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December 16th, 2021

Resources for Families at Christmas

We’ve compiled some resources of advice and activities which may be useful to families coping with grief at Christmas.

Just click download under each page if you want to download the pdf.

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December 1st, 2021

Follow us on Social Media!

You can now follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram!

It would be lovely if you could like and follow our pages:






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October 19th, 2021

Change in Charity Status

Penhaligon’s Friends has now moved from Registered Charity No. 1053968 to Charitable Incorporated Organisation No. 1189323. The aims and mission of the charity remain unchanged, and Penhaligon’s Friends will continue to provide valuable support to bereaved children and young people across Cornwall in the same ways.

If you’re searching for Penhaligon’s Friends on the Charity Commission website, please note that you can click on advanced search to select ‘removed charities’ which will then find the old Penhaligons Friends Registered Charity No. 1053968.  Alternatively, you can search for the new Penhaligon’s Friends CIO No. 1189323.

Both our Impact Report and Annual Report are now available for the 2020/2021 financial year.  You can find them here.

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September 30th, 2021

Impact Report Now Published

We are delighted to be able to share the Impact Report we have created for the 2020/2021 year.

2020/2021 was a very difficult year for charities, but we’re proud to have continued working throughout the pandemic, supporting 560 bereaved children and young people across Cornwall during the year.  Our Impact Report gives a snapshot into the charity’s work, the families we support and our fabulous fundraisers.

You can view it online here.

If you’d like a printed copy please give the office a call on 01209 215889.

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July 22nd, 2021


We are looking for two Family Services Support Workers to join our team.

One position will be full time (37.5 hours over 5 days) and one will be part time (22.5 hours over 3 days).

You can find full details and the application form here.


The closing date for all applications is Thursday 25th August at 9.00am.

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June 17th, 2021

It’s Father’s Day on Sunday 20th June 2021

Our Family Services Team have put together a few ideas and a poem which may be helpful for families following a bereavement:

Download Ideas for Father’s Day (pdf)

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April 8th, 2021

Helen is going the distance for Penhaligon’s Friends – 22 miles in fact!

Helen ready for her challenge to swim the Channel

Congratulations to Helen Powell who has decided to swim the Channel, a distance of 22 miles, or 35.4 km – if you would like to see Helen’s story or donate please click on the link

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April 1st, 2021

Evocative Cornwall set its sights on Penhaligon’s Friends

Huge thanks to our latest Business Champion Evocative Cornwall who recently donated £150 to Penhaligon’s Friends to change bereaved children’s lives throughout Cornwall.

Evocative Cornwall join a growing list of businesses in Cornwall who feel able to support this local charity.

If you would like to know how your business can help please call 01209 215889 or email

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March 25th, 2021

An Egg-cellent way to support Penhaligon’s Friends

We are so grateful for all the yummy eggs people donate at Easter time but this year things are different due to COVID.

Instead of buying Easter eggs this year we are asking people to consider giving something from our wish list.

The lists can be found at the following links: this link includes books for our resource library this link includes craft resources

Thanks as ever for your support.

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March 18th, 2021

Skip firm gives Penhaligon’s Friends a lift

It’s Thankyou Thursday and today our grateful thanks to Nick Ferris Skip Hire Ltd. for a wonderful donation of £1,000 to help change bereaved children’s lives throughout Cornwall. Thank you once again.

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