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Helping 387,000 children, young people and families every year across the UK there's a lot going on at Action for Children. So stay up to date with what's happening nationally and in your community.

Jennifer speaks about how the Coronavirus Children's Appeal has impacted her family

Wednesday 22 April 2020 / Fundraising
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"I am so incredibly grateful for the help I received from the Emergency Fund – it was a godsend."

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Mike Manders - the Running Knight

Friday 17 April 2020 / Fundraising
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Hull resident Mike Manders will be running 10k in his front garden - and he’ll be doing it in a full suit of armour!

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Our month-long survival guide for parents with children at home: tips for toddlers

Tuesday 31 March 2020 / Toddler, Parenting Tips, Activities
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At home with the family? Our parenting coach Joanna Miskin suggests 37 things you can do with your toddlers at home.

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Our month-long survival guide for parents with children at home: tips for teens

Tuesday 31 March 2020 / Activities, Parenting Tips
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At home with the family? Our parenting coach Joanna Miskin suggests 11 things to do with the teenagers at home.

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Children's charities' statement on coronavirus national emergency

Sunday 29 March 2020 /
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The coronavirus pandemic has disrupted the life of every child in the country.

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