Our Great North Runners did great!

Congratulations to our lovely team of Great North Runners, who took part in the world's largest half marathon on 12 September 2021. Jodie Wilson, Sarah Pile, Kim Kendall, Marie Dunphy and Becky Brennan ran the Great North Run in Newcastle and raised a fantastic £2,455.87 between them, which is an amazing amount! If you [...]

By |2021-09-17T09:29:18+00:00September 17th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

More funding from Barratts

Great news! Barratt and David Wilson Homes have presented us with a further donation of £3,000! Last year the housebuilders awarded us £1,000 and this further funding will be a massive help to our charity. Two other charities have also benefitted from extra funding. Homestart Exeter, East & Mid Devon and Plymouth Drake Foundation. [...]

By |2021-07-21T09:35:24+00:00July 21st, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Beat the winter blues

Join us to “Beat the winter blues” and raise vital funds for our charity. We’re launching a series of virtual challenges over the coming months to help keep everyone active and beat away those winter blues during lockdown. You can sign up to one, two or all three of our challenges. Each month there [...]

By |2021-05-04T09:35:03+00:00January 8th, 2021|News, Our events, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Christmas e-cards are now available!

Does the thought of writing and sending Christmas cards fill you with dread? There’s another way! You can now order Care for Kids bespoke charity Christmas e-cards. Donate the cost of cards and stamps to us and send your friends and family an e-card instead. Head to our dontsendacard.com page today and choose from [...]

By |2021-05-04T09:35:03+00:00November 12th, 2020|News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Pumpkin carving competition winners

Thank you to everyone who entered our Halloween pumpkin carving competition! The North Devon Gazette found it really tricky to choose the winners, as everyone showed such creativity and humour. The 10 and under category was won by Bradley Stephens, a Lego mad seven-year-old who had hours of fun creating this amazing Lego pumpkin house. [...]

By |2021-05-04T09:35:04+00:00November 5th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Mayor’s charity of the year

The Mayor of Barnstaple, Councillor Alan Rennes, has chosen us as his charity of the year. As the Mayor’s usual fundraising events aren’t possible in the current climate, he will be taking his fundraising online in a series of virtual events. Care for Kids will be the lucky recipient of the Mayor’s fundraising efforts. [...]

By |2021-05-04T09:35:04+00:00September 29th, 2020|News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Care for Kids Spooky Run – enter if you dare!

Get ready for our Spooky Run - the next spook-tacular virtual event from Care for Kids North Devon. Enter if you dare! We’re organising a fun family event to keep the ‘spirit’ of Halloween alive during lockdown. Who can enter our Spooky Run? The Care for Kids Virtual Spooky Run takes place [...]

By |2020-09-13T18:29:37+00:00September 13th, 2020|Uncategorized|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
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