Norfolk Property Network celebrate 1st birthday by pledging appeal support

Norfolk Property Network celebrate 1st birthday by pledging appeal support

Oct 26, 2016
The Norfolk Property Network (NPN) celebrated the groups 1st birthday, and as part of the festivities announced their long-term plans to support local children and young people with life-threatening conditions.

The independent property group, which was set up for the local property community, announced their support for our nook appeal at their 1st birthday event on Wednesday 17th August. The group has become the most recent member of the nook business network, joining more than 30 businesses from across Norfolk, and have pledge to raise at least £25,000 over the appeal.

The nook appeal aims to raise £10 million to transform children’s palliative care across the county, which includes a new purpose-built hospice the nook on a five-acre woodland site in Framingham Earl just south of Norwich.

NPN have already supported EACH, raising an impressive £1,375 at their black tie Christmas event through a charity auction. NPN hold bi-monthly networking events in Norwich where they welcome beginners to experienced investors. The events are free and include guest speakers and experts sharing experiences and strategies as well as plenty of networking opportunities.  In just a year NPN has become the biggest property networking event in Norfolk.

Dan Trivedi, founder of the Norfolk Property Network, said: “I was inspired to raise money for EACH after hearing how much they had helped one of my builders and his family through a very difficult time.  As a local property community I thought it right that we do our best to give back as much as possible, so I am delighted we are involved in the nook appeal.”

The group are already busy planning ways to raise valuable funds, including a Charity Monopoly Tournament and a Black Tie Christmas Dinner and Auction in December.

“We are hoping to get our fundraising off to a great start with these events, but there will be many more.  The nook is a fantastic appeal and we are very honoured to be able to help”  added Dan.

Sophie Mayes, EACH Norfolk Corporate Fundraiser, said: “We’re delighted that The Norfolk Property Network has pledged their support for our nook business network and are committed to helping make our vision of a new hospice for local life-threatened children and their families a reality.

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  • Renee loves going to The Treehouse, but it’s great that care staff are also able to visit us at home too. Stacy, Renee’s mum
  • EACH supports families when they’re at their absolute lowest, helping them to come to terms with their child’s illness, losing them and beyond Brad, Stanley's Dad
  • It’s been a great opportunity to meet other parents in a similar situation, something that doesn't really happen anywhere else. Helen, William’s mum
  • EACH helped us with coping mechanisms and special ways of remembering Stanley. Brad, Stanley's Dad
  • Children like Lucy don’t get the opportunity to go to sleepovers or to their friends for tea, so the interaction she has at the hospice is priceless. Heather, Lucy’s mum
  • When we first heard about the hospice we were apprehensive because we didn’t know what to expect. When we got there we realised it was a lovely place where Renee would be well looked after, and we would be able to have a much-needed break. Stacy, Renee’s mum
  • EACH has helped us keep Stanley’s memory alive. And allows us to look to the future Brad, Stanley's Dad
  • I can’t imagine what it would have been like. Nobody should have to, every family should be offered the support we were, and are still getting Claire, Jacob’s mum
  • We are also supported by the 24/7 True Colours nurses and it’s so reassuring knowing we can call on them whenever we need support or advice Helen, William’s mum
  • I didn’t realise hope was a gift until I became a mum. My little boy taught me many things and that was one of them Claire, Jacob’s mum
  • EACH helps us to create lovely memories and has played an important part in all of our lives, not just Lucy’s. Heather, Lucy’s mum
  • I really love going to the hospice. I’ve made friends there and get to do loads of fun stuff. Renee
  • We arrived at the hospice feeling scared and alone. We had so many questions – they answered them all and more. Claire, Jacob’s mum
  • The play specialists are excellent and I also get inspiration from the activities they organise. Heather, Lucy’s mum

The Treehouse

St. Augustine’s Gardens,
Ipswich, IP3 8NS


Church Lane, Milton,
Cambridge, CB24 6AB

The Nook

Pigot Lane, Framingham Earl
Norfolk, NR14 7PX