Children had lots of fun packing bags at Morrisons this week! We raised a fantastic £305.44. All money raised went to support the fantastic work that the Text Santa Charity support including:
Age UK has been selected again, having been one of the 2012 beneficiaries of Text Santa. Age UK helps millions of people every year. No one should have to spend later life cold, lonely or in poverty – so Age UK provides vital information, advice and practical services to end needless suffering for older people.
Barnardo’s Barnardo’s works with more than 200,000 children, young people and their families each year, through over 900 community projects across the UK. Barnardo’s work to transform the lives of the UK’s most vulnerable children and every year we help thousands of families to build a better future.
BeatBullyingis a bullying prevention charity, campaigning to make bullying unacceptable and providing support for children and young people affected by bullying.
They empower young people to mentor each other, in their communities and online and give them the support of specialist adult advisers and counsellors. They also provide support for parents and professionals working with young people, helping them to develop strategies to prevent bullying.
British Heart Foundation Coronary heart disease is the UK’s single biggest killer. For over 50 years the British Heart Foundation has pioneered research that’s transformed the lives of people living with heart and circulatory conditions. But so many people still need help. Over 2 million people in the UK struggle with the devastating effects of heart disease. It can be painful, frightening and lonely.
The British Heart Foundation fund nurses, who offer invaluable medical and emotional support to heart patients and their families, enabling many to manage their condition at home, improve their confidence and maintain their independence.
Every day, 10 children and young people in the UK hear the shocking news they have cancer. Treatment normally starts immediately, is often given many miles from home and can last for up to three years.
CLIC Sargent is the UK’s leading cancer charity for children and young people, and their families. They provide clinical, practical, financial and emotional support to help them cope with cancer and get the most out of life. They are there from diagnosis onwards and aim to help the whole family deal with the impact of cancer and its treatment, life after treatment and, in some cases, bereavement.