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Reepham and District Rotary Club supporting Young Carers

We are delighted to have been chosen by the Reepham and District Rotary Club as their Charity of the Year.   Meeting in a local church, which has been converted to a community...

Short Breaks for Children with a learning difficulty.

  We are offering children aged 8-12 with a learning difficulty and in receipt of Short Breaks funding from Norfolk County Council the opportunity to take place in a summer activity...

Butterfly Walk success at Sandringham

        On Sunday we held our main summer fundraising event, The Butterfly Walk, at Sandringham Country Park in West Norfolk. The event takes its name from our...

Fun for all the family At Ditchingham

    This Saturday, 10 th June, there will be fun for all the family as Ditchingham Day Nursery near Bungay holds its annual Fun Day from 11am to 3pm.   The nursery,...

Superhero in Thetford!

Some of the young people attending the youth club at Meet Up in Thetford recently had a friendly competition to see who could design the best Superhero.  There was some wonderful...

Meet Up at Easter

  The team at Meet Up had extremely busy time over the Easter holidays with lots of different activities and various trips out.  They took 12 young people along to Nurture by...

A Day in the life of Alex.........

Butterfly House is our Supported accommodation in Kings Lynn for vulnerable young people aged between 16 and 24 years old including those with learning difficulties.  Alex is an ex...

#ActsofGreatKindness - Day 2

As part of Celebrating young people week  Jenna, our Social Action Development Worker, recently visited Butterfly House and had a lovely chat with some of the residents there....

A blog by Karl Brooker #actsofgreatkindness

As part of the Celebrating Young People week we would like to share a case study with you all; please take 5 minutes to have a read of Karl's story below.  # actosgreatkindness ...

Behind the Scenes at The Benjamin Foundation

Come and see behind the scenes! We are giving our supporters the opportunity to see exactly how their involvement makes a difference to the lives of people across Norfolk and Suffolk....

#actsofgreatkindness Week 13th - 20th March 2017

Our Social Action Development Worker has organised a week long celebration of young people's achievements. The celebration week will be county wide and we are looking for young...

Forest School Fun

  Staff and children over at our day nursery in Ditchingham are excited to be returning to the woods this week to start their Forest School sessions again.  With lots of...

Thank You Morrisons!

We are very grateful to Morrisons who've given us a fantastic donation of £10,000. This is the final funding we need to repair the roof at our  Thetford Meet Up  centre...

#CelebratingYoungPeople Week

Starting Monday 13th March we are hosting our own #CelebratingYoungPeople Week T his will be a week long celebration of young people's achievements. The celebration week is county...

Amazing response to our Christmas Appeal

Our 2016 Christmas Gift Appeal was a huge success thanks to the many wonderful gifts donated by our generous supporters! In fact, we were a little overwhelmed at the number of people who chose...

Ditchingham does Christmas!

      Ditchingham Day Nursery have been extremely busy this December preparing for Christmas. All the children have been busy excitedly making Christmas cards, calendars,...

Young People Sleep Out at Meet Up!

    On Friday 25th November just over 20 young people aged between 8 and 11 years old all came together to spend the night  'sleeping out' at Meet Up, our youth and family...

Norwich Sleep Out 2016 - a great success!

          Sleep Out is the biggest event we put on each year and we’re now looking back on a hugely successful 2016 event.  The aims are to grow awareness of...

Christmas Gift Appeal 2016 - deadline is 25th November!

Time is running out if you would like to donate a gift to one of the young people we support as we need your gifts no later than Friday 25th November.   For some of the young...

Social Action Sleep Out.

To celebrate the #iwill social action week we will be holding a sleep out taking place on Friday 25 th November 2016 7:15PM – 8:30AM to raise awareness of homelessness and raise funds...
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