Entries by Emma Prescott

Trustee takes on twentieth marathon!

One of our trustees is set to take on the London marathon at the end of April, making it an astounding twenty marathons he will have completed. 67-year-old Peter Evans, who lives in Droitwich Spa, has completed marathons dressed in fancy dress as Rupert the bear and even competed in the Majorcan heat but he believes […]

Enterprising pupils launch kids book – with donation to us!

A team of budding entrepreneurs from Christleton High School in Chester have launched an educational children’s book with a nod to our charity for a UK-wide competition. As part of the nationally recognised Young Enterprise scheme, twenty Year 12 pupils from the Chester school formed the student company ‘memoreads’ with the hope of creating a […]

Can you help us make a difference this March?

Can you help us reach our target of supporting over 150 children in a year by pledging to ‘Make A Difference in March’? Since April last year, we’ve provided 139 grants and we now hope that a drive for donations will help us fund eleven more for children on our waiting list to reach our goal of […]

PFA Challenge Cup Weekend 2017

  Do you dare to take part in an action-packed team-building weekend on the 3rd & 4th June 2017 with friends, colleagues and some football legends whilst raising funds for children and young people with disabilities?! Then join our….PFA Challenge Cup Weekend event Location: Anderton Centre, Lancashire PR6 9HJ Date/time: 3-4 June 2017 (arrival after […]

Valentine’s Day bouquets that give more!

This Valentine’s Day 2017 help change children’s lives and give a gift that gives back! Surprise that special someone with a luxury bouquet from Appleyard Flowers – with each bouquet below giving a donation to Children Today.   Velvet Rouge Bouquet RRP £49.99 NOW £29.99! Get 40% off the Bijou Velvet Rouge bouquet and make […]

100 childcare staff ‘sleep rough’ for Children Today!

Braving sub-zero temperatures and rain, over 100 childcare workers from the award-winning, employee-owned Childbase Partnership ‘slept rough’ to help raise £12,000 for us. Armed with sleeping bags our Corporate Fundraising Coordinator Tom Williams and Volunteer Fundraising Co-ordinator Jessica Chiverton-Stanway joined the nursery and head office teams outside the company’s Newport Pagnell Headquarters praising them for […]

Risk Services’ shows support for Cheshire charities

A leading commercial insurance broker has helped to secure almost £20,000 to help fund the vital work of three Cheshire charities – including Children Today. Chester-based Risk Services (NW) Ltd nominated Children Today along with Deafness Support Network and the National Communities Resource Centre in the annual Aviva Community Fund. Deafness Support Network has received […]

Eat, drink & raise money!

Fundraising has never tasted so good – now you can raise money for us simply by doing something you enjoy – having your friends round for dinner! Just go to www.dinner4good.com/ChildrenToday and you’ll see it couldn’t be easier to Host a Dinner. You start by creating a personalised “Dinner Page” on the Dinner4Good website (takes […]

A wonderful thank you!

The team received a wonderful thank you this week from a mum whose daughter is loving her new sensory equipment! Messages like this mean the world to us, and we’d love to thank all the donors and fundraisers that make moments like this possible.   “We just want to say a massive thank you for […]