Where we've made a difference
(Covid adapted) FaNs Wishing Washing Line.
When MARION, a very fit ex-gymnast at 100 years young and somewhat of a local celebrity herself, told staff her wish would be ‘to do a workout with Mr Motivator’..... she never expected it would result in a personal Zoom workout with a very impressed DERRICK EVANS (aka Mr MOTIVATOR). Her only complaint was that it wasn’t long enough! Derrick has offered to come and visit the Care Home and put the residents through their paces when restrictions lift. Marion’s wish was picked up and featured by ITV Anglia
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Music In Our Bones
Funding from The Tudwick Foundation helped Music In Our Bones continue spreading joy through music and singing throughout the pandemic. "People's delight at actually seeing one another again in person was tangible and often emotional, isolation being suddenly overcome." - Tracy, Singing and Project Leader
Tendring Hundred Model Railway Club
Tendring Hundred Model Railway Club has recieved funding from The Tudwick Foundation, they've continued meeting despite the challenges of the pandemic ensuring the continuity of the wonderful hobby of model railways.
GoStart Community Transport
The Tudwick Foundation recently helped GoStart with a grant of £1000 to help them maintain their service of community transport for disadvantaged individuals making essential trips to medical appointments.
"Receiving a £2000 grant from The Tudwick Foundation was fantastic news and a huge help in bringing us closer to all of our members who are all shielding in throughout the COVID-19 pandemic."
Music In Our Bones
Spreading joy through music throughout the pandemic
"In September 2020, thanks in part to your funding, and whilst 6 people could meet outdoors, we were able to offer 18 tiny outdoors sings whilst the weather held. This allowed us to reach people unable any longer to get out easily (or at all) by taking our singing to them.
People's delight at actually seeing one another again in person was tangible and often emotional, isolation being suddenly overcome. Having an event to look forward to was much valued and everyone spoke of the joy of hearing voices raised in harmony together again.
We hope you enjoy watching what The Tudwick Foundation's funding has made possible."
The Tudwick Foundation has provided financial support to a range communities and charitable organisations in Essex and Suffolk.