You’d really have to be a teacher to fully understand the day-to-day challenges that are being faced in schools, especially now with this extraordinary time of the Corona Virus Pandemic. Assessing need and vulnerability – providing support both to children and parents as they face numerous hardships and dilemmas. The Glass Sellers Charity Fund through its Glass in Society project was delighted to engage with the Brook Special Needs School and learn about how they are coping.
Glass Sellers Award
Michael had been an avid supporter of Glass Engravers and had worked with Katharine over many years along with a long list of other Glass Engravers. He had supported the Guild of Glass Engravers as well as the Company’s Charity Fund.
The now launched Annual Lecture will honour his memory and will raise funds for the Glass Sellers Charity. This year’s lecture has raised enough to support more that 3 Glass in Society Projects that run nationwide and enables through a Glass related project the ability for children to learn the ‘Wonders of Glass’.
This was a sponsor’s dinner held on the Isle of Wight December 5th, 2006. to celebrate the first year of the Glass in Society project which ran for four years on the island involving 18 schools, until the local council decided to do away with Middle Schools which is where technology blossomed.