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Stars Awards 2017

Our little stars sparkled and stole the show! Tuesday 20 June was a special day for 11 youngsters from the North East, when they received an award from The Children’s Foundation. Our annual Stars Awards, now in its 11th year, recognises the achievements of children in the North East with a...

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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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Walbottle Campus, Walbottle

Meet the Walbottle Campus Garden Team 2016/17 Student Team Joanna, Mohammad, Sean, Amy, Paige, Ryan are the first cohort of students who will be working towards their City & Guilds Level 1 Award in Practical Horticulture. The students are really positive and excited about this...

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Help us replenish our Ebay shop!

We are delighted to say that our Ebay shop has been very successful and we have almost run out of items! We are looking for more items to sell on our Ebay page, such as clothes, bags, shoes... Can you help? If you have any old clothes, shoes or bags you don't use anymore, why not donate them to The...

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Reaching out to children for Mental Health Month

Over a period of a month, 150 children from across the NE region are taking part in our educational workshops, introducing them to the subject of mental health and wellbeing. This is in an effort to address a worrying increase in the number of children being diagnosed with a mental health issue...

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The power of 3-D!

We are delighted to say we have been able to buy new pain and anxiety distraction units, V-pods, for two of the region’s key children’s hospitals. One will soon be installed at the purpose-built emergency hospital at Cramlington, and the other one is already being used in Ward F63 at Sunderland...

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Gardening Week

As its Gardening Week find out what our young Scholarship Students have been up to over the last few months at Southlands School..... ...Now that the weather is a bit warmer it a busy time in the garden, its time to start planting some young vegetables outside in the raised beds.  The students...

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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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We’re bowled over!

Our bowling event at Namco Funscape, intu Metro Centre on Thursday 9 March was a great success! Ten local companies took part – all doing their bit to support delivery of much-needed services for children and young people in this region. The company teams were from Sanderson Weatherall,...

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