Jo Porter

Journalist, Jo Porter, Project Journalist for BBC CiN Editorial team

Blog posts in total 19

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  1. This year, we visited an inspiring project full of young people spending some time away from their homes and their normal routines, enjoying their school holidays. Read on to find out about the Music 4 Life project run by Wren Music in Devon.  

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  2. Thanks to your donations, The Polka Theatre company in London is putting on storytelling sessions especially for children and their dads on Saturday mornings.

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  3. Imagine you could experience severe sunburn just by going on a short trip to the supermarket. That’s what happened to three-year-old Eddison from Kent. After being taken to the shops or out in his pram, his skin would turn red and blister, even if he was fully clothed and there was little sunshine.

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  4. As it's St David's Day we thought we'd tell you about an amazing project in Wales that your money has helped - Cwmavon and District Boys and Girls Club!

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  5. Seven year-old Klara has had moderate hearing loss in her left ear and profound hearing loss in her right ear since she was born. She suffered from countless ear infections which meant that she couldn’t always wear her hearing aids

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  6. Southampton Society for the Blind has set up a project called Zoom which helps visually impaired children to build their confidence through different activities.

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  7. Classical Cuties is a music-based afterschool club run by Leigh Underwood and is based at a primary school in Tonyrefail in the Rhondda Valley. With the help of BBC Children in Need, a grant of just under £10,000 has paid for some of the instruments the children play.

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  8. This week marks Meningitis Awareness Week. Thanks to your support, we’re able to help people affected by meningitis like James and his family.

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  9. Five-year-old Connor is severely autistic. His family was told that he would never speak. With the help of a BBC Children in Need grant, Connor was able to get help from the Sensory Toy Library at Cerebra in Carmarthen, Wales.

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  10. International Literacy Day, Waltham Forest Dyslexia Association

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