Merlin Student Concert at Jak’s Den
Sunday 23rd February 2020
Team Jak Foundation (Jak’s Den) provide practical, emotional and social support to children and young people with cancer, their families, friends and those bereaved.
We would like to say a huge thank you to Allison and Aimie and all the wonderful staff at Team Jak Foundation- Jak’s Den for making us feel so welcome on Sunday 23rd February.
This beautiful place/sanctuary opened in June 2019 thanks to the hard work of Jak’s family and it truly is an amazing place! Jak’s Den and another amazing charity that is close to our hearts Logan’s Fund work together to help Children/Teen’s.
Both Team Jak Foundation- Jak’s Den and Logan’s Fund are such inspirational charities and we are so very honoured and proud to make this special connection with these amazing charities.
Jak’s Den provide a safe space to go to along with emotional support and Logan’s Fund sponsor activities for the Children and their families which is also so very important. We are so very proud to be invited to perform to these guys.
As well as supporting Children and their families Team Jak Foundation- Jak’s Den also ask for donations of items for families that are in hospital. We would be so grateful if you could DONATE any of the items below. If you could drop off these items to the Merlin Academy office in Melrose by no later than 20th February and we will take all of the donated items up to Jak’s Den
2 sets of dark navy towels
2 sets of dark grey towels
Hand held or fans that attach to beds
Super hero/marvel bedding sets x2 boys x2 girls
7 and under dinosaur bedding set x2
7 and under Disney princess bedding x2
Cushion covers – girls and boys
Small mats for floor (door mat size or just slightly bigger)
Travel toiletries kits for all ages (babys to teenagers) and those with sensitive skin – shampoo, dry shampoo, body wash, moisturiser, deodorant (roll on only) nail files, combs, lip balms, travel hair gels, tootbrushes/toothpaste, small sponges
Bags for the travel toiletries to go in (we can put age on front to help staff)
Small nail varnishes, and nail varnish remover
Small amount of kids story books
Watch this space for more events planned with these fabulous guys:)
A big thank you too, as ever to our wonderful Music Manager and Singing Tutor, Kathy Stewart – Kennedy for putting the programme together, to all of the amazing students that performed and the hugely encouraging audience, Andy Gray for the sound, Iain Fraser our Music Director and Linzi Coulson our Fiddle Tutor for getting our feet tapping 🙂