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TCF Santa’s Letters!

The Children's Foundation elves are back again giving santa a little helping hand with his postbag! Watch the truly magical moment as our personalized Santa's Letter lights up a child's face! Each letter costs only £5! The money raised will help children that other charities do not always reach-...

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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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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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Get involved in Christmas Volunteering in Sunderland & Newcastle!

CHRISTMAS GIFT WRAPPING VOLUNTEER With Christmas just around the corner, Santa has asked us to give North East shoppers a little hand with their gift wrapping! We are recruiting festive elves to volunteer to wrap gifts and sprinkle festive cheer at our Christmas gift wrapping stations in Eldon...

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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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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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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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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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