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Spelthorne’s Mayor honours Eikon

The Mayor of Spelthorne has selected Eikon as one of two charities to benefit from The Mayor’s Charity Fund this year!  Throughout the year she will be hosting a number of fundraising events.  Coming up is a Jazz night on 5th October at St Peter’s Church, Staines. Then a fun quiz night at The Bells […]

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Fundraising update

Financial gifts and grants are vital to Eikon, enabling us to protect and develop our unique way of working that is so effective in young lives. So we thought you would like an update on how fundraising has been going and what’s coming up in the months ahead.   The Winter Wonderland Ball was a […]

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The Power of Volunteering – Claire’s Story

The St Faith’s Trust has donated £22,341 towards Eikon’s mentoring programme at Collingwood College in Camberley. This fantastic support is the second grant the Trust has made towards our work there. The 28 Eikon volunteers spend an hour each week onsite at the school, supporting  young people who are struggling with issues such as bereavement, […]

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Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) and Early Intervention

Eikon continues its role delivering child and adolescent mental health services on behalf of the Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust. Eikon has successfully built, led and managed a partnership with four other Surrey organisations: Step by Step, Relate West Surrey, Learning Space and Heads Together ─ part of the YMCA East Surrey. The […]

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Eikon CEO Chris Hickford and Chair Jenny Griffiths OBE with Philip Hammond

Downing Street Reception for Eikon

We had a wonderful evening at the end of February when we were guests of the Chancellor of the Exchequer at 11 Downing Street. Eikon’s constituency MP, Philip Hammond, hosted this prestigious event in which we were able to thank our current supporters and introduce new potential donors to Eikon’s work. The room was packed, […]

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Christmas Reflections by CEO Chris Hickford

As I sit contemplating the end of another year at Eikon I feel two conflicting emotions. The first is one of excitement and some pride in what we have achieved and how the charity continues to go from strength to strength. Our growth has continued and I’m particularly pleased that we have extended our work […]

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FREE Qualification with Volunteering Role

‘Support your local community and gain a FREE Qualification with the possibility of future employment’ We are currently recruiting for volunteer minibus drivers to help with our new “Friday Night Project” based at the Arena Leisure Centre, providing subsidised access to a leisure setting for young people who might otherwise not get the opportunity to […]

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Diana Award

Wellbeing Ambassadors & Surrey Heath Youth Council scoop National Award 21 Young people from Two of Eikon’s projects have won the Prestigious National Diana Award. This national award is established in memory of the late Princess of Wales, which recognizes young peoples’ contributions to society. The young people are engaged in one of two Social […]

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Feeling Good Week

An annual event to raise awareness and promote the importance of good emotional health and well-being to Surrey’s children and young people, The theme this year for Feeling Good Week (18 – 22 June), is ‘Building Resilience’. Staff across Eikon are promoting and rolling out ‘Sunshine Boxes’ for young people across Surrey. From our Smart […]

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