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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

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 charity auctions this month

Take part in one of our charity auctions on Facebook throughout May. Each weekend in May you'll have the chance to pick up some fantastic lots, all donated by lovely North Devon businesses. By bidding, you'll not only be supporting our small charity, you'll be giving local businesses a boost when they reopen. Your [...]

By |2020-05-06T09:21:04+00:00May 6th, 2020|News, Our events|0 Comments

Declutter and Donate to us

Virgin Money Giving has teamed up with World of Books Group and trade-in site Ziffit to give our charity an innovative new way to raise funds. It's quick, easy and most importantly, safe. By decluttering at home, you can donate your unwanted books, CDs, DVDs and games through trade-in site and app Ziffit. 100% [...]

By |2020-05-02T08:10:12+00:00May 2nd, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Easter colouring competition

Our colouring competition is now closed. As a small charity, we are going to be struggling to keep afloat without our usual fundraising activities. We won't get through the Coronavirus crisis without your help. Donate as little or as much as you can, we know times are going to be hard for everyone. [...]

By |2020-04-12T06:31:20+00:00March 24th, 2020|News, Uncategorized|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

Summer Newsletter 2019

Welcome to the Care for Kids North Devon Summer newsletter. The school summer holidays are upon us and we're reflecting on a very busy few months, with lots still to look forward to in the coming year! Already since April we've raised over £12,000 for our small charity, with the help of our fantastic volunteers and [...]

By |2019-08-06T08:26:44+00:00July 10th, 2019|News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

From Lands End to John O’Groats

Jacky's 1,000 mile challenge to mark 10th anniversary year Congratulations to Jacky Massos, who has just completed a 1,000 mile bike ride from Lands End to John O'Groats to mark our 10th anniversary. Our Charity Manager, Jacky, cycled from Lands End in Cornwall to John 0’Groats in Scotland in just 14 days. No [...]

By |2019-08-06T14:21:06+00:00June 4th, 2019|News|0 Comments