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1 Kelston Club & Study Centre An Introduction

2 In South London since 1964 Volunteers run worthwhile activities for schoolboys and young adults, with an emphasis on study and character development

3 Why Kelston? An attractive out of school place to study A meeting place to make new and varied friends A positive example from one’s peers A support structure for character development Leadership which encourages and inspires Constructive leisure-time activities Safe environment with a Christian ethos A clear need for

4 Social Projects Romania Eastern Poland Local Elderly

5 Encouraging Study After School Homework Club Private Study Daily Intensive Study Weeks Pre-university Courses Individual Tutoring

6 Character Forming Guest Speakers Public Speaking & Debating

7 Character Forming Spiritual Development Understanding one’s Faith

8 Character Forming CampsExcursions Cultural Visits Weekends Away

9 Character Forming Overseas Trips Adventure Weeks

10 Character Forming Adventure Sports Team Games

11 Character Forming Music Performing Arts

12 Character Forming CreativityChallengesApplicationPerseverance

13 Enjoying Themselves

14 Training in Leadership Older Members Leading Younger Learning to Lead Leading One’s Peers

15 Why Support Us? Here is the Future

16 Why Support Us? We Need to Expand Hundreds of young people have benefited over nearly 50 years Hundreds of young people have benefited over nearly 50 years At present, bursting at the seams At present, bursting at the seams Need to accommodate more leaders Need to accommodate more leaders Advantage of running concurrent activities Advantage of running concurrent activities

17 The Expansion Project 1964 to = PresentAddition Expansion

18 The Expansion Project PresentAdditional 3-fold expansion

19 Kelston Management Kelston is owned and run by the Netherhall Educational Association, registered charity no , and promotes educational initiatives in accordance with Christian principles. Spiritual activities are entrusted to Opus Dei, a personal prelature of the Catholic Church. Netherhall Educational Association Opus DeiNetherhall Educational Association Opus Dei The running of Kelston is funded by member subscriptions, local council support and private donations.

20 What is Needed Capital Costs Works – contract sum£832,000 VAT at 17.5%£145,688 Professional Fees£80,812 Outstanding loan on property£338,000 TOTAL £1, TOTAL £1, Donations raised to date£168,000 TOTAL NEEDED£1,420,000

21 Financial Plan We are delighted to have secured an interest-free loan from a European Foundation which has enabled us to begin the building works in February 2010 for completion in the autumn. We have to repay the loan over the years but the sooner it is repaid the sooner the foundation can support other charities with this money and the sooner we shall be able to use funds raised in the future for other activities.

22 Fund-raising Efforts Fund-raising Club Events Sponsored Events Parents’ Fund-raising Planned Headline Event Applications to Trusts Personal Donations

23 Possible Donation Targets Number Amount Number Amount 2£250,000 2£250,000 3£100,000 3£100,000 4£50,000 4£50,000 5£25,000 5£25,000 6£10,000 6£10,000 25£5,000 25£5, £1, £1,000

24 How You Can Help Substantial Lead Donations Substantial Lead Donations One-off Donations and Standing Orders One-off Donations and Standing Orders Tax-Effective Giving Tax-Effective Giving Payroll Giving Payroll Giving Letting us know who might be able to help Letting us know who might be able to help Letting us know of any trustees known Letting us know of any trustees known

25 Action Visit Visit Telephone and speak to Cliff Cobb, Club Leader of 30 years standing Telephone and speak to Cliff Cobb, Club Leader of 30 years standing us at us at Cheques made payable to The Kelston Project and sent to Kelston, 159 Nightingale Lane, London SW12 8NQ Cheques made payable to The Kelston Project and sent to Kelston, 159 Nightingale Lane, London SW12 8NQ Arrange a visit at your convenience Arrange a visit at your convenience

26 Comments about Kelston ‘How delighted we are that the boys of Kelston manage to find time to come and visit the patients here. It’s so nice to see young people giving up a little of their time in this.’ ‘How delighted we are that the boys of Kelston manage to find time to come and visit the patients here. It’s so nice to see young people giving up a little of their time in this.’ M Griffin, Senior Nursing Officer, Royal Hospital & Home ‘Balham’s Kelston Club organised a unique and wonderful day out when they took a number of disabled volunteers among many abseiling down the White Cliffs of Dover to raise funds.’ ‘Balham’s Kelston Club organised a unique and wonderful day out when they took a number of disabled volunteers among many abseiling down the White Cliffs of Dover to raise funds.’ Wandsworth Borough News

27 Thank you


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