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Show your colleagues how you roll at our Bowling Tournament!

Thursday 26th April 6:30pm @ Namco Metrocentre. Limited places available, sign up today to enjoy a social night of networking with your colleagues. Our Annual Ten Pin Bowling event is one of the most eagerly anticipated events in The Children’s Foundation social calendar. Show your...

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It’s Children’s Mental Health Week! We are helping primary schools #stompoutthestigma!

From 5-11 February, it's Children's Mental Health Week. Supported by the Duchess of Cambridge and Place2Be, the campaign aims to encourage children and young people to celebrate #beingourselves. “We’ll all face difficult times in our lives, but helping children to have a positive view of...

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Want to help disadvantaged children in your region? Join our team of Great North Runners!

The Children’s Foundation has guaranteed places available now, with the GNR entry of £55 and £200 minimum sponsorship! Over the years, The Children’s Foundations runners have raised an enormous amount of money to help the children and young people across the North East that are dealing with...

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We’re hiring a new Head of The Children’s Foundation!

The Head of The Children’s Foundation will lead the Charity in securing income; implementing and developing new services; and ensuring our current range of charitable activities are sustained, evaluated and expanded. You will be a creative and inspiring individual who can work alongside the...

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Entrepreneurial Students Raise Thousands in Apprentice-style Challenge

Sunderland University students have risen to the business challenge, taking £25 and turning it into thousands of pounds for a local charity, using their entrepreneurial skills. Thirty-three teams in the first year of their studies at the Faculty of Business, Law and Tourism took up the Take 25...

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Festive fundraising raises thousands to support children across the North East!

Thanks to the generosity of people from across the North East we raised over £7,700 during December 2017! From carol singing schools & choirs, to our famous gift wrapping stand in Eldon square, everyone had a ball getting in the festive spirit to help us raise funds to continue supporting and...

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Courage the Lion joins Inspirational Athletes at Reason To Disability Triathlon!

On Sunday the 17th September, Courage the lion was invited along to join some truly inspirational athletes at the annual Reason-to Disability Triathlon. Based at the David Lloyd Club in Gosforth, the Reason-to Disability Triathlon is a relaxed fun event for children with disabilities and...

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Introducing our new placement student Georgia Nixon!

I am a Business and Marketing Student at The University of Sunderland and just completed my second year of university. I was determined to secure myself a placement year so that I could gain experience and so that I am more prepared for the world of work for when I’ve completed my degree! For...

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We have been shortlisted for Small Charity of the Year!

The Children's Foundation are delighted to have been shortlisted for Small Charity of the Year at the North East Charity Awards! The North East Charity Awards recognise the hard work and innovative thinking of local charities and individual fundraisers, whilst also celebrating the local...

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Release your Inner Superhero and raise funds for TCF this September!

Superhero September is coming! This September The Children’s Foundation are running a superhero month of fundraising to raise funds to help us support distressed, disadvantaged and disabled children across the region. You can become a North East Superhero by getting your school, nursery or...

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