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Annual General Meeting and Study Day

Saturday 13 October 2012


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Agenda

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Agenda
Time Session Speaker

10.00-12.00

Study day: Session 1

12.00-13.00
13.00-14.00 14.00-16.00

Annual General Meeting


Lunch Study day: Session 2

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Comfort and safety


If the alarm rings: Dont panic Leave immediately Use the doors marked Fire exit Assemble by . Do not use lifts Do not go to the toilets
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Review of 2012

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President and patron


Start of the year
Honorary President Lord David Rambotham Patrons Sir Richard Bowlby John Cryer MP Rt Hon Iain Duncan Smith MP Jean Lambert MEP Sue Palmer

Now
Honorary President Lord David Rambotham Patrons Sir Richard Bowlby John Cryer MP Rt Hon Iain Duncan Smith MP Jean Lambert MEP Sue Palmer Dr Sami Timimi

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Trustees and directors


Renetta Fake Steve Harold Anne Dufton Christel Hawkins Colin Bilton Rosalind Zalicks Bill Parkinson Chair Resigned 22 June 2011 Director Resigned 26 July 2011 Acting Chair Appointed 26 July 2011 Acting Chair Resigned 1 October 2011 Chair Appointed 1 November 2011 Vice Chair Appointed 1 November 2011 Trustee/Director Appointed 1 November 2011 Treasurer Re-appointed 1 November 2011 Trustee/Director Re-appointed 1 November 2011

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Committee members
Vi Gosling Christine Chittock Josephine Petersson Jasmine Shekleton Ella Parkinson Lucille Grant Melinda Briggs Rachel Carder Sheila Gold Leigh Horton Steve Harold (after resigning as a trustee/vice-chair)

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Staff
Victoria Emms Finance and Administrator

Ros Kane

Coordinator

Catherine Pamplin Coordinator

Staff

(maternity leave)

Sophia Dalley
Finance and Administrator

Netty Fake Coordinator

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Volunteers therapy

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community volunteers trained by us in therapeutic play began work with children

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Volunteers other support


Volunteers support us with: Admin and finance Fundraising Promotion Website
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Work with schools


2011-12

25
Waltham Forest

3
Redbridge

30 schools

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Newham

2010-11

23 Primary 7 Secondary

29 schools
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Study days
March
25 attendees

July
51 attendees

December
25 attendees

3 DVD days in August


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Library
Our library has grown and the range of relevant books has increased
Books come from: Donations (second hand) Paid for with grants Paid from 10 deposits the volunteers donate

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New projects
Develop Parenting under Construction course Fundraise for the replacement of our Playbus Strengthen the governance further reviewing and developing policies and procedures for the effective running of Carefree Kids. Develop the support we are providing to parents
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Talks and dissemination



Talk to Barn Croft School staff (R) Talk to St Josephs School staff (N,R) Met Jayne Taylor from Waltham Forest Education Department (R) Stall at the Chingford Festival (N, E, Ra) Met play therapists in Isle of Wight (R)

Stall at The Soul Project (N) Stall at Lammas School (N) Talk at a special school in Newham (R) Talk at The College of North East London (R)

Key: R (Ros), N (Netty), E (Ella), Ra (Rachel). Volunteers also helped at some events.

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Fundraising

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Friends of Carefree Kids


Launched 16 April 2011 with a talk by Sir Richard Bowlby 66 members by end of March 2012
Aim is to create a network of people interested in our work And encourage regular donations Opened a donation page on the MyDonate Website Money will:
fund core costs if they cannot be raised by other means contribute to major projects

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Beth Eite

Our first ever


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Alexander Baillie concert


with John Thwaites on piano

9 June 2012
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Attended by The Mayor of Waltham Forest, Cllr Richard Sweden

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Played to a packed house


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Thank you to our sponsors


Chabad Centre Children Salon Forest School Geoff Wilkinson

Jean Lambert MEP Petals in Bloom Ros Zalicks Waitrose South Woodford

Played to a packed house

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1,650 raised

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And helped to raise awareness in the press, arts and community websites and social media
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Especial thanks to Alexander Baillie and John Thwaites for a wonderful evenings entertainment

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Financial review

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Income and expenditure


160,000 140,000 120,000 100,000 80,000

2010-11

2010-11

2011-12

2010-11

40,000 20,000 0

Income
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Expenditure

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2011-12

60,000

2011-12

Income and expenditure


160,000 140,000 120,000

In 2011-12: Expenditure went up But income went up even more

100,000

Expenditure

Expenditure

80,000 60,000

Income Expenditure

Income

40,000 20,000

2010-11
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Income

2011-12

Income 2011-12 Restricted and unrestricted

16%

16% of income was unrestricted


Restricted

Unrestricted income means we have more freedom to spend it as we want

Unrestricted

84%

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Expenditure 2011-12 Restricted and unrestricted


10%

90% of expenditure is restricted that means we cant just move money around on anything, we have to spend it on what is was given for

Restricted Unrestricted

90%

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2011-12 moved into surplus


30,000 25,000 20,000 15,000 10,000 5,000 0 -5,000 -10,000
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24,652

2010-11

2010-11

Deficit/Surplus
-7,765

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2011-12

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Where our money comes from


Grants & Donations 130,602

Other income 4,458

Charitable activities (school fees) 11,361

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Where the money goes


Travel and subsistence 1% Volunteer Expenses 1%

Spending

Staff costs 44%

Training/Supervis ion, Study Day costs Mobile Play 27% Therapy Bus 16%

Office and establishment costs 7% Friends of Carefree Play and art materials Kids 1% 1%

Other expenses 2%
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Main funders and donors


Tudor Trust The Henry Smith Charity BBC Children in Need Help a Capital Child Sir Jules Thorn Charitable Trust Co-operative Community Fund Goldsmiths Company Charity B & P Glasser Charitable Trust Hedley Foundation SNR Denton Charitable Trust Toy Trust Actuaries Charitable Trust Girdlers Company Music Sales Charitable Foundation Middlesex University Friends of Carefree Kids Westfield Shopping City Cygnus Trust Kel Trust Waitrose Customer Donations Charles S French Charitable Trust Mrs Smith & Mount Trust Forest School

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Key achievements

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Key achievements (1)


Provided weekly psychotherapeutic support for 121 troubled children and young Worked in 23 primary and 7 secondary schools 31 community volunteers trained by us in therapeutic play began work with children Welcomed 20 therapy and counselling students on placement

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Key achievements (2)


Increased our work supporting parents and carers Received financial support from over 20 funders Dealt with 396 telephone calls 1 November 201131 March 2012 Launched Friends of Carefree Kids Planned a Benefit Concert to raise funds towards a new mobile therapy bus
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Key achievements (3)


Increased weekly training/supervision groups from 9 to 10 Ran 3 study days, 3 extra training days, 12 induction groups for new volunteers Stall at The Chingford Festival 25 June 2011 Improved our IT and set up databases Gained Sarah Chase as an extra office worker, on 4 months part-time placement paid by Vodafone: World of Difference.
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Looking forward

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Mobile therapy playbus


The bus is old and constantly needs repair

Weve started to fundraise

But we need 30-35k

Theres a long, long way to go

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Moving office

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Looking forward (1)


Increasing the financial strength and stability of the organisation Maintaining our body of trained capable volunteers Solidifying school links in times of financial stringency and limitations to space in schools

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Looking forward (2)


Developing our staff team Improving operational efficiency Developing our work with parents and our project for early intervention work with teenagers and Further strengthening our Board of Trustees

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Registered Office 15 Matcham Road London E11 3LE Charity number: 1111949 Company limited by guarantee number: 5385823

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