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Pint of Science – ARUK Oxford group support Daybreak

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The Oxford group of ARUK held an event at St Aldate’s Tavern on the evening of 3rd April as part of the Pint of Science Festival, and chose to support Daybreak with the proceeds from the tickets.  The evening including … Read More

Daybreak receives donation from John Lewis Oxford store

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Daybreak was chosen to be one of the first three charities to be supported by the new John Lewis store in Oxford under their Community Matters scheme.  We were thrilled to be the charity receiving the most votes over the … Read More

Daybreak attends ARUK event at John Radcliffe Hospital

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We were invited to attend a day of lectures and information organised by Alzeheimers Research UK, which was held at the John Radcliffe Hospital Academic Centre on Saturday, 17th March.  The event was well attended by members of the public … Read More

Special visitor to Daybreak Lilacs Club Christmas Party

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Councillor Maurice Billington joined us to celebrate Christmas at the Daybreak Lilacs Club Christmas party, and helped to serve lunch to our Club members.  We were really pleased he could join us and add to the fun, which made it … Read More

Musical event for Limes Club

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Volunteers from Oxford University who help at the Daybreak Limes Club in North Oxford are organising a musical evening event on 24th November to raise money for Daybreak.  The event will start at 6.30 pm at St Margaret’s Institute on … Read More

Christmas Appeal

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Daybreak has launched a Christmas Appeal to support the Daybreak Clubs.  As Daybreak no longer has a contract with Oxfordshire County Council, this has left a short-fall of £150,000 in our funding, but we are determined to ensure that Daybreak … Read More

Daybreak Rosewood chosen for Dignity in Care Award

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We are delighted to announce that our Daybreak Rosewood Club in Greater Leys was chosen to receive a Dignity in Care Award by Age UK.  The presentations took place on Friday, 3rd November, and the photo shows Rosewood staff accepting … Read More

John Lewis supports Daybreak

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The new John Lewis store in the Westgate Shopping Centre in Oxford is supporting Daybreak as one of its Community Matters charities.  For the first three months, following their opening on 24th October, shoppers will be able to support Daybreak … Read More

Georgina takes on the challenge of the Birmingham Marathon

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Georgina Parisi is taking on the challenge of running the Birmingham Marathon on Sunday, 15th October, in aid of Daybreak.  Take a look at Georgina’s Virgingiving fundraising page and add your support!  http://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/georginaparisi

Daybreak’s runners great performance in the Oxford Half Marathon

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Congratulations to Mia Donn and Olivia Kinsey, who completed the Oxford Half Marathon in aid of Daybreak on Sunday, 8th October.  Mia and Olivia joined 8,357 runners on the beautiful course around Oxford City Centre, starting in Broad Street and … Read More

Daybreak’s runners in the Oxford Half Marathon

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This year’s Oxford Half Marathon takes place on Sunday, 8th October.  Daybreak is proud to have two runners taking part, and raising money to support us.  Give your best wishes to Mia Donn and Olivia Kinsey for a great race … Read More

Community Champion Grant for Daybreak from Persimmon Homes

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Daybreak has been delighted to receive a grant of £1,000 from Persimmon Homes as part of their Community Champions initiative.  Damian Seddon, Director in Charge of Persimmon Homes North London said: ‘It is clear that Daybreak Oxford provides an essential … Read More

Kidlington Fun Run

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  Over 100 people joined us in very wet and windy conditions to take part in the 5km Run and Family Fun Run on Sunday, 10th September.  Thank you to everyone who participated, and also many thanks to Legacy Leisure … Read More

Legacy Leisure grant awarded for Daybreak’s Kidlington Fun Run

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Liyen Mathew, General Manager for Legacy Leisure, presents a cheque for £300 to Laura Bristow and Lindsay Manifold, fundraisers for Daybreak.  This grant is a contribution to the costs of the Kidlington Fun Run, on 10th September, to help us … Read More

Our two heroes of the Prudential Ride London!

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Daybreak were very lucky to have two competitors in the 100-mile Prudential Bike London event on 30th July, Adrian Poynter and Marcus Adey, who between them have currently raised almost £3,000 for Daybreak – we will up-date the figure as … Read More

Duchess of Cornwall Visits the Clockhouse

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On 16th May the Duchess of Cornwall visited the Rosewood Daybreak Club at The Clockhouse in Greater Leys.  She stayed for about 20 minutes and enjoyed meeting the Club Organiser Julie Perks and club member Liz Woods and her husband … Read More

Daybreak spreads the word

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Daybreak Oxford was invited to take part in the event Ageing: From Birth and Beyond organised by Living Well Oxford, which took place in Templars Square, Cowley from 15th-21st May.  Daybreak provided an information stand, giving us  the opportunity to … Read More

Brighton 10K

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Thank you to Emily Burn for taking part in the Brighton 10K for Daybreak.  Emily told us: ‘Keiran and I really enjoyed the 10K; there was a great atmosphere in Brighton with lots of people cheering us all on and there … Read More

Marathon Runner

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Well done to Ian, our London Marathon Bond runner who completed the marathon in an amazing 3 hours and 28 minutes.  Ian has spent months fundraising for Daybreak and has raised a wonderful £1,288.  Thank you to Ian for being … Read More

Winter Celebration

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On 3rd December 2016, a dementia friendly concert was held to raise funds for Daybreak Oxford and Young Dementia UK.  This took place at St Barnabus Church in Jericho and the audience was entertained by a marvellous programme from the … Read More