Christmas is on the horizon and everything being well we should actually be able to see people this year. For me it’s always a time of joy, I throw myself into Christmas wholeheartedly. I love the magic of it and try my hardest to fill the house with that festive cheer, decorations, scents, foods and traditions.Continue reading Lonely this Christmas
Britain’s first charity established to support children born with Microtia has published its debut children’s book, a superhero adventure story for kids aged 8 and up. MI9: The Beginning tells the story of five heroic children who save the day on a top secret mission, surpassing their own expectations!
To mark the launch of this epic superhero adventure, the charity is giving away TWO SIGNED COPIES of the book!Continue reading Win a Signed Copy of MI9: The Beginning
I’m sure many of you will have heard of the Norfolk Community Foundation: a fantastic organisation which provides essential funding to Norfolk charities and good causes.
Covid-19 has had a devastating effect on many of us, but it has also shown how generous and kind people can be. Lots of us really want to support our communities and neighbours but what’s the best way to do that? Opportunities4Communities is a way for people to offer their help to the charities, voluntary organisations and community groups in Norfolk that really need it.Continue reading Norfolk Community Foundation
Legendary Pickering’s Gin Baubles receive the Ultimate Christmas Twist
Pickering’s Gin baubles are back for Christmas and this year the must-have gin gift contains six new and original Christmas inspired gins –Christmas Clementine, Festive Cranberry, Spiced Pear and Cinnamon, Figgy Pudding, Plum and Ginger –and love them or loathe them Brussels sprout flavour.Continue reading READY TO TRY THE WORLD’S FIRST BRUSSELS SPROUT FLAVOURED GIN?
Mighty army of mums raise over £500,000 to fund pregnancy support groups in rural Kenya.
- Instagrammer influencers and mighty brands like Mumsnet unite behind tiny charity’s first public appeal.
- Original target was £150,000 (£300,000 after the funds raised were matched by the UK government).
- Final total announced by band of emotional mums who cycled across Kenya to support the appeal, including TV presenter Cat Cubie.
- Total includes matched funding from the UK government through UK Aid Match.
Norwich Foodbank urges shoppers to donate at intu Chapelfield and top-up supplies ahead of summer
A Norwich Foodbank donation station has been set up at intu Chapelfield shopping centre to accept donations of food, drink and toiletries. The charity, Norwich Foodbank, says supplies run low during the summer months, as parents struggling financially have the added pressure of children being off school.
You can donate to Norwich Foodbank at intu Chapelfield 16 June – 7 JulyContinue reading Norwich Foodbank at intu Chapelfield
Towards the end of last year I signed up to join Team Mum, it is a fantastic cause to help support mums. Mums who don’t have anywhere near the support they deserve. The campaign officially launched 1st February and every now and then I will be sharing some of the mum’s stories.
Stories just like Donata’s.Continue reading Team Mum
Trim your tree like royalty with a butterfly bauble from intu Chapelfield
Decorating the Christmas tree signals the festive season has arrived and this year people in Norfolk are being encouraged to hang an extra special bauble, to help raise money for a fantastic local cause, and trim up just like royalty.
I am literally so excited to share this with you guys. A brilliant reason to get crafting, as if we need an excuse! All for a cause that when I heard about it made me feel all the feelings. Project Linus.
Project Linus is a volunteer organisation which aims to provide a sense of security and comfort to sick and traumatised babies, children and teenagers through the provision of new home made patchwork quilts and knitted/crocheted blankets. In doing so it gives volunteers across the UK the opportunity to contribute to their local community. Continue reading Get Quilting with Crafter’s Companion for Project Linus
Today is Random Act of Kindness Day. A fabulous day that just makes you think a little bit more about those around you and a day I wholly support as I love random acts of kindness all year round, so to celebrate them is fab. Who knows what random acts I will do today? But I do want to share a fab charity with you.