Charities & Fundraisers

13 July 2018
A new East Anglia's Children's Hospices (EACH) shop in Poringland, on the doorstep of the charity’s new hospice site, has been declared officially open by chartered surveyor Ben Du Brow. Next door to Budgens in Overtons Way, the shop will offer a range of high-quality goods, helping to fund the care and support of children and young people with life-threatening conditions and their families. Maria Hall, EACH Shop Manager, said: “We’re delighted to have opened our doors! Thank you to the generous customers who together spent
04 July 2018
On Sunday we held The Tia's Treasures Raffle for Young Epilepsy, since Toby (youngest member of the Tia's Treasures Team) received a diagnosis of Epilepsy we have decided to focus Tia's Treasures on ...
25 June 2018
Volunteers from Norfolk Deaf Association's (NDA) Hearing Support Service visited NDA's new head office at Meridian Business Park, Norwich on Friday, June 22 for a lunchtime reception to mark the ...
14 May 2018
Nathaniel Laker (18), a student at Access to Music and member of Norwich band The Visitors, is set to perform on the same bill as the man who inspired him to learn electric guitar when he was 12. ...
04 June 2018
Norwich, Swaffham and Diss opticians Dipple & Conway are urging the county’s business community to show their creativity this summer in aid of high-profile children’s charity, Break. Dipple and ...
23 May 2018
This June, 17-year-old Georgie Boast from Great Plumstead is embarking on a walk to remember her beloved father. Along with dozens of others, she and her family will be doing the Sponsored Walk of ...
01 May 2018
Norfolk’s child bereavement charity, Nelson’s Journey has launched a new Support Line service to better meet the needs of those caring for bereaved children and young people, living in ...
22 April 2018
Tia’s Treasures began in 2011 when Tia was just 6 years old. Tia started out by creating beaded bracelets for family and friends until she soon realised that she could turn what had started out ...
16 April 2018
Bowthorpe-based Nielsen Brandbank, have presented local child bereavement charity, Nelson’s Journey, with a cheque for £2000 to be used to support children in Norfolk struggling after the death ...
26 March 2018
Norwich partnership homes developer Lovell has launched a year of fundraising for local charity St Martins Housing Trust with a £550 donation. The Broadland Business Park-based company has chosen ...
08 March 2018
‘Books To Schools’ was inspired by the success of Waterstones Christmas Giving Tree campaign, an annual event in which customers at the Castle Street bookshop are invited to gift books to ...
05 March 2018
John Lewis Norwich has raised £5,800 for local charity Nelson’s Journey as its Charity of the Year. Over the past year Partners (staff) at John Lewis Norwich have taken part in a range of ...
17 January 2018
A school in Zimbabwe now has a new assembly point and sports facility thanks to the generosity of the people of Norfolk in memory of a former Norfolk councillor and trustee of the Mudeka Foundation.  ...
11 January 2018
Christine Malcolm, General Manager and Andrew Shorthose Operations Manager, the Maids Head Hotel, Norwich presented a cheque for £711.03p to Hugo Stevenson, Community Fundraiser, Marie Curie Norfolk ...
05 January 2018
February 2018 sees the return of Norfolk Will Help, a collaborative will writing project between Age UK Norwich, Big C, Keeping Abreast, Nelson’s Journey and NNAB, raising funds to benefit ...
21 December 2017
The Harleston-based Freemasons’ Lodge of Marksmen has donated £1120 to Norfolk Deaf Association (NDA). The money was raised by Lodge of Marksmen members at their meetings, clay pigeon shooting ...
05 December 2017
The gardening team at Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden at South Walsham, has embarked on phase two of a 120-metre path renewal project in the West Garden, thanks to a successful Pound a Plank ...
04 December 2017
Two members of First Focus staff and six volunteers have trained as Norfolk Deaf Association (NDA) Hearing Support Service volunteers, to ensure the continuation of Fakenham’s Tuesday NDA ...
28 November 2017
Fitness coach Ali Buck held an all day spin-a-thon at Long Stratton Leisure Centre on Sunday and racked up an impressive £520 for Children with Cancer UK. Over 70 people joined Ali for one or more of ...
13 November 2017
Norfolk Deaf Association’s (NDA) Hearing Support Service looks after 10,500 Norfolk residents with NHS supplied hearing aids and is encouraging more people to get in touch and use this free ...
