CKDCF donation helps children affected by domestic abuse

The CKDCF has donated £1,000 to the Freedom Project, West Cumbria Domestic Violence Support, to assist with their work in supporting children affected by domestic abuse. The donation will support the organisation’s vital work with children who have witnessed and/or suffered domestic abuse, offering counselling and enhancing their well-being. Our cheque…

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Fundraiser Jeanette braves the chop for the CKDCF

Last Saturday, committed CKDCF Fundraiser Jeanette Farmer raised over £1,000 for the charity through her sponsored haircut. Jeanette’s knee-length hair was chopped 19 inches shorter in aid of the Little Princess Cancer Trust, with proceeds going to the CKDCF. In the run-up to the challenge, Jeanette explained its significance: “I…

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Online Fundraiser raises £14k to help local children in need

The CKDCF raised over £14,000 during its first ever online fundraising weekend (23-25 October 2020). The weekend began on Friday 23 October with CKDCF fundraiser Mark Wardle hosting one of his famous Facebook quizzes in aid of the charity. Mark Andrews’ online auction, which featured a set of ‘MAN’ album…

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CKDCF Donates to Egremont Youth Organisation

The CKDCF is proud to have donated £1,000 to Egremont Youth Partnership, a local youth centre. Egremont Youth Partnership supports young people from some of the most deprived local areas, offering a host of different weekly sessions, including ‘Fusion’ which focuses on supporting children with special needs. The donation will…

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CKDCF provides support to young carers in West Cumbria

The CKDCF has donated £1,000 to support the work of West Cumbria Carers. The donation will go towards offering support for young carers across the local area. This can range from informal chats to activities, giving the youngsters a break from their caring responsibilities. Pictured above handing over the cheque…

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CKDCF donates to new Copeland youth bereavement service

The CKDCF has donated £1,500 to Time to Share Bereavement Services to fund support for children suffering bereavement across Copeland. The donation will be used by Time to Share to offer one-to-one sessions, group sessions and after-school support groups. All of these services are accessible to local children via referrals…

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The show must go on: CKDCF donates to youth theatre group

The CKDCF has donated £1,000 to the Rosehill Youth Theatre, based in Whitehaven, to cover their overheads. Rosehill Youth Theatre is a volunteer-run amateur dramatic group for children and young adults, staging their own productions of well-known musicals in Whitehaven’s Solway Hall.  The group has around 80 members aged between…

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CKDCF Fundraising Weekend October 2020 cancelled

It is with regret that the CKDCF announces the cancellation of this year’s Fundraising Weekend. We are hoping to host a number of virtual events instead. We look forward to seeing all of our friends and supporters in October 2021. Tuesday 9th June 2020

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CKDCF helps fund support worker for young homeless

The CKDCF has donated £1,500 to help homeless young people in West Cumbria. Whitehaven Community Trust runs supported accommodation for homeless, vulnerable people between 16- and 24-years-old. Kerry Maxwell, from the Trust, said: “Our aim is to provide safe and secure accommodation with housing related support to vulnerable young people with…

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CKDCF helps feed hungry families during coronavirus crisis

The CKDCF has donated £1,000 to the North Lakes Foodbank to fund food parcels for struggling families.  The money will go towards feeding families in poverty over the Easter and upcoming summer breaks, when school meals vouchers are unavailable.  It will also be used to purchase food for those struggling…

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