Category Archives: News

Mayor of Malvern visits Poolbrook Summer Club 14th August

On Wednesday 14th August, the Mayor of Malvern, Councillor Neil Morton, visited the Malvern Special Families Poolbrook Summer Holiday Club. He was interested to look at the bugs and mini-beasts (insects) collected by the children from the grounds. Neil Morton said “He really enjoyed his visit and it was a privilege to see the wonderful work that Malvern Special Familes do”.

Support Tom George from Whitestuff in 10K run for MSF

Tom George from Whitestuff in Worcester is running the Worcester City10 Kilometers Run on 15th September with his charity donations going to Malvern Special Families. Please support Tom in this wonderful activity by sponsoring him through JustGiving Tom says: “I decided to sign up for the Worcester City 10k in order to support a brilliantContinue Reading

Waitrose Great Malvern Green Token Scheme – Big Success

We were lucky enough to be chosen for the Waitrose Community Matters Scheme for July 2019 and raised the magnificent sum of £575. A BIG THANK YOU to everbody who put their tokens into our box!

Quiz Night at the Bluebell Inn 9th September

Monday 9th September at 8pm Come and support Malvern Special Families at the Quiz Night Teams up to 6 – £2 per person entry 20% discount off pub meals for participants

September Song Concert – 28th September

SEPTEMBER SONG – MONTEVERDI TO SONDHEIM SEPTEMBER 28TH 2019 7:30pm An evening of songs and duets from the 18th to the 20th century, given by 3 local performers – Sue Lupton (Mezzo), Bryan Husband (Tenor) & Penny Vere (Piano). Elmslie House, 8 Avenue Road, Malvern, WR14 3AG – Tickets £12. Proceeds in aid of Malvern Special Families.

Parent Carer event at Croome Court 8th October

Thanks to the generosity of Croome National Trust who have opened their doors to Worcestershire Association of Carers at no cost on the 8th October from 11am until 2.30pm they will be hosting a Parent Carer event with lunch. Gareth Jones, Malvern Special Families CEO will be speaking at this event. We hope the dayContinue Reading

National Citizen Service Fete 25th July raises £850

Many thanks to the inspirational young people of the National Citizen Service who raised £850 through a Summer Fete, bag packing at Waitrose, and a sponsored walk.    

MSF announced as Debenhams’ (Worcester) Charity of The Year 2019

We are delighted to announce that Debenhams (Worcester) have chosen our charity, Malvern Special Families, as their Charity of The Year 2019. Debenhams launched their fundraising campaign on Friday 12th April 2019, with a weekend of banners, balloons and a collaborative window display (see picture below). Next time you are visiting Worcester please pop in storeContinue Reading

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 soContinue 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