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Celebs share family and friend images to support Barnardo’s urgent foster carer appeal

22 Jan 2018

A host of celebrities are backing a Barnardo’s campaign to highlight the importance of having someone to support you in aid of the charity’s urgent campaign to find thousands of foster carers to look after the UK’s most vulnerable children.

Inspirational Barnardo’s young supporter back behind the wheel after high-speed motoring accident

15 Jan 2018

Barnardo’s is delighted that inspirational Formula 4 racing driver Billy Monger is back behind the wheel pursuing his dream just nine months after a serious accident.

Brothers get moving with Barnardo’s-backed spare stationery campaign

05 Jan 2018

Two brothers have launched a New Year campaign encouraging people in and around north London to hand over their spare stationery so it can be passed on to other children who are less fortunate.

Barnardo’s seeks London hosts with spare room for a vulnerable young person leaving care

03 Jan 2018

New service will help young people make the tricky transition towards independent living in south and east London

Network Rail’s First Class Christmas fundraising for Barnardo’s

03 Jan 2018

Network Rail and Barnardo’s staff joined forces to raise thousands of pounds for the children’s charity just in time for Christmas.

Adults risk leaving children vulnerable to online dangers this Christmas, Barnardo’s survey reveals

01 Jan 2018

Barely half of adults who bought internet connected presents for children this Christmas will check who the youngsters are communicating with online, a survey by Barnardo’s has found.

Don’t ditch it - shift it – Take unsuitable gifts to Barnardo’s

01 Jan 2018

It happens to most of us at Christmas. You put on your best delighted face as you unwrap a giant sized Christmas jumper, your third copy of the latest must-have recipe book or the leather-look leggings you know you will never, ever wear.

Holidays are hardest for young carers, says Barnardo’s

01 Jan 2018

Children looking after sick or disabled family members are facing extra pressures this Christmas, says Barnardo’s.

Teachers warned about signs of FGM as Christmas holidays approach

01 Jan 2018

Teachers and other professionals are being advised to look out for the signs a girl may be at risk of undergoing female genital mutilation (FGM) during the festive period.

Celebrity storytelling events at John Lewis stores in Leeds and London to raise money for Barnardo’s

01 Jan 2018

Celebrity storytelling sessions about the heart-warming tale of Moz The Monster from the 2017 John Lewis Christmas advert are being held in aid of the UK’s leading children’s charity Barnardo’s.

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