Bishopthorpe Palace Staff support Jessie’s Fund

We’re delighted that staff at Bishopthorpe Palace, the office of the Archbishop of York, have chosen Jessie’s Fund as their Charity of the Year for 2019. David Atkinson, Palace Warden said, “Staff nominated various charities and then took a vote on which one they would like to support in the...

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Our next cycling adventure

NORMANDY LANDINGS RIDE. We’re excited to announce the next Jessie’s Fund sponsored bike ride: from 22nd to 27th August we’ll be taking on a brand new challenge: cycling through Normandy, with its beautiful scenery and rich history. We’ll ride along the Seine valley, visit the ancient town of Rouen (of Joan...

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Special concert on 26 January

The City of York’s leading chamber orchestra, The Academy of St Olave’s, supported Jessie’s Fund in their recent concert. The audience was treated to a fabulous programme of much-loved music: Weber’s Oberon Overture, Sibelius’s Violin Concerto, and Beethoven’s 5th Symphony. To much acclaim, Jessie’s brother, Jacob George, was the concerto...

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Transforming power of music

What a transformation musical interaction can bring about in a short time: after a recent project, one of our musicians reported back to us: ‘We worked with a girl who had some challenging behaviour. When she arrived, she was obviously unsettled with the new situation, new faces. She has also...

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Victoria Wood Foundation

Jessie’s Fund was fortunate to have the late, great Victoria Wood as our Patron for 17 years. Along with her millions of fans, we miss her enormously. She totally engaged with what we do, she understood it, and she was generous with her time and support. She made a huge difference to Jessie’s...

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Help as you buy

Most of us shop online nowadays: we can support Jessie’s Fund without spending a penny extra. By signing up to either Easyfundraising or Give as you Live and then going to your online store via their websites, you raise commission for Jessie’s Fund each time you shop. As an example, by going...

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Our little shop

As well as a range of unique cards, we have some lovely bits and bobs in our little shop: for children there are simple and attractive musical instruments like this frog scaper, and for adults there’s a useful and strong foldaway bag, or a honky bicycle horn for the cyclist...

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Musical Bumps Christmas

Our friends at Musical Bumps, Croydon, are supporting Jessie’s Fund again this Christmas, with their Christmas party. Maree Waller and the families in Croydon have raised over £3,000 for us so far, contributing to over £12,000 raised by the Musical Bumps organisation as a whole over the past 10 years....

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Rush Eucon 2018

The European Rush Convention has supported Jessie’s Fund for a third year running with Rush Eucon 2018, and this year they raised £1,294. This brings their total donations to a fantastic £4,467. Rush Eucon is a yearly event for Rush fans, organised by Rush fans – a chance for the fans...

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Support from Inner Wheel

We are delighted to have been chosen by Ann Acaster, the President of the Association of Inner Wheel Clubs in Great Britain and Ireland 2018-19, as the Association President’s Charity of the Year, and we look forward to working in partnership with her. Inner Wheel is an International women’s organisation founded...

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