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 […]

Didcot Community Gospel Choir CD

Didcot Community Gospel Choir have made a super CD and 25% of their sales are going to Balsam!  CDs are available from the Balsam office @ £10.  Tracks include:  ‘Lean on Me’, Bridge over Troubled Water; The Rhythm of Life; Amazing Grace; and more. Order while stocks last!  Contact Martin on 07387 391148 or email: […]

Summer Celebrations

It was great to see so many people at the Balsam Summer Celebration on Saturday 8th July in Didcot Baptist Church. A word of thanks to supermarkets Tescos & Sainsbury’s for donating £10 vouchers for food for the Celebration and Aldi £30 for cakes.  The bouncy castle was hired from ‘Time to Bounce’ who regularly […]