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My Work Experience at TCF

Hello, My name is Gladys and I am a sixth form student from Gateshead College who completed two weeks work experience with The Children’s Foundation.   Over the two weeks I was given a variety of tasks and projects to complete, in which some were fun and some, well you know......

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Sola’s Leaving Blog

It has been 365 days since I have officially started working at The Children’s Foundation. A whole journey of memories and a great learning experience that was all worth it at the end! From Take 25, to the Christmas marathon (Carol singing, Gift-wrapping, Santa’s letters etc.), to Corporate...

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Congratulations to Team TCF Great North Runners

We would like to congratulate our Great North Runners who completed the 13.1 mile route from Newcastle to South Shields on Sunday 8th September. The funds they have raised will go towards making serious stuff fun and supporting children and young people across the North East. Well done Team...

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My volunteering experience!

Hi! My name is Eva and I’m a Newcastle University undergraduate in my third year of studying philosophy. I joined the Children’s Foundation team as a volunteer in September of 2018 under the title of ‘eBay volunteer’ as part of the universities career development scheme in order...

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Our Annual Big Bowl!

Thursday 21st March saw the return of bowling. The Big Bowl , held in NamcoFunscape, saw 7 teams from business vie to be the winners, and to take home the Wooden Spoon Award for being great competitors and sports. Two games of bowling were broken by the Blind Bowl competition. One member of...

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We have been shortlisted!

We are delighted to announce that we have once again been shortlisted for the North East Charity Awards 2018 this time in the Uniquely North East Catergory. The North East Charity Awards recognise the hard work and innovative thinking of local charities and individual fundraisers, whilst...

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Special Round of Regional Small Grants

Around 2,000 babies are diagnosed with cerebral palsy every year in the UK. Cerebral Palsy can affect muscle control, coordination, and tone, reflexes, posture and balance. Often a person with Cerebral Palsy will display signs of the condition, but the effects can vary greatly from person to person...

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Meet our high school work experience student Caitlin

Hi, my name is Caitlin and I'm the daughter of project co-ordinator Samantha at The Children's Foundation. My secondary school gives each pupil a week off to complete work experience. As I had already volunteered for The Children's Foundation I decided that I wanted to learn more about the charity...

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Little Lotus Nursery Toddler’s Toddle to raise funds!

Well done to our little superheroes at the Little Lotus Nursery for completing a sponsored toddler toddle in aid of The Children's Foundation and raising an amazing total of £300! Little Lotus is a non-profit nursery which aims to give back to the Benwell community in which it is based. Set...

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Venator host charity football tournament in aid of The Children’s Foundation

  Staff at Wynyard based Venator put their best foot forward by organising a football tournament 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...

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