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TIN Arts 20 Year Celebration

The Children's Foundation would like to say a big Happy Birthday to our friends at TIN Arts! TIN Arts was founded in 1999 by professional contemporary dancers Tess Chaytor and Martin Wilson. They are a not-for-profit company and governed by a board of trustees. The TIN Arts Team have, between...

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Venator Host Football Match in Aid of The Children’s Foundation

Staff at Wynyard-based Venator held a football match on Sunday 13th January 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 additives, with a regional...

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The Great North Run 2019

The Great North Run, the world's largest half-marathon will be taking place on Sunday 8th September 2019 and the Children's Foundation have a limited number of charity places available!...

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Christmas Fundraising

The Children's Foundation would like to say a huge THANK YOU to all of our wonderful volunteers and carol singers that helped with fundraising in the lead up to Christmas. Volunteers at Eldon Square Volunteers at The Bridges We have been lucky enough to...

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Brancepeth Tai Chi Club raise funds through exercise!

The Children's Foundation would like to say a big thank you to the members of Brancepeth Tai Chi Exercise club who invited us along to their coffee morning on Wednesday 14th November to present a donation of £100 to The Children's Foundation. The members of the club pay a little bit extra for...

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Staff Update

Just to update you all that Tony Apicella is no longer Head of The Children's Foundation. No need to worry though as it's business as usual for the rest of our fantastic as we continue to work hard to help children and young people to live happier and healthier lives across the North East! If you...

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Success at the North East Charity Awards

More than 400 people gathered at Hardwick Hall in County Durham to celebrate the very best of the voluntary sector in a glittering event as local and national charities were crowned winners and runners up at the North East Charity Awards. The Children's Foundation team were honoured to have been...

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THE re-PLACEMENT is here!

Hi! My name is Oluwanisola Oyefeko (Lol, do not panic!), you can call me Sola (pronounced as Sh-o-la). I am studying Business Management in Northumbria University and for my 3rd year, I am undergoing a placement year right here at The Children’s Foundation as a fundraising and events...

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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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