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We rely on donations and events to raise funds to support our work. Over the years we have held various events including an inaugural Ball, Christmas Sales, Spring Sales, Parachute Jumps, Halloween Discos, Christmas Wreath Making Workshops, Sponsored Walks and Apple Picking to mention but few…

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In December a private fair in West Sussex (socially distanced and Covid aware) was held.

Stall holders donated 10% of their takings and donations were made on the door … all for Over The Moon.

Just over £1,300 was donated

With many thanks to all who came and contributed including the stall holders and hostess. We are touched how generous you were.



This year we had our very own Over The Moon Christmas cards printed to sell to our supporters and friends

We were delighted with the amount of cards that we sold and over £600 will go to Over The Moon

Thank you very much for choosing to buy our Christmas cards and to those of you that gave donations in lieu of buying cards thank you too



Over The Moon Virtual Fair 10-23 August 2020

We are pleased to announce our collaboration with Brilliant Little Brands who will be holding a virtual fair in aid of Over The Moon for 2 weeks starting Monday 10th August until Sunday 23rd August. All of the stall holders will donate 10% of their takings to our charity at no extra cost to you.

CLICK ON THE LINK https://www.brilliantlittlebrands.com/over-the-moon/

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If you need a gift to take to lunch/dinner (in your bubble!), any birthday presents for friends and family, a little something for yourself, or perhaps a gift to cheer up a friend or someone in your family who really needs it at the moment, please do go to the Brilliant Little Brands website any time between the 10th to the 23rd August and whilst you shop you will be supporting Over The Moon.



Waitrose Haslemere Green Disc Scheme February 2020

Waitrose Haslemere raised a fabulous amount of £464 which has gone towards a sensory assessment for a little boy with Autism, ADHD, and severe anxiety.

When the mother to learned of this she burst into tears as she was so grateful and then sent some pictures of him at the assessment. Every little counts and we are so grateful to Waitorose for your support.



Waitrose Farnham Green Disc Scheme December 2019

We were chosen by the Farnham Branch of Waitrose to participate in their charity scheme in which shoppers put a green disc into one of 3 charity boxes and the contents are converted to money and shared out between the 3 charities

We were thrilled to receive a cheque for £250 and this will go towards a trampoline for a young boy with autism. He has trouble sleeping and needs regular exercise to help him use up energy and sleep better



Christmas Wreath Workshop 2019

The very talented florist Diggy Rodber ran a Christmas wreath making workshop for 20 people and got us all in the festive mood whilst we raised just over £1,300 for Over The Moon

Every penny of the money raised went towards a specialist Safety Sleeper bed for a 4 year old little girl who has Coffin-Siris Syndrome - a rare genetic disorder resulting in complex health needs. She has chronic lung disease and is tube fed and desperately needed a portable safe bed which she now has!!



Apple Picking October 2019

Ellie and Andy Kinnear of Orchard Park Farm, Lurgashall very kindly invited people to come and pick apples in the Autumn in aid of Over the Moon and raised just under £100. We are deeply grateful to them.

All of the money raised went towards a much needed washing machine for a young autistic boy and his family who could not afford to replace their broken machine



The Over The Moon Birthday Party September 2019

Over 150 friends and their guests celebrated 10 years of the Charity with a delicious paella, ice creams and drinks followed by music and dancing. A silent auction was held with many wonderful donated items from some very generous and kind supporters of Over The Moon

We raised a fabulous amount of just over £22,000 which we were thrilled with and exceeded our expectations - thank you to all that came and so kindly supported us that night - all of the money raised will help so many children that apply for funding to us



Spring Fair 2019

A hugely successful Spring Fair with over 20 beautiful stalls selling amazing homeware, clothes, jewellery amongst others and including artists too

Thank you very much to all that came and to the stall holders who donated 10% of their takings which helped us raise circa £7,000 with which we bought a wheelchair for a very deserving young person and paid for her occupational therapy



Over The Moon Dog Walk January 2019

Approximately 30 walkers set off with their dogs for a 7 mile walk in the beautiful Sussex countryside and came back to a delicious warming lunch

We raised over £500 and this paid for specialist moulds and chair parts for a wheelchair bound child to make their life more comfortable



Over The Moon Christmas Wreath Workshop 2018

A very successful Christmas Wreath Workshop with the talented Laura Fisher of Wildwillow Flowers.

The money raised bought a wheelchair for a 10 year old child with cerebral palsy



The first ever Over The Moon Bake Off took place this November 2016

Over £1200 was raised by forty bakers working in teams of four to create an Over The Moon show stopper cake. Miranda Gore Brown, Great British Bake Off finalist from the first ever series, and cake maker extraordinaire Ondrje Vlcek judged the cakes and choose the winner. Congratulations go to The Four Baking Bells for their magnificent cake and huge thanks to everyone who took part and for their fabulous creations.

The money raised will go towards an iPad for a very brave young girl, who up until the age of 9 was happy and healthy. Now she is battling with Bone Cancer, Cardiomyopathy resulting with a full stroke, leaving her with paralysis of her right side and has had to undergo a heart transplant and has non Hodgkin’s Lymphoma.



A huge thank you to the The Entertainer Toy Shop…

For their generous donation of £750.

The Entertainer, kindly nominated Over The Moon as their local charity for its ‘Jack Gives Back’ programme. The money was donated, by its customers via Pennies the digital charity box.



Apple picking October 2016

Once again Ellie and Andy Kinnear of Orchard Park Farm, Lurgashall very kindly invited people to come and pick apples in the Autumn in aid of Over the Moon and raised £190. We are deeply grateful to them.

The money raised will pay for a bespoke sunshade and rain cover for a little girl aged 3, living in Aldershot, who suffers with severe epilepsy and cerebral palsy. This will enhance the quality of her life. We are grateful to all those who contributed to this.



Tennis Tournament May 2016

In May we hosted our first ever OTM Tennis Tournament, forty people played and then came together for a delicious lunch. We raised well over a £1000, so very many thanks to all who participated.

“How good to hear how the money is spent and even better to know it goes straight to where it’s needed and can make such a difference . A delight to support Over The Moon”



Look what are doing this Spring 2016

Meet Deisel who is being trained by Autism Support Dogs UK

We are delighted to donate £5000 towards the fusing of Deisel by Autism Support Dogs UK for a little girl who suffers from severe Autism.



Christmas Wreath Workshop

We had a fabulous couple of days creating beautiful Christmas wreaths with Laura Fisher of WildWillow Flowers. Thank you to all of you who supported us, we raised over £900.

With this money we will be supporting a 12 year old boy with server learning difficulties and acute Autism and enable us to buy equipment to enhance his Individual Education Plan, to increase his communication and to enable him to make informed choices as he is non verbal.



Apple picking October 2015

Ellie and Andy Kinnear of Orchard Park Farm, Lurgashall very kindly invited people to come and pick apples in the Autumn in aid of Over the Moon and raised £216.

The money raised is going to buy a Crelling Harness and extra strap for use in a car for a little girl called Laura. Laura who is 11 years old has been diagnosed with Lennox Gastaust Syndrome with server epilepsy and learning difficulties. Laura has one to one support in school to ensure her safety at all times. Laura displays some very challenging behaviour both in school and at home. The harness has become a must for Laura as it offers a certain degree of restraint for children with challenging behaviour, thus making is safer for Laura, Laura’s mother and her carer, when driving her to and from school.