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Coronavirus Appeal

This is a special appeal from Cheerful Sparrows to all the lovely people who have helped us in the past and to those who might help us now. We are still supporting our wonderful NHS and keeping in touch with the staff in the Cheerful Sparrows Wards at the QEQM Hospital - and our work

AGM 2020 – Postponed

Following UK Government Coronavirus guidelines, the AGM of the Cheerful Sparrows Thanet Charity, due to take place in May 2020, has been postponed for at least three months. We will notify members in July if the AGM can take place in August.

A Big Thank You

A big thank you to all the local people, groups and organisations who have helped us during the past months by answering our plea for help, published at the end of last year. As you know our financial situation in 2018 was dire and committee members were certain that we would not be able to

AGM 2019

Our AGM was held on Thursday 9th May 2019. Here is our Chair's up beat report. Chair’s Report for the AGM May 2019 At the end of my second year as Chair of Cheerful Sparrows, I am more than pleased to say that we have actually managed to keep the charity going. Our vital work

Janice Ran the London Marathon for Cheerful Sparrows Thanet

Janice raised more than £590 toward the Cheerful Sparrows Charity. Thank you so much Janice. This is what she had written prior to her run: I have been lucky(?!) to bag myself a place in the ballot and am running the Virgin London Marathon on April 28.  This is my second time of running, the

Cheerful Sparrows Art Competition

Just before Christmas, Drapers Mills Primary school received an exciting letter, inviting children in years 3-6 to enter the Cheerful Sparrows Charity Art competition. Elena from the charity came in to visit us and gave an assembly, teaching us interesting facts about house sparrows, as well as sharing information about the Cheerful Sparrows charity and

Thank you from us all and Happy New Year!

Thanks to the support of local people in all sorts of ways in 2018, Cheerful Sparrows can now see a small chink of light at the end of the 2019 tunnel. Because of your generous donations in the past we hope that we will be able to continue helping people in Thanet in the immediate

You Shop, We Sing! – Still time to Donate

Cheerful Sparrows sang at Tesco's Westwood Cross on Saturday 22 December 2018 for a Christmas Sing Fundraiser. If you missed us you still have a chance to support us so that we can make the New Year brighter for local people who need our help most. Every penny of your donation will go toward helping

Fans for QEQM Press Release

Press Release September 2018 As the long, hot summer fades into the heat haze of a memory, spare a thought for the local charity ‘The Cheerful Sparrows.’ During the hottest of days in July, the charity answered an urgent call for help and provided bedside fans for all the patients in the Cheerful Sparrows Wards