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To RG Hills Charitable Trust supporting Buzz Club with £3,000, Global's Make Some Noise for funding 2 years of Stay & Play and family days out, Euromonitor for supporting Sports Club with £5k donation, The Mary Sheridan Charity for providing much needed funding for our new Community Share scheme and SNAAP-EY's and Team SNAAP for all the fundraising they do to help keep SNAAP going. Also Whitstable Tennis Club for their donation of £205 from their quiz night,
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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.
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.