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Musings of a Mum Living with an Autistic Child

As a single mum of a child on the autism spectrum, I understand the daily challenges that autism can bring. Some days I feel like a fraud when complaining about trivial things, like my lack of a good night’s sleep, when many families have it a lot worse. Every night I lie awake thinking about...

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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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Children’s Mental Health Week 2018

10% of Children and young people (aged 5 -16) have a clinically diagnosed Mental Health problem, yet 70% of Children and Adolescents who experience mental health issues have not had appropriate interventions at a sufficiently early age. Teachers report increases in children with anxiety,...

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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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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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