Jigsaw supporters can now raise money for the Trust while they shop online – with very little effort and at no cost. Jigsaw has registered with Give As You Live, an online fundraising service supported by more than 4,200 stores, including Amazon, eBay, M&S and travel specialist Expedia.
Jigsaw pupils got first-hand information on police work when our local Police Community Support Officers paid a very welcome return visit.
A charity gig for Jigsaw is being organised at The Boileroom in Guildford as one of the Trust’s events for World Autism Awareness Month. #JigsawJam will feature London-based psychedelic pop band Rainbow Cat and guest bands still to be confirmed.
Chris Page is fulfilling a long-held ambition of raising money for a cause close to his family’s heart by running the London Marathon for Jigsaw. He has been inspired by the experiences of his cousin, Liam, at the school and subsequently at JigsawPlus adult services.
We were delighted to welcome Derek Paravicini back to the School recently to perform for pupils (and staff) . As always, Derek’s performance was highly interactive, encouraging pupils to make requests and join in sing-a-longs. He also impressed by playing in a variety of musical styles.
Cyclists of all ages and abilities are being invited to take up the Cycle Track Challenge around the Top Gear track to support Jigsaw Trust and Cherry Trees (a local charity providing short breaks to children and young adults with range of disabilities).
Jigsaw School teacher, Jack Barsby, is aiming to cycle from London to Paris to raise money for extra classroom resources – and he is seeking sponsorship towards his target of £1,000.
If you’re shopping in Waitrose in York Road in Guildford please make sure you get your green Community Matters tokens at the check-out and put them in the Jigsaw collecting box on your way out!
Co-op shoppers can now help Jigsaw – and get a 5% cashback – through a membership scheme which gives 1% of their spending to a charity of their choice (within a 15 mile radius of their home). The funds will go to Jigsaw’s ARTworks social enterprise.
If you fancy the thrill of a lifetime while raising money for Jigsaw, how about jumping from an aircraft at 10,000 feet and skydiving at 120mph?