Welcome to Barnardo's

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    Incredible things happen when you believe in children

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    Creating safer childhoods, stronger families & positive futures

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    At ten Jessica's had more responsibility than many adults

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  • Believe in Me
  • Transforming lives
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For every 1 donated, we spend 91p on charitable activities, 3p on governance and pension finance costs and the remaining 6p on raising the next 1

Your money is making a
difference for local children

  • Javed KhanFind out from Barnardo's CEO, staff and supporters why our work is so important.
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Barnardo's 150th anniversary

Barnardo's is committed to helping children throughout the UK

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Get involved:
6 ways you can help

  • 1 Donate

    Donate online and support our vital work with children

  • 2 Foster a child

    Care for a young person in your home with our support

  • 3 Volunteering

    Make a real difference to the lives of the most vulnerable children

  • 4 Fundraising

    Inspiration is what you need to be an active fundraiser for Barnardo's!

  • 5 Corporate partnerships

    Your company can partner with us and change children’s lives

  • 6 Philanthropy

    See how your major gift could help us transform children’s lives

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Barnardo's News & Events



Barnardo's event

Fostering - UK Wide »

29 Sep 2016 - 30 Sep 2016

Challenge event

Kielder 10K »

01 Oct 2016

Barnardo's on Twitter

Other ways to give


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On the High Street

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Shop Online

  • Shop our great range of cards, gift wrap, toys & homeware
Real Gifts Change Lives

Buy a gift card

  • You can raise money for Barnardo’s when buying a One4all gift card