• Thank you David Howell,Mayor of BidefordA big thank you goes out to our very own Chair of Trustees and Mayor of Bideford, David Howell for his fundraising efforts during his term in office. David handed over a cheque for a whopping £6435.00. His fundraising adventures included: In January David rowed 2km, ran 3km and cycled 10km in one hour in the gym [...]

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  • Thank you Exeter LionsWe would like to say a huge thank you to Exeter Lions who have donated £3,000 to Families for Children this month. The Lions have been fantastic supporters of the charity over the years. Formed in 1961 the Lions Club of Exeter has been serving the community for over 50 years

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  • Exeter Foundation Nominated Charity 2017/2018We are pleased to announce we have been successfully nominated for another season with Exeter Foundation, with extra duties to try and aid to our fundraising. A big thank you to foundation once again. This year we will have the opportunity to do bucket collections at the Exeter Chiefs games as well as some events at [...]

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  • Local Adoption Charity launches the Atrium, Centre for Adoption Support exclusive to South West families.Families for Children, local adoption agency and charitable trust, were joined by patron and adoptee Michael Caines, MBE, to officially launch their new Centre for Adoption Support, the Atrium. The launch, which was hosted by Lucy and Jim Fisher at Exeter Cookery School, welcomed guests from local authorities, adopted families, funders of the project and [...]

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  • A big thank you to the Ladies Moose TeignmouthOur very own Ruth Lerew attending the Ladies Moose Teignmouth meeting in April to collect a cheque of £100 that they have raised for us.   The Ladies Moose meet monthly and also run a table top cake stall in Shaftesbury in Dawlish on the 2nd Saturday of the month. As well as FFC they support [...]

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  • Mayor of Bideford takes on Triathlon for FFCA big thank you and congratulations to our very own Chairman of Trustees and Mayor of Bideford, David Howell, who completed a Triathlon challenge in aid of Families for Children. On Wednesday 25th of January David rowed 2km, ran 3km and cycled 10km in one hour in the gym and raised over £1000. David is the [...]

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  • Michael Caines – BBC’s Celebrity PointlessA big thank you to our wonderful Patron Michael Caines, who appeared on a special celebrity food and drink edition of the general knowledge quiz Pointless this month (January). The quiz sees four teams try to come up with the answers that no one else could think of. Michael’s partner in the quiz was was [...]

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  • Partnership with The Exmoor Holiday Company/Exmoor Bluebird ABnBWe are excited to announce a partnership with the Exmoor Holiday Company/ Exmoor Bluebird ABnB. With a passion for adoption within her family the owner, Jess, of Exmoor Holiday Company will be working with us this year to not only raise fund for the charity and offering the stunning location for events but in also [...]

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  • Patron Michael Caines lauches Luxury Country Hotel in East DevonLYMPSTONE MANOR TO OPEN IN SPRING 2017 Our very own Patron Michael Caines, one of Britain’s most celebrated and best known chefs, is set to open the luxury country retreat Lympstone Manor in Devon in spring 2017. Located on the southern edge of Lympstone village, between Exeter and Exmouth, the Grade II listed Georgian mansion [...]

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  • FFC secures funding to offer Centre of Excellence for Adoption Support Services in the SWFamilies for Children, local adoption agency and charitable trust based in Buckfastleigh, Devon, are delighted to announce they have secured a Practice and Improvement Grant from the DfE for Adoption Support. The grant, of just under half a million pounds, will enable the charity to extend their support services to meet the growing and diverse [...]

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