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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CKDCF Helping Youngsters Affected by Domestic Violence

A £2,000 cheque was handed over to Safety Net UK in order to fund a worker to support children. The CKDCF’s donation will be used to support children affected by rape, sexual abuse and domestic violence throughout west Cumbria. More information about Safety Net UK can be found on their website: www.safetynetuk.org…

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CKDCF Helps Fund Foodbank Family Advice Worker

The CKDCF is very proud to have made a £1,000 donation to the North Lakes Foodbank. The donation will be used to help fund a worker to deliver support and advice to the rising number of Cumbrian families finding themselves in poverty. One-third of those served by the North Lakes Foodbank, which…

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CKDCF delivers gifts to Children’s Cancer Ward this Christmas

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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Fundraising Success: October Fundraising Weekend 2017

The CKDCF would like to give an enormous thank-you to everyone who came to the 16th annual October Fundraising Weekend, as well as all of those who sponsored our fundraisers – you all helped to make this year’s event possibly the best one to date! Photos courtesy of Mark Andrews and Robert…

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