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Thank You !
Henry Smith for our grant for £6720 towards our family support service, Eleanor Wyles, Wingham Fisheries, Jessica Delo, Seaside Shop for their donation of £2,800 and Bambinoes for their donation of £1,500.
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Thank You to everyone!
Following the sad loss of their one, David, Mr & Mrs Thorman asked for donations to SNAAP. From The Ardea Lodge, also to Mrs Biddlecombe for her donation following the sad loss of her husband Keith and to the Rotary club of Chestfield. We wish Craig Rouse luck in his challenge of doing 1000k in a year, follow link to donate.
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Thank You !
More thank yous are due; to the West Bay Shop for their very kind donation of £3,000 and to Alain Godon Ltd for their donation of £1,500. Thanks also to everyone donating to our collecting tins throughout the area. Full list on our Funding Support page.
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Thank You Everyone!
The Henry Smith Charity for giving us £18,600 over 2 years to fund our Family Support Worker, Whitehead Monckton Charitable Foundation donated £3,000 towards our Sports Club & WAHL (UK) Ltd donated £2,363.26 from being their charity for the past year!
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More Mini-bus Support
£1000 from Licensed Victuallers Association of Canterbury, Whitstable & Herne Bay, £397 from the Wonky Parsnip Farm Shop, £675 from Paul Harris for doing TAB for TRAUMA, £500 from the Rotary Club of Hythe & £63 from Goldfinch Galleries, Whitstable.
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Mini bus short breaks
We are looking for support to continue running our mini bus short break service. Our target is £20,000, currently we have raised £12,582, including most recently from the Rotary club of Hythe and Canterbury Lions Club, we are delighted to say we will be running some days this summer so thank you to everyone who has helped raise this. Donaote via the Just Giving link below. If you donate by other means, please specify Mini Bus Short Breaks, so it can be allocated to the correct fund. Thank you!
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Volunteering Opportunities
Term time opportunities
We require volunteers to support SNAAP staff by ensuring the children and young people are safe at all times and are all able to participate in the activities provided as best they can. This support can be given by helping to prepare activities/events, supervising activities, providing one to one support for those that need it, but most importantly ensure everybody has a good time. The roles will differ depending on the event and the activities provided.
What volunteer opportunities are available with SNAAP ?
School holiday activities
We organise various activities during all school holidays, such as, family fun sessions, youth sessions and days out. Some of the events and activities are targeted at the whole family and some just for the disabled child allowing the family to have a short break.
Details and dates for opportunities we run
Youth club - term time
This is an opportunity to for young people aged 11 – 19 years of age with any level of additional need or disability to come along, make friends and have fun. Volunteers are needed within this group to assist the staff with engaging the young people in activities provided, supervising areas/activities if needed (CRB required), ensuring the happiness and safety of those attending and helping to set up and pack away the equipment.

Time: Fortnightly on a Sunday 5pm - 7pm
Venue: Whitstable Youth & Community Centre, Tower Parade. CT5 2BJ
Dates for 2012: 22nd Apr, 20th May, 17th Jun, 1st & 15th Jul
Sports club - term time
This is an opportunity for children aged 8 – 19 years of age to come along, make friends and be active using the equipment provided. We require volunteers to assist the staff with engaging the children in activities, assisting with team games led by our sports leaders, setting up and packing away the equipment and ensuring the general safety of those attending.

Time: Fortnightly on a Friday 4-6pm
Venue: Prince of Wales Youth Centre, Military Road, Canterbury, CT1 1YX
Dates for 2012: 27th Apr, 11th & 25th May, 22nd June, 6th July
Inclusive Youth club
Please note we do not have volunteers at this club as we use a buddy system with the young people at the centre.
After school club - term time
A chance for the whole family to come along and use the wonderful facilities at Windchimes. A time for our families to make new friends, chill out in the sensory room, get rid of some energy in the soft play room, enjoy the outside area and get involved with craft and cooking activities. Volunteers are needed to help support the families and help supervise the various activities.

Time: 4-6pm
Venue: Windchimes, Reynolds Close, Herne Bay, CT6 6DS
Dates for 2012: Every Wednesday during term time.
Family Fun Session - during school holidays
We run these every school holiday apart from Christmas. The whole family attend these sessions and the parents/carers are responsible for the children they bring. The children attending will be aged 0-13 years of age. Volunteers are needed to help staff oversee activities and areas such as craft and the soft play room.
Taster Sessions - during school holidays
These will be carrying out an activity such as cooking and gardening. These sessions the parents are able to leave their child with us so we take responsibility for the children whilst in our care. The age of the children vary depending on the activity but tends to be 5-13 years of age. Volunteers are needed to help children with the activity, on a one to one basis if needed, as well as assist with the running of the group, ensuring the children are safe and having fun.
Youth Sessions - during school holidays
These sessions are for our older members, aged 12-19 years. They are left in our care whilst the family get a short break. Volunteers are needed to help run games and activities, such as, cooking, craft and team games as well as ensure the young people are safe and enjoying the session.
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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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