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Fundraising Quiz & AGM
at 7.30pm on Saturday 24th November at Whitstable Umbrella Centre, St Mary's Hall, Oxford St, Whitstable CT5 1DD. £5 per person Bring own food, nibbles and drinks (alcohol is allowed!) Tables of 6-8 (we can join you up with other tables if you are fewer than this). To book places contact the office on 01227 367555.
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NEW ! SNAAP-EYS
SNAAP-EYS is a new baby and toddler group for children with additional needs meeting at Windchimes on term-time Wednesdays mornings from 10-11am. Please follow the link below for more details:
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Short Breaks Service
SNAAP delivers two programmes for our Short Breaks Service for disabled children and young people in Kent. They offer a safe social group setting whilst giving parents and carers a short break. The schemes are for children aged 8-18 who have profound, severe or complex needs and run from Windchimes, Hawkinge and Sittingbourne.
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To the Bay Running shop for their continued support and raising another £567 towards our Winter Wonderland. Also many thanks to Bambinoes for another generous donation of £1,500. We are also delighted to announce that this year's Lady Mayoress of Canterbury has chosen SNAAP to be one of their charities. We look forward to being part of their fundraising team this year.
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Many thanks once more; to Bay Running Shop for being part of team SNAAP and raising £760 towards our Sports Club as well as Sarah Selby-Bird for raising nearly £500 doing a half marathon & £400 from a sausage sizzle, 6th Whitstable Scouts Group for raising £400, New Ash Players £500, Graystone Lodge £375, Bambinoes £1500, Newport Court £190 & Seaside Shop £2400.
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Many thanks once again to so many people; The Whitstable Lions £1,000, Whitstable Yarn Bombers £485.17, Chestfield Lodge £300, St. Bartholomews Church £79.52, a very big thank you to two of our families who raised money for us by putting Christmas lights outside their homes; Ben Thompson's family raised £173.80 and Miles Rogers' family raised £644, Rotary Club of Sandwich £400, £444 from Nationwide Building Society in Herne Bay and £2,000 from the Dog and Duck Inn at Plucks Gutter.
Governance
SNAAP's governing document is its Memorandum and Articles of Association, which states that its objects are “the relief of children and young persons with disabilities or special needs, living in the East Kent area, by the provision of information, advice and support to their parents, leisure activities for the children and young people and such other charitable activities as the directors in their absolute discretion shall decide”.

SNAAP is governed by a board of directors who are known as trustees.

Legal Structure

SNAAP was formed in 2003 and was registered as a charity in February 2001 (Registered Charity No. 1107944). In 2009 it was agreed by the trustees that SNAAP should become a Charitable Company Limited by Guarantee. SNAAP (Company No. 06800689) was incorporated under the Companies Act 1985 on 26th January 2009 and was registered as a charity by the Charities Commission on12th June 2009 (Registered Charity No. 1130149). SNAAP (Special Needs Advisory & Activities Project) has continued to be known as 'SNAAP' and that acronym has been used throughout the report.

The members' liability in the event of SNAAP winding up is £10 each.

Working Structure

The Manager reports directly to the trustees at the Executive Committee meetings, which are held a minimum of four times a year.

The day-to-day running of SNAAP is entrusted to the Manager.

SNAAP's Policies

SNAAP implements the following policies, which are reviewed annually:
• Child Protection   • Whistleblowing   • Complaints Confidentiality   • Data Protection   • Equal Opportunities
• Anti-bullying   • Environmental   • Compassionate Leave   • E-mail & Internet Use  
• Grievance & Disciplinary Procedures   • Trustee Travel and Expenses   • Health & Safety Code of Practice
• Recruitment & Selection   • SNAAP’s Financial Controls   • SNAAP’s Internal Standing Orders
• Lone Worker Policy   • Volunteering
A copy of any of these policies can be provided for you on request by contacting the office, but you may find the following policies particularly useful :
Strategic Plan
This plan describes how SNAAP plan to develop over the next five years and sets out our core mission, aims and short and long term objectives. It also presents the fundamental principles that underpin all our activities.
Here is a link to our previous Strategic plan, for 2011-2015.
Accounts & Reports
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SNAAP is a private company limited by guarantee incorporated in England & Wales with registration number 06800689 whose registered office address is Windchimes, Reynolds Close, Herne Bay, Kent CT6 6DS and is a charity registered with number 1130149.
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