The Brett Foundation
The Brett Foundation, is a Maidenhead charity, founded by Susan Brett in 2014. Susan is also the driving force behind the town’s Open Kitchen charity, which she co-founded back in 2010.
The Brett Foundation provides housing essentials and appliances like cookers and fridges for people who can’t afford them. Working with families providing children’s uniforms, and household items to people who are moving into empty homes. The families supported are normally moving into properties after being homeless. The Foundation, help people fill out application forms and other paperwork and guide them to the CAB and other agencies such as CAP who offer debt advice. P who offer debt advice.
Susan and her growing team of volunteers, provide school packs for school children who need school items, that their families cannot afford to purchase, homeless packs, which contain sleeping bags, tents, blankets, BBQ’s, lights, pans, socks, pants and towels. New baby packs, which contain baby clothes, toiletries, nappies, bedding, Moses basket and baby bouncer seat.
At Easter & Christmas, Easter Eggs & Christmas items are provided, such as a tree, hampers, chocolates, mince pies, Christmas cake, fruit and vegetables, a voucher for meat and presents.
Furthermore, The Brett Foundation also provide presents for the elderly who are alone with no living relatives and the homeless. As if that wasn’t enough Susan Brett also works with the Youth Offenders Team and the youngsters doing community service help out with cooking, wrapping presents at Christmas and helping at the various community meals.
The Brett Foundation’s vision is to eradicate all loneliness for people of all ages and gender, to be a support to those that need it
most, who maybe on the wrong track who need a guiding hand and to ensure that no one goes to bed hungry and for those families who can no buy the essentials or afford to feed their children.