Blog

Now! Charity Group helps those who are on low incomes, benefits or are unemployed by providing affordable used furniture and training courses and workshops from its bases in Eastbourne, Hailsham and Lewes in East Sussex.

Find out more about Furniture Now! that provides used furniture for homes and offices – there are 2 stores in Eastbourne, one in Hailsham and one in Lewes. We even collect your used furniture free of charge from across East Sussex!

We always have lots of news to share with you and please find our latest blog posts here.

Chalvington Charity Abseil ‘The Pelican Challenge’

Do you have a sense of humour and are you up for a challenge? Chalvington for Charity in association with Dave Talbot Adventure Events and the Pelican Hotel, Tooting, bring you their annual charity challenge. To abseil 105ft from the top of the hotel on either 17 or 18 September

Read more

Fundraising Volunteers Needed!

We urgently need volunteers to man events to help raise funds for our charity! These can be anything from coffee mornings to quiz nights, from manning stands in the Arndale Centre to attending Family Fun Days.  We also need people willing to promote our charity at Business Events. We

Read more

Volunteers Needed Urgently!

We need volunteers at our Hailsham Training Site! Can you spare a little time volunteering for our charity? We need people to help with sorting clothes and household items at our new site in Hailsham.  We also need people to upcycle furniture. Making small repairs, preparing and painting items

Read more

Premeditated attack on Furniture Now! charity shop in Eastbourne

At 3.50 am on 6 July, Petrina Mayson, CEO of the Now! Charity Group, was advised that the Furniture Now! low cost retail store in Eastbourne had been broken into and ransacked. The view was devastating when she arrived.   The whole team is struggling to comprehend

Read more

OUR WORKSHOPS FOR PEOPLE ON ESA

July Workshops Splash Of Colour This workshop is about using your creative skills to experiment with different paints, colours and music. Our learners experience remarkable progress and a large number of pieces are on public display. There is even talk of an exhibition in the near future!

Read more

Hailsham Training Courses

The Heart of Hailsham This is a brand new project  for young people aged 16—25             who are at risk of offending. This is a chance to get vocational or formal qualifications and to become a positive part of the community! All

Read more

Do You Qualify For A Free Bus Pass?

Applying for a disabled person’s bus pass! Eligible disabled people are entitled to free off-peak travel on local buses throughout England. You will need a bus pass, which must be shown to the bus driver on each journey. Who is eligible for a disabled person’s bus pass?

Read more

Changing Minds Project – Mental Health Training

Changing Minds Project at Training Now!      Unit 2a Britland Estate, Northbourne Road, Eastbourne, BN22 8PW. All courses are fully subsidised for Eastbourne Residents with any form of mental health condition. For other people subsidies may be available. Planned dates for Mental Health Training in Eastbourne: MHFA Lite An

Read more

Have you spotted us on the road side in Eastbourne?

Look out for us in different locations around Eastbourne, if you go into one of our stores can you let us know if you have seen us!

Read more

Training Now! Centre opened in Hailsham by The Lord Lieutenant of East Sussex

Lord Lieutenant Peter Field and Petrina Mayson at Training Now!

Hailsham’s unemployed residents and those claiming Employment Support Allowance (ESA) now have a big new training centre at Training Now! on the Station Road Industrial Estate – part of the Now! Charity Group. The Centre was opened by the Queen’s Representative, The Lord Lieutenant of East Sussex,

Read more

New Livery for Furniture Now! Vans

Here are the images of the first of our vans getting its new sign writing done. Looks smart doesn’t it? Huge thanks to Michael Tyrell at Bea-utiful Design and Print for his excellent work. You can even watch this time-lapse video of him fitting the artwork onto

Read more

The Now! Charity

The Now! Charity Ltd. is working for your local community. All our activities are aimed at relieving localised poverty and social exclusion.
Charity No. 1048093

Recent Facebook Posts

At the Now! Charity we believe in fairness, equality and championing inclusiveness across everything we do. We are proud to renew our commitment..

3 likes, 0 comments2 weeks ago

Posturite

Thank you Posturite, great start to 2019!

8 likes, 1 comments2 weeks ago

Get In Touch

Now! Charity
Unit 1, Phoenix Works,
North Street, Lewes
East Sussex, BN7 2PE

01323 887199
hello@nowcharity.org.uk



Community Repaint Logo 9001 logo 9001 logo