Pride of Britain West Anglia Finalist

Alfe’s Mum, Karen, was shocked and very humbled to discover that after been nominated by one of the charity parents that she had been chosen as a West Anglia 2017 Pride of Britain finalist in the Fundraiser of the Year catergory. Here is the link to when she was on the regional news: http://www.itv.com/news/anglia/story/2017-10-16/finalist-for-2017-pride-of-britain-awards-in-anglia-region/

Summer update

The last few months have seen the charity welcome more families to the monthly meetings and we have been raising funds and awareness thanks to the support of Runs4Funds. In May we went to Pizza Hut and enjoyed eating and catching up and enjoyed visiting Circus Starr, then in June the families returned to Whipsnade Zoo and in July 90 …

Fun with the families

Since our last update we have enjoyed trips to Boost where we went trampolining, West Lodge Farm and an Easter pantomime. Next month families will be meeting up to enjoy an evening at the circus courtesy of Circus Starr and making pizzas at Pizza Hut. Alfe and his sister have attended 3 meetings to represent the charity during their school …

An exciting year ahead

We have been really lucky to gain the support of Runs4Funds ( http://runs4funds.org/) during 2017 and to be taken on as charity partners by AGC Glass UK.  We were also announced as one of the winners of the Aviva Community Fund and have been awarded £1000.          Alongside the continued support of TSB Weston Favell and Abington …

Nearly December already!

Alfe’s Cause have enjoyed a busy few months helping to create special memories for our charity children and their families including two brothers who we thought deserved a special surprise after the younger brother recently completed chemotherapy. Special thanks to Just Party and Kettering McQueen for making the surprise so amazing.      None of this would be possible without …

Siblings event

We were delighted to be involved with the Siblings event on the 25th June with the Northampton General Hospital and Outreach Education at Delapre Learning Centre. It was great to catch up with families we already knew and introduce ourselves to other families. Last week was busy for Alfe as on the Monday evening he went to collect a cheque from the …

Time for an update!

This year has been difficult for the charity to secure funding so we were delighted to receive two surprise amounts of money from companies recently. The money will go into continuing the monthly activity meetings. In May we welcomed three more families to Alfe’s Cause. Since the last update we have enjoyed meetings to Wicksteed Park, Pizza Hut, the circus …

Update

It’s been a busy few months and apologies for the lack of updates. Alfe’s Cause continue to provide monthly meetings for families living in Northamptonshire whose children have been diagnosed with cancer and/or other long term illnesses. Since the start of 2016 we have welcomed four new families to the charity. This always brings a range of emotions with it. Relief that we …

1st bear found in Magic Bean Emporium

Bear success

Thank you to everyone who took part and showed an interest in our Find a bear – become child cancer aware event during September. Out of 50 bears hidden around Northamptonshire 27 people let us know that they had found a bear and replied to our questions about if the finders knew about our charity or childhood cancer awareness before …

September Awareness morning

September is childhood cancer awareness month

Alfe’s Cause have lots going on in Northamptonshire to raise awareness of childhood cancer in September. Although we are doing more in September we are a charity that raise awareness about childhood cancer all year round. Throughout September: Find a bear and become child cancer aware. Bears are hidden around towns in the county. 12th September: Fundraiser Burlesque Gold show …