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Anxiety in Children and Young People

Anxiety can affect anyone no matter what their age, background or situation. With as many as one in six young people experiencing anxiety at some point, it is very common to have anxiety. Anxiety is a feeling of fear or panic and some people may experience panic attacks. It's normal for children...

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Apply for a small grant to support cerebral palsy by 26th Oct!

The Children's Foundation offer small grants to North East community groups and grass roots organisations so that we can work together to improve the health and wellbeing of children across the North East. Grants are allocated in line with The Children’s Foundation values; to alleviate the...

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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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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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