Welcome to The Maypole Project

Francesca - The Maypole ProjectThe Maypole Project provides a lifeline of support for children with complex medical needs and their whole family. We support many children with life threatening, life limiting illnesses and their families every year across South East London.

The Maypole Project provides unique emotional support that is ongoing, flexible, responsive, professional and confidential. Each family is supported by one of our key workers who are specifically trained and supervised to offer emotional support, which ranges from befriending to counselling or therapy. This can be offered to whole families, one to one, couples, groups, and also extends into provision of information, advice and advocacy.

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Join Team Maypole for the Brighton Marathon 2015 on Sunday April 12th. Sign up by the 27th of February 2015.

Registration fee is now £20
Minimum sponsorship is £500

Public entries in to the Brighton Marathon 2015 have closed but don’t worry, you can still get a place with Team Maypole! Run for us and your money will make a real difference. £50 will buy toys that are used in therapeutic play for children with a complex medical need or disability.

Nearly £8,574 was raised for The Maypole Project by our Team Maypole Marathon runners. Our top Brighton Marathon fundraiser was Matthew Pocock, who raised a fantastic £1,250! Will you top that in 2015?

The Brighton Marathon 2015 offers you sun, sea and a spectacular race route taking in the best of the seaside. This race has a fantastic buzzing atmosphere which will leave you wanting to do this race time and time again.

Why we are needed

Every year, 12 to 17 of every 10,000 children are diagnosed with an illness and/or disability that threatens or shortens life, 65% of these families will need to seek professional support.

The diagnosis itself is life-shattering and stressful for each and every family member.

We are a charity, and we rely on the generosity of our supporters to enable us to continue to provide vital support and services to families who have children with complex and life threatening illnesses. There are lots of ways you can get involved.

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