Welcome to the Anne Bickmore Children's Fund

We are a registered children’s charity based in Sussex. We raise money in order to fund trips and treats for disadvantaged children and their families. We give our time and experience, we take nothing. All money raised goes directly to our families.

Our objectives are:

  • The relief of poverty, hardship and distress among children, young people and their families or carers, particularly those with disabilities or special needs, by such exclusively charitable means as the Trustees shall from time to time determine.
  • We hope to put a smile on the faces of families who live with illness and disabilities day in and day out, year in and year out.



Our Chairman, Anne Bickmore BEM was invited to the East Sussex Women of The Year Luncheon at the Amex Stadium on 22 April, which she very much enjoyed



Local fundraising

Well done Cathy Rounce! She raised £580 in the online auction and raffle.  Thank you Cathy and all the bidders. Putting smiles on young faces.

Another well done to our treasurer Val Caswell. She won the weight loss challenge in her office and was presented with £100 to donate to a charity of her choice – which was the ABC fund of course.

CO-OP Peacehaven – 5 Year 11 students bag packed for 1 hour on two days raising £245 to buy food for our Christmas hampers



Sainsburys Newhaven –  27th to 30th November during the Lloyds Bank Make a Difference day volunteers ran a tombola and collected money on the first two days and volunteers manned the stall for the last two days raising a magnificent £922



Asda  Eastbourne,  the Princes Trust Eastbourne team 11 bag packed to raising money to buy presents to go into our Christmas hampers


A team of volunteers wrapped 250 presents donated to us by the ABC Magazine and The Princes Trust, packed 2000 food items (many of which were donated) into 100 luxury food hampers in three days. These were delivered to the Children’s Centre, Peacehaven, Social Services, ESCC, Parklands Junior School, Eastbourne, Peacehaven Community School, Fun In Action Brighton, Rural Sussex and several individual families locally.

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