Entries by tomw

Dragon pays a visit to the annual N&C St George’s Family Fun Day

If you were visiting the Freshwater Road area in Barking & Dagenham on St George’s Day, you may have been lucky enough to spot a dragon at the N&C Family Fun Day!  For the fifth year running, our corporate supporter Nicholls & Clarke (N&C Building Materials) hosted this community event to raise funds for Children […]

Angels New P-Pod

Meet Angel She has multiple disabilities, including Dandy Walker Syndrome, Dextrocardia and Bilateral Limb absences. She requires specialist seating at all times, but currently has nothing suitable at home other than her wheelchair. A grant has been awarded for £1156 to pay for a P Pod Bean Seat. This is a bespoke seat, fitted specifically […]

Easter Egg Mountain

We would like to thank Swansway Chester Peugeot for their Generous donation of over 150 Easter eggs and other Easter related goodies. Mike Casson from Swansway said “As a local family business we would like to give something back to the community, and in the process make a lot of children very happy”  

Charity Bag Pack

Children Today would like to say a Huge thank you to the The Diane Modahl Sports Foundation for all their Hard work at their  charity bag pack at Sainsbury’s Heaton Park Road on Saturday 21st March. It was a great day and in total raised over £600 Diane Modahl who will be captaining a team for […]

Grants Awarded!!!

Great news! we can confirm we have accepted £4448 worth of grants for equipment. Julia Julia has Global Development Delay and a physical disability involving symptoms that are similar to cerebral palsy. Recent x-rays have shown that as a result of her condition her spine has begun to curve, in large part due to the […]

January Grants

Great news! we can confirm we have accepted £4489 worth of grants for equipment. James 8 years old James has autism, with particular dysfunction with his vision and touch. There are very few things he is able to do by himself and he requires constant close supervision. This puts demands on his family and limits […]

Regional Fundraiser Job Opportunity

Children Today wishes to recruit a capable and proactive fundraiser to generate income from a range of sources. The role will focus on the Chester and West Cheshire areas, but may occasionally work alongside our other fundraiser in Bolton. This is a newly created role. The expectation will be for the fundraiser to devise, establish […]

December Grants

Great news! we can confirm we have accepted over £5000 worth of grants for equipment. Robin, 12 years old, Robin is a keen footballer, which is good for his cystic fibrosis, but his current nebuliser is a mains operated one that requires him to go home and plug it in for 20 minutes before and […]


This Christmas, Sealand Road based dealership, Swansway Peugeot, has initiated the Swansway Santa Patrol; a new scheme, part of the company’s community outreach programme, designed to ensure that ALL children receive a gift from Santa. Since appointing a Local Business Development Manager, John McBain, Swansway Peugeot has been keen to partner with local businesses. As […]

Scarlett & Archie

We recently received a lovely thank you card from the family of Scarlett and Archie and a photo of them in their new wheel chairs: Dear Children Today We are writing with heartfelt thanks as we took delivery of Archie & Scarlett’s new wheelchairs yesterday. They have changed our lives and the children are delighted […]