Our Patrons and Ambassadors

Patrons tend to be someone who agrees to lend their name to us as a way of supporting us, usually because they are well known and able to get media coverage for us as well as attracting donations.


  • Christine & Nigel Atkinson  Lord Lieutenant of Hampshire
  • Sophie Christiansen
  • Bishop Christopher
  • Robin Cousins
  • Fred Dinenage MBE
  • Brenda Gudgeon
  • Fiona Hoban
  • Martin Jay  CBE
  • Annie & Stuart Waring

Ambassadors play a vital role in representing us at local events and functions, speaking about our work and the importance of the funds our supporters raise.


  • Helen Somerset How (Founder Ambassador)
  • Hugh Dixon
  • Allan Chamberlain 
  • Barbara & Colin Potter 
  • Stuart Boreham
  • Kevin Butcher
  • Mark Effenberg
  • Andrew Syvret
  • Susan Bayford
  • Lucy Docherty 

If you are interested in becoming a Patron or Ambassador for the centre, please call 01329 289500 and ask to speak to James Mudie