At Peach, we believe in giving back to local communities and charities – now more than ever, they need our support.
This Random Acts of Kindness Day (17th February), we’ll be donating £4,000 across 20 charities in our towns. Thank you for your nominations! Here are the local charities we’ll be supporting this month;
The Black Horse, Woburn
Donated £200 to St Francis Children’s Society
An adoption agency, renowned for keeping siblings together and helping harder to place children with complex needs.
Thank you for your nomination, Jasmin
The Almanack, Kenilworth
Donated £200 to Kenilworth Fundraising Group for Guide Dogs for the Blind
A small, dedicated and enthusiastic group of local volunteers who have been raising money to sponsor young guide dogs for their first two years of training.
Thank you for your nomination, Sue
The Star & Garter, Leamington
Donated £200 to Helping Hands
“I’d like to go with Helping Hands as we still donate 50 meals a week for them.”
Thank you for your nomination, Stefan
The Swan, Salford
Donated £200 to Emily’s Star
Granting wishes to families who have a child or children with any life-limiting or life-threatening illness.
Thank you for your nomination, Elaine
The Richard Onslow, Cranleigh
Air Ambulance – Sussex Surrey Kent
“They attend a number of incidents in Cranleigh each year and they are the quickest way for walkers and cyclists etc in the area to get straight to the nearest hospital.”
Thank you for your nomination, Camilla
The Duke of Wellington, East Horsley
Donated £200 to West Horsley Parish Youth Council
Giving the youth of the community an opportunity to make a difference in their own village and community.
Thank you for your nomination, Janet
The Fleece, Witney
Donated £200 to Friends of Leafield School
A small village school with a big heart and lots of hard-working parents and carers who do all they can to fundraise for this much-loved school.
Thank you for your nomination, Karen
The High Field, Edgbaston
Donated £200 to Versus Arthritus
Versus Arthritis supports people with various forms of arthritis and musculoskeletal conditions – arthritis doesn’t affect people of an older age only and it is very little known that young people and even babies can be diagnosed with conditions such as juvenile idiopathic arthritis.
Thank you for your nomination, Eleni
The Drummond, Albury
Donated £200 to St Joseph’s Specialist Trust and Cranleigh
They look after and educate autistic young people aged 5-19.
Thank you for your nomination, Eileen
The Boathouse, Maidenhead
Donated £200 to The Brett Foundation
“We believe in not only giving a fish to feed the family, we believe in giving a net, teaching how to fish and supporting until they are able to support themselves and their families for life.”
Thank you for your nomination, Sharon
The Fishes, North Hinksey
Donated £200 to Oxfordshire Mind
An amazing team making a fantastic difference to the mental health and well-being of people in Oxfordshire.
Thank you for your nomination, Jess
The Embankment, Bedford
Donated £200 to Bedford charity Friends for Life
FFL supports those in care homes around Bedford who have no one to visit them by matching them up to local befrienders.
Thank you for your nomination, Jennie
The Bear & Ragged Staff, Cumnor
Donated £200 to Dean Court Community Association
Serving the local community by running a Community Centre for everyone. There are exercise classes for the elderly, clubs for children and community events, even a puppy training class!
Thank you for your nomination, Anna
The Thatch, Thame
Donated £200 to The Nic Willoughby Fund
A Thame based charity that has been raising money for local grassroots sports in memory of a local lad who, sadly died at a young age from a heart issue. This year switching to a campaign that pays for mobile scanning facilities to come and check out the hearts of local people and hopefully spot issues that they might have. Something like this could have saved Nic’s life.
Thank you for your nomination, Charlie
Brookmans, Brookmans Park
Donated £200 to DENS
Their aim is to be the first port of call for people in Dacorum who are facing homelessness, poverty and social exclusion; to support and empower them to take the next positive step in their lives.
Thank you for your nomination, Ed
The James Figg, Thame
Donated £200 to The Red Kite Family Centre
A community-run family centre in Thame and Chinnor offering a range of activities and support to parents and their pre-school children.
Thank you for your nomination, Emma
The Rose & Crown, Warwick
Donated £200 to Myton Hospice
Believing everyone in Coventry and Warwickshire should live well towards the end of their life.
Thank you for your nomination, Tash
The One Elm, Stratford
Donated £200 to Shakespeare Hospice
An independent local charity providing specialist palliative daycare for people living in the Stratford upon Avon district.
Thank you for your nomination, Bex
The White Horse, Harpenden
Donated £200 to Herts Young Homeless
Their focus is on preventing homelessness – from education in schools and family mediation through to supporting 16-24-year-olds in their first homes or caring for adults of all ages who have mental health issues and housing needs.
Thank you for your nomination, Bronte
The Chequers, Eversley Cross
Donated £200 to RSPCA, Hants and Surrey Border Branch
A financially independent registered charity that carries out animal welfare work and fundraising activities in the local area.
Thank you for your nomination, Lindsey