10 October 2017
Have you got a few hours a week to spare? Do you want to spend some of your free time in a really worthwhile way? Wymondham Abbey is looking for more volunteers to act as welcomers and shop ...
25 September 2017
It was “Cheers!” 14,500 times over when representatives of children’s charity Break dropped in at Norfolk opticians Dipple & Conway. Norwich’s Fat Cat Brewery brewed a ...
30 June 2017
Seventeen brave men and women, aged between 17 and 72, took to the skies to raise a fantastic £8,500 for Norfolk Deaf Association (NDA).    The event was organised by Norfolk Deaf Association as ...
14 June 2017
Norfolk Deaf Association (NDA) marked National Volunteers’ Week with a tea party to thank the charity’s volunteers, at its Norwich headquarters, on Wednesday, June 7. The charity is ...
31 May 2017
West Norfolk Recycling Rewards has awarded £3,000 to three local charities at an event attended by Councillor Ian Devereux. The scheme has been running for one year and this is the second time local ...
08 May 2017
The gardening team at Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden at South Walsham, has embarked on a 120-metre path renewal project in the West Garden, and is asking visitors to donate a Pound a Plank to ...
03 May 2017
Nelson’s Journey, Norfolk’s charity supporting bereaved children are today launching exam guidance for young people who have experienced the death of a significant person in their life. ...
19 April 2017
The owners of a spectacular bluebell wood which, until last year, had lain hidden from public gaze for centuries will be holding five open days this year in aid of an Aylsham-based charity. Having ...
28 February 2017
For the third year, Nelson’s Journey fundraising week, the Purple Picnic will once again take place in June. Between 12th - 18th June individuals, schools and businesses are able to hold their ...
08 February 2017
At the beginning of February, Nelson’s Journey, Norfolk’s child bereavement charity, launched a Crowdfunding project to raise £5,000 in 30 days, enabling bereaved children to tell their ...
27 February 2017
The £53,500 grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF), made possible by National Lottery players, will help the Pensthorpe Conservation Trust open a window on the wonders of the Wensum – and a ...
17 January 2017
Twelve children, aged four to seven, from Cecil Gowing Infant School in Norwich, planted 24 daffodil bulbs at the Maids Head Hotel on Tuesday, January 17 to help raise money for Marie Curie’s ...
10 December 2016
West Norfolk Recycling Rewards awarded three local charities a total of £3,000 at an event last week as part of a drive to encourage residents of the Borough to waste less and recycle more. Members ...
02 December 2016
Move over Buster the Boxer, this Christmas is all about the return of Benson the black Labrador. Benson, a familiar sight at Gresham’s School, Holt, returns to print for his ninth calendar.  ...
09 November 2016
The Borough Council of King’s Lynn & West Norfolk is preparing to welcome The One Show’s Rickshaw Challenge to King’s Lynn! The One Show’s Rickshaw Challenge will cover a ...
26 September 2016
The latest ale from Norfolk’s award-winning Fat Cat Brewery, has been produced to celebrate the centenary of independent family opticians, Dipple & Conway. And with Dipple & Conway pledging to ...
14 September 2016
Gresham’s teachers, Chris Cox, Ben Green and David Saker have completed their first ‘Ultra Marathon’, raising £2745 for two charities. The trio endured extremely hot weather ...
16 August 2016
This September, 9-year-old Joe and 6-year-old Sophie are embarking on a walk to remember two important men in their lives. Along with dozens of others, they will be doing the Walk of Smiles for ...
28 July 2016
Borough Mayor, Cllr David Whitby, will present representatives from The Norfolk Hospice, Tapping House with a cheque for £4,444 on Friday 5 August at Mintlyn Crematorium.  The donation has been ...
15 July 2016
A project to celebrate the vision of the founder of Hunstanton's seaside park - Henry Styleman Le Strange - has received a confirmed grant of £993,900 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) and Big ...
14 July 2016
A new scheme which launched in Kings Lynn and West Norfolk last month will see six local charity and community projects benefit from residents’ recycling efforts. These are: Hospital Radio Lynn, West ...
13 July 2016
Gresham’s teachers, Chris Cox, Ben Green and David Saker will take on their first ‘Ultra Marathon’ in August to raise money for two charities. Chris, Ben and David have signed up to take part in ...
