Gala dinner raises £727,000 for Kisharon
Kisharon’s exceptional work with adults and children was the focus of the 2014 Gala Dinner, at the Lancaster London, which raised an incredible £727,000.
Three accountants, a solicitor, an estate agent and a company director are part of a team of 18 cyclists who have signed up for a 100km London night time ride to raise funds for Kisharon.
Hanna Schwalbe Home could soon become seven self-contained apartments, with adults supported by Kisharon having the key to their own front door for the first time.
This newsletter is filled with reports of Kisharon’s recent Gala Dinner when we were able to praise the foresightedness of our founder, Chava Lehman, who, at a time when society shunned individuals with disabilities, saw their potential.
Kisharon adults, children and supporters met Samantha Cameron, wife of the prime minister David Cameron. Mrs Cameron held a reception for Kisharon at 10 Downing Street. A reception is a kind of a party with speeches and food. 10 Downing Street is the home of the prime minister and his family.
Kisharon has bought premises in Golders Green with a view to creating a trailblazing specialist school for 70 pupils aged from four to 19. (Artist’s impressions, right).
Cycling and smart fundraising ideas have put 12-year-old Hannah Haskel
on target for the Kisharon iConnect programme. Hannah needs to raise
£500 to buy an iPad for a person supported by Kisharon.
Marathon marvels raise £18,000 for Kisharon. Aviva Braunold, who took part in last month’s London Marathon, contributed a sizeable £4,000 towards the magnificent £18,000 raised by Kisharon runners.
Kisharon raised more than £12,500 on Purim.
Israeli fashion designer Avshalom Gur came to the Hanna Schwalbe Home.
New furniture will be arriving soon at Tuffkid Nursery.