Tagged with: Who You Help

55 posts about Who You Help on this blog

  1. Who You Help: Sufyan and MG

    Wednesday 19 March 2014, 14:45

    Hannah Loughlin Hannah Loughlin Journalist

    Less than a year ago, Sufyan was like any other 12-year-old boy. He loved playing sport, especially football and rugby, liked hanging out with his mates and was looking forward to being a teenager getting up to trouble! Then very unexpectedly, his life began to unravel.

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  2. Who You Help: Chickenshed

    Monday 17 March 2014, 11:45

    Hannah Loughlin Hannah Loughlin Journalist

    Part funded by BBC Children in Need, the Chickenshed theatre is celebrating its 40th anniversary.

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  3. Paralympian Ben and the Back Up Trust

    Wednesday 12 March 2014, 13:43

    Hannah Loughlin Hannah Loughlin Journalist

    On the eve of his debut at Sochi 2014, 19-year-old Paralympian Ben Sneesby takes timeout to look back at the organisation that was so important to him during his formative years.

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  4. The children who can't go out in the sun

    Monday 3 March 2014, 15:15

    Jo Porter Jo Porter Journalist

    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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  5. Happy St David's Day!

    Friday 28 February 2014, 14:19

    Jo Porter Jo Porter Journalist

    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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  6. Who You Help: The Wave Project

    Tuesday 11 February 2014, 15:11

    Hannah Loughlin Hannah Loughlin Journalist

    The Wave Project, which is supported by BBC Children in Need, runs surfing courses for local children and young people aged 8 to 18 with exceptional difficulties in their lives. Some of the children who attend are facing challenges associated with abuse and neglect, exclusion, ADHD, Autistic Spectrum...

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  7. Who You Help: The Urban Hope Youth Project

    Friday 31 January 2014, 11:05

    Hannah Loughlin Hannah Loughlin Journalist

    Urban Hope is a vibrant youth project based at St Stephen's Church in North London. The project runs after school activities for girls aged 11-18 from low-income families who are socially excluded in Islington.

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  8. Who You Help: New Horizons Youth Centre

    Wednesday 29 January 2014, 13:04

    Hannah Loughlin Hannah Loughlin Journalist

    We are halfway through Poverty and Homelessness Awareness Week and continuing to look at the work done by organisations to help vulnerable young people who are dealing with issues around homelessness. New Horizon Youth Centre is a youth crisis centre in Chalton Street, Camden, London.

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  9. Who You Help: Keys to the Future Shelter project in Knowsley

    Monday 27 January 2014, 11:01

    Pudsey Bear Pudsey Bear Chief Fundraiser

    This is the start of Poverty and Homelessness Awareness Week and a good opportunity to highlight the work being done around this subject by organisations funded by BBC Children in Need. We have been funding the Keys to the Future project in Knowsley, Merseyside through Shelter since 2009.

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  10. Charlie's Army Blog

    Tuesday 14 January 2014, 15:54

    Hannah Loughlin Hannah Loughlin Journalist

    In September 2013 BBC Children in Need were excited to be contacted by the team working with Radio 1Xtra DJ Charlie Sloth.They were looking to recruit some young people to take part in work experience at this year’s 1Xtra Live events in London, Bournemouth, Liverpool and Leeds.

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  11. Who You Help: Hearing Dogs for Deaf Children

    Tuesday 24 December 2013, 10:30

    Jo Porter Jo Porter Journalist

    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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  12. Who You Help: Southampton Society for the Blind

    Monday 16 December 2013, 16:09

    Jo Porter Jo Porter Journalist

    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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  13. Tommy meets the Tigers

    Thursday 14 November 2013, 12:25

    Tommy Sandhu Tommy Sandhu BBC Asian Network

    Tommy Sandhu visits London Tigers, a group dedicated to helping young adults and teenagers from underprivileged areas stay away from crime and drugs on the street.

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  14. Who You Help: Classical Cuties

    Monday 28 October 2013, 15:29

    Jo Porter Jo Porter Journalist

    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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  15. Who You Help: Ed and ZAP

    Wednesday 16 October 2013, 11:52

     Ed Ed 14 years old

    BBC Children in Need supports Kidscape, who run ZAP workshops for children who are being severely bullied. More than half of them have attempted suicide or self-harmed.

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  16. Pudsey visits Worcester Snoezelen

    Friday 27 September 2013, 12:34

    Pudsey Bear Pudsey Bear Chief Fundraiser

    Pudsey Bear has been to visit Worcester Snoezelen, a multi-sensory centre for children with severe learning disabilities supported by BBC Children in Need.

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  17. Thriftwood Summer Scheme 2013

    Tuesday 24 September 2013, 15:11

    Pudsey Bear Pudsey Bear Chief Fundraiser

    The Thriftwood Summer Scheme was set up by Brighter Opportunities through Supported Play (BOSP), based in Brentwood, Essex. The aim of the Scheme was to help young people with learning disabilities experience an adventurous activity holiday that would increase their independence, and help develope life...

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  18. Meningitis Awareness Week 2013

    Tuesday 17 September 2013, 17:54

    Jo Porter Jo Porter Journalist

    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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  19. Who you help: Connor and Cerebra

    Monday 16 September 2013, 12:26

    Jo Porter Jo Porter Journalist

    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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  20. Literacy Day - Waltham Forest Dyslexia Association

    Saturday 7 September 2013, 20:38

    Jo Porter Jo Porter Journalist

    International Literacy Day, Waltham Forest Dyslexia Association

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