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Sobell House News

Meet Dan Channer Managing Director of Finders Keepers who are supporting Sobell House as their Charity of the Year

Thanks A Billion!

Thanks a billion! Community foundations hit the one-billion-pound mark

Local charities make up the lifeblood of our communities. They make a daily difference to millions of people. That’s why community foundations across the UK are proud to announce, on Local Charities Day, that collectively we have distributed One Billion Pounds to local charities.

B4 Meets Dominic Hare

B4 Meets Dominic Hare, Chief Executive Officer of Blenheim Palace

B4 Meets Dominic Hare, Chief Executive Officer, Leading strategy across all three business lines of Blenheim Palace.

Help us to help Oxford’s most in need!

Help us to help Oxford’s most in need!

As the recent news headlines have suggested, we’re in for a prolonged spell of very cold weather this winter. With temperatures in Oxfordshire having already dropped to – 4.9°, scientists have predicted that the ‘La Nina’ phenomenon will herald an unusually cold start to this winter; the coldest for 7 years.

Tap Social

John Lewis launches new fund for Oxford

At an event to celebrate #GivingTuesday last night, John Lewis Oxford’s Branch Manager Julie Blake announced the launch of the Westgate Fund.

Whitley Stimpson Bicester Golf day

Whitley Stimpson’s golf day raises cash for cancer charity

A golfing day organised by the Bicester office of Whitley Stimpson raised £1,000 for a charity that helps people suffering from and recovering from cancer.

Sobell Skydive

Caring today, tomorrow… and in the future

At Sobell House we focus on quality of life, respecting each person’s dignity and uniqueness. Our aim is to support people in living as well and as fully as possible in the time they have left.

What did you do last weekend...?

What did you do last weekend…?

Richard Venables, Director at VSL & Partners, signed up to the Big Sleep Out on the weekend of the 7th/8th October, in order to raise awareness of the Homeless issue in Oxford and raise money for Aspire and the Oxford Homeless Pathway.

The MGgroup Ninja Turtles

How important is corporate social responsibility (CSR) at the MGroup?

The cynical may argue that getting involved in CSR and local community activities is driven by commercial reasons. In fact, we’ve always been keen to play our part as one of our core values from Partners across the business is care for colleagues, clients and our local area. We’re proud of the work we do, and it’s fun.

Blenheim Choir

Local business choir performs in support of youngsters with autism

Employees of ten local businesses were trained to sing as a choir in a matter of hours, before performing in front of their colleagues and clients at a glittering dinner at Blenheim Palace. The event raised over £7,000 for a charity that uses orchestral music to engage children with autism.

The Oxfordshire Community Foundation is a champion for social change, harnessing the level of investment in our communities.