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Nikki speaks about how the Coronavirus Children's Appeal has helped her family

Wednesday 29 April 2020 / Fundraising
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"We had no idea how we were going to cover the bills. It just got really scary really quick"

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Most UK children 'a pay cheque away' from going without essentials like food

Thursday 23 April 2020 /
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“We’re literally living hand to mouth at the moment. We don’t have savings to fall back on”

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Jennifer speaks about how the Coronavirus Children's Appeal has impacted her family

Wednesday 22 April 2020 / Fundraising
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"I am so incredibly grateful for the help I received from the Emergency Fund – it was a godsend."

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Mike Manders - the Running Knight

Friday 17 April 2020 / Fundraising
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Hull resident Mike Manders will be running 10k in his front garden - and he’ll be doing it in a full suit of armour!

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Our month-long survival guide for parents with children at home: tips for toddlers

Tuesday 31 March 2020 / Toddler, Parenting Tips, Activities
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At home with the family? Our parenting coach Joanna Miskin suggests 37 things you can do with your toddlers at home.

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