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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 […]

Partnership with The Exmoor Holiday Company/Exmoor Bluebird ABnB

1st February 2017

We 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 […]

Patron Michael Caines lauches Luxury Country Hotel in East Devon

16th January 2017

LYMPSTONE 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 […]

FFC secures funding to offer Centre of Excellence for Adoption Support Services in the SW

4th January 2017

Families 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 […]

Thank you Trencherman's Awards

5th December 2016

A big Thank you for the donation of £250 from the Trencherman’s Guide Awards which we received this month. The Trencherman’s Awards winners 2017 were announced at a glamorous ceremony at Saunton Sands Hotel in north Devon. With the rugged north Devon coastline providing a stunning backdrop and a band of the South West’s finest […]