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Date posted: 22nd May 2018

Just a reminder that if you'd like to support our effective emotional wellbeing service for children in primary schools, there's still time to make a donation to Janine's fundraising page. Janine, who is our Honorary Consultant, is braving the London Marathon to raise funds for Think Children. Every penny and/or share on social  media helps! Thank you. 

Date posted: 12th February 2018

We are absolutely delighted to share the news that after months of hard work, Think Children have been awarded the PQASSO Quality Mark at Level 1.   The PQASSO Quality Mark gives the charity a widely recognised and externally-verified  'rubber stamp' for running an effective, quality third sector organisation as well as greater recognition and credibility from statutory and independent funders, users and other stakeholders.   A great start to 2018!   

Date posted: 22nd January 2018

We did it!

Date posted: 6th December 2017

Looking for a charity to support this Christmas - perhaps instead of Christmas cards? All donations to Think Children starting next week from Tuesday 28th Nov to Tuesday 5th Dec will be DOUBLED! 

So giving just £15 during these 7 days provides not one but two emotional wellbeing sessions for a child who may be struggling at this time of year.

Just go to 

Thank you! 

Date posted: 24th November 2017

We can share the fantastic news that Think Children's Honorary Clinical Consultant, Janine Coates, is running the London Marathon in aid of the charity. In her words:-"In April 2018, I'll be lacing up my running shoes and pounding the streets of London for a whole 26.2miles.

Date posted: 6th November 2017

Ro-An Music Academy Presents…Music Allsorts A varied programme of instrumental music and song    Featuring:  Ro-An Music Academy students  Voices - Directed by Christine Hopkins    Saturday 11th November 2017 6.30pm at Balderton Methodist Church Hall, Main Street, Balderton Newark NG24 3LG     ADMISSION FREE 

Date posted: 4th October 2017

Sorry folks but summer is offically over! But plenty to look forward to and to start things off, we are delighted to be one of the chosen charities for a Halloween Party being held on Saturday 28th October at Winthorpe Community Centre at 5-8pm.Tickets are available from Helen Barker at Winthorpe School on 07766 335484 - hurry as these will sell fast!Come along and have some family friendly fun and raise money for Winthorpe Primary School, and charities Think Children and We See Hope. 

Date posted: 11th September 2017

This year local charity Think Children is applying to take part in the Big Give Christmas Challenge, the UK’s biggest online match funding campaign. We’re hoping to raise vital funds for our local project providing timely help for vulnerable children with emotional and or behavioural issues – such as bullying, bereavement & loss, parental separation, domestic violence and low self-esteem.

Date posted: 1st August 2017

THINK CHILDREN BOOSTED BY DONATION FROM THE SANTANDER FOUNDATION Think Children is delighted to have received £3,369 to fund emotional wellbeing support for children in the Newark area.The donation was provided by the Santander Foundation, which offers Discovery Grants to UK registered charities for projects that help disadvantaged people in local communities.The grant will enable Think Children to provide support for 15 children aged 4-11 that are showing signs of distress and/or anxiety.

Date posted: 5th June 2017