Filtered by month: April

Nikki speaks about how the Coronavirus Children's Appeal has helped her family

Wednesday 29 April 2020 / Fundraising
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"We had no idea how we were going to cover the bills. It just got really scary really quick"

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Jennifer speaks about how the Coronavirus Children's Appeal has impacted her family

Wednesday 22 April 2020 / Fundraising
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"I am so incredibly grateful for the help I received from the Emergency Fund – it was a godsend."

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Mike Manders - the Running Knight

Friday 17 April 2020 / Fundraising
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Hull resident Mike Manders will be running 10k in his front garden - and he’ll be doing it in a full suit of armour!

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Was your relative in one of our first children’s homes? View our gallery

Tuesday 02 April 2019 / Campaigns

In its 150th year, Action for Children wants to remember the lives of some of the first children it cared for.

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Response to the Education Committee report

Friday 29 April 2016 /

“It is not acceptable that looked after children still struggle to access the mental health services and support."

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Smartphone app could transform care for 20,000 Norfolk families

Friday 29 April 2016 /
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Action for Children adapts app designed for schools to improve communication with parents at children’s centres

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The Big Match 2016

Friday 29 April 2016 /
action winner team for children lead by ossie ardiles

The Big Match is a charity football match featuring a large cast of celebrities, ex-pro's and members of the public.

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Classic scone recipe

Thursday 28 April 2016 /

Quick, get baking before they're all scone!

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Three in five UK parents worry their children are not ready to start school

Tuesday 26 April 2016 /

59% of parents are worried their child will not be ready to start school at the age of five, according to our poll.

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Parklands school pupils challenge county’s green fingers to grow tallest sunflower

Wednesday 20 April 2016 /

Spring is here and pupils from Parklands are challenging people across Oxfordshire to grow the tallest sunflower.

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