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Thank you David Howell,Mayor of Bideford

6th July 2017

A 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 […]

Thank you Exeter Lions

6th July 2017

We 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

Exeter Foundation Nominated Charity 2017/2018

6th July 2017

We 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 […]

Local Adoption Charity launches the Atrium, Centre for Adoption Support exclusive to South West families.

27th June 2017

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 […]

Thank you David Howell,Mayor of Bideford

21st June 2017

A 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 […]

A big thank you to the Ladies Moose Teignmouth

3rd May 2017

Our 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 another […]

Truro Information Session – 22nd June

27th February 2017

Have you considered adoption, but not certain? Could you consider adopting a child aged 3+? A disabled child? Or siblings? Could you consider Foster to Adopt? Then come and talk with us at this information session. Date: Thursday 22nd June, 2017 Starts: 10.00am Ends: 12.00pm Venue: Foot Anstey LLP, High Water House, Malpas Road, Truro, TR1 1QH […]

Mayor of Bideford takes on Triathlon for FFC

1st February 2017

A 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 […]

Michael Caines – BBC’s Celebrity Pointless

1st February 2017

A 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 […]

Michael Caines – BBC's Celebrity Pointless

1st February 2017

A 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 […]