31 May 2016
To celebrate the beginning of the nationally celebrated Volunteers Week, Nelson’s Journey are launching their new young volunteer recruitment literature in a bid to attract more children aged 11 – ...
01 June 2016
‘There were gorillas, there were dragons’ and now ‘Hare is the next sculpture!’ The team at Break, led by Martin Green, have again teamed up with Wild in Art and can at last, announce that the ...
16 February 2016
Young people in Norfolk affected by bereavement have been involved in designing an app that will help their peers across the UK who are grieving a loved one. The Smiles & Tears app, created by the ...
29 June 2015
Members of the Rotary Club of Holt and District have raised £600 for local charity Nelson’s Journey who support bereaved children and young people throughout Norfolk. Rotarian John Sizeland and his ...
22 June 2015
Borough Mayor, Cllr Colin Manning, will present Gena Moore, from Nelson’s Journey, with a cheque for £4,487 on Monday 29 June at 9.30am at Mintlyn Crematorium.  The donation has been raised ...
26 November 2014
The Bollywood Ball in aid of Nelsons Journey took place at The Talk on Saturday 22nd November. This extremely colourful and unique event was a great success with a sea of vibrant dresses walking ...
07 January 2016
With recent research indicating that two thirds of adults have not made a will, five of Norfolk’s charities are working together to encourage people to plan for the future whilst also raising funds ...
08 December 2015
The 12th annual 50 Christmas Trees in a Church at All Saints Dickleburgh, drew to a close on Sunday, December 6, with the prize-giving for the 23 most popular trees voted by visitors to the festival. ...
16 November 2015
The Rt. Rev’d Dr Alan Winton, Bishop of Thetford, conducted a special Service of Thanksgiving at Wymondham Abbey on Sunday, November 15 to mark the completion of The Abbey Experience, the biggest ...
03 November 2015
Matt Roberts has concluded his 500k charity run from Great Yarmouth to Aberystwyth. His run benefited two charities: Norfolk child bereavement charity Nelson's Journey, and Sussex-based children’s ...
26 October 2015
James Kidd, partner at the Norwich office of Mills & Reeve presented a cheque for £9,828 to Norfolk Deaf Association’s (NDA) CEO, Aliona Derrett, at the charity’s Annual Public Meeting.     NDA was ...
08 October 2015
Norfolk’s child bereavement charity Nelson’s Journey have just launched their Young People’s Forum, a new addition to the range of services that they currently offer to help support bereaved children ...
28 September 2015
A local man is preparing to embark on a running challenge which will see him run over 500km, from Great Yarmouth to Aberystwyth in Wales, in just 14 days. Matt Roberts, 29, of Newmarket Road, ...
14 September 2015
A charity evening, hosted by North Norfolk District Council Chairman, Cllr. Annie Claussen-Reynolds has raised £1368 for local charities, The Wensum Centre and The Benjamin Foundation. The ...
23 August 2015
Jess from the All Things Norfolk team will be tackling Ben Nevis on September 12th to raise funds for MacMillan Cancer Support. Jess says "At 4,409ft... its certainly going to be a challenge, But ...
11 August 2015
One of our city’s natural gems is set to benefit from a bit of extra TLC, as a special work day is planned this week. On Thursday 13 August, staff from National Grid will join Norwich Fringe ...
29 July 2015
The Broads is Britain’s magical waterland, a fragile wetland of international importance. Love the Broads is a scheme that provides an easy way for you to donate a small amount of money to a range ...
19 June 2015
Norfolk’s child bereavement support charity, Nelsons Journey, are today announcing the appointment of their new Chief Executive, Simon Wright.  The former MP for Norwich South is now joining a ...
13 May 2015
Norwich based Bootcamp Body Transform Fitness (BTF) have recently raised over £30,000 for Nelson’s Journey, smashing their original £20,000 target.  BTF trained 37 people at no cost to take part in ...
04 February 2016
On Saturday 19th March people are being encouraged to take part in a tandem skydive to raise funds for Norfolk’s child bereavement charity Nelson’s Journey.  The charity’s mascot Nelson has ...
07 February 2016
On 30th August 2015, Norfolk's only Clydesdale, Maverick, who lives in Wiveton,  was injured in an horrific accident where he severed his hind leg. I'm raising money to continue to fight for his life ...
