News and events

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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Postlethwaite Music Foundation

Jessie’s Fund is very pleased to be supported by the Postlethwaite Music Foundation: having awarded us a grant of £1,000 in 2017, the Foundation has now pledged £1,000 for each of three years in support of our programme helping individual children to access music therapy. The Postlethwaite Music Foundation gives...

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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 next cycling adventure

NORMANDY LANDINGS RIDE. We’re excited about 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 of...

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Stokesley Songfest

STOKESLEY SONGFEST celebrated the 75th birthday of Teesside Music Society and the 20th birthday of Sounds Fun Pre-School Music Classes, with lots of singing over the weekend of 15th – 17th February. A ceilidh got things off to a great start on the Friday evening. The aim was to make...

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Special concert

The City of York’s leading chamber orchestra, The Academy of St Olave’s, supported Jessie’s Fund in their Winter 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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Rock Up and Sing!

Join over 300 performers at the Harrogate Convention Centre for matinée and evening shows celebrating 10 wonderful years of Rock Up and Sing! in their Finale Concert, which will be in aid of Jessie’s Fund. They will be showcasing the best of Rock Up’s repertoire, including songs by Queen, U2,...

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Help us win £1,000

Please take a minute to nominate us for an award. The more nominations we get for the Movement for Good Awards, the better our chance of winning £1,000. Here’s how to do it: ~ Click on the link above. ~ You will need our charity number, which is 1045731. ~...

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The 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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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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