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Spooky Halloween Abseil

Have what it takes to scale the dizzy heights of the Royal Victoria Infirmary? Then why not take part in our Spooky Halloween Abseil, to raise money for The Children's Foundation? On Saturday 28th October, some of our brave supporters will be abseiling down The New Victoria wing of the RVI, in...

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CALLING ALL RUNNERS!

Do you know the deadline to secure a place to run the Great North Run this year is Monday 3rd July? Fortunately, if you are considering to participate this year, The Children's Foundation still has places available! Sign up before it's too late and join our amazing Team TCF! Last year Team TCF...

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Running Blind

That’s the name of the team formed by Simon Kelly, Jonathan Hornby and Michael Dunn, who have signed up for The Great North Run on Sunday 10th September with the purpose of supporting The Children’s Foundation. Simon is registered blind and will be assisted in training and during the Great...

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Laughter is medicine

Clown Doctors have been working at The Great North Children’s Hospital (GNCH) for three years now and as a result of positive feedback, we’re aiming to expand the programme into other hospitals across the region, starting with the Sunderland Royal Hospital. So we’ve just launched our Clown...

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Another record breaking year for our festive fundraising!

2016 was a fantastic year for our festive fundraising and thanks to the generosity of people from across the North East we managed to raise over £13,000! It was another record breaking year for our Christmas Gift Wrap stand in intu Eldon Square. Thanks to the help and support of our team of...

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Family Fun Day 2016

Families from across the region came together for a fun family day out and helped to raise thousands for children and young people across the North East.   Kirkley Hall once again played host to The Children's Foundation Family Fun Day and over 1,500 people were in attendance helping to raise...

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Family Fun Day returns to Kirkley Hall

The date for your diary is the 26th of June 2016, the venue is again Kirkley Hall and families from across the region are invited to get involved in activities such as traditional lawn games, inflatable bowling, treasure hunt and much more. With a craft fair, mini food festival and face painting...

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Join Team TCF for the Great North Run 2016

Guaranteed places are now available for the Great North Run 2016! Join Team TCF for the most iconic half marathon in the world and follow in the footsteps of the likes of Mo Farah, Paula Radcliffe and Haile Gebrselassie. The Great North Run see's athletes and novices alike donning their running...

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The Children’s Foundation’s festive fundraising managed to raise over a record breaking £14,000!

Thanks to the generosity of people across the whole of the North East over £14,000 has been raised to help improve the health and wellbeing of children in the North East. The main attraction was the Christmas Gift Wrap stand situated in intu Eldon Square where volunteers wrapped gifts in return...

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intu Eldon Square’s popular gift wrapping service has been launched by much-loved Geordie actress Charlie Hardwick

intu Eldon Square’s popular gift wrapping service has been launched by much-loved Geordie actress Charlie Hardwick – currently starring as the Spirit of the Tyne in this year’s pantomime at Newcastle Theatre Royal. Charlie took time out of her hectic schedule, performing in Dick...

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