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Dorking Nursery School and Family Centre

FOND (Friends of Dorking Nursery) is a registered charity whose aim is to raise funds to support our families

Made up of a group of parents, friends and staff, the FOND committee organises a number of events and fundraising activities which are designed to involve all parents and carers. Follow us on social media @DorkingNursery and our blog to find out more and get all the updates!

Members of FOND usually meet once a term to share ideas and plan events. Staff can submit requests for equipment and events to support the learning of all children and families using the services. Fundraising activities are varied and usually great fun!
They have included:
  • Quiz nights
  • Wine tasting evenings
  • A Pamper Party
  • A Summer Fayre
  • Cake sales
  • Raffles

It's also a great way to get to know everyone! Please come along and join in.

What FOND have achieved - FOND have been crucial in supporting the children and families using our services. They have funded the following projects and equipment: 
  • A complete overhaul of the 3-5s garden
  • The soft play room
  • Equipment for the SEND room
  • Toys and equipment including tricycles, books and easels. 

Sponsors and donations

We work closely with a variety of local businesses and receive donations from several companies to support our work. In the past we have received the following:

  • A grant of £1,000 towards IT equipment for our Children's Centre from the Worshipful Company of Information Technologists
  • £500 from Scott's the Jewellers in Dorking towards SEN resources
  • £1,051.50 from Salfords based company, Prater towards SEN resources
  • £990 from Circle Housing, Mole Valley
  • Sponsorship from Compass Construction who donate a percentage of their profits to local charities each year. For more information, please visit http://www.compass-construction.co.uk/charity

If you would like to become involved with FOND, please speak to a member of our office staff. There are lots of ways you can help - even if you only have a limited amount of time to spare!

Keep up to date with FOND's latest news and events here - FOND like our page


Easyfundraising, The Giving Machine and Amazon Smile

We have found three great new ways to raise money for our Nursery School which we hope you will use and spread the word about. It doesn't cost you a penny - you just have to purchase your usual goods and services on line but via one of these three websites and it automatically raises funds for us. Shops include Amazon, Ebay, Arbos, Tesco, M&S, John Lewis, Currys, B&Q and loads more!

Sign up to easyfundraising

Sign up to The Giving Machine

We also have an Amazon Smile account - Shop at smile.amazon.co.uk, choose Dorking Nursery School as your chosen charity and Amazon will donate 0.5% of the cost of your purchases to us, at no cost to you. 




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