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Thank you for your support so far

The last couple of months have been very challenging for everyone, we hope you are coping in lockdown and staying safe.

As a small charity we've had to adapt to the current circumstances and it's been tough. We rely on donations, fundraising and sponsorship of events to support North Devon families. 
We've been blown away by the generosity of our community and are truly grateful for your continued support. We've received over £2,000 in donations to our emergency appeal so far. It means the world to our charity and your donations will also mean the world to local families,who are coming to terms with having a child diagnosed with a life threatening illness.

So, thank you if you've donated to our emergency appeal, taken part in one of our online events or taken on a fundraising challenge for us. We wouldn't be here without you.

Read on to find out what we've been up to and how you can get involved.
Donate today

Support our virtual events

Online auctions in May

Take part in one of our charity auctions on Facebook throughout May.

Each Friday, we'll be opening an auction, with lots donated by local North Devon businesses. Place your bids on any of the items and the highest bid received by the end of Sunday will win.

Place your bids in the comments section of each item. You can place multiple bids if you are outbid by someone else. Each auction will launch at 9am on the Friday and close at 9pm on the Sunday, so you will have a whole weekend to bid for your favourite item. You must pay for your item using this Virgin Money Giving campaign by 9pm on the following Monday.
We have some fantastic prizes, including meals at local restaurants, days out, exercise classes and massage treatments.
Join the next auction

Virtual walk, run or cycle

Sign up for one of our Virtual fundraising events. Donate £3, walk, run or cycle your chosen distance and let us know your results. We'll send you a certificate and thank you on social media.

Please maintain social distancing at all times and only exercise alone or with people you share a home with. Follow the government safety guidance at all times.
Sign up to walk or run 5k or 10k for us. Let us know your time and we'll send you a certificate.
Get on your bike! Sign up for a virtual cycle ride, with distances for the whole family.
Enter virtual walk/run
Enter virtual cycle
Join our Strava club

Sign up for the 5-a-day challenge

One of our supporters has started a brilliant fundraising challenge on Facebook.

Take a picture of your kids enjoying their 5-a-day, donate £5 and post the pictures on Facebook, nominating 5 friends to do the same.

Head over to the Virgin Money Giving fundraising page to take part.

Declutter and donate

Declutter your home and donate your unwanted books, CDs, DVDs and games through trade-in site and app Ziffit. 100% of the trade value will go directly to Care for Kids. It’s that simple!

Download the Ziffit app to make donating faster and easier.

Head to our website for more information.

Some sad news

It is with a heavy heart that we announce our decision to cancel the Care for Kids Barnstaple 10k 2020.

The event will now take place on 4 July 2021. We have emailed all the runners signed up to take part. Places will be transferred to the revised date. If you don't receive an email, or have any questions, please message us.

As you can imagine, this is normally our biggest fundraising event of the year so cancelling it is a big loss to our charity. We hope to put on a Virtual 10k event in its place, so watch this space!

One last thing you can do to help

Download this image and save it as your profile picture on Facebook to help us spread the word about our appeal.
Thank you for your continued support at this difficult time.
Best wishes, the Care for Kids team.
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