Our shop is open!

A quick update about our shop opening hours. Our Hassocks shop is now open 9.30-4pm, Monday-Saturday. Friday 16th April, 10-4pm, the shop will be open for donations only. From 19th April, we will be able to accept donations every day through the shop, as we no longer need to quarantine...

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Covid Update

Once again, our shop is now shut, as we have been placed under Tier 4 restrictions.  We are also closed for donations, so please do not try and bring your donations to the shop on Fridays, until further notice We will re-open as soon as we are allowed to do so. In the meantime, thanks to all our...

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Vital help for our old ladies in Petrosani

As winter sets in, we always consider the extra needs of our elderly people in Petrosani, for whom life is such a struggle. We have already sent £500 for winter fuel.  Thanks to those supporters who contributed to this fund.  Donation to Humanity at Heart We know that the help from Providenta...

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Shop Closure

Our shop in Hassocks will be closed from Thursday 5th November, due to Government regulations and the national lockdown.  We sincerely hope we will be able to open again at the beginning of December, but will keep you updated on our website, FaceBook and Instagram account....

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News from the House of Roses

Linda Barnes, Trustee of RAKE, recently gave us an update on how the youngsters are getting on at the House of Roses in Barlad, Romania. The town of Barlad where Casa Trandafirilor is situated has fortunately not been too badly affected by Covid 19 and the residents and staff have kept well. But...

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The latest news from the Rainbow House

One of the projects we support works particularly with marginalised and poverty stricken children from mainly Roma communities. Here is their latest report.  It is great to hear what they have been doing during the coronavirus pandemic, and good to know their work continues in spite of the...

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Shop Donations

From 1st October, we will be accepting donations on FRIDAYS ONLY, 10-4 Please do not attempt to deliver donations outside of these hours, as we will not be able to accept them.  This is because we have to quarantine donations for 72 hours, and have very limited space to do so. Many thanks for your...

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Covid-19 Update

We just wanted to let all our customers and supporters know where we are with our plans for re-opening the shop. The Trustees are very clear that we will only re-open when we can be sure there is no (or minimal) risk to staff, volunteers and customers. But, we are working hard behind the scenes to...

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Update from the Rainbow House

I was able to catch up with Rebekka Single, Chairman of the charity Open House, who runs the Rainbow House in Romania.  It is reassuring to know that they are continuing to help their families as much as possible.  Here is the situation, on the ground: Harghita has no recorded Covid-19 cases so...

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