CKDCF funds support for 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. Thank you to all…

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CKDCF donates sensory toys for children with autism

The CKDCF has donated almost £600 to Autism Support Allerdale and Copeland. Autism Support Allerdale and Copeland will use the donation to fund the purchase of a number of sensory toys, which will aid the de-stressing and socialisation of autistic children across west Cumbria. Thursday 26th December 2019

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CKDCF makes Christmas for RVI Children’s Cancer Wards

This Christmas, the CKDCF donated £1,000-worth of items and 200 selection boxes to the children’s cancer wards at Newcastle’s RVI hospital.  The items will act as a distraction for children on the ward, many of whom are required to remain on the ward for a prolonged period of time –…

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CKDCF donation helps local kids affected by domestic violence

The CKDCF is proud to have 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.…

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Fundraising Success: October Fundraising Weekend 2019

The CKDCF would like to give an enormous thank-you to everyone who came to the 18th annual October Fundraising Weekend, as well as all of those who sponsored our fundraisers! This year, we celebrated 17th anniversary of the inception of the CKDCF. The CKDCF fundraising weekend began on Friday evening with a night of…

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CKDCF gives Kylan-J and his family a much-deserved break

The CKDCF are proud to have donated £800 towards a short caravan holiday for Thornhill’s Kylan-J Thomas. Two-year-old Kylan-J was born with Spinal Muscular Atrophy, a life-limiting condition, which could mean he only lives to the age of three.  This summer, the CKDCF paid for a short break for him, his…

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CKDCF keeps Greenbank youngsters busy during school break

The Greenbank Community Association has received a £1,000 CKDCF donation towards their 2019 Summer Play Scheme. The scheme is targeted at children from the Greenbank area of Whitehaven, many of whom would usually be stuck with little to do to keep them entertained during the long school summer break. Up…

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CKDCF helps feed hungry children during school holidays

The CKDCF has presented a £1,000 cheque to the North Lakes Foodbank to provide financial support towards a support worker, and to help cover the costs of the organisation’s school holiday scheme. Without the Foodbank, children who rely on free school meals for daily hot and nutritious meals would have…

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CKDCF funds support worker for partially-blind youngsters

The CKDCF has donated £3,000 to West Cumbria Society for the Blind, which will go towards funding a support worker for visually-impaired children and young people across Cumbria. The annual donation, presented to Marie Scott, the organisation’s chairperson, is one the CKDCF is proud to make. The impact made by the…

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