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Red Kite Family Centre (‘Red Kite’) is facing a critical funding shortfall of approximately £40k pa, exacerbated by the loss of a major corporate sponsor earlier this year. Based on current financial projections, the Centre will be forced to close at the end of July 2023 unless we receive immediate additional funding. We are issuing a heartfelt call-to-arms asking for your help to secure the future of Red Kite and enable us to continue to deliver our vision of Being There for Every Family.


It costs about £100,000 a year to run the Family Centre. We are a community run charity and we receive only a small transition grant from the county council. All the rest of our funding is from donations.

We are very grateful to all the organisations listed on this page for their generous support. 

Donations both large and small are very welcome from individuals and organisations/businesses.

We have sponsorship forms and paying in forms if you would like to fundraise for us.

Alternatively if you would like to make a donation please click on the Donate link on this page.

We are very grateful to the following organisations for their generous support of the Family Centre:

Sharing Life Trust

Thame Welfare Trust

Thame Town Council

Thame Rotary

Thame Round Table

Thame Inner Wheel

Mayor of Thame's Charity Fund

Oxfordshire Community Fund

Thame Partnership of Schools

Mid-Counties Co-op

Thame Cars


Lucy Electric

Adroit Services

Are you a community-spirited local businesses and would like to come on board as Red Kite Angels? If so, we invite you to contact our Centre Manager, Marie Scott (, or co-Chair of Trustees, Katie-Lee English ( Our thanks in advance.

One of simplest way to do this is to increase the number of Red Kite Friends (individuals donating a regular monthly sum), and appeal to community-spirited local businesses to come on board as Red Kite Angels.


Fact: Just 350 Red Kite Friends donating £10 per month or 35 businesses donating £100 would secure the Centre’s future!

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