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Staff Update

Just to update you all that Tony Apicella is no longer Head of The Children's Foundation. No need to worry though as it's business as usual for the rest of our fantastic as we continue to work hard to help children and young people to live happier and healthier lives across the North East! If you...

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We’re recruiting for a new Fundraising Manager!

The Children’s Foundation has an exciting and unique opportunity for a fundraising professional looking to be strategically  involved in our growing organisation, a highly respected and commended children’s and young people’s health charity to grow income and awareness of its work. We are...

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Please click to vote for us in the Aviva Community Fund!

CLICK TO VOTE! We have been nominated for an Aviva Community Grant of up to £25,000 to allow us to deliver our mental health workshops to 1000’s of children across the North East and           we need your vote!  Follow the link to register and search for ‘BaMM 1000’ to learn more...

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Success at the North East Charity Awards

More than 400 people gathered at Hardwick Hall in County Durham to celebrate the very best of the voluntary sector in a glittering event as local and national charities were crowned winners and runners up at the North East Charity Awards. The Children's Foundation team were honoured to have been...

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Get involved in Christmas Volunteering in Sunderland & Newcastle!

CHRISTMAS GIFT WRAPPING VOLUNTEER With Christmas just around the corner, Santa has asked us to give North East shoppers a little hand with their gift wrapping! We are recruiting festive elves to volunteer to wrap gifts and sprinkle festive cheer at our Christmas gift wrapping stations in Eldon...

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Apply for a small grant to support cerebral palsy by 26th Oct!

The Children's Foundation offer small grants to North East community groups and grass roots organisations so that we can work together to improve the health and wellbeing of children across the North East. Grants are allocated in line with The Children’s Foundation values; to alleviate the...

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THE re-PLACEMENT is here!

Hi! My name is Oluwanisola Oyefeko (Lol, do not panic!), you can call me Sola (pronounced as Sh-o-la). I am studying Business Management in Northumbria University and for my 3rd year, I am undergoing a placement year right here at The Children’s Foundation as a fundraising and events...

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How to talk mental health with your child

A recent study by the Children’s Society estimates that nearly 110,000 children aged 14 may have self-harmed across the UK during the same 12-month period. The study suggests that some factors have an effect on the likelihood of self-harm. Girls are more likely than boys to self-harm, children...

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Help us raise funds to keep the Clown Doctors visiting sick children at Sunderland Royal!

As you may already know, we run our Clown Doctors Programme of specialist therapeutic play in three hospitals in the region: The Great North Children’s Hospital, Sunderland Royal and University Hospital of North Durham. Unfortunately, funding is running out for the service in Sunderland Royal...

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Meet our Superhero Fundraisers from Kids 1st Nurseries!

Last week we popped by Kids 1st Nursery in Ashbrooke, Sunderland to visit our little superhero fundraisers who took part in our Superhero September fundraising campaign last year! Kids 1st provide quality childcare in 13 locations across the North East of England.With purpose-built nurseries,...

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