News Archive

  • August 11, 2020

    Emmaus Dover’s mission to raise £250,000

    Dover Emmaus, based at Archcliffe Fort, is continuing its efforts to raise £250,000 towards its Building a Better Future project, following a £10,000 donation from The Roger De Haan Charitable Trust. The project aims to secure the long-term future and… Read More

  • July 2, 2020

    Folkestone Haven Opens for Face to Face Meetings

    Funded by the NHS and a consortium of Kent based Trusts, including The Roger De Haan Charitable Trust, the Folkestone Haven provides advice for anyone feeling overwhelmed, stressed or anxious. The service has been up and running since April, but COVID19 has… Read More

  • June 1, 2020

    Community Development Worker receives RDHCT funding for 10th year running

    The East Folkestone Community Development Worker (further details here), Jon Clarke, is an important service provided by the Folkestone Baptist Church. The support provided by Jon includes keeping the community together, preventing loneliness and isolation and trying to improve mental… Read More

  • May 7, 2020

    New funding towards replacement for mobile cancer care unit

    The charity Hope for Tomorrow has received £10,000 funding from RDHCT towards the costs of purchasing a new body for their East Kent mobile cancer care unit, ‘Caron’. Based at Kent and Canterbury Hospital, the unit was launched in 2013… Read More

  • April 2, 2020

    Folkestone Haven – support for mental health

    The Folkestone Haven has been designed to support adult (18+) residents of Folkestone and Hythe District in a self-defined mental health crisis. In light of the Coronavirus pandemic (COVID- 19), the Folkestone Haven will be opening on 6th April as… Read More

  • December 19, 2019

    RDHCT Support for Kent Autistic Trust

    The Roger De Haan Charitable Trust has awarded a grant of £10,000 to Kent Autistic Trust to help fund its Family Support service. KAT provides information, advice and support to those affected by Autism, including parents and carers, reaching around… Read More

  • November 30, 2019

    Zest Event Proves a Highlight of 2019

    Hundreds of people gathered at an arts event with a difference at Westgate Hall in Canterbury in mid November. Organised as part of Bright Shadow’s “Zest” programme, Zest Together celebrated the coming together of groups from across east Kent whose… Read More

  • June 20, 2019

    New Money Advice Service Available in Folkestone

    A new project has been launched by Folkestone Rotary Club, working in conjunction with Citizens Advice and Kent Coast Volunteering, that aims to help families deal with problem debt and turn their lives around. Money Matters Folkestone provides support for people… Read More

  • February 1, 2017

    Grandmentors Guide Care Leavers in Folkestone

    Grandmentors, a volunteer project that matches volunteers aged 50+ with care leavers for regular mentoring sessions, has launched in Folkestone, Kent. The project, which recently received a grant from the Roger De Haan Charitable Trust, is run by national charity… Read More

  • December 15, 2016

    Young People’s Cancer Support Charity CLIC Sargent Celebrates Christmas

    A capacity audience packed into the Royal Albert Hall on 7 December 2016 to mark CLIC Sargent’s annual Christmas concert. Run in conjunction with music and education organisation Young Voices, the occasion featured a choir of 1500 children performing alongside professionals including popular X-Factor contestant Melanie Masson. The event has… Read More