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Send some virtual kindness and hugs to someone you love just because you feel like it! Show how much you care with this multipack of kindness postcards. FIVE NEW DESIGNS!

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We're so happy that you're interested in joining our team. If you think you could use your professional skills to really make a difference to children and families, then we'd love to hear from you.


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Courtney's story

For kind, caring and bubbly Courtney, Bluebell Wood was the best place in the world. A place that made her feel like she could do anything, and be whoever she wanted to be.


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Every year, we offer families over a thousand counselling sessions, at the hospice or in their homes.


We were there for 267 families in 2019-20


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  • Great North Run 2022

    Sunday 11 September 2022
    Why not take part in this year's iconic Great North Run, celebrating what makes the North East great? Thousands of supporters are sure to be lining the course, and hundreds of cheerful volunteers helping you along the way. Read more

  • Light Up The Lake

    Saturday 17 September 2022
    Celebrate someone who has lit up your life by dedicating a candle in their name. Your special tribute will float across Manvers Lake in a stunning sunset display of lights. This event is proudly sponsored by Loadhog. Read more