Wondering what to do with the kids in half term?
Our wonderful friends at the Donnington Over 50's Group have organised a unique event, all in support of Donnington Doorstep Family Drop-in:
Enjoy delicious home-made medieval food and drink with music by Ghaetta, dancing...
The Music Event at Donnington Community Centre on Saturday 8th April was a huge success! Over £1000 was raised for the Drop-in service.
Thanks to the many people...
Fundraiser this Saturday05/04/2017
This Saturday - 8th April 2pm til 10pm: Fundraiser for Donnington Doorstep Drop-In
Everyone is welcome, as are contributions to the Doorstep Drop-in.There will be Music,...
Documentary makers KEO are recruiting for a new documentary27/03/2017
KEO Films, an award-winning TV production company, is producing a major new documentary series for the BBC about what it is like to be a working family or single parent on a...
New volunteer drop-in session starting Monday 27th March23/03/2017
We're delighted to announce that we'll be open from next Monday (27th March) every week from 10am until 1pm.
These session is run by volunteers and will include a music...
Campaign update - #savethedoorstepdropin23/01/2017
Donnington Doorstep Drop-In hit by drastic cuts13/01/2017
We are very sad to announce that our Family Drop-In service is facing a major reduction in 2017. From the week commencing 30th January, our Drop-In service will be...
Christmas Greetings from Doorstep22/12/2016
We want to remind all our Centre users that Donnington Doorstep will be closed from 1pm on Friday 23 December 2016, re-opening on Tuesday 3 January 2017 at 10am. We hope you...
Wow! We would like to say a very big thank you to Sam, Flora, Sebastian and Jack. They are a group of children who decided to donate the gifts they were given at their recent...
Drop-In Christmas Party!14/12/2016
We had a wonderful time celebrating Christmas in our Family Drop-In service today. It was glorious weather for carols in the garden led by our brilliant volunteers. Over 60...
Christmas Drop-In Hours12/12/2016
Our Drop-In service will be closed for part of the school holidays to allow staff and volunteers a much-needed rest.
We will close on Friday 23 December at...
A big thank you to Raise the Roof!01/12/2016
What a wonderful afternoon we had at our Raise the Roof music event on Sunday. Donnington Community Centre was packed with people enjoying an afternoon of excellent music and...
Raise the Roof!21/11/2016
We are really excited that our music fundraising event is...
Squashing food waste at PumpkinFest31/10/2016
It was wonderful to welcome over 150 guests to our first ever PumpkinFest on Saturday night! We had a brilliant evening of music, food, craft, cake, bonfire and chat.
Exciting job vacancy at Doorstep26/10/2016
We have a brilliant opportunity for someone to manage our successful Step Out programme. This is your chance to make a big difference in the lives of young people in Oxford....
Change to Bumps to Babies20/10/2016
From Monday 24 October our Bumps to Babies group will be moving to 10.30am. Same place, same idea - have a read about it
Change in Doorstep Drop-In Hours26/09/2016
We are sorry to announce that from Tuesday 18th October we will be reducing our Family Drop-In hours here at Donnington Doorstep.
Our new opening hours will...
Good news for 'Find Your Fire'14/09/2016
We are delighted that 'Find Your Fire' is among the latest round of projects to be funded by the Big Lottery Fund's
A chance to have your say about Doorstep Drop-In costs15/08/2016
As many of you will know, we recently had to take the sad decision to close our drop-in service on Saturdays. The funding situation for our work is very tight, and we are...
Summer fun for over 5s at Doorstep28/07/2016
As well as all our usual fun activities for babies and pre-schoolers at Doorstep, our wonderful play team have put together a programme of activities that over 5s can enjoy...
Sad news about Doorstep Saturdays21/07/2016
It is with regret that Donnington Doorstep have made the decision to stop running our Saturday Drop-In sessions. Our funding situation following recent cuts means that we...
Sainsbury's Charity of the Year18/07/2016
It's great to hear that local child emotional wellbeing charity Clear Sky is Sainbury's Cowley Charity of the Year.
Donnington Doorstep was delighted to be last year's...
Fun & creative volunteer project18/07/2016
We are looking for a creative and practical volunteer to design and build a new DONATIONS BOX for us.
These are difficult financial times for charities and every...
Doorstep closures over the summer11/07/2016
We try to keep Doorstep's Drop-In play service open as much as possible. However due to staff annual leave there are a few days we be closing over the summer. Our current...
Come and work for Doorstep30/06/2016
We are pleased to be recruiting for a new position here at Doorstep - Operations Manager. It's an exciting and challenging role which will play a key role on our management...
Did you see Doorstep on TV?29/06/2016
Local TV channel That's Oxfordshire came to visit Doorstep recently to cover our 32nd birthday celebrations. The feature aired this week, and you can watch it
Doorstep still smiling after a soggy FloFest!25/06/2016
A huge THANK YOU to the amazing Doorstep crew at FloFest today, many of whom gave their time for free to keep the play, cake and face paint flowing all day. We got rained on,...
Did you know Oxfordshire has a High Sheriff?24/06/2016
We were delighted that Doorstep was invited to the High Sheriff of Oxfordshire's summer reception which was held this evening at Rycote Park near Thame. It was great...
Doorstep is 3215/06/2016
A big thank you from all of us at Doorstep to everyone who came along to celebrate our 32nd birthday today. There were beautiful birthday crowns, an incredible cake made by...
A chance for a new wardrobe08/06/2016
We love it when people who use Doorstep want to raise money for Doorstep! So we're delighted that one of our parents is organising a fabulous Clothes Swap Shop this week. It's...
Doorstep goes to the OCVA Awards11/05/2016
We were delighted to be invited to this evening's Oxfordshire Charity and Volunteer Awards, beautifully hosted at Oxford Town Hall by Oxfordshire Community and Voluntary...
Doorstep has a beautiful new home online09/05/2016
We are delighted to launch our new website today. It has been designed by the wonderful team at Mode Seven - head...
Diggers spotted at Playgroup!04/05/2016
Thanks to an £180,000 grant from Oxfordshire County Council, Donnington Playgroup is embarking on an exciting extension project. The extension will increase the number of...
An evening to inspire04/05/2016
We were pleased to host an open evening on Tuesday 3 May for people interested in volunteering here at Doorstep. Nicola Holmes-Brown, our Services Manager, was on hand with...