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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 does panto…..oh yes he does!!

The Children's Foundation supported the event through our Regional Small Grants programme, where we award local charities up to £1000 to run projects and events that support children and young people in the North East. Regional Small Grants allow us to extend our reach and work in partnership with...

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Santa’s Letters

The Children's Foundation are back giving Santa a little helping hand with his post bag and helping parents keep the magic of Christmas alive! Watch the truly magical moment as our personalised Santa's Letter lights up a child's face - each letter costs £3! For more information please email:...

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Frank Recruitment Group Dig Deep (Into Their Wardrobes) for The Children’s Foundation

Across a week in October, hundreds of staff from Newcastle’s Frank Recruitment Group came together to collect their spare, unwanted clothes to donate to The Children’s Foundation. Frank Recruitment Group is a niche technology recruitment company spread around the globe, with its head office...

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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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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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