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Helping Home-Start UK: your pennies are offering a lifeline to struggling families

More than 100 children are referred to Home-Start UK every day. These are children whose parents are struggling to cope with any number of problems, from disability to domestic violence. These families often have complex and long term needs which create multiple risk factors for a child’s development, meaning they can miss out on the love, routine and support that are vital for their future.

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Volunteering With Pennies

Like any charity Pennies could never succeed without the incredible work of volunteers. The charity was started by volunteers, some of whom still volunteer today, but why do so many people make the decision to work for free, and continue to do so for years on end?

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Making the pennies count this Children’s Hospice Week

This week is Children’s Hospice Week here in the UK. Running from 11th to the 17th May, it’s the only awareness and fundraising week dedicated to children with life-limiting illnesses, their families and the services that support them, including hospices.

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