|What's Happened Since?
Nov 2007 Ellie's Haven charity founded
Nov 2008 Preliminary design of £1.5M project completed
Nov 2008 Fund raising hits £100,000
June 2009 Fund raising hits £200,000
Sept 2009 Charity shop opened
Jun 2010 Fund raising hits £300,000
Apr 2011 Revised project to cost £700,000
Nov 2011 New strategy of converting existing property agreed
Dec 2011 Fund raising hits £390,000
Jan 2012 Offer accepted for property for conversion
Apr 2012 Planning permission granted for conversion
Sept 2012 Purchase completed of property for conversion
Oct 2014 Sufficient funds raised to start building work
Jan 2015 Building work starts
Sep 2015 Ellie's Haven retreat opens!
Dec 2015 Sensory studio opens!
Oct 2021 Nigel and Julie take a step back from the running of the charity but their daughter, Sophie steps in as General Manager (Maternity Leave).
Jan 2022 After a successful merger, Ellie's Haven becomes part of the Kids In Action family.