“Every special child deserves to Smile” is our motto and our aim, as a group of volunteer parents with special needs/disabled children is to give something back to the local community and services that help our children and young adults with those needs.
At Smile we are are able to raise funds through our shop for our local community meaning Norwich & Norfolk by helping other organisations such as schools, charities and community projects to raise funds to buy items needed or for ongoing special needs projects.
We can also help with the ongoing costs for parents in our catchment by helping to raise funds to buy special needs/disability aids that they may struggle with the cost of. We can offer help fundraising where a child has disabilities caused by an illness either from birth or latter in life to help provide those items needed to help. We can help to raise funds where a child’s situation may cause them to become disabled or more disabled in some way if they do not get the help needed.
We try to work towards one cause every 6 weeks to raise as much money as possible to help different people/causes over the year, we display this in the shop.
We can also occasionally donate goods from our shop to help a special child ‘SMILE’
Smile can help our special children with costs by doing raffles, raising awareness about a fundraiser through our F/B page, website or shop, or donating from our shop sales (within our C.I.C. rules)
Unfortunately we cant help every cause, it does have to fit in with what Smile was set up to do by the Regulator.
We also aim to provide a shop that is of benefit to the local area, giving people somewhere to have a chat about issues they may have around their children or accessing services where we ourselves may have had experience and also providing low cost items to make the money go that little bit further, we welcome everyone with a ‘SMILE’
This is a not for profit organisation, a Community Interest Company (C.I.C.)
Registered and under regulation of its profits with Companies House.