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Gnaw Donates Chocolate for Accommodation Centres

We recently had a lovely surprise when Gnaw Chocolate Ltd contacted us. They had heard about our work and wanted to donate some Gnaw products to the young people in some of our accommodation...

A Marathon Challenge for Emma

We are always pleased to hear about the challenges and activities people undertake in order to raise money to support our work. The fundraising that our supporters do for us has a huge impact on...

'A Taste of Adnams' Raises over £500

Taking place at the store on Westlegate in the heart of Norwich, we were delighted to work with Adnams to host 'A Taste of Adnams' on 28th March 2018. The exclusive evening of tasting...

“I’ve learnt to be ‘me’ again” Meet Up’s Parent Support Group empowering local families

At the heart of the Redfurze Castle Estate in Thetford is Meet Up – our youth and family centre funded by The Big Lottery. The centre provides a variety of positive activities for young people,...

H&M Foundation launches partnership to support homeless young people in Norfolk

  The non-profit H&M Foundation has made a three-year commitment supported by £500,000 to support homeless young people in the UK into employment. Through the Transforming Futures...

Bid for Paul McVeigh's Northern Ireland Shirt!

We are offering you the opportunity to bid for former Northern Ireland and Norwich City footballer Paul McVeigh's shirt. Paul will sign and personalise the shirt for the highest bidder....

By Your Side in West Norfolk

In February 2018 we were pleased to receive funding from the Borough Council of King’s Lynn and West Norfolk to deliver an outreach service for young people aged 16 to 24 in West...

A Record Breaking Year For Norwich Sleep Out - How Funds Are Making a Difference

We are pleased to announce that our Norwich Sleep Out event, which took place last November, has raised a record £39,000 which is the most in the event’s history. The Sleep Out took place in...

A Feast of Entertainment at Cromer Pier

The audience at Cromer Pier's Pavillion Theatre enjoyed a fabulous feast of entertainment on Saturday 10th March for a special charity night. Raising money for ourselves, Break and Playing...

Weather Update: 2nd March 2018

The weather conditions are continuing to affect some of our services today, Friday 2nd March. Ditchingham Day Nursery will remain closed. Kidzone breakfast and after school...

Weather Update: 1st March 2018

The weather conditions are continuing to affect some of our services today, Thursday 1st March: Ditchingham Day Nursery will remain closed. Kidzone breakfast and after school...

Weather Update: 28th Feb 2018

The adverse weather conditions have affected several of our services today:   Ditchingham Day Nursery will not be open today (Wednesday). Please check their Facebook page for...

Supporters West Runton Links Golf Club Raise £4,660

We were delighted to receive a donation of £4,660 from the captains and members of West Runton Links Golf Club.   A cheque was presented to the charity’s Chief Executive, Tony Ing by club...

In Good Company with Butterfly Butties

Butterfly Butties Social Action lunch club launched in King's Lynn in August 2017 as part of the In Good Company Campaign and the #iwill pledge . The result of the young people at our...

Meet Up Experiences the Magic of the Theatre

  Meet Up is a youth and family centre based in Thetford. Its main aim is to provide leisure activities and support services for 10-24 year olds in a safe and informal setting. ...

Twenty Seven Brave People Sleep Out in Ipswich

On Friday 3rd November, 27 people braved wet and cold conditions as they tackled the first Ipswich Sleep Out. We are delighted to announce that their fundraising has already exceeded £6,000. ...

Ben’s Workforce: Volunteer and Make a Difference in Your Local Community

Part of the work we do is a paid-for service for people in North Norfolk aged over 65 who need someone to do small maintenance and repair jobs around the home. The jobs are carried out by Ben's...

Embracing Forest School Learning at Ditchingham Day Nursery

Forest School is a recent trend in learning which has captured the hearts of many schools and pre-schools across the country. Ditchingham Day Nursery, our pre-school on the Norfolk-Suffolk...

Linden House: Investing in Young People

Funded by Norfolk County Council Children's Services, Linden House in Norwich provides a home and support for young people aged 16-18 years.  Staff are on duty 24 hours a day and...

Our Furniture Store: Quality at Affordable Prices

Part of the work we do in Norfolk and Suffolk is through our furniture stores in Norwich, Dereham and Holt. Open to the public, we sell good quality used furniture and electrical goods. Our...
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