Championing children’s charities for 2018

on 02 April 2018.

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Berkshire is home to some truly fantastic causes. We have some “outstanding” local schools and nurseries that are doing vital work to raise the next generation: educating them on emotional, physical and mental intelligence, as well as some important causes, providing vital outreach services to children in need.

In 2018, Hungerford Townsite will be supporting children’s causes. Here are a few in the spotlight this year:

Hungerford Nursery School and Family Centre

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Hungerford nursery school is an “outstanding nursery” providing free government funded places for eligible 2-3 year olds. The nursery also promote the excellent outreach work done by the family centre who provide many free or low-cost courses to local families on areas such as “Parenting Resilience” and “Boost” for encouraging self-esteem in parents, as well as toddler groups. For more information on events, click here

Welford & Wickham primary school

Welford & Wickham primary school is another “outstanding school” in our area. The school is in desperate need of raising funds to improve school equipment, particularly in their outdoor area. The school will be holding their 5th 10k run to support this on Sunday 20th May within the Welford Park Estate. Click here to compete or support the event.

Dingley’s Promise

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Dingley’s promise is a specialist nursery that provides a lifeline for families who have children with specialist needs. They also provide “outstanding” early years care for their children. Their mission is to deliver life-changing support to families with under 5’s that have additional needs by providing specialist learning through play, family support and training to transition to a mainstream setting. Click here for more details.

Noreen’s kids

Local charity ‘Noreen’s Kids’ support sick Romanian children and their families through community ventures. The charity is providing help to over 230 families in a fairly wide area around Slobozia, including Ialomita, Braile and Calarasi counties. Mostly these are poor families with sick children. The team provide nursing care and help with food and fuel, which is vital for families who struggle to heat their homes and cook in the bitter Romanian winter.  Click here for more details

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