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A Royal Visit to Our Shops

Children in Distress is delighted that our patron HRH Princess Maria of Romania will be visiting our three charity shops in North East England this week. She will be meeting with volunteers, staff and local supporters to thank them for their work and commitment. Members of the public are encouraged to join in and meet … Continued

  We are honoured that our patron, HRH Princess Maria of Romania, will attend a special Royal Celebration of Children in Distress this March hosted by the Romanian Embassy in London. HRH Princess Maria will speak on the subject of The Future for our Children. Children in Distress Romania’s CEO, Valentina Zaharia-Smith, will talk about … Continued

  As you may remember, thanks to a nomination by Bob Burgan, Diocesan Treasurer and a long-time supporter of us, Children in Distress was chosen for Bishop Kevin’s annual Lent Appeal for 2022. We were extremely honoured and very grateful that the appeal was extended due to the ongoing situation in Ukraine. We extend our … Continued

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Christmas at Casa Maria

Our children in our Casa Maria children’s home get in the Christmas mood with gifts, guests, and laughter! Dressed festively, the children performed a little poetry and caroling show to give our volunteers a big thank you.

2022 has been a long and difficult year for most and we at Children in Distress have also felt the strain. We have lost friends, supporters, family members and some of CID’s heroes, one of whom was our dear friend Graham Sloan.   Graham, who worked for Amey , would help us annually with our … Continued