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Helping more than 300,000 children, young people and families every year across the UK there's a lot going on at Action for Children. So stay up to date with what's happening nationally and in your community.

Filtered by month: December

Our most read stories of 2016

Thursday 29 December 2016 / Press release

From parenting fussy eaters to unplugging from technology, our most popular blogs of 2016 cover a wide spectrum.

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Why I support Action for Children - Anthea's story

Monday 26 December 2016 / Fundraising

Anthea Turner first got involved with Action for Children through Richard Farleigh, one of our Ambassadors.

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One in six parents won’t spend enough time with family this Christmas

Friday 23 December 2016 / Press release

Parents tell us they're worried about not having enough time to spend time with family this Christmas.

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How young people can get their money’s worth in Wales

Posted by Danielle Cope /

Friday 23 December 2016 / Cost of living, Financial education

Without the knowledge, life experience or parental support, money worries are intimidating for vulnerable young people

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£2k Donation to Support Young Carers in North Lanarkshire

Thursday 22 December 2016 / Press release

Amazing amount of money rasied at COSLA conference, for North Lanarkshire Young Carers.

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