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Caz and Ali Take on the Great Wall of China!

There's not many challenges bigger than the Great Wall of China Marathon, so when Caz Barnes and Ali Fisher decided to take it on to raise money for our charity, we were delighted. The pair...

Victoria Tackles the Snowdonia Marathon

Go Ape near Thetford are very kindly supporting us throughout the year with a variety of fundraising activities and challenges. As part of this, Site Manager Victoria recently took on the...

Thank You Pruce Newman

We were delighted to recently attend Pruce Newman’s staff Summer social event in Wymondham to meet the team and tell them more about the work we do to bring hope, opportunity, stability and...

Great support helps the Butterfly Treasure Hunt to raise over £2,800

On Thursday 21st June, our annual summer fundraising event was held Norwich for the first time with a fun trail around the city and a gourmet BBQ for friends, colleagues and family to enjoy. ...

A Fantastic Year of Support from Mills & Reeve

We are always delighted when local businesses wish to support us, so we were thrilled when we were nominated by Mills & Reeve as their Charity of the Year 2017-18. With a dedicated...

Thank You Easy Bathrooms!

A big thank you to Easy Bathrooms, who opened in Norfolk earlier this year, for teaming up with us in order to raise funds for our charity by very kindly pledging five percent of the store’s...

A Beautiful Day at Stody Lodge Gardens Raises Over £2,000

On Sunday 20th May 2018 we were pleased to serve tea, coffee and cakes in the stunning grounds of Stody Lodge to raise money for our charity.   The MacNicol family very generously...

Marathon Challenge Complete!

Congratulations and thank you to Emma Wilcock who completed the London Marathon on Sunday 22nd April 2018 to raise money to support our work. The unusually warm weather added an extra element to...

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...

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...

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. ...

Horning Quiz Night Raises £629

Our continued thanks to our long term supporters Horning Friends who raised over £600 to support us at their recent annual quiz night. Bringing the community together in a packed Horning...

Norwich Furniture Store: Generous Donations Ensure Good Quality Items For Customers

Our Furniture Stores form part of the work we do in Norfolk and Suffolk. Our stores in Norwich, Dereham and Holt are open to the public and we sell good quality used furniture and electrical...

Generous Support From RAF Marham

A big thank you to RAF Marham who, as a result of their fundraising over the course of last year, have donated £5,452.78 to us. We were really pleased to be one of their two chosen...

Free Vintage Bus Rides Raise £1,500

A free vintage bus ride which operated in Norwich during the lead up to Christmas has raised £1,500 to support the people we help. Organised by Awayadays Routemaster and supported by Visit...

Footballer Grant Holt Completes Solo Sleep Out

Ex-Norwich City Footballer, Grant Holt has completed his own Sleep Out to support our work by spending the night sleeping solo underneath the stars in Norfolk. Honouring his commitment to...

Your vote needed for Hopkins Homes Charity of the Year!

  We are encouraging Norfolk residents to vote for us in the Hopkins Homes Norfolk Charity Vote with the hope of securing an award of up to £7,000. The public is being asked to vote...

Golfing Friends Complete Their Own Sleep Out

When golfing friends Sarah Dewhurst and Jane Gomm heard about our Sleep Out events, they were inspired to complete their own Sleep Out challenge to raise money to support our work. The pair...
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