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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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We’re recruiting a new placement student!

Are you a passionate and creative university student looking for a unique placement opportunity to develop skills in fundraising, marketing and events? The Children’s Foundation is looking for a student to join our small but vibrant team to support the team on all necessary aspects of organising,...

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Walbottle students unveil their new wildlife pond!

Our hard-working students at Walbottle school working towards their horticulture qualifications as part of our Therapeutic Horticulture project unveil their latest achievement in the Garden, a new purpose-built wildlife pond. On Tuesday 8th May, students unveiled their...

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Meet the new Head of the Children’s Foundation, Tony!

I am excited to begin my new journey leading The Children's Foundation. In such a short time, I've been truly inspired by the energy, passion and commitment of the TCF Team that I have inherited and the range of the Foundation's delivery that I have witnessed including our ground breaking BaMM...

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Is golf your cup of tee? Join us at our golf day on 25th May!

You are warmly invited to our annual golf day at Tynemouth Golf Club on Friday 25th May. Guests will arrive at 12.30 to enjoy a bacon sandwich and a hot drink before teeing off to a shotgun start in the beautiful grounds of Tynemouth Golf Club. The event will end with a bbq at the 19th hole,...

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Musings of a Mum Living with an Autistic Child

As a single mum of a child on the autism spectrum, I understand the daily challenges that autism can bring. Some days I feel like a fraud when complaining about trivial things, like my lack of a good night’s sleep, when many families have it a lot worse. Every night I lie awake thinking about...

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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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