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Eikon Trustees

Eikon is a Surrey based charity that has been working in the local community for almost two decades, providing support to the county’s children, young people and their families. Eikon is seeking two Trustees, one with general legal and the other health services background, who need not necessarily live in Surrey To find out more,...
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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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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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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 spectacular...
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Ring of Steall and Ben Nevis Challenge

On the weekend of the 28th to the 30th June, some of Eikon’s most committed and brave supporters will be taking on a mammoth challenge in order to raise much-needed funds for Eikon’s vital, award winning work with young people. Based upon a classic route set in the Mamores mountains, but with the added challenge...
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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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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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Work in Memory of Henry Suggitt highlighted on BBC Radio Surrey

This morning on BBC Radio Surrey Laura Suggitt gave an emotional account of her brother Henry’s death from a one time experience with drugs. Laura and her family’s work with Eikon is outlined in the Autumn 2016 Eikonnect Magazine, Head of Youth Work, Caroline Olivero was later interviewed on Drive Time highlighting how it is...
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Surrey Young People under Increasing Mental Health Pressure

A few days ago the Prime Minister announced a new initiative to address the ever increasing numbers of young people suffering from mental health issues.  Whilst welcoming the new proposals the local young people’s charity, Eikon, based in New Haw, expressed concerns. Eikon Chief Executive said “Young people need help now”. “Eikon has been working...
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