Volunteers Week 2024

Our volunteers keep the heart of our charity beating and this year we celebrated Volunteers Week by putting the spotlight on our amazing volunteers by sharing their stories and saying a massive thank you to each and every one of them!

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Andy Gardiner Fundraising for The Charlie and Carter Foundation!

Andy Gardiner is a finalist in Mr Gay Great Britain with the final taking place in Alnwick on August Bank Holiday Monday this year. As part of the competition, the contestants have to fundraise for Pride North and The Charlie and Carter Foundation. Andy has so far raised over £1,000 with a hang tough challenge…

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Happy 13th Heavenly Birthday Charlie!

He is a teenager in heaven… Happy 13th Birthday to our biggest boy ‘Charlie’ I have been looking back at all of our videos of our first born, so many in a hospital bed, but he still managed to give us his smiles and giggles, we were very lucky though to have both his birthdays…

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Meet the inspirational Aiza and Subhaan

We would love to introduce to all our supporters another of our inspirational CCF families we have supported financially.
Aiza and Subhaan who both have a Neurological disorder, global development delay and Dravet syndrome causing severe complex epilepsy making both siblings wheelchair bound. They both require 24-hour care by their parents who have had to leave their jobs to give their children the care they need. At 8 months old Subhaan’s development regressed he was treated with steroids but did not show any response to the medication. Subhaan is non-verbal but will smile and giggle in response.

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International Women’s Day – Our inspiration

This International Women’s Day we’d like to shine a light on Sarah, the extraordinary force behind The Charlie & Carter Foundation! As the Founder and Director, Sarah, lovingly known as Charlie & Carter’s Mammy, drives our foundation’s mission. Her dedication knows no bounds as she tirelessly supports our CCF Families Sarah’s personal journey is what…

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During Heart Month, we’d like to share Carter’s story

After a five-year journey filled with both pain and strength, Sarah and Chris decided to face their fears and try again to have a family. When they discovered they were expecting a baby boy, emotions swirled – overjoyed, scared, and nervous, but they did their very best to stay positive and pray for a healthy…

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WorkerBee supports Great North Run Team for 2024

A group of ladies holding a running vest

We were delighted to see Andrea from WorkerBee when she popped in last week. Andrea has kindly agreed to sponsor our running vests for all of our Great North Runners this year, allowing us to raise more funds on the day. Andrea, owner of WorkerBee said I couldn’t fathom the emotional turmoil parents must endure…

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