In continuation of our Valentines Day theme, this Saturday will be a Charity Awareness Day for the British Heart Foundation. Half of our takings on the day will be sent to the BHF, along with the contents of the red tin by the till. Please give what you can.
BHF’s vision is a world free from the fear of heart and circulatory diseases. They fund research to keep hearts beating and blood flowing.
As part of our ongoing support for charities with a connection to the Village, we will be holding a Charity Awareness Day on Saturday for Trinity Winchester. 50% of our takings on the day will be given to this incredible venture, along with the money from the tin by the till.
Trinity Winchester addresses the effects of homelessness and vulnerability through specialist practical and emotional support. Theses effects can include addiction, physical and mental ill health, poverty, social isolation and domestic abuse. More at trinitywinchester.org.uk.
Barnaby’s is now closed until 10am on Saturday 4th January 2020. We wish all our wonderful customers, suppliers, Team Leaders and volunteers a happy and peaceful festive season.
We’ll be back in the New Year with a great new look, and a new environmentally-friendly way to enjoy your coffee. See you then.
Barnaby’s is a very tangible asset to the community – a charming, friendly and social place to share a little time together with your friends. Behind-the-scenes, Barnaby’s is much more than that. After we meet our running costs, Barnaby’s supports community projects, charities and other ventures through our Charity Awareness Scheme (CAS). Recently, these have included:
- Alzheimers Society
- Childrens Society
- Fit For Felix
- Friends of Teso
- Girl Guides
- Leukaemia Care UK
- Macmillan Cancer Research
- Prostate Cancer
- Royal British Legion
- Rowans Hospice
- St. George Foundation
- Swanmore Lions
- Swanmore Mothers Union
- Swanmore Open Gardens
- Swanmore Village Primary School
To apply to Barnaby’s CAS, please go to barnabys.coffee/charityawarenessscheme and complete a very short form.
This article was first posted in February 2016
In honour of our friend Peter Boraston, who passed away recently, we will be holding a Charity Awareness Day for Leukaemia Care UK on Saturday 23rd November. Half our days takings will be sent to this fabulous charity, so please come and support the cause by buying some yummy homemade cake and a delicious coffee!
For more information about our Charity Awareness Scheme, or to apply for the support it provides, please head to barnabys.coffee/charityawarenessscheme.
This Saturday, Barnaby’s will focus on the work of the Royal British Legion as part of our Charity Awareness Scheme. The RBL was formed in May 192 with the objective of bringing together four national organisations of ex-Servicemen that had established themselves after the First World War:
- National Association of Discharged Sailors & Soldiers
- British National Federation of Discharged & Demobilised Sailors & Soldiers
- Comrades of The Great War
- Officers’ Association
The amalgamation of these diverse bodies can be attributed largely to two men: Field Marshal Earl Haig and Tom Lister. Lord Haig served as President of The RBL until his death in 1928. For more information, head to britishlegion.org.uk.