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The ‘ordinary’ Christian woman who left an extraordinary legacy of love
10 Sep 2018, 10:48
The ‘ordinary’ Christian woman who left an extraordinary legacy of love Sara Willcocks, head of marketing and communications, gives an account of how one ‘ordinary’ woman left an enduring mark on the…
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Parent Reports
4 Jul 2017, 10:02
To be in our child’s memories in the future we need to ensure we are emotionally present in their lives today
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‘Alarming and inspiring’ sums up the findings of a report on the growing problem of children going hungry in the school holidays.
28 Apr 2017, 13:54
Hungry Holidays published by the All Party Parliamentary Group on Hunger is a disturbing, even distressing read says Rachel Shakleton, Spurgeons Network Manager
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“Volunteering is a life-changer”
5 Apr 2017, 09:41
As part of our special 150th blog series our guest blogger this week is John Sennett. John is a charity and lifestyle blogger, volunteering influencer, public speaker and creator of John’s Road to…
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150 years of hope – a spotlight on children affected by parental imprisonment
13 Mar 2017, 11:25
As Spurgeons fast approaches it’s 150th birthday, we’ll be highlighting our work with vulnerable children and families and our 150 years of hope for every child. Here, in the first of a series of…
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My Voluntary Experience for Spurgeons at HMP/YOI Winchester
8 Mar 2017, 17:08
Adam Alldridge studies Criminology and Psychology at The University of Winchester. As part of Student Volunteering Week Adam has shared his experience of volunteering at our Invisible Walls service in…
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World Book Day Donation for Children Affected by Imprisonment
8 Mar 2017, 17:07
Guest blogger David Kendall has worked from Slough to Siberia, managing projects designed to get people to read, or read more. He has specialised in hard-to-reach groups such as offenders, substance…
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Case Studies

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The Play Bus which helps troubled tots turn corners
Mum, Donna, had survived domestic abuse and had started a new life with James, but when 6-year-old Holly started showing signs of trauma, the whole family was affected. With the Play Bus, we helped Holly and her older sister to move forwards and gave the whole family the support they needed to build a better future.
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Helping children smile again
Neither Angie nor her one-year-old daughter Amy had much cause to smile. Angie’s partner hurt her and she felt alone, isolated and unable to cope. Following a referral from a health visitor, Spurgeons got involved to help Angie turn her life around. From counselling, to getting Angie and Amy involved in mother and toddler groups, our interventions helped Angie become stronger. She learned how to support her children and give them the life they deserve – and Amy was able to smile and laugh with other children.
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