Filtered by month: August

How fostering filled a gap we didn’t even realise we had

Thursday 06 August 2020 / Fostering, Families
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John and Geraldine share their fostering journey and how they introduced three boys into their family.

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"Employers often find it difficult to understand an adopter’s journey": Being an adopter during lockdown

Saturday 01 August 2020 / Adoption, Families
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One of our adopters recently wrote to us explaining how his family has had to adapt during lockdown.

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I'm taking on Parallel London because disabled children deserve more

Wednesday 30 August 2017 / Disabled children and young people
Stuart Merryfields

Children with disabilities deserve to have as much fun and love as any other child. Merryfields makes this a reality.

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How the children's centre helped improve my confidence and mental health, as well as my grandchildren's

Thursday 17 August 2017 / Families
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Shirley suffers with depression and anxiety but taking her grandchildren to their local children’s centre has helped.

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Children's centres are for everyone who needs them - that includes grandparents too

Wednesday 09 August 2017 / Families
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Our children’s centres provide activities and support for anyone who needs them, including grandparents.

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Without the centre, I wouldn’t have known what to do

Friday 04 August 2017 / Families
Logan and Sophia Car Wash

We spoke to Fiona about how her children’s centre helped her get out of the house and become a more confident parent

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"Why I'm taking part in the Great North Run"

Friday 26 August 2016 / Fundraising, Events
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Sian Edwards is running for her son, Jac who attends a local play group funded by Action for Children.

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Ready, steady, bake!

Tuesday 23 August 2016 / Fundraising
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With the return of Great British Bake Off, we've looked into our recipe collection and pulled out a great one!

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Tikka completes epic journey at famous Gosport sailing club

Saturday 20 August 2016 / Fundraising
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Chief Petty Officer Steve Pointon completes his round-UK sailing challenge at Hornet Services Sailing Club in Gosport.

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Find your challenge – and conquer it!

Friday 19 August 2016 / Fundraising
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Ready to make history? Wheel, push, walk or run this September and show the world that we’re ALL 'super humans'.

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