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No child should feel like life can't get better

We exist to create a world in which no child is turned away from the help they need. 

Our Impact

We protect, support and nurture children across the UK. In 2022-23 we reached over 373,000 people.

Read more about our impact and the difference we make.​​​​​​

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    Be there for children everywhere

    Remember childhood in your Will and you help make sure our work carries on today, tomorrow, and long into the future.

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    Sign up to our Move20 in February challenge

    Make your move for Barnardo’s. Get involved with our Move20 virtual event, where you take on the challenge of doing 20 minutes of activity everyday throughout February.

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    No child should grow up in poverty

    More and more children are going hungry, without a bed to get a restful night sleep, or a warm home. This winter we need your help to ensure families can go to sleep in warm beds with full stomachs. 

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    Fundraise for us

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

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    Shop with us

    Find your nearest shop to discover an amazing range of clothes and accessories, homeware, books, toys and games. 

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    Volunteer with us

    Whether helping customers in a shop, doing essential admin in the office or working directly with young people at a service, our volunteers make a huge difference to children’s lives.

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Becca's experience of being a young carer

Rebecca (Becca) Dean is a young-adult carer from Liverpool. Read about the way she's been supported by Barnardo’s and how, along with other young people we've helped, she attended the Labour and Conservative party conferences to speak with decision-makers and share her experiences.