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A message from Jo

Our project worker wants to tell you about Emily

A message from Jo

Our project worker wants to tell you about Emily

We believe in every child

Barnardo's protect and support the UK’s most vulnerable children. We help bring out the best in them – no matter who they are or what they have been through. For every £1 you donate, we spend 91p on working with children and young people.

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Every child deserves to feel safe and loved

What we do

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    Fostering and adoption

    We have more than 100 years' experience of placing children with foster carers and adoptive families. Could you provide a safe and loving home to a child who needs it?

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    Protecting children

    We support children who have been abused and help them feel safe again. We provide the long-term support they need and help prevent further cases of abuse. 

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    Supporting young people

    We offer practical and emotional support to young people so they can enter adulthood with the confidence they need to achieve their full potential.

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Get involved

  • Volunteer with us

    Choose how and when to volunteer and we'll give you all the training and support you need.

  • Challenge yourself

    Take on a challenge event and raise money to help vulnerable children across the UK. 

  • Raise money for us

    Join a community of like-minded people having fun and raising money to improve young lives. 

Virgin Money London Marathon

Virgin Money London Marathon

26 April 2020

Skip the ballot and sign up for the race of your life with Team Barnardo's. We'll give you all the support you need – and you’ll help transform children's lives.