Helping children since 2002

Make a difference in the life of a child.
"The only thing you get to keep is what you give away..." - Francis Dunnery

Celebrating 10 years

Make a difference in the life of a child.
"The only thing you get to keep is what you give away..." - Francis Dunnery

Welcome!

Established in 2002, the CKDCF is dedicated to children's health and wellbeing in the area of Cumbria, England. We provide grants and charitable donations to organizations that directly benefit local children in need. Follow the links at the top of the page to see what we do, to donate, or to set up your own fundraising campaign!

Latest News

Egremont 2Day donates £1,500 to the CKDCF from its surpluses
 

Egremont 2Day donates £1,500 to the CKDCF from its surpluses

The Egremont 2Day (a non-profit local newspaper) have donated £1,500 from their surpluses to the Charlie and Kathleen Dunnery Children’s Fund. The Egremont 2Day was founded originally as ‘The Egremont Today’ in 1990 by the late Peter Watson. The paper has made a number of charitable donations to local organisations from this...
CKDCF Brings Christmas Cheer to the RVI Once Again
 

CKDCF Brings Christmas Cheer to the RVI Once Again

Once again, the CKDCF has helped to bring a little bit of Christmas cheer to the children of the Royal Victoria Infirmary’s Children’s Cancer Wards (4 & 14).  This year, the CKDCF has donated £1,000 worth of entertainment equipment to the RVI Children’s Cancer Wards in Newcastle, England. The equipment,...
Fundraising Success: CKDCF October Weekend 2015
 

Fundraising Success: CKDCF October Weekend 2015

We would like to thank everyone who attended this year’s CKDCF Fundraising Weekend; you all contributed to making it the best one yet, with an estimated £25,000 being raised! The weekend began with a delicious buffet meal at the Seacote Hotel, St. Bees, on Friday evening. The meal was followed...
A Video-Showcase of CKDCF Grants made between 2004-2015
 

A Video-Showcase of CKDCF Grants made between 2004-2015

Below, you will find a presentation produced by Lorraine Poole, advisor