NEWS: 12th December 2016
What an amazing day we had yesterday at this year's PARC Christmas Grotto, which saw our centre transformed into a wintery scene, with the children helping Father Christmas on his quest to find the missing pieces of his magical map! It was a wonderful day for the children. Click for Media from the day here:
NEWS: 9th December 2016
Some wonderful news today, as we've received a whopping £2,072.00 donation from Essex Police Intake B2. They've been taking part in lots of fundraising activities, and thanks to support like theirs, we can continue to help children & young adults with additional needs in Essex. Please give them a like to help us say thank you for all their dedication and hard work.
NEWS: 7th December 2016
Super excited to have been chosen as Barker Associates LLP Charity of the Year! We met the lovely ladies earlier on this week, who supplied us with tonnes of Christmas chocolates and biscuits for our Grotto event on Sunday. They will be helping us in a variety of different ways, for a whole year and we'd like to say a big thank you to them, for choosing to support PARC. Click for more:
NEWS: 23rd SEPTEMBER 2016
Many of you might be aware of the announcement of the ‘4Children’ charity going into administration. PARC had a contract with 4Children to provide Short Breaks services on behalf of Essex County Council. Their closure has left PARC with a £71,000 loss.
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NEWS: 15th SEPTEMBER 2016
Huge thank you to everyone who voted for PARC in this year's Essex Mums Awards! We were voted runner up in the 'Best Group/Class for Children with a Disability' It means so much to be nominated and chosen, as it helps raise awareness of the services we provide to children and families in Essex ~ Thank You
NEWS: 11th SEPTEMBER 2016
Wow!! What an amazing day for our very first The Great British Vintage Fair!! Glorious sunshine and the most fantastic crowds of people came along to help raise vital funds for PARC Essex! We will be sharing lots more stories, snaps and thank yous, from the day's events over the coming week, but for now we would just like to say a HUGE THANK YOU to all our volunteers, supporters, stall holders, entertainers, and most importantly all who came along to enjoy the day today!!
NEWS: 2nd JUNE 2016
Amazing news but we need your help!!
PARC have been shortlisted to become Halstead Sainsbury's Charity of the Year! If chosen, PARC will work in partnership with Sainsbury's staff for a whole year, not only raising much needed funds but also through volunteering and raising the profile of our charity. We need votes in order for this to happen, so please vote for us in store in Halstead or online by clicking this image. Voting closes on Sunday 26th June. Thank You
NEWS: 1st JUNE 2016
A brilliant time with our Under 5's team and Monkeynastix, combining fun and fitness with creativity and music, helping to improve co-ordination, flexibility, strength and agility! Thank you to Monkeynastix and to all our Under 5's families who came along. As you can see we all had a great time and learned a lot along the way!
NEWS: 26th MAY 2016
PARC Families ~ Date for the Diary!! ☀️
Sunday 26th June is our annual PARC Fun Day!
Come along from 11AM - 4PM at our Great Notley Centre for a fantastic day out for the whole family including BBQ, craft stalls, fun fair stalls, face painting, bouncy castles, pop up tea room, ice cream van, plus sports activities including a mini world cup, football skills, a penalty shoot out comp, wellington boot Toss Comp plus so much more! Please mark the date on your calendar to be sure you can come along!
NEWS: 25th April 2016
Everyone at PARC would just like to say a HUGE HUGE THANK YOU to our London Marathon runners, Chris, Clare, Anthony and Claire! You guys all did amazingly on Sunday, and the money you have raised will make a real difference to the lives of local children! We'll be announcing the total amount over the next couple of weeks but in the meantime, please help us give them a round of applause 👏🏻 You should be so proud! Thank You!
NEWS: 24th April 2016
Brilliant evening last night for the Captains Farewell/Welcome. A fantastic evening and a big thank you to all those who supported the event. Together an amazing £400 was raised for PARC!
NEWS: 23rd April 2016
We had some Wonderful workshops during the Easter holidays with the amazing Jigsaw Drama ~ The children and young adults in our Youth Club got to take part in an array of animal themed activities from singing and dancing, to sensory games, role play and exploring the animal world through performance and fun! We can't thank Sarah from Jigsaw Drama enough for bringing her specialist workshops to PARC and we look forward to more of these to come. Click to find out more about Jigsaw.