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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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Children's Charity Marathon Fundraisers

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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Charity of the Year success!

Head of Fundraising for Eikon Natasha Iles, collected a cheque for over £9,000 from Bill Williams, Seniors Captain at The Drift Golf Club. The Drift Golf Club chose Eikon as their Charity of The Year 2016/17 wanting to support Eikon’s work with young people across Surrey building resilience, strengthening well-being and raising aspirations. As Seniors...
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Eikon awarded £10,000 by BBC Children in Need

  Today The Eikon Charity’s youth work team embarked on their annual residential trip to Devon; taking 23 young people away for a week of fun, learning and friendship building experiences! The Eikon Charity is delighted to announce that BBC Children in Need has awarded them a grant of £10,000, which has made this trip...
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