The nominations for our charity for the years 2020 & 2021 are:


AMEND
Association For Multiple Endocrine Neoplasa Disorders
The Association for Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Disorders (AMEND) is a patient group set up in 2002 to support and inform anyone affected by or interested in multiple endocrine neoplasia disorders and their associated endocrine tumours. AMEND is run by patients, for patients, and became a UK registered charity in 2003.

Nominated by Sarah Winser

Charlie Helm one of our Members is raising money and awareness for this Charity. His best friend Ethan has this disease. Charlie has raised money cycling L2B along with other CSH members and organised a quiz night. Charlie and other members are cycling Brighton2Paris 2020 for this cause. As well as raising awareness it is also addressing the mental health of those young friends and family.

 

 

British Heart Foundation
[We] fund over £100 million of research each year into all heart and circulatory diseases and the things that cause them. Heart diseases. Stroke. Vascular dementia. Diabetes. They’re all connected, and they’re all under our microscope.

Nominated by Roger Lambert

 

Sussex Heart Charity
IMPROVE the care, treatment, resuscitation and rehabilitation of persons suffering from cardiac conditions with the overall aim to improve heart health for the people of Brighton & Hove, East Sussex and west Sussex.
FINANCE projects, facilities, personnel or research through the cardiac services provided by Sussex hospitals.
SUPPORT community projects for the education, care, treatment, resuscitation and rehabilitation of people living in Brighton & Hove, East Sussex and West Sussex.

Nominated by Ellie Ratusniak

 

Chestnut Tree House Children’s Hospital
Chestnut Tree House is a children’s charity providing hospice care services and community support for children and young people with progressive life-shortening conditions throughout East and West Sussex, Brighton and Hove and South East Hampshire. 

Nominated by Jon Younghusband

 

Kent, Surrey & Sussex Air Ambulance
The Air Ambulance Kent Surrey Sussex, are always ready to provide world-class, fast-response, emergency medical care every hour of every day. Their missions have saved thousands of lives and, because they are a charity, this is only possible thanks to their amazing supporters. Each year, it costs approx £14 million to run this service of which approx 89% comes from donations and fundraising.

Nominated by Gray Brett

 

 

The Connor Saunders Foundation
FIVE IS ALIVE. This local charity is based in Woodingdean. The Connor Saunders Foundation was set up after Connor was tragically killed by just one punch. 

Nominated by Donna Turner

 
 
A charity that one of our own, volunteers for.
 
Nominated by Dan Shepherd
 
 
The Stay Up Late ‘Gig Buddies’ project is well respected with an excellent reputation for representing people with a learning disability, reducing loneliness and social isolation, and fostering friendships. Started in Brighton, Stay Up Late has its roots in punk but is deadly serious about improving the rights of people with a learning disability or autism to have a good time. 

The ‘Gig Buddies’ project matches volunteer buddies to people with learning disabilities and/or autism so together they can enjoy all the great things going on in their community, especially but not limited to, live music.  

Nominated by Kate Parkinson

 

Mind in Brighton & Hove works to create good mental health in the city and across Sussex. They seek to empower people to lead a full life as part of their social community. 
Founded in 1967, they have developed into a significant provider of mental health services across Sussex. An independent charity, they receive no funding from the national Mind charity – your donations support their work across Sussex.

Nominated by Kirstie Forcey

 


 

Voting will take place throughout January 2020, and the winning charity will be announced at the AGM in February 2020.