Recycle your ink cartridges and raise funds for us

Wondering how to recycle your ink cartridges? Did you know you can help us raise funds by recycling? Sign up for our Recycle4Charity programme. You’ll receive some Free-post envelopes for your used inkjet cartridges. Pop them in the post and we’ll receive £1 for every cartridge. You can help the environment whilst raising money for [...]

By |2020-09-29T11:44:16+00:00September 29th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Cookies That Count – a delicious way to fundraise

We’ve joined forces with Cookies That Count to deliver a delicious new way for you to support our charity. Order a box of yummy, freshly baked chocolate and sea salt cookies delivered to your door. As well as rescuing surplus ingredients from the food industry, they donate 35% of their profits to a charity of [...]

By |2020-09-10T09:59:43+00:00September 1st, 2020|News|0 Comments

Virtual Great North Run 2020

Join our Virtual Great North Run team and help us raise vital funds. The Great North Run has been cancelled this year and thousands of charities, including ours, are missing out. Introducing, the Virtual Great North Run half marathon on Sunday 13 September! It’s free to take part in, regardless of whether you had [...]

By |2020-09-09T12:23:06+00:00August 13th, 2020|Fundraising challenges, News|0 Comments

Read our summer newsletter

We’ve just published our summer newsletter. Find out what we’ve been up to and how you have helped with our fundraising events and challenges. We’ve also been working on our latest project to transform another bedroom at the Caroline Thorpe children’s ward at North Devon District Hospital. You can see lots of photos in our [...]

By |2020-09-01T11:04:53+00:00August 8th, 2020|News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Charity quiz night – 31 July

One of our supporters is hosting a charity quiz night at Queen Anne’s Cafe on the Strand in Barnstaple this week. The charity quiz takes place on Thursday 30 July and all the funds raised will go towards our charity, to support local families. The quiz is sold out, so good luck to everyone taking [...]

By |2020-07-27T14:48:55+00:00July 27th, 2020|News, Our events|0 Comments

My Prudential RideLondon – get on your bike for Care for Kids

You don’t have to live in London to take part in My Prudential RideLondon. Get on your bike – or scooter, skateboard, trike, tandem, penny farthing, roller skates, unicycle – to help save the UK's charities! The eighth edition of Prudential RideLondon was due to take place on 15 and 16 August 2020, and while the festival [...]

By |2020-07-27T20:46:30+00:00July 24th, 2020|Fundraising challenges, News|0 Comments

CAF funding will help us keep afloat for now

Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) has granted us a £3,000 funding boost to help us get through the Covid-19 crisis. The CAF funding will help with our running costs as we face a very challenging time ahead. Every year we help between 15 and 20 North Devon families faced with the unimaginable challenge of a child [...]

By |2020-09-08T15:08:50+00:00July 21st, 2020|News|0 Comments

10k results – a race with a difference!

Last week 129 runners took to the streets of North Devon and beyond for our virtual 10k! The virtual event replaced our annual Barnstaple 10km race, which normally attracts about 400 runners and raises up to £8,000. Local runners helped us raise just over £1,120. This will help us to continue providing financial support to [...]

By |2020-07-14T12:01:01+00:00July 14th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Care for Kids virtual 10k – join the race!

Thanks to everyone who took part in our virtual 10k event - you were all amazing! Here are the FULL RESULTS. If your time is missing, please email With the Coronavirus putting a stop to our annual Barnstaple 10k, we're taking the event online! From today you can sign up to a [...]

By |2020-07-06T07:48:32+00:00July 5th, 2020|News, Our events|0 Comments