Generous IT Donation

A Farnham Philanthropist has given a generous donation to 40 Degreez for updating some IT equipment and towards purchasing some youth work software. He prefers to remain anonymous but has said how pleased he is to help the town’s young people.  Thank you from the young people, staff and trustees of 40 Degreez. If you would like to help as well why not give us a call and have a chat?  We are always looking for willing volunteers as well as cash to support the many projects running at the centre and elsewhere in the town. 

READ MORE

Great residential trip

Following a generous donation from the Farnham Masons St Andrews Lodge, 40 Degreez were able to take a group of 16 young people spanning all our youth clubs to a residential weekend at Haslemere PGL activity centre. Over the first May bank holiday weekend when the weather showed all its forms in the space of two days! everyone took part in obstacle courses in the rain, abseiling in the wind, zip wire in the freezing cold, giant swing in the sun, problem solving in hail, team building and archery..snowing! and manhunt in the dark!  People challenged themselves physically, mentally and emotionally, quite a few missed home and family but everyone rose to show their best selves, conquered fears, enjoyed being together with friends and made new ones too. It was a lively weekend of fun, laughter, (a few tears), the gaining of independence, confidence, realizing individual value and becoming a team 🙂 Due to the positive outcomes from this residential we would like to run more.  Kind donations like this one from the Masons make it possible for those who attend our youth clubs to have equal access to valuable opportunities for self-development. Big Thank You from everyone 🙂 If […]

READ MORE

40 Degreez and Spark 2019

Big thank you going out to Farnham Maltings for choosing all three 40 Degreez clubs in this years spark 2019 community outreach projects! During February and March we had lots of fun learning from professional artists over a range of creative art forms. In the Session Drummer Master (see above) class our young people had an exciting evening playing audience to a live performance by professional drummer Paul Glover. They also got the opportunity to sit behind his drum kit and have a go themselves with tuition and tips from Paul.  The FAB club enjoyed making and creating, and took part in lively dance and games sessions with Stop Gap dance company.  Young people from The Hangout club participated in drama and story-telling sessions, and during the Health Hub they learnt about photography and had great fun practicing taking photographs in a professional studio setting.  40 Degreez swayed to the sound of African beats during the Samba Percussion Experience, when a Samba band was formed and enthusiastically took to the stage to play everyone out as parents arrived to pick up their young performers from The Hangout.  The sessions were filmed by talented artist Alex Harvey-Brown and are set to […]

READ MORE

Lifetime achievement

Existing and past Trustees, youth workers, and volunteers congratulate our Chair of Trustees, Janet Maines MBE, who was recently honoured with a ‘Life Time Achievement Award’ for her long-standing and selfless support to our local community and young people. 40Degreez are extremely proud of and grateful to Janet for her years of service in supporting #YouthWork in #Farnham and the surrounding areas. 40Degreez fills a gap in services locally for young and vulnerable people, a service Janet has championed and made possible and sustainable for many years.

READ MORE

Talent competition at Hangout

Our Hangout members showed fantastic skills with their nails.

READ MORE

Welcome Helen

Everyone at 40 Degreez welcomes Helen Lovell to the team, taking up the post of part-time youth worker reporting to lead youth worker Simon Jamison. Already known to 40 Degreez with her Musical Beats club, Helen brings a wealth of experience and enthusiasm. We wish her good luck!

READ MORE

Harry Otter

Harry Otter was on show at Farnham Carnival, and later was auctioned for £300, proceeds to local charities. Congratulations to all the young people at Hangout and Wey Station for a brilliant effort, ably supported by local artist Georgina Ellis.

READ MORE

White Stuff Live and Love Locally

White Stuff clothes store has supported 40 Degreez for over five years now.  Stores nationwide are entering into a week-long promotion over half term called Live, Love, Local.  Some of the Hangout and FAB members have painted their own little seed planters which White Stuff will be offering to customers for a donation – all proceeds from the week go to White Stuff Foundation to match and then donated to 40 Degreez.  The seeds are butterfly friendly wild flowers and will look lovely when nurtured and replanted into garden tubs.  Welcome to Spring and all the colour it brings! Why not pop in during the week – Feb 11 – Feb 17 and check out what’s going on?

READ MORE

Drumming workshops at Hangout Club

Surrey High Sheriff Awards have donated towards a series of drumming and music workshops at 40 Degreez which occur during the Hangout Sessions on Friday afternoons. The intention is to put on a live musical performance for friends and family during the evening of Friday 23rd March 2018.  For more information contact our Youth Leader Simon: simon@40degreez.org.uk We’re also learning to play guitars too!

READ MORE

Spectacular donation!

Following the amazing Lions Summer Spectacular fund raiser, Janet Maines and the rest of the 40 Degreez team are delighted to receive cheque for £10,000+ from Sally Ross of Farnham Lions. This will enable us to launch the Friday evening Health Hub for young people. Fantastic news! Earlier, the the 4 charities benefiting from the Lions Summer Spectacular assembled at The Old Court House to receive the total cheque of over £40,000. Congratulations to Farnham Lions!

READ MORE