In 2001 the Duchess of Kent House Charity* was registered with the Charity Commission
to raise funds for the Duchess of Kent House. Called simply the Duchess of Kent House Charity(Charity Commission's registration number: 1085912), its objectives are to provide a new focus for all fundraising associated with Palliative care
in the surrounding area of Reading, Newbury, Wokingham and surrounding districts, and to build on the excellent work done since 1992 and before.
- original name was Duchess of Kent House Trust (changed at Companies House, 22 August 2008).
Trustees include David Murby (chair), independent consultant, Irene Dallas, an international corporate solicitor; Maureen Mosley, an accountant with BDO; Julian Walker of AB Walker & Son Ltd; Tony Cobb, retired businessma; Sue Moore,marketing & charity; and Helen Childs, solicitor with Boyes Turner.The charity appointed George Solly as the full-time director of fundraising. George has a broad fund raising, commercial, education and not-for-profit background.Particular areas of interest include schools, associations, affinity groups, local businesses and institutions, grant-making trusts, and medium to large firms based in the Thames Valley.
Background to the Trust
The new Charity was founded in March 2001 to provide a point of focus for all the fund raising activities, both existing and planned, that are needed to support Duchess of Kent House. The Charity's legal status is also defined... Read More