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The Horners Charity Fund

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We are the charity of the Worshipful Company of Horners in the City of London.

The Worshipful Company of Horners is one of the 110 City Livery Companies. It is governed by a Royal Charter granted in 1638 and supports the traditions of the City & the Lord Mayor. The Horners traditionally were the Guild governing the fashioning of animal horn into a wide variety of utensils and objects. Being made of keratin, a natural plastic, the Horners have, since 1944, supported the Polymer & Plastics Industries.

For 2019 our Master, David Giachardi, chose Sands ("Stillbirth & Neonatal Death Charity“) as his charitable cause for the year.  Sands is a national charity that supports anyone affected by the death of a baby, works to improve bereavement care and research to reduce the loss of babies’ lives.

The Masters seeks to raise funds to support:
- Sands hosted training days at London Hospital for Health professionals to develop the knowledge, insight and skills to provide sensitive care to parents who experience the death of a baby.
- London Lights of Love event held during December to give families the opportunity to remember their babies and
- Sands Memory Boxes which provide a place for parents to keep memories in the brief time they have with their baby.

Charity No: 292204

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