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Skydiving celebrities urge public to join leap of faith to UK’s most vulnerable children

14 Mar 2018

Reality TV stars are no strangers to taking a step into the unknown. Now a quintet of celebrities are calling on the public to join them in a thrilling skydive to raise funds to help vulnerable children and young people supported by Barnardo’s.

Barnardo's supports LGBT Fostering and Adoption Week to encourage the LGBT community to help transform children's lives

07 Mar 2018

This week Barnardo’s is proud to support New Family Social as the charity shares 10 Good Reasons why LGBT people should consider adopting and fostering vulnerable children.

FGM: Eleven newly recorded cases in England every day

07 Mar 2018

Much more needs to be done to support survivors of female genital mutilation and protect girls at risk, as the latest statistics reveal there are 11 newly recorded cases of FGM every day.

Toddlers raise 265,000 to help support thousands of vulnerable children

06 Mar 2018

Children across the UK toddled their way towards raising an incredible 265,350 to help Barnardo’s transform the lives of vulnerable youngsters.

Portraits of young people ready for work now and then mark anniversary of first ‘ragged school’

02 Mar 2018

Young people who learn practical skills through Barnardo’s have created a series of self-portraits to mark the 150th anniversary of the charity’s first ‘ragged school’.

Vast majority of parents worried by Facebook’s new Messenger Kids app ahead of its UK launch, research by Barnardo’s finds

27 Feb 2018

Ninety per cent of parents online have concerns about their young children using Facebook’s new Messenger Kids service and more than half (51%) would not currently let their child use it, according to an online survey for Barnardo’s.

Volunteers needed as Barnardo’s opens biggest London store in Hounslow

23 Feb 2018

Community-minded residents are urged to step forward to help staff a new Barnardo’s store that is the children’s charity’s largest in London.

Barnardo’s becomes partner in development of a digital resource for care leavers

14 Feb 2018

Barnardo’s is partnering with the CareTech Foundation on a 1 million project to develop a ground-breaking digital resource to support young people leaving care.

Barnardo’s anti-homophobic bullying programme celebrates success in LGBT History Month

12 Feb 2018

Barnardo’s has supported more than 3,500 people through an anti-homophobic, biphobic and transphobic bullying programme in schools across Yorkshire & Humberside in just nine months.

Politicians urged to involve children in developing mental health system

09 Feb 2018

Politicians must include young people in decision making to try and solve the children’s mental health crisis, says Barnardo’s.

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