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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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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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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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Little Lotus Nursery Toddler’s Toddle to raise funds!

Well done to our little superheroes at the Little Lotus Nursery for completing a sponsored toddler toddle in aid of The Children's Foundation and raising an amazing total of £300! Little Lotus is a non-profit nursery which aims to give back to the Benwell community in which it is based. Set...

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Venator host charity football tournament in aid of The Children’s Foundation

  Staff at Wynyard based Venator put their best foot forward by organising a football tournament to raise money for The Children's Foundation. Venator are a leading global chemical company dedicated to the development and manufacture of titanium dioxide (TiO2) pigments and performance...

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We’re celebrating and saying thank you to our fantastic volunteers this week!

From 1st-7th June is volunteers week and we want to take the opportunity to thank and showcase our volunteers for the amazing contribution they make to The Children's Foundation! The Children's Foundation would not be able to continue supporting children and young people across the North East...

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Nominations are now open for The Stars Awards!

Do you know a little star who deserves some recognition for overcoming the challenges associated with disability? Or a mother or carer who goes above and beyond? The Stars Awards aim to recognise the achievements of children in the North East with a disability, their friends and families and the...

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