Barnardo’s and QA announce new Charity of the Year partnership

QA is delighted to announce a new Charity of the Year partnership with Barnardo’s to support children and young people across the UK, with a focus on addressing the skills gap, workplace diversity and other employment related challenges facing disadvantaged young people across the country. Barnardo’s was chosen as the charity partner by QA employees through a staff vote at its annual conference in September. QA, the UK’s largest tech talent and training organisation, will support Barnardo’s both through employee fundraising activities and strategic opportunities across the next 12 months. At…

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Natasha Kaplinsky to host star-studded virtual event to benefit Barnardo’s

Broadcaster Natasha Kaplinsky will host an evening of festive song and spoken word to raise money for Barnardo’s as part of the charity’s Christmas campaign, known as ‘Kidsmas’.  The Kidsmas Live event will be broadcast from St. John’s Smith Square on December 1 at 6:30pm and will feature virtual performances from several of the charity’s children’s choir supporters from across the UK. There will also be very special performances by soon-to-be announced musical guests and spoken word artists. The leading children’s charity has teamed up with Vodafone to stage the…

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Barnardo’s and FCB Inferno launch latest ‘Believe In Me’ awareness-raising film

This generation of children will need support to help them cope with the lasting effects of bereavement and loss long after the crisis is over, to avoid a long-term impact to their mental health and wellbeing. This is the message from Barnardo’s on the same day the charity broadcasts the latest TV advert in its Believe in Me campaign, highlighting the importance of support services for children and young people who have experienced bereavement, loss or grief. The leading national children’s charity says this is the situation for thousands of…

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Barnardo’s invites parents to unlock their child’s inner superpowers with downloadable activity packs

Children’s charity Barnardo’s has launched a series of activity packs for children aimed at building a range of life skills such as kindness, creativity and resilience.  The Super Seekers packs, which can be downloaded from the Barnardo’s website, are designed to help children aged three to five years old develop important life skills through fun and imaginative play. Children become Super Seekers by defeating the dreadfully dull Baron von Bore-them, earning badges along the way and collecting certificates to show their great achievement.    The charity says children’s imagination is important…

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Coalition calls for Government innovation fund to help charities develop a digital-first approach

eBay UK, Barnardo’s, the Charity Retail Association and New Philanthropy Capital are today calling for a Government Digital Innovation Fund to help charities embrace online retail and to support new models of digital innovation and service delivery in the sector.  The call comes as eBay UK announces an extensive package of financial support and training to help UK charity shops boost their sales online. Despite last week’s easing of lockdown restrictions on retail, some physical charity shops remain closed. With reduced footfall on the high street expected as a result…

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