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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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Meet our Superhero Fundraisers from Kids 1st Nurseries!

Last week we popped by Kids 1st Nursery in Ashbrooke, Sunderland to visit our little superhero fundraisers who took part in our Superhero September fundraising campaign last year! Kids 1st provide quality childcare in 13 locations across the North East of England.With purpose-built nurseries,...

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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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The Yellow Brick Road Pony Show 2018

The Yellow Brick Road annual pony show took place on Saturday 16th June. All riders rode extremely well and looked very smart in their riding gear. Over £1,000 was raised, which will be generously matched by Barclay's Bank. A huge thankyou to all of riders who took part in one of our...

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Show your colleagues how you roll at our Bowling Tournament!

Thursday 26th April 6:30pm @ Namco Metrocentre. Limited places available, sign up today to enjoy a social night of networking with your colleagues. Our Annual Ten Pin Bowling event is one of the most eagerly anticipated events in The Children’s Foundation social calendar. Show your...

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It’s Children’s Mental Health Week! We are helping primary schools #stompoutthestigma!

From 5-11 February, it's Children's Mental Health Week. Supported by the Duchess of Cambridge and Place2Be, the campaign aims to encourage children and young people to celebrate #beingourselves. “We’ll all face difficult times in our lives, but helping children to have a positive view of...

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Want to help disadvantaged children in your region? Join our team of Great North Runners!

The Children’s Foundation has guaranteed places available now, with the GNR entry of £55 and £200 minimum sponsorship! Over the years, The Children’s Foundations runners have raised an enormous amount of money to help the children and young people across the North East that are dealing with...

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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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