharing those successes!

Family Friendship Groups

family friendshipAll our Family Friendship Groups meet fortnightly on Saturdays

Eastern Oswestry Community Centre, Cabin Lane, Oswestry, SY11 2LQ
10.00 am to 12.00 pm

Park Lane Centre, Park Lane, Telford, TF7 5QZ
10.oo am to 12.00 pm

Craven Arms Community Centre, Newington Way, Craven Arms, SY7 9PS
2.00 pm to 4.00 pm

Click Here to find out more about what to expect at a Family Friendship Group

Events

Location When Summary Description
  18/07/2018 at 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Social Sibs @ Oswestry  
Eastern Oswestry Community Centre 21/07/2018 at 10:00 am – 12:00 pm North Family Friendship Group  
  25/07/2018 at 9:30 am – 4:30 pm Crocky Trails  
  28/07/2018 at 10:00 am – 12:00 pm East Family Friendship Group  
Craven Arms Community Centre, 28/07/2018 at 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm South Family Friendship Group  
  31/07/2018 at 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Highley Lido  
  02/08/2018 at 11:00 am – 3:00 pm Techniquest  
  03/08/2018 at 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Social.Sibs @ Craven Arms  
Eastern Oswestry Community Centre 04/08/2018 at 10:00 am – 12:00 pm North Family Friendship Group  
  08/08/2018 at 10:30 am – 2:30 pm Carding mill valley  
  08/08/2018 at 3:30 pm – 10:30 am Summer Camp Out  
  09/08/2018 at 11:00 am – 2:00 pm Farmer Phil's Family Day  
  11/08/2018 at 10:00 am – 12:00 pm East Family Friendship Group  
Craven Arms Community Centre, 11/08/2018 at 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm South Family Friendship Group  
  14/08/2018 at 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Socail Sibs @ Telford  
  15/08/2018 at 9:30 am – 5:30 pm Wye Valley Butterfly World  
Eastern Oswestry Community Centre 18/08/2018 at 10:00 am – 12:00 pm North Family Friendship Group  
  21/08/2018 at 11:00 am – 3:00 pm Messing About In Boats  
  22/08/2018 at 11:00 am – 3:00 pm Muddy Puddles  
  23/08/2018 at 11:00 am – 3:00 pm Cannock Chase  
  25/08/2018 at 10:00 am – 12:00 pm East Family Friendship Group  
Craven Arms Community Centre, 25/08/2018 at 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm South Family Friendship Group  
  29/08/2018 at 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Tree Top Nets  
  08/09/2018 at 10:00 am – 12:00 pm East Family Friendship Group  
  22/09/2018 at 10:00 am – 12:00 pm East Family Friendship Group  
  06/10/2018 at 10:00 am – 12:00 pm East Family Friendship Group  
  20/10/2018 at 10:00 am – 12:00 pm East Family Friendship Group  
  03/11/2018 at 10:00 am – 12:00 pm East Family Friendship Group  
  17/11/2018 at 10:00 am – 12:00 pm East Family Friendship Group  

Easter Fun !

So the holidays are upon us and as always Empathy are Out and About !!

Tuesday 3rd April – Bowling and Driving Range @ The Grove Leominster – 1pm

We bowl at 1 pm for 1 hour. We will then stop for a quick refresh with drinks and snacks before we head out to hit some balls on the driving range. The driving range is covered so should be safe from the unseasonal weather.

Weds 4th April – Bake Off @ Derwen College – from 10 am

Come along and support our bakers as they take on Hope House and Derwen. Join us for Easter fun games and activities.

Thursday 5th April – Blist Hill Victorian Town – 11 am

Join us to step back in time and visit the victorians. Lots to see and do on site from the sweets and fish and chip shops, to bakers and doctors surgery.

Weds 11th April – Dudley Zoo – Coaches leave 9.30 am from Oswestry and Craven Arms

Join us for some really wild fun, at one of the best little zoos in the country. This will be a full day with transport provided.

 

Our Enable team will as always be on hand at all activities to support and lend a hand.

Please book and pay here

 

 

Let’s Rock !

As part of our half term programme, our young trustees are opening the doors at Oswestry to the community and inviting everyone to join them for a relaxed showing the the blockbuster …. SCHOOL OF ROCK !  Continue reading

Supporting Our Work

As a small local charity we are always in need of support; be that your skills and time or your money and fundraising efforts.

Whether you have skills to share with Board of Trustees or are just looking for an opportunity to give something back and expand your experience all of our volunteering opportunities can be found on Do-it.org and we would love to hear from you.

We manage of all over events, fundraising and donation through Goldengiving.com

On our wall you will find details of all of our current events, fundraisers and Appeals

You can of course make a donation to us at anytime.

 

Masquerade Ball

We are very excited to announced our first ever Fundraising Ball.

Hosted by the beautiful Hadley Park House Hotel, guests will be treated to an evening full of elegance and magic.

We begin at 7pm, with reception drinks and the opportunity to capture forever, those impressive outfits and masks with our official photographer Emma from EM Photography.

Copy of A New Design (1)Guest will then be seated to enjoy their 3 course meal and that is where the really magic begins.

We will off course, be raising funds throughout the evening with our Silent Auction and fundraising fun. However After Dinner a short live Auction, of some very special lots, will get things moving before the dancing with local band, Famous Last Words and a Disco late begins. Carriages at 12.30 am

Tickets can be purchased individually or in tables of 10. We are also accepting a split payment for all tickets purchased before the end of Nov.

Click here to take you to Golden Giving for tickets . Tickets are limited so don’t delay !

Hadley Park House Hotel have blocked out the rooms and given guests the special rate of £90 / room double including breakfast. Please contact them directly to arrange you accommodation.

We have a variety of ways that local people and business can support this event including sponsorship and donations to the auction. If you would like more info please contact us.

 

 

Easy to donate via GoldenGiving.com

We use GoldenGiving.com to manage all of our events, donations and fundraising and not it is even easier to support us through the site.

For a quick and easy way to support our current appeals simply click on the link, select your appeal and amount you would like to donate and Golden Giving does the rest. You can even choose to pay through paypal so no signing in or adding your card details.

Thank You In Advance. Take a look at our current appeals

Get Glowing with Empathy 2017

For a second year Empathy will be asking you to “GET GLOWING” in support of ASD and to raise some much needed funds for us.

Not only will be lighting up Craven Arms with our 5 k and junior course but the After Glow Party is this year getting messy and going UV FOAM !! Continue reading