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Caroll’s Blog 2nd October 2014

Hi, so here we are in October, I can’t believe how warm it is, I hope you are still managing to make the most of the pleasant weather. What can I say about our Down Toon Abbey Ball, it was a totally amazing night. Thank you so much to everyone who helped from the Marriott staff, our sponsors, ITPS, Intu Eldon Square and Metro Centre, the Marriott Hotel, all our suppliers to our volunteers who helped us set up the room and fundraise ... Read more

Downtoon Abbey Ball

THE clock turned back almost a hundred years last night for The Chronicle Sunshine Fund's annual Sunflower Ball. The Downtoon Abbey Ball saw Newcastle Marriott Hotel Gosforth Park taken back to the glamorous 1920s with guests sporting appropriate tuxedos and ball gowns. Guest enjoyed a sparkling wine reception followed by a three-course meal at the annual event for our fund, which has to date raised thousands of pounds to change the lives of children with disabilities in the North East. There was also superb live entertainment, a disco and ... Read more

Caroll’s Blog 25th September 2014

Hi, As autumn sets in it was lovely to see Downton Abbey back on our TV screens. We were all glued to it on Sunday as we put final preparations in place for our Down Toon Abbey Ball tomorrow night. With the final visit to the Marriott to confirm plans and do a final tasting I am confident it is going to be a fabulous evening. Thank you to AB Wedding Cars, North Walbottle, for supplying a fabulous Vintage Car adding a touch ... Read more

Caroll’s Blog 18th September 2014

Hi folks, wow, wow and wow I can’t believe we've done it, what an amazing experience China was. All six of us Team Sunshine laughed, cried, sang and danced, in 40 degree heat it was an incredible 10 days. Despite my pneumonia earlier in the year and Joanne having a broken toe we overcame everything to walk the Great Wall of China. Thank you so much to everyone who supported us in fundraising and training. I personally will never forget it and neither will ... Read more

‘Downtoon Abbey’ Ball

Downtoon Abbey Ball A huge thank you to everyone who attended our Downtoon  Abbey Ball. We are thrilled to announce we raised an amazing £24,823. A special thanks to our main sponsor ITPS! Also to intu Eldon Square & intu Metrocentre for sponsoring the entertainment on the evening.    Thank you to our main sponsor ITPS for supporting our ball. Thank you to intu Eldon Square and Intu Metrocentre for sponsoring out entertainment  Read more

Events Calendar

  We would be delighted if you could support the Sunshine Fund in 2014. Please find below a list of our scheduled events, if you require any further information, please do not hesitate to contact Clare Savory on 0191 201 6068. All the money raised from the events will help support children with disabilities in the North East. Great North Swim, Lake Windermere, 1 Mile open water swim, (Go Bananas Campaign) 13th – 15th June: A great swimming challenge. The Sunshine Run: (Go Bananas Campaign) Wednesday 25th ... Read more