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Knole House
Lord Sackville, Josephine McCartney, Richard Oldfield, Tim Bull
Amicia Oldfield, Remony Millwater, Lady Sackville

On 5 June seventy guests enjoyed a reception at Knole House, hosted by Lord and Lady Sackville and Kent Community Foundation.

The evening reception was held in the Colonnade, within the family apartments of 600-year-old Knole House, with an invitee list including personal guests of Lord and Lady Sackville, Kent Community Foundation fund-holders, Trustees and supporters.

At the reception, guests celebrated the recent achievements of Kent Community Foundation (KCF) and Chief Executive, Josephine McCartney, spoke about how important the support of philanthropists is to the local community.

Richard Oldfield, OBE, DL one of KCF’s fund-holders, followed Mrs McCartney to address the reception and explain why The Overstone Fund chooses to work with Kent Community Foundation to manage their philanthropy.

Guests included; the High Sheriff of Kent, Paul Barrett, the previous High Sheriff, Jane Ashton and the future High Sheriff, Remony Millwater, John Weir, from John Weir Funeral Directors, Chairman of KCF Trustees Tim Bull, County Councillor and KCF Trustee Sarah Hohler and Auctioneer Clive Emson. 

Kate Teacher, Chloe Teacher, Harry Teacher, Eliza Ecclestone
John Weir, Alex Millwater, Jane Ashton, Remoney Millwater
Philip Thomas, Bill Wass
Andrew Golding, Lucy Nightingale
Anita Brightley-Hodges, Clive Emson, Sarah Sturt
Paul Barrett, Josepine McCartney

MASSIVE 'thank you ' to everyone at Kent Community Foundation. Your funding support is HUGELY appreciated and has enabled us to get into the heart of local communities with REAL, affordable, healthy and tasty food that does so much more than feed people.

Community chef Mike Spackman, Sheppey Matters

KCF's enthusiasm for what we are doing and hoping to do, coupled with helpful advice, gave us the confidence to take this daunting step which has paid off.

Liz Turner, Octopus Foundation

It's great having a foundation that empowers organisations and charities in our community to make real positive differences and changes!

Tom, MMK Mind