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Malvern Special Families welcome Gareth Jones (C.E.O.)

We are delighted to announce that Malvern Special Families have appointed Gareth Jones as their new Chief Executive Officer. Gareth has a wealth of experience in the third sector, working with children and adults with learning disabilities in schools, colleges, residential and supported living provision. Gareth replaces Business Manager Maria Munday, who has done so much to advance the work of MSF during her 8 years with the charity. Gareth said “I am delighted and honoured to be given the chance to work for Malvern Special Families. I would like to thank Maria Munday for her immense contribution to the charity and on behalf of all the trustees, staff, families, supporters and especially the children, we wish her well for the future”.

Spooktacular Event in Aid of Malvern Special Families

We would like to say a big ‘thank you’ to the lovely team at Barton Court for organising such a fangtastic Holloween event in aid of Malvern Special Families.  Doors open at 4.00pm tomorrow. There will be fun and games for all ages, music, competitions and prizes galore!!! So why not pop along with your friends andContinue Reading

Could you be the new CEO of Malvern Special Families?

Chief Executive Officer  – Malvern Special Families –   “Every child and young person needs access to excellent social opportunities within their local community” Exciting opportunity to lead the next stage development and delivery of a unique local not for profit organisation. Malvern Special Families (MSF) is Worcestershire’s leading charity supporting children with special needs andContinue Reading

Ironman to raise money for Malvern Special Families

A real-life super hero has pledged to fundraise for Malvern Special Families by taking part in not one, but TWO Ironman challenges for the small charity. Tom Brazington will be doing a “Double Ironman” in Snowdonia in September – which means swimming 4.8 miles, followed by a 224-mile bike ride and then running two back-to-back marathons,Continue Reading

Sisters ‘Race to the Stones’ in soaring temperatures

Two sisters from Worcester have completed one of the UK’s toughest ultra-marathon challenge at the weekend. The pair took part in the ‘Race to the Stones’ ultra-marathon in sizzling temperatures during which participants were challenged to run 100km along Britain’s oldest path within 24 hrs. Kerrin Fearns and Briony Mills from Worcester, took on theContinue Reading

Charity playleaders awarded Generation Can Awards

We are delighted that 3 of our charity’s playleaders have won Awards in the Professionals category at the Generation CAN Awards in Worcester.  The Generation CAN Awards are local awards to celebrate the remarkable achievements of children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities and the adults who support them. Margaret Bennett, Ann Gilchrist and LauraContinue Reading

Fundraisers ‘Race to the Stones’ ultra-marathon challenge

Two fearless fundraisers are taking on one of the UK’s toughest ultra-marathon challenge at the weekend. The pair will run 100km along Britain’s oldest path this weekend, for a local charity.  Briony Mills and Kerrin Fearns wanted to take on an extreme challenge to fundraise for Malvern Special Families, a local charity which supports familiesContinue Reading

Summer Fun fundraising campaign launches

Malvern Special Families charity has launched it’s summer fun fundraising campagin. We need to fundraise £1500 by Friday 13th July to enable our small charity to purchase a specialist changing table plus sensory toys for our summer playschemes for children and young people with disabilities. You can text to donate: Text MSFS18 £10 to 70070Continue Reading

Malvern runner warming up for Half Marathon in the Netherlands

A local runner is taking parting in the Zwolle Half Marathon in June to help raise awareness and fundraise for local charity Malvern Special Families. Judy Gudgeon, one of the charity’s Trustees, is limbering up ahead of the Scania Zwolse Half Marathon which takes place in the Netherlands on June 9th.        Continue Reading

Last chance to sponsor Forest Warriors

It’s the last chance to sponsor a team of fearless fundraisers who have tackled an extreme 12km mud and obstacle course for their chosen local charity. The team took part in Forest Warrior in the Forest of Dean to help raise awareness about Malvern Special Families – a local charity which provides fun and safeContinue Reading