Entries by Emma Prescott

Hope gets to give her twin a lift with new trike!

Hope aged 6 Hope, who has Apert Syndrome, was unable to ride a bike previously due to her condition as she has severely deformed hands and feet. Adaptations on this special trike mean that Hope can pedal backwards instead of using the handles to brake, so she can now join her twin brother and older […]

Cooking up funds for Children Today!

We’re delighted to announce a new Women in Neighbourhood’s community cookbook will be launched tomorrow at the Bolton Food & Drink Festival and will be available to buy from the 26th August – with every cookbook bought going to support our charity! The cookbook has been put together by the not-for-profit organisation Women in Neighbourhoods (WiN) […]

Afternoon Tea event is a sweet success!

Our afternoon tea hosted at Bridge House in Bolton on Thursday August 24th was a sweet success, raising just under £1,000! Guests enjoyed bucks fizz on arrival as well as a delicious selection of sandwiches, cakes and sweet treats whilst enjoying the stunning gardens of Bridge House. Here are a selection of pictures from the […]

New wheelchair gives lease of life to 6-year-old Dominik.

A six-year-old boy from Warrington with cerebral palsy has been awarded a new wheelchair thanks to the support of Children Today. Dominik was diagnosed with the chronic neuromuscular condition Spastic Diplegia Cerebral Palsy which means he has a significantly reduced range of movement due to the stiffness of his muscle tone. This also means he […]

Gemma’s sitting pretty in her new car seat!

We recently awarded a 4-year-old girl who has to use a wheelchair full time funding for a specialised car seat, giving her and her family a new lease of life. Gemma, who lives in Motherwell, was born with Spina Bifida and hydrocephalus which means she is unable to stand or walk. She required a specialist car […]

Yorkshire Building Society members can show their support!

If you are a Yorkshire Building Society member you can help support our work and make a real difference by just taking five minutes out of your day and recommend Children Today for their Charitable Foundation giveaway. We are asking for £2,000 to help fund eight specially adapted car seats to make a huge impact to the lives […]

Ladies Lunch Chester – Nov 2017

Join our upcoming Ladies Lunch in Chester on: 30th November 11.30am – 3pm at the Chester Grosvenor, Eastgate St, Chester CH1 1LT sponsored by McLintocks Enjoy a glass of Prosecco on arrival, courtesy of welcome drink sponsor Think Cirrus, whilst you browse the latest designs in our pop-up boutique shopping area and enjoy networking. Mini pamper treatments […]

We’re a North West Charity Awards finalist!

We’re delighted to announce that we have got through to the final stages of the first ever North West Charity awards! We were one of 1500 charities from across Cheshire, Manchester, Liverpool, Lancashire and Cumbria that entered to compete across fourteen categories and have now been named as a finalist in the prestigious ‘Small Charity – Big Impact’ […]

Roll up for our ‘Circus’ Family Fun Day!

Roll up and join us for a great circus-themed day out with activities for all the family in aid of our charity! There will be fun activities for all including: A BIG TOP with comedy circus shows running at 11.30am, 1pm, 2.30pm with entry just £2.50pp for each show. Kids circus skills training workshops. Meet the […]

6-year-old takes on 3K challenge for Children Today

A six-year-old boy from Ellesmere Port has taken on a tough 3K obstacle course to help raise money for our charity after we provided support for his younger sister. Jamie Hartley took on the ‘Radical Run’ assault course in Tatton Park raising a fantastic £560 for our charity. Jamie’s mum Amanda comments: “Jamie has never […]