News and Events

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

Think Children are thrilled at the news that local Olympic star Shona McCallin MBE will be joining the charity as our new patron. All staff and trustees are really looking forward to working with former Newark Hockey Club player Shona, who was awarded an MBE in December for services to hockey after winning gold at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro last summer. Shona's support for the charity and involvement in events will be a huge boost to raising the profile of the charity and the fantastic work it does with local children needing early help with emotional wellbeing issues.   

Date posted: 1st February 2017

Come along to our SPOOKTACULAR Halloween disco party for all the family on October 28th at 6-8pm at Newark's RAFA Club. All money raised at the event will be donated to Think Children and the RAFA Club.Disco, face painting, tombola and party games - all for just £2.50!Please call us on 01636 676887 or email to purchase a ticket. 

Date posted: 11th October 2016

Think Children's effective early help in the Broxtowe area of Nottinghamshire, has been given a much-needed boost from East Midlands-based charity, the Star Trust.

Date posted: 27th September 2016

Fantastic news for Think Children - our funding application to Boots UK has been successful and we've been awarded £9,952! All the money from the award will directly fund our effective early help for local children who may be struggling to cope with emotional issues.

Date posted: 31st August 2016

Sunday 7th August Salvation Army, Mead Way, Balderton NG24 3GA 1.30pm - 4.30pm Entry - Adults £1 Children FREE Lots of stalls selling quality items. Tombola. Refreshments. Face painting.    

Date posted: 12th July 2016

Think Children’s service for local children received a much-needed boost in the last month from two community fundraising events. A Boots No.7 beauty evening and quiz held at Newark RAFA club on June 16th and a cake sale at Barclays on June 24th raised a combined total of £818. We are so grateful to the RAFA Club who organised our quiz evening, the fantastic beauty session run by staff from Boots Newark, staff at Barclays, the deputy mayor of Newark, Mr Martyn Cleasby, who came along to offer his support and the general public for their generous donations.

Date posted: 5th July 2016

Start your Friday with coffee and cake - all in support of local children's charity Think Children. Pop in and see us at Barclays Bank in Newark on the morning of 24th June. Community fundraisers like this are crucial to the sustainability of our service helping children in the area who need early support for emotional, social and behavioural. For more information, please call 01636 676887 

Date posted: 21st June 2016

On Saturday 18th June 2016 the Newark and Sherwood Children’s Charities Group will be holding a Bail Out fundraiser.    This event will be raising money for four local children’s charities: CASY Home Start Think Children Children’s Bereavement Centre   The event will start in The Ram pub at 2pm before the prisoners and two of the volunteers will then move to Newark Market Place at 2.45 for a fake arrest at 3pm.

Date posted: 14th April 2016

The fantastic four are back in town! Think Children, Children's Bereavement Centre, Home Start Newark, CASY.  We are sure that you all agree, combining fundraising forces will enable us as a group to create bigger and better events in the local area, this will enable our community to get behind four wonderful charities at once. We are in the process of planning upcoming events so please keep checking in for updates - or follow us at  

Date posted: 29th March 2016