Donate your unwanted items and raise money for The Sandcastle Trust

Looking to get rid of your clutter? Then why not donate to The Sandcastle Trust whilst doing so! By decluttering your home, you can donate your unwanted books, games, CDs and DVDs with Ziffit.com and Virgin Money Giving. It’s free and easy to use with 100% of the value going…
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Did you know you can support The Sandcastle Trust this Christmas just by shopping online – at no extra cost to you?

Make your online Christmas shopping clicks count this year! We've partnered with two popular fundraising schemes Amazon Smile and EasyFundraising – that support UK charities by donating a percentage of the price of the items you buy online. The percentage might look small, but it all adds up! Our supporters…
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The Sandcastle Trust granted lottery funds

Throughout the coronavirus pandemic The Sandcastle Trust has been more committed than ever to supporting families affected by a rare genetic condition but sadly we have had to postpone many Sandcastle Memories that involve travel. We have therefore been working hard to diversify the way that we provide fun and…
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The Sandcastle Trust welcomes a new trustee onto its board

The Sandcastle Trust are very pleased to announce that we have had a new trustee join our board. Meet Mina. Mina is a journalist, the author of two cookbooks and an editor on the food desk at The Guardian. Before her daughter, Vida, was diagnosed with Diamond Blackfan Anaemia in…
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NEW interactive online patient tool for people with rare diseases to better understand their risk of Covid-19

A new interactive online patient tool has been developed to help people with rare diseases better understand their risk of Covid-19. There has been considerable anxiety and confusion among many people living with rare diseases about their level of risk from covid-19 and the precautions they should take. In response…
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