We regularly update this page with news, upcoming fundraising events and celebrations.

Hastings Half Marathon fundraiser

Ian, Neil and Sue are running the Hastings Half Marathon in aid of the Association of Carers on 24th March. If you’d like to sponsor our runners you can do so by clicking HERE! You’re also officially invited to stand on the sidelines on the day and cheer

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Our charity shop is now open!

On the 10th of January 2019 we celebrated the official opening of our new charity shop. The Mayor of Hastings Nigel Sinden came along to cut the ribbon. He even manned the till for the first sale (a bottle of Chanel No. 5!). Thanks to everyone who came

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Charity Shop Grand Opening

We are delighted to announce the official opening of the Association of Carers’ first charity shop! Join us and Hastings’ Mayor for the ribbon cutting at 11am, followed by a glass of fizz and some nibbles whilst having a browse. We’ll also be hosting a raffle, with

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Christmas lunch celebrations

We hosted three Christmas lunch celebrations this month, in Uckfield, Eastbourne and Hastings. All of them were packed to the rafters, and it was lovely to bring carers, cared-for people and volunteers together to say a much-deserved thank you to them for everything they do. Here are

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Eastbourne Win A Car: 21st December

We have a slot at the ‘Win A Car for Christmas’ extravaganza in Eastbourne on the 21st December! For your chance to win a brand spanking new Suzuki Celerio, or some great runners up prizes, whilst supporting Association of Carers at the same time, simply visit the

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Charity Shop News!

We are so excited that, having signed the lease and picked up the keys, we finally officially have the beginnings of our first charity shop! It’s on Queens Road, in Hastings, a couple of shops down from Peacocks (the shop we are moving into is currently called

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Quiz Night fun – thanks for coming!

We hosted a busy, fun and successful quiz night at the Bo Peep pub in St Leonards last night. Our very own Jane tried her hand at quiz-mistressing and, despite the infuriating lyrics round, she took to it like a duck to water. Speaking of ducks, there

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Association of Carers 30th Birthday Celebrations

We have just celebrated the third of three 30th birthday parties for volunteers, carers and cared-for people. The parties, hosted in St Leonards, Eastbourne and Heathfield, were held to mark 30 years of the charity having been established. Across the three celebrations, almost 250 people came together

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Aviva Community Fund voting is open: Telephone Support for Carers

The Association of Carers has a project listed as part of the Aviva Community Fund. The fund offers organisations the chance to get funding for causes that will have a positive impact on their community. It involves a public voting process, and the projects with the most votes

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Association of Carers fundraising Quiz Night

We are hosting a fundraising quiz night at The Bo Peep pub in St Leonards on Monday the 12th November. Do come along and join us and get your grey matter muttering, and be in with a chance to win prizes in the name of a great

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