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Helen Palmer
Brighton
Maker of Bears and Regular Volunteer at Whoopsadaisy Charity Brighton
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Sunday 13th April, one of our children, Alfie's, wonderful grandparents are holding a fantastic music event in aid of Whoopsadaisy. Do come along, have a great evening of live music, and help rise funds so Whoopsadaisy can continue to help amazing children like Alfie. Continue reading
Posted Apr 11, 2014 at Whoopsadaisy
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In today's session the children were training to be Astronaut Pilots. We started off by reading a book about space machines, later, we moved to our physical programme - where children were training to be rocket ship pilots, earning themselves their rocket ship licenses. We then walked through the obstacle... Continue reading
Posted Feb 18, 2014 at Whoopsadaisy
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A quick report on a few of the children currently attending Whoopsadaisy and the great progress they are making, Adam has athetoid cerebral palsy, is two years old, and joined us in June. Adam sitting on the mat He is now able to sit on the floor with less support... Continue reading
Posted Jan 16, 2014 at Whoopsadaisy
We have done it, the bears have reached their £3000 target which will have paid for one child's place for a year at Whoopsadaisy. The children have all made so much progress it would be churlish to pick one child and so I would rather think that the bears, their... Continue reading
Reblogged Jan 4, 2014 at Whoopsadaisy
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We had the official opening of our sparkling new kitchen on Monday. It was opened by Alex Pincus and Alan Jenkins together with Steve Pearce and his wife Liz, from the Wooden Spoon Charity. For Whoopsadaisy it means that the Pavilion is now fully operational. Representatives from Wooden Spoon together... Continue reading
Posted Dec 13, 2013 at Whoopsadaisy
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Your chance to win a fabulous hamper with £60.00 worth of delicious goodies. Just make a donation of £5.00 to Whoopsadaisy and we will put your name in Santa's hat when we make the draw on Saturday 14th December at our Christmas Party. Please give Caroline a ring on 0758855761,... Continue reading
Posted Dec 10, 2013 at Whoopsadaisy
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The sun shone brightly in Preston Park on Friday morning for our first Whoopsadaisy coffee morning. The Whoopsadaisy team together with families and friends had all been baking furiously, with Yule logs, muffins and cupcakes galore. Sainsburys Local, Portland Road, who have been supporting us for the past two years... Continue reading
Posted Dec 9, 2013 at Whoopsadaisy
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Dear Our piggy bank is a bit empty as we have moved into a nice new house and now we have lots of new children coming every week . For Christmas we would love it if we could have some of these toys to help us learn. http://www.sensorytoywarehouse.com/product/game-blow-football/ http://www.earlyyearsresources.co.uk/literacy-c17/speaking-and-listening-c367/conversation-question-cards-p18772 Hands... Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2013 at Whoopsadaisy
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Rocking for Whoopsadaisy. Some friends of Whoopsadaisy are putting on this great event at Three Graces, Portland Road, Hove Please come along, for some great live entertainment, and help to support Whoopsadaisy where every step counts for children with cerebral palsy and other motor disorders. Continue reading
Posted Nov 22, 2013 at Whoopsadaisy
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Richie’s daughter Lola was born with Athetoid Cerebral Palsy with hearing and visual impairments - she is now two and half and started coming to us with her mummy Verity at the end of 2012 – when Lola came to Whoopsadaisy she couldn’t hold her head up, she couldn’t sit... Continue reading
Posted Nov 12, 2013 at Whoopsadaisy
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Please come along and support this event on Saturday 9th November, 3pm, St Nicholas Church, Dyke Road, if you can. It will be a great event. Directed by M J Paranzino, http://www.mjparanzino.co.uk/ . Continue reading
Posted Nov 8, 2013 at Whoopsadaisy
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Tonight's the night for our fourth music night. 7.30 start at Pub du Vin Brighton. If you haven't already got a ticket please ring caroline on 07588555761. Tickets are £10.00 in advance or £12.00 at the door. Tonight's format is different from before, featuring the phenomenal Parlophones, it promises to... Continue reading
Posted Oct 17, 2013 at Whoopsadaisy
http://www.lancingeagles.co.uk/events_89073.html The fabulous Lancing Eagles are donating the proceeds of this run to Whoopsadaisy. If anyone fancies having a go please fill in the form on the link. Go on you know you want to, it is only 5km and it is in a very good cause. Whoopsadaisy's very own... Continue reading
Posted Oct 14, 2013 at Whoopsadaisy
WHOOPSADAISY IS LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEERS TO HELP AT:- via whoopsadaisybears.typepad.com Whoops put this on the wrong blog! Continue reading
Reblogged Oct 3, 2013 at Whoopsadaisy
Carys' story ‘As Jasper grew, I became aware that he wasn’t reaching the milestones his peerswere reaching. After hearing about Whoopsadaisy I took Jasper for hisassessment with Beata, and felt a huge sense of relief that someone understoodmy concerns and could help me with Jasper… I felt excited about starting,... Continue reading
Reblogged Sep 29, 2013 at Whoopsadaisy
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Don't forget our fabulous Music Evening 4 on 17th October, 7.30 at Pub Du Vin. The Parlophones are playing please come along and support Whoopsadaisy's Muisc Night 4 with a sixties theme, whilst having a fabulous and groovy (or is that seventies speak??) time. Email caroline@whoopsdaisy.org for more information. Continue reading
Posted Sep 25, 2013 at Whoopsadaisy
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Say it with a bear. Sometimes I give a thank you bear instead of flowers and give the cost of the flowers I would have bought as a donation to Whoopsadaisy. That was my plan today but I was a little behind schedule so boarded train with stuffing, scissors and... Continue reading
Posted Sep 21, 2013 at Whoopsadaisy
Some snaps from our first Saturday school this term. Great team of Sandra, Lou, Dani and Helen led by Ancsa. Children: Dylan, Oliver, Kabir, Imogen, Tristan and Ferris. We did lots of singing, walking and talking as well as making Greek flags and Greek salad x via whoopsadaisybears.typepad.com Continue reading
Reblogged Sep 15, 2013 at Whoopsadaisy
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Some snaps from our first Saturday school this term. Great team of Sandra, Lou, Dani and Helen led by Ancsa. Children: Dylan, Oliver, Kabir, Imogen, Tristan and Ferris. We did lots of singing, walking and talking as well as making Greek flags and Greek salad x Continue reading
Posted Sep 15, 2013 at Whoopsadaisy
Lola's dad learnt to unicycle to raise funds for Whoopsadaisy. There is a video of his 'ride' on his Just Giving page. Well done Ricihe. http://www.justgiving.com/richieskinner Continue reading
Posted Sep 15, 2013 at Whoopsadaisy
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Please email info@whoopsadaisy.org or ring us on 01273 554178 if you would like to have some fun and support us. Continue reading
Posted Sep 13, 2013 at Whoopsadaisy
Music Night 4 is coming soon Continue reading
Posted Sep 13, 2013 at Whoopsadaisy
We finally have a functioning landline! Our telephone number is 01273 554178 Continue reading
Posted Sep 13, 2013 at Whoopsadaisy
No, that's his handbag!
On closer examination this divine cafe/bakery is called the Sugardough bakery, near the seafront in Hove. Daisy bear was just enjoying a little snack to sustain her on her postal journey to her new home. Keeping that tummy well stuffed. All in a good cause!
Toggle Commented Aug 27, 2013 on 27 Aug 2013 at Whoopsadaisy Bears