Welcome to the Axentis Michael Charitable Trust

LOCAL PEOPLE, LOCAL CAUSES, LOCAL GIVING

Providing financial support to those who need it the most, in and around Weston-super-Mare in North Somerset.

The Axentis Michael Charitable Trust is a local charity, for the local community created in loving memory of Weston-super-Mare hotelier and businessman, Axentis Michael, who passed away in 2003.

The Trust has raised and donated in excess of £1.5M since its formation, with major beneficiaries including Weston Hospicecare, Weston Hospital Children’s Ward and multiple local families and children with life-restricting conditions who have needed treatment not covered by the NHS.

The Axentis Michael Charitable Trust also supports and donates funds to local groups, charities and organisations who work to support the local community.

Over 1.5 million

raised for the local community to date

"Thank you for enabling our family to have the freedom to do what many families take for granted. We are so grateful to the Axentis Michael Charitable Trust for their generous contribution, which will make a huge difference to Phoebe’s quality of life."

Charlotte Small, Phoebe’s Mum.

"I’m so grateful to the Trust for helping me fulfil my bucket list."

Jo Phillips, Cancer Fighter.

"The trailer funded by Axentis Michael Charitable Trust is proving invaluable to our work providing inclusive cycling using adapted equipment for children and adults alike."

Lin Thomas, Founder of Age-2-Age.

"I had a phone call when I was putting the children to bed – the Axentis Michael Charitable Trust had offered to contribute £32,000 towards Jacob's treatment. My husband came down the stairs and I screamed! "

Nicola Baird, Jacob’s Mum.

"Thank you for enabling our family to have the freedom to do what many families take for granted."

Emma, Isabella’s Mum.

"I had a call from the Trust who said they were going to cover the rest of the costs I needed for my treatment - I couldn’t believe it. It would have taken me another three or four years, at least, to raise enough money."

Kevin Binding, Stroke Survivor.

Recent News

The Trust steps in again to provide specially designed wheelchair for Isabella

Local girl, Isabella, has been gifted a new wheelchair to replace her pushchair that was also funded by the Trust five years ago. Back in 2016, the Axentis Michael Charitable […]

20th July 2021

New bed for Children’s Hospice

Charlton Farm Children’s Hospice based in the South West has benefited from a new Princess 5000 bed, thanks to the support of local charity The Axentis Michael Charitable Trust. Charlton […]

5th October 2020

Rosie-May’s First Steps

Rosie-May Edwards was diagnosed with diplegic cerebral palsy upon birth and her parents were informed she wouldn’t be able to walk. However after some research into her condition they discovered […]

2nd February 2020

Recent News

The Trust steps in again to provide specially designed wheelchair for Isabella

Local girl, Isabella, has been gifted a new wheelchair to replace her pushchair that was also funded by the Trust five years ago. Back in 2016, the Axentis Michael Charitable […]

20th July 2021

New bed for Children’s Hospice

Charlton Farm Children’s Hospice based in the South West has benefited from a new Princess 5000 bed, thanks to the support of local charity The Axentis Michael Charitable Trust. Charlton […]

5th October 2020

Rosie-May’s First Steps

Rosie-May Edwards was diagnosed with diplegic cerebral palsy upon birth and her parents were informed she wouldn’t be able to walk. However after some research into her condition they discovered […]

2nd February 2020

Date announced for 2020 Memorial Ball

Update: Regretfully, this event has been postponed due to Covid-19. We hope to announce a new date as soon as possible. The much-anticipated Memorial Ball is set to return on […]

7th January 2020
Registered Charity Number: 111644 | Contact Us| Cookie Policy| Privacy Policy