Simon Marshall, Head teacher, appeals on behalf of The Place2Be. The charity offers emotional and therapeutic support to 47,000 vulnerable children and their families in schools around the UK, helping the children to cope and grow up with prospects not problems.
This week's appeal
22 February 2009
*DONATE by phone: 0800 404 8144
DONATE by post:
Freepost BBC Radio 4 Appeal and mark the back of your envelope: The Place2Be. If you are a UK tax payer, please provide The Place2Be with your full name and address to ensure they can reclaim the tax.
Registered Charity No: England and Wales: 1040756
*The online and phone donation facilities are not currently available to listeners without a UK postcode.
Practical Action have so far raised £26,730.
"I have never actually responded to a radio appeal before - not because I am heartless, far from it, but at 87 I am already giving to a great number of good causes - but I just had to try to help to lessen the sheer terror for girls in this situation.”