CKDCF helps support youngesters affected by abuse

We are proud to have donated £1,000 to Safety Net (UK) to help them continue to deliver their support services. The organisation provides help and support to Cumbrian youngsters who have been affected by sexual abuse and domestic violence. Tuesday 5th March 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, which include a karaoke machine, will act as a distraction for children on the ward, many of whom are required to remain on the ward for a prolonged…

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Fundraising Success: October Fundraising Weekend 2018

The CKDCF would like to give an enormous thank-you to everyone who came to the 17th annual October Fundraising Weekend, as well as all of those who sponsored our fundraisers – you all helped to make it an unforgettable event! Photos courtesy of Richard Hallworth and Fay Dunnery This year, we celebrated…

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Dunnery-themed quilt raffle at CKDCF October Event

During this weekend’s Fundraising Event, the CKDCF raffled off a unique Francis Dunnery-themed quilt for £5 per ticket, raising over £300. The quilt, lovingly made by Kathleen Stauffer, features various Francis Dunnery memorabilia, including concert passes and tour t-shirts.  100% of all funds raised from the sale of the quilt went…

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CKDCF believes that there is Always Another Way

The CKDCF have proudly donated £1,000 to Always Another Way (AAW) to support Cumbrian children, providing community support to those suffering from exclusion, stigma and 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…

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CKDCF helps Egremont kids build new friendships

The CKDCF have donated £1,000 to the Egremont Youth Partnership, which runs a disability support group and other events for local children. The disability support group affords young people the opportunity to meet new people and develop new skills. With the help of our fundraisers, this would not have been possible.…

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CKDCF keeps Whitehaven kids busy during long break

The CKDCF have donated £1,000 to the Greenbank Community Association for their 2018 Summer Play Scheme. The play scheme, which caters for between 60 and 80 local children, will be held during the school summer break.  The scheme is targeted at children from the Greenbank area of Whitehaven; it contributes to a…

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CKDCF Helps Kylan-J Get Out and About

The CKDCF are extremely proud to have donated £1,000 for the purchase of a P-Pod chair for Thornhill’s Kylan-J Thomas. Kylan-J was born with Spinal Muscular Atrophy, a life-limiting condition which means he may only live to be 2- or 3-years-old.  Therefore, it is important to help him get out…

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CKDCF donation puts spotlight on Youth Theatre

The CKDCF are extremely pleased to have once again donated £1,000 to the Rosehill Youth Theatre, Whitehaven. 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 currently has around 80 members aged…

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Blind Society receives CKDCF funding for support worker

The CKDCF are proud to have presented the West Cumbria Society for the Blind with a cheque to fund a support worker for children and young adults. The annual £3,000 donation funds 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…

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