Christmas Lunches for 175 people!

The Balsam Family Project, laid on a two-course Christmas lunch for 43 families at the Didcot Civic Hall on Saturday 9th December. Charity trustees, volunteers and staff came together to cook and serve turkey with all the trimmings to around 175 people from Didcot and the surrounding areas. Balsam also teamed up with other local […]

Secret Santa Oxfordshire

Secret Santa Oxfordshire is a wonderful local charity (also a winner at the Didcot Business Awards!) run by Charlotte Hughes and has a wide assortment of things available for Balsam Family Project beneficiaries: such as……. New Moses baskets Carry cots New clothes Kitchen utensils Baby bath Mugs Toys Loads of books Balsam families – do get […]

Braving the cold and Beautiful music….

Thanks to the Balsam volunteers who braved the cold on a November evening at the Didcot Street Fair and raised £190 for Balsam! Thanks also to all our Sponsors who have donated toys & books to sell: The Entertainer Toy Shop; W H Smith; Wilko; All Saints Church, Didcot; All Saints Church Chilton; All Saints Church Marcham; Didcot Baptist Church; Didcot Kings Church; Fledgelings […]

Balsam is a winner!

Balsam was nominated and shortlisted to receive a Didcot First ‘Business & Community Award’ in four categories and we found out recently that we won in two categories! Balsam was awarded Best Volunteer Development and Best Partnership and Collaboration in the community and charity awards and rightly reflects the hard work the Balsam staff put […]

Come and work for Balsam!

  We are looking to recruit two new members of staff for Balsam: a Family Liaison Officer (20 hours a week) and Fundraiser (Half time post). Family Liaison Officer (20 Hours per week) Understanding and self-motivated Family Liaison Officer with Safe Guarding experience required for a Christian charity offering support to vulnerable and isolated families […]