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CKDCF funds primary school pupils

The CKDCF donated over £1,200 for the purchase of Numicon to assist with the learning of students with learning difficulties.  [huge_it_slider id=”13″]   The Numicon resources will enable children, especially those with special needs, to improve their maths skills. Headteacher Suzanne Smith told The Whitehaven News, “We are delighted and very grateful to The Charlie …

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Buzz raises money for the CKDCF

CKDCF supporter, Buzz Elliot, organised a musical fundraising event at the Newfield Inn, in Seathwaite, to raise money for the charity. [huge_it_slider id=”12″] The evening saw Buzz perform alongside fellow musician, Adrian Ventura, playing song requests in return for donations. Additionally, a prize raffle, mini quiz and supper were held, raising a total of around £500 …

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CKDCF funds worker for visually-impaired children

The CKDCF have presented the West Cumbria Society for the Blind with money to fund a support worker for children and young adults. The annual £3,000 donation is used to fund a support worker for visually-impaired children and young people across Cumbria. The CKDCF are proud to make this regular donation, as we recognise the importance of such a service to young …

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CKDCF helps make Christmas for children’s cancer wards

The CKDCF donated 200 chocolate selection boxes, along with £1,000-worth of equipment, to the Royal Victoria Infirmary’s Children’s Cancer Wards (4 and 14).  [huge_it_slider id=”10″] The CKDCF made their annual donation of 200 selection boxes, which were given to children attending the RVI children’s cancer wards’ Christmas party.  The majority of the boxes were given out to …

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CKDCF funding boost for dancers

by Drew Sandelands Dancers at a Cumbrian school have received a welcome boost after new equipment was donated by a musician’s charity. Over £1,000 worth of equipment was donated to Whitehaven’s Mayfield School dance club by the Egremont-based Charlie and Kathleen Dunnery Children’s Fund (CKDCF). The charity – set up by former It Bites star …

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CKDCF Brings Christmas Cheer to the RVI Once Again

[huge_it_slider id=”7″] Once again, the CKDCF has helped to bring a little bit of Christmas cheer to the children of the Royal Victoria Infirmary’s Children’s Cancer Wards (4 & 14).  This year, the CKDCF has donated £1,000 worth of entertainment equipment to the RVI Children’s Cancer Wards in Newcastle, England. The equipment, comprising of games, toys, …

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