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New Corporate Sponsor, The Swan Woburn Sands

FUN is delighted to have been selected as Charity of the Year by The Swan in Woburn Sands who will be providing support in many ways from venue space to event support.The Swan is a stylish pub & restaurant in the lovely village of Woburn Sands, a haven away from the nearby bustle of Milton Keynes. Pub landlord Gary Spratt  – “I am new
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April FUN Holiday Club gets off to a great start!

FUN Holiday Club   Here are a selection of the latest pictures from FUN’s Holiday Club running this week at Lealands High School. Yesterday, we had around 40 families attending who enjoyed a superb time! Our bouncy castle and giant obstacle course prove as popular as ever. FUN’s music room allows children to express themselves with some impressive tunes being heard! We will keep you updated
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FUN’s Community Fundraiser

FUN are pleased and excited to announce the appointment of Leigh West as our Community Fundraiser.  Leigh will be starting on the 1st April 2014 and will be responsible for FUN’s organic fundraising capability.  I’m sure as members you will meet Leigh soon, be it at a fundraising event or at one of our amazing projects, A welcome addition to the FUN team:  
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Donate by Text!

We are pleased to announce Families United Network have launched a donate by text service. It’s so easy, it’s free to text and we receive 100% of donations + gift aid if your a UK tax payer. All money raised goes towards our projects which provide so much needed help and support to disabled children and their families. You can donate if you are aged 16
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Jennie Bayliss – Come on down!

This is the first of our Employee/Trustee highlights. We want all of our amazing supporters & members to know who is who and why they became involved in FUN. Jennie Bayliss – Come on down! My name is Jennie and I have been a Trustee of FU…N since August 2013. When I started my own business at the beginning of 2013, one of my
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Andrew Selous MP for South West Bedfordshire hosts a visit for Families United Network

  Andrew Selous MP for South West Bedfordshire hosts a visit for Families United Network Families United Network supporter Andrew Selous MP hosted a visit yesterday for the charity at his offices opposite Parliament. The Chair Jo Stuart and Managing Director Mark Sutcliffe MBE were in attendance.  The visit provided the opportunity to highlight the good work FUN carries out in supporting disabled children
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Fun at the Christmas Party

Thank you to Household Estate Agents for sponsoring this years Christmas Party. 95 members joined in the festive FUN as the annual Christmas Party took place on Monday 23rd December 2013. With the Black Box Boys getting the party into full swing, who walks in with his sacks full of presents for the boys and girls?? FATHER CHRISTMAS!!! With excitement and joy, all the
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Chuck out your consoles!

And when you do, please send them to us… …because at FUN we’re on the lookout for unloved or unwanted video consoles that are gathering dust in the spare room or are no longer in use after an upgrade to the latest shiny new box. So if you have any Playstations, X-Boxes, Nintendos of all shapes and sizes, or even “vintage” video consoles from
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New Staff join in the FUN!

Link and Youth Service Co-ordinator Families United Network are delighted to announce and welcome Stephen Swaine to the FUN family. Stephen will be joining us from 2 December as the Link and Youth Service Co-ordinator working alongside Jenni Hammond (Activities Manager), to initiate the first clusters of the Link project in early 2014. Stephen will be joining us for some days over the October Holiday
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Staffing Update

Ron Overton has left Families United Network with immediate effect.  We thank him for his contribution and we can reassure our members, supporters and colleagues that the Board and Staff are continuing to provide the high quality services that our members need. This week we have been interviewing a high standard of applicants for the Link & Youth Services Coordinator.  We will keep you informed
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