It’s been quite a challenge for our counselling team to be supporting families online and by phone during the lockdown, but it is a challenge they have risen to, delivering support in new and innovative ways. One of our children’s counsellors has been working with our Edward’s Trust children very creatively to engage them in activities they can do together, but in their own homes. The first project involved planting sunflower seeds, Sue Dale says, of Seeds of Hope, ”during these difficult & challenging times Edward’s Trust children have had great fun planting giant sunflower seeds inspiring hope and growth. At the end of the summer, fingers crossed, we will enjoy giant sunflowers. One of the creative ways in which we are engaging & supporting children in their grief’ About last weeks project, Made with Love – Sue says, ‘during lockdown we have been encouraging our Edward’s Trust children to participate in things they love to do & make them feel a little happier. Our Baking week was great fun we enjoyed Chocolate & raspberry brownies, choc chip fairy cakes, biscuit faces and jiggly Japanese Cheesecakes. In difficult times find strength in the things that give you a little happiness.’ Despite being in lockdown, our creative ways to engage and support children continues…
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On 9th July our Principal Solicitor Ian is trekking 100km across the Peak District to raise money for @Edwardstrust The team hope to cover the distance (including 2450m of incline) in 28 hours continuously.
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Our Virtual Kite race comes to an end & we are delighted to announce our 3 winners: Speedy (was indeed!) in 1st place having travelled an epic 1905km, DaddyPerryx in 2nd place, & Richard Braveheart in 3rd. Congratulations & thank you to all who took part & supported our work.
What a fantastic team of supporters from @thebindingsite They nailed The Yorkshire 3 Peaks Challenge yesterday to raise money so that we can support bereaved families. Thank you. Amazing job!! #corporate #fundraising
Just TWO days to go until our kites and balloons finish their race....!!! It's still all to play... for but at the moment it's Speedy, Flying Donut & DaddyPerryx taking the lead. You can watch the race in flight at https://buff.ly/3q4pGxd Thanks for all your support!!