01 April 2015
The Chief Executive of North Norfolk District Council will be putting her best foot forward for charity at this year’s London Marathon. Sheila Oxtoby is spending every moment of her spare time in ...
23 March 2015
Following the success of GoGoGorillas! in 2013, Break Charity is firing up our City centre with a blaze of dragons, this summer, bringing visitors to Norwich, embracing creativity and ultimately ...
12 February 2015
The Norfolk Deaf Association (NDA) is dedicated to improving the lives of young people and adults with all degrees of hearing loss.  We do this through our Hearing Support Service (offering NHS ...
06 February 2015
Norfolk Deaf Association (NDA) is appealing for volunteers for its Befriending and Hearing Support Services, particularly in Norwich, Great Yarmouth and throughout North Norfolk and South Norfolk.  ...
21 January 2015
Following an appeal on Facebook, ten runners have come forward confirming that they have taken part in every Bespak Grand East Anglia Run since the first one in 2006. Many joined Alive Leisure Race ...
11 December 2014
Home-Start Norwich has launched its first Snowflake Appeal, to raise funds for its work supporting children and families who are struggling to cope, with the support of The Forum in Norwich.  ...
09 December 2014
After a lot of hard work at Norfolk’s child bereavement charity, Nelson’s Journey were delighted to officially open the doors to their new home Smiles House just a couple of weeks ago. For many ...
28 October 2014
On Friday 24th October,  over 75 people making up 11 teams took part in a quiz 'n' chips fundraising evening in aid of the SOS Bus and OPEN Youth Trust and raised over £1,000.  The SOS Bus was set ...
01 October 2014
Borough Mayor Cllr Barry Ayres is inviting the community to get involved in this year’s Mayor’s Civic Awards for Voluntary Service. The annual awards, which began in 1995, recognise and celebrate the ...
11 September 2014
Nelson’s Journey are one of two charities being chosen to benefit from a huge charity bike auction taking place outside the LCR at the UEA in Norwich on Wednesday 24 September. Paul Riches from ...
27 August 2014
With the Runway Run less than a month away there is still plenty of time to get training to run, walk or jog the 5km and 10km track. On Sunday 14 September, at Sculthorpe Airfield in Norfolk, East ...
18 August 2014
The £35,000 restoration of Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden’s 19th century boathouse, one of the last traditional thatched boathouses on the Broads, has been completed. Fairhaven Garden trustees ...
09 June 2014
Students from Easton & Otley College took part in a walking marathon to raise funds for Norwich's SOS Bus. A total of 28 students and three tutors from Easton & Otley College, walked 26 miles along ...
20 May 2014
The Maids Head Hotel is supporting the restoration of Fairhaven Woodland and Water Garden’s 19th century thatched boathouse, during the Norwich City of Ale festival 2014. The hotel will be donating ...
08 May 2014
  Credo Asset Finance have announced their latest fundraising event to raise money for the inspiring local charity CLIC Sargent, as part of their year-long support Credo Asset Finance, a company ...
18 April 2013
We set up The Leah Wilby Foundation after my 15 year old daughter died after a 7 year cancer battle in June 2011.  We fundraised to give children with cancer and their families free holidays at Haven ...
18 April 2013
For the past 3 years Chill4Us have campaigned to get family carers on the internet.  Anyone can become a carer in an instant and they often face isolation and fear. Chill4Us are a small charity ...
18 April 2013
The Allthingsnorfolk team would like to share with you the work of inspirational local youngster Tia, who with the help of her mummy Lisa, has launched Tia's Treasures. Tia's Treasures is jewellery ...
30 April 2013
I was surprised to read in the newspaper recently that "One in five expectant parents is unaware of the need to talk to their baby."  In fact "According to a survey by the National literacy Trust, ...
29 April 2013
Home-Start Norwich aims to help children get the best possible start in life. The Allthingsnorfolk team caught up with Helen Brown from Home-Start Norwich to find out a little bit more about the work ...
16 October 2014
Established Norwich based band Wicked Faith have been entertaining fans across the Country for the past 2 years with their music but they recently decided to use their talents for a more pertinent ...
15 July 2014
Students from a local college chose a Norwich benevolent cause as their charity of choice in September 2013. The learners - based at the Norfolk campus of Easton and Otley College – decide to ...

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