Monthly Archives: November 2014

Helen Foundation Christmas Cards are here!

November 13, 2014


This year’s Christmas cards are, once again, brilliant! We have two original designs. Firstly, Joie de Noël by Lauren Irving, aged 9, 1st prize-winner from Rydon Primary School, Kingsteignton with a painting  i...[more]

Hallowe’en high jinks at Teign Heritage Centre

November 13, 2014


Children enjoyed a special event, funded in part by The Helen Foundation, at the Teign Heritage Centre in celebration of Hallowe’en.  Artist Barbara Sealey and others entertained children and adults alike with sca...[more]

Helen’s Tri-Hards Tackle Triathlon

November 13, 2014


Remember these amazing folk? Very special Helen Foundation friend, Claire Twitchin and her husband Patrick have known the Kirk family for ages, and in 2012 Claire announced that she wanted to do something major to suppo...[more]

Tin Shed artists support THF

November 13, 2014


The Tin Shed Studio (TTSS) is the beautiful studio of artist Mei Lim, in Ringmore, Shaldon.  Each year, artists across Devon are invited to open their studios to visitors in the Devon Open Studios event in September.  ...[more]

Bursary holder heads to college

November 13, 2014

Helen Foundation Trustees recently interviewed Malcolm (not his real name) who applied for a THF bursary to assist him with his daily travel to Exeter College to study A Level Drama.  With family finances at full stretc...[more]

The Drums are beating across Teignmouth LLC

November 13, 2014


Teignmouth Local Learning Community successfully applied for a special Helen Foundation grant to engage the oustanding Kagemusha Taiko company to work this term with six schools in the Learning  Community: Bishopsteignt...[more]

Thank you to our collectors

November 13, 2014

To enable it to benefit young people, and with no big grants or wealthy backers, The Helen Foundation depends on funding from a wide variety of sources, including from THf collecting boxes distributed widely throughout T...[more]

Summer picnic in the Marquee

November 13, 2014

The Rotary Club of Teignmouth nominated THF as one of the charities to benefit from their annual Summer Picnic in the Marquee at Trinity School. This was a lovely event well supported by the local community. Last month, ...[more]

Newsflash: It’s a boy!

November 12, 2014

It’s a boy! Congratulations to THF Trustee Tom Kirk and his wife Jaclyn on the birth on 30th September of their son, Phoenix. ...[more]