Bringing hope to life...

supported by 'The Karen Trust'


We run a number of events throughout the year. Please ensure you keep connected to enjoy the fun.

Race for Life – June 2011

Race for Life – June 2011

Congrats to all of The Karen Trust members, family and friends that ran in 'Race for Life' Luton on Sunday morning! Well done girls!!!

Charity Party Night - 17th June '11

2-Tone Soul Party Night – June 2011

2Tone and seven piece band called Soulfish put on a fantastic performance of motown, songs from the 70’s, 80’s & 90’s and just an altogether boogie night! Funds raised from the evening was £596.00!

Rotary Club of Luton

Rotary Club of Luton - Quiz Night May 2011

The Rotary Club of Luton very kindly organised an evening of entertainment in the form of a 'Question of Sport Night' held at G Casino Luton. A great night was had by all with about 25 tables of participants, some fantastic auction prizes up for grabs and one of our Patrons, Billy Schwer presenting the prizes. Big thanks go to all members of the Rotary Club and family and friends that attended and G Casino for holding it on their premises.

A fabulous £1500 was raised for us and £1500 for Keech Hospice Care.

More pictures available from the G Casino Quiz Night on our FB page.


Lady President, Worshipful Master & Director of Ceremonies

Thank you to St. Barnabas Lodge 948 who Raised £2500 at Their Ladies Weekend - 11-13th March 2011

St. Barnabas Lodge arranged a Ladies Weekend away at the glorious Menzies Carlton Hotel in Bournemouth. The weekend consisted of partying to the sounds of Soul Sensation - Razamataz on the Friday evening, a Black Tie Gala Dinner on the Saturday evening, followed by a fabulous auction and raffle.

A fantastic time was had by all 93 guests that attended and were thrilled when they raised in excess of £2500.


Luton Town Cricket Day

We are proud to have the continued support of Luton Town Football Club.  The club arranged a celebrity cricket game which saw Luton Town old boys Mick Harford (Patron), Scott Oakes and Marvin Johnson play alongside cricketing legends Philip DeFreitas and Devon Malcolm.  The star attraction was Pakistan’s Imran Nazir who spent lots of time signing autographs for his young fans.

A great day was had by all.


More pictures from the Luton Town Cricket Day available on our FB page.

England striker - Jermain Defoe's visit to Keech Hospice Care

On the 30th September 2010, The Karen Trust were supported by one of their Patrons; England Premiership Footballer - Jermain Defoe in presenting a cheque to Keech Hospice Care in Luton from members of The Karen Trust Team. Our aim is to assist Keech Hospice Care each quarter with providing support to a local terminally ill cancer patient.

Whilst at Keech, Jermain also made time to visit the Childrens Hospice, where the children were only too pleased to demonstrate their football techniques; and many of the children got their shirts signed etc. Jermain was also the first person to sign the new graffiti wall. A great afternoon was had by all!

The 2010 Karen Trust Run

Our 2010 run attracted some great supporters including Ian Wright, Mick Harford, Shaun Wright-Phillips, Dave Coard of local Triathlon Club BoxFit and the wonderful Portia who could be seen lapping many of the runners on the day.


Ladies Afternoon Tea

Over 60 Ladies enjoyed Afternoon Tea on Saturday 29th September.  They were served fabulous Cakes, Scones & Sandwiches, along with Tea & Coffee and a few bubbles.  Along with MacMillian Cancer Support the ladies helped us raise £1150 half of which was donated to The Karen Trust.  Afternoon Teas 2 You supported the event held in Luton.

Thanks Ladies x


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