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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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May 11th, 2021

We’d love if your business would take part in the Penhaligon’s Friends Teddy Bears’ Picnic!

As I’m sure you can imagine, 2020 was a difficult year for Penhaligon’s Friends.  The usual army of enthusiastic volunteers who organise bake sales, concerts and fairs were unable to fundraise, yet the need for child bereavement support in Cornwall was still very apparent. We have continued to provide support to families and schools across the county throughout the pandemic by thinking creatively and adapting the way we work.

Now – we need your help!  By holding a Teddy Bears’ Picnic, dress down day, coffee morning or bake sale at your business or workplace you can help us to continue providing vital support in your local community.  It’s easy, just follow the 5 steps below.

We have lots of other resources available for businesses on our website here.

 

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April 28th, 2021

Could Your School or Group Hold a Teddy Bears’ Picnic?

As I’m sure you can imagine, 2020 was a difficult year for Penhaligon’s Friends.  The usual army of enthusiastic volunteers who organise bake sales, concerts and fairs were unable to fundraise, yet the need for child bereavement support in Cornwall was still very apparent. We have continued to provide support to families and schools across the county throughout the pandemic by thinking creatively and adapting the way we work.

Now – we need your help!  By holding a Teddy Bears’ Picnic at your school or group you can help us to continue providing vital support in your local community.  It’s easy, just follow the 5 steps below.

We have lots of other resources available for schools and groups including colouring in sheets, teddy bear masks, a quiz on our website here.

 

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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

 

https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/helen-powell54

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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.

https://www.evocativecornwall.co.uk/

If you would like to know how your business can help please call 01209 215889 or email enquiries@penhaligonsfriends.org.uk

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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:

Amazon.co.uk this link includes books for our resource library

Amazon.co.uk 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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March 12th, 2021

Never forget “Three Little Elephants” Poems for Children

This lovely book written and illustrated in Mylor is being sold in aid of Penhaligon’s Friends. Our grateful thanks to Val Jeans-Jakobsson and Nicola Moss and all involved. The book is available at £5 from Mylor village P.O and Flushing shop or email Val Jeans-Jakobsson vjeansjakobsson@gmail.com – the booklet can be posted for an extra £1 for up to 5 copies.

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March 11th, 2021

What a performance, Loveny Male Voice Choir!

Thrilled that Loveny Male Voice Choir has donated £1,000 to Penhaligon’s Friends, helping change bereaved children’s lives. Thank you to all at Loveny Male Voice Choir from the bottom of our heart.

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March 4th, 2021

Smile Together make Penhaligon’s Friends beam

Smile Together Dentists are the latest Penhaligon’s Friends Business Champions, who have so far raised £321.50 to help change bereaved children’s lives throughout Cornwall.

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