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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 |2021-01-20T13:47:51+00:00January 8th, 2021|News, Our events, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Christmas Appeal – help care for a child close to you

Today we launch our Christmas Appeal - can you help? We need to raise vital funds to get us through the increasingly hard times caused by COVID-19. There are lots of ways you can help us to continue our work supporting North Devon families, who are struggling with the awful reality of having [...]

By |2020-12-03T13:33:05+00:00November 12th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Donate to us when you shop with AmazonSmile

Support our charity every time you shop at Amazon. Use AmazonSmile and put a smile on our face this Christmas! What is AmazonSmile? AmazonSmile is a website operated by Amazon. It allows you to enjoy the same wide selection of products and low prices as on amazon.co.uk. However, when you shop through the URL [...]

By |2020-11-12T12:31:02+00:00November 12th, 2020|News|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 |2020-11-12T13:45:33+00:00November 12th, 2020|News, 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 |2020-09-29T11:39:40+00:00September 29th, 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

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

Cubicle 4 project receives £16,000 cash boost from Morrisons Foundation

A massive cash boost is coming our way towards our cubicle 4 fundraising campaign. The Morrisons Foundation is donating £16,000 to our charity to fund the refurbishment of cubicle 4 at Caroline Thorpe ward. Now we can transform this bedroom and make it more comfortable for children who spend longer periods on the ward.  [...]

By |2020-02-04T15:08:14+00:00February 4th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Care for Kids Barnstaple 10K News

CFK Barnstaple 10K 2018 Sign up - Sunday 15th July - 10am Join us for our second Care for Kids Barnstaple 10K and help raise vital funds for the families of North Devon who really need our help. We also use funds to support the fantastic work of the Caroline Thorpe Children's Ward. Sign up here [...]

By |2018-05-15T10:59:24+00:00May 3rd, 2018|News|0 Comments