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Mentors Needed at SMASH – Next Training planned for February 2018

Happy New Year to all our supporters.  Please remember to promote our next set of Training for new Mentors – Team 37 – planned for mid to late February.  Dates will be confirmed shortly.  Application forms can be obtained by clicking on the link on our home page or emailing martinaatsmash@gmail.com And remember, you don’t need …

Christmas Updates

Please note that the SMASH Office will close at Noon on Friday 22nd December and re-open on the morning of Tuesday 2nd January 2018.  In case of emergency during this time, please ring the SMASH out of hours number on 07825 264864.  Thinking about a New Year’s Resolution?!  SMASH is currently recruiting for our next …

Great SMASH Christmas Party at Jolly Rogers

SMASH would like to say a huge “Thank You” for a fantastic party on Tuesday night at Jolly Rogers. It’s always the highlight of the memory making year and without the support of Mentors, we simply wouldn’t be able to go ahead. This is the first year where we asked the children to complete an …

An Award for SMASH!

Well done SMASH!  On Tuesday 5th December,  SMASH was awarded the prestigious Kids Count Highly Commended Award for inspiring the House of Commons.  Here are Helen and Clare with Justin Tomlinson MP,  proudly accepting the award in Parliament on behalf of all volunteers, children and young people, past and present, who have been supported by …

Charlie Paradise joins SMASH as a Trustee

Hi my name is Charlie and I am really looking forward to becoming part of the SMASH family and really helping to make a difference. I currently work for the council in the Community Health and Wellbeing team, supporting local people of all ages to overcome their challenge/ barriers to leading a healthier and sometimes …

SMASH Is Recruiting! Do you have what it takes?

We are currently recruiting for a new Case Manager – please read the attached Job Description – Case Manager SMASH – Nov 2017 To apply for this role, please email your C.V. to admin@smashyouthproject.co.uk. If you have any questions then email martinaatsmash@gmail.com. Closing date for Curriculum Vitaes is 5pm on Friday 22nd December 2017. In line with our …

Trustees Needed At SMASH

We are seeking volunteers to join us on our Board of Trustees which currently meets on a monthly basis for a couple of hours. There would also be a need to commit a few additional hours each month to undertake board related duties. Currently, we have two specific vacancies to fill –  the role of Secretary and …

Panto Tickets for SMASH!

The Wrde Up Highworth Music Festival Committee has awarded SMASH £240 to fund the purchase of theatre tickets. This will enable young people that SMASH are involved with to experience Panto this year. What wonderful news! Going to the Theatre is an experience many of the children we work with would normally miss out on …

Charity Of The Year Awards – Just Giving

The Just Giving Awards are back in November 2017 and voting is now open for Charity of the Year. Could SMASH as one of the nominees be this year‘s winner? With your support, yes it could be! Charity of the Year is an opportunity to showcase the amazing things SMASH does in the community, and a chance to celebrate the hard work of everyone …

Friends of SMASH – update

Our Friends of SMASH group’s  recent fundraiser, a “Night At The Dogs!” which took place at the end of September at Blunsdon Stadium raised £280 for SMASH.  Thank you to all those who supported this event.