CKDCF donates £3,000 to fund sight loss support

The CKDCF has donated £3,000 to West Cumbria Society for the Blind. The annual donation helps fund a support worker to work with Cumbrian children and young people with visual impairments. Marie Scott received the CKDCF cheque on behalf of the Society. Thursday 1 April 2021

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CKDCF funds ramp access to Millom playground

The CKDCF has donated £1,500 to South Copeland Disability Group for the building of a ramp. The new ramp at a playground in Millom will make it more accessible to children with disabilities. Due to the ongoing Covid-19 situation, we were unable to take a cheque hand-over photograph. Tuesday 23…

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CKDCF supports Cumbrian children affected by abuse

The CKDCF has donated £1,000 to Safety Net UK to fund help and support for children affected by sexual violence, exploitation and domestic abuse. The organisation offers therapeutic support to children aged 3 to 18 who have experienced or been affected by rape, exploitation, and sexual or domestic abuse across West Cumbria. Due to ongoing restrictions,…

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CKDCF donates to help tackle exclusion and stigma

The CKDCF has proudly donated £1,000 to Always Another Way (AAW), providing community support to Cumbrian young people suffering from exclusion, stigma and mental health problems. AAW consists of a group of volunteers working primarily to support young people suffering from mental health problems, as well as those belonging to the…

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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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