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SMASH Fun Day: Raffle prizes to be claimed!

Chocolates, a cake, and Sunday lunch for 4 to be claimed if you have the winning raffle tickets! Thank you to everyone who helped and attended the SMASH Fun Day last Saturday! We raised more than £800, all of which will go towards our mission of supporting children and young people in Swindon. Some of …

Vote for SMASH for Sainsbury’s Charity of the Year

SMASH are one of three charities competing to be Sainsbury’s Stratton’s Charity of the Year! If we are selected we will benefit from their fundraising and volunteering for 12 months. This would be a huge benefit to us and would really help us to do more to support young people. We are through to the …

West Swindon Open Gardens

West Swindon Open Gardens event is on 20th-21st June – and SMASH are one of the supported charities! We were one of the supported charities last year too, when more than £1,100 was raised for us, an absolutely outstanding result, We are so grateful to have been chosen again. If you have the weekend free …

Georgina’s Charity Skydive

Our amazing volunteer mentor Georgina Viveash is doing a charity skydive for SMASH on Saturday 30th May! She hopes to raise £500 for our charity so please head on over to her JustGiving page to help her reach this target. Georgina has said of SMASH: I was paired with a 15 year old girl who …

SMASH Quiz Night

Register your team now for the SMASH Quiz Night! Friday 22nd May Masonic Hall, “The Planks”, Old Town, Swindon, SN3 1QP There will be a free buffet, licensed bar, raffles and prizes. Teams of between 4 and 6 people can enter for a fee of £30 per team. Raise money for SMASH and impress your …

Zero to Hero

Matt Woolley, friend of SMASH and Memory Makers will be going into the ring in a few months time to raise money for the project. Folow his progress at: https://zerotoheroboxing.com/zth-swindon-season-2-contender-boxes-to-thank-charity-that-helped-his-son/ or donate at: http://www.justgiving.com/Matty-Woolley GOOD LUCK MATT!!

Lucas’ Story

My name is Lucas Moon Browne and I’d like to say a little about what it meant to me to have a SMASH mentor. Having a SMASH mentor gave me someone who I could go out and do something interactive with on a very regular basis. This was helpful to me as I wasn’t out …

Raffle Winner Announced

This weekend saw Christmas kicked off in style as young people and volunteers from the SMASH Youth Project took ASDA Hayden by storm with drumming, bag packing, singing and aiming to attach a SMASH/Memory Maker sticker to everyone (and thing) that moved. The whole day was an effort to continue raising the profile of Swindon …

Come and See (and Hear!!) Us at ASDA This Weekend

On the weekend before Christmas, Swindon Youth Mentoring won’t be dashing to shops for those last minute presents as they will telling their story to the thousands of shopers at ASDA Hayden. Volunteers from across SMASH and Memory Makers will be spending their days handing out leaflets, stickers and the occasional chocolate to continuing the …