An amazing and extremely thoughtful lady had heard of Louie's Smiles and contacted us, She was having a birthday party and instead of receiving presents for herself she asked for children's toys so she could donate them to us, this wonderful act of kindness has really touched us. We are delivering this huge pile of toys to Southampton General Hospital this week, thankyou everyone who gave these toys and a very special thankyou to the lovely Hannah xxxxx
Really looking forward to delivering this little lot tomorrow to Southampton's Piam Brown, G4, John Atwell and Childrens Cardiac ward's.. We've been extremely lucky to have so many wonderful people fundraising and donating that we've been able to get more toys and spread smiles to more wards recently, this means so much to us, and want to thank everyone for continuing to support us so we can do this,...Thank you, Big smiles <3 xx
Yesterday we met with our new Mayor, who kindly presented us with an amazing cheque, which was raised recently at The Old Bell , in Warminster, from a fantastic event , Cosmic, we would like to thank everyone who came and supported us and for coming and having a great time with us,...big thank you's and hugs to Nikki Mulliner, and Chalky for all your hard work, xx
A total of 12 supporters embarked on the leap of faith at GoSkydive in Old Sarum,and , raised over £6,000
The money will go towards purchasing new books and toys for children receiving treatment in wards at Southampton General Hospital and Salisbury District Hospital.
Huge Thank you to our wonderful Team and everyone who took part, amazing and much loved friends, family and supporters for making this possible and spreading smiles, xxxx
Hi Everyone xx
We are looking for fundraisers to join (some)of the Louie's S.M.I.L.E.S team, to do a tandem skydive at Old Sarum airfield - Salisbury in the summer for Louie's S.M.I.L.E.S
There will be a minimum sponsorship for you to raise in order to qualify for a free jump but we can let you know more once we have an idea of numbers xxx
Come on, tick it off your bucket list and raise funds for the children in local hospitals
Local charity Louie's S.M.I.L.E.S received a very generous donation recently from an amazing Family from WARMINSTER. The Family's wish was to donate their late mothers car to a worthy cause that will help others. At the same time founder of Louie's S.M.I.L.E.S Joanne Booth recently passed her driving test and was looking forward to taking toy deliveries to local Children's wards but sadly had no transport, she was in the process of looking for something suitable and affordable. Joanne spent a long time trying to pass her driving test and sadly her car didn't pass it's Mot so she inquired online if anyone was selling a reliable little car so she could use it for delivering toys...Louie's S.M.I.L.E.S is all about taking new toys to local Children's wards in Salisbury district hospital and various wards in Southampton general Hospital these toys are given as gifts for the children to keep and they deliver toys on a monthly basis.
A mutual friend was aware that the family wanted to donate the car and that Joanne was looking for a car and connected them.
Joanne was delighted and very surprised to be contacted and offered the Toyota Yaris as a donation.
" We couldn't believe how thoughtful this family was to be helping us in such a fantastic way it's an absolute Godsend and it will be used for delivering toys and smiles.They are such lovely people and we can't thank them enough we really are overwhelmed by there generosity, we agreed to keep in touch and have plans to do toy deliveries together so they can see there mums car in action."
We would also like to express our sincere thanks to Simon Holman from Heytesbury Mot centre for his generosity doing a full mot free of charge as a gesture towards Louie's S.M.I.L.E.S ...We feel very privileged to have such great support and are very thankful.
Joanne pointed out that she has little knowledge of car makes but will remember this car, as it was meant to be. She will know it as a Toyota from the Toy in Toyota and the registration ends with letters LCM which she say's could stand for Louis Coldwell's Mum. On behalf of myself and everyone at Louie's S.M.I.L.E.S Thank you from the bottom of our hearts .
(On behalf of everyone at Louie's S.M.I.L.E.S we would like to say a huge thank you to The Warminster Brass Band for there Support over the Christmas period, and to everyone who gave so generously.
We are extremely grateful to receive the fantastic amount of £200 which will be used to provide books and toys to give to children who are undergoing treatment in local hospitals.
We are small local charity and we feel privileged to have such great support in our Community . Thank you very much.)
Soap Box Challenge 2016 is a charity event in aid of Louie's S.M.I.L.E.S. A race for true amateur drivers, which is fuelled by creativity and competitive fun. This unique non-motorized racing event challenges both experienced racers and amateurs alike to design and build outrageous, human-powered soapbox dream machines and compete against the clock in a downhill race.
Teams are judged on speed, creativity and showmanship. Race goers have seen a piano, a baby carriage, a rodeo clown, a massive cob of corn, a jail cell and even the Golden Gate Bridge to grace the soapbox starting blocks.
Thank you to everyone involved for organizing such an amazing event, the barn dance was fantastic, Laura, Sara, Steph Katie and Paul for organizing and working so hard to make it such a success, Scrape The Barrel were brilliant fun and a great night was had by all, Thank you to Broadleaze Bar in Codford for your hospitality and to everyone who came....we are very grateful you chose to support us along with Caterpillars pre school....please feel free to share any photo's....and thank you for your wonderful donation of £300 for Louie's S.M.I.L.E.S.....
I feel priviliged to be making little bags for such an amazing cause,
Thank you to the lovely play speciaists at Southampton hospital for asking me, Time to get sewing smile emoticon xx heart emoticon