Erasmus – EU Work Experience

Erasmus is an EU program enabling students in European colleges to gain cultural & work experience in other EU countries for varying periods or weeks to months.

Asbastos feb 2020Computers for Charities has been privilged to participate for many years. Sadly prior to Brexit French & German colleges decided to seek other countries and partners.

But praise remains for the Spanish and Asbastos College in Valencia as the program continues for another two years.

In March we welcome more students from Valencia and trust others will also wish to seek such a golden opportunity. Plus for us, a day in the Sunshine is always welcome. Thank you Asbastos

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Free Computer Hardware Training Course – Eastbourne, East Sussex

Free Computer Hardware Course.

8 day training course in Computer Hardware, Repair and Refurbishment in Eastbourne.

Are you interested in reskilling? Possibly unemployed or disabled, maybe retired. Limited places are available for this part time course.

diploma course mOne day a week over 8 weeks at Computers for Charities, Eastbourne workshop.

Interested, send us your CV’s email: admin@computersforcharities.org or call. 01323 848588.

Closing date for applications. 28th February 5pm and Yes it is free of charge. A certifcate of attendance will be presented to all, completing the course

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Remembering Mary

Remembering Mary. Not many will be familiar witth the name Mary Saunders. Mary passed away 9th January after struggling with a debilitating condition called Ataxia. Marys life is being celebrated Friday 31st January 4pm at Eastbourne Crematorium and all are welcome to attend.

Few will have heard of East Sussex Hearing Resource Centre and the amazing support that Mary and John Leonard developed back in 1993 to increase awareness of deafness and hearing loss to sufferers and families across Sussex and further afield.

Mary on way to Fram lo resMary also deafened, unassuming touched people and lives. She will be missed.

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Happy New Year 2020

Happy New Year to you all. A late update on our Shoebox appeal. Again many thanks for all the support.
Sadly 2019 was the last year for our Sprinter Van to make such journeys. 4000 miles this time around. So a newer replacement is now needed.
But again amazing the reception in all the countries visited. Children and Adults in many places from schools to hospitals have benefitted from such generosity,

Well done from us all at Computers for Charities and futher afield… Plus Congratulations to my Dad & Mum. Wedded 65 years today!

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On the Road – Happy Christmas

Computers for Charities is still on the road with it’s annual Christmas shoebox appeal. Happy Christmas to all and great to see such amazing support being provided to the poor and vulnerable. As with FAF in Romania providing food parcels and more.. Tomorrow we head to Serbia and then can make the return trip to Englands green and pleasant lands

 

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Thank you

Computers for Charities Christmas Shoebox Appeal, starts the final run this Sunday 15th as we leave the UK for Eastern Europe.

Many thanks to you all for your support. Including  Eastbourne  Rossetts Mercedes Commercials with round their clock repairs on our Van and now back on the road today.

Shoebox runThanks Malcolm… Well done…

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Local Schools come aboard

It was great to have a visit from the school council of Herstmonceux Primary school. Shoeboxes and willing hands as we finalise this years appeal.

Also thanks to Julie Lever and all at Reed Business Information. Plus Paul and Betty Burson and all at Ninfield Methodist church. Departure has been delayed due to mechanical issues.. But trust blast off will be possible very soon.

Many thanks to all who have supported in varying ways. Plus of course Rowland & Kathy Jenkins who year on, come in and put it all together as with the young people this week from Herstmonceux. Happy Christmas to you all. Simon

PS julie lever is the short one in the photo (right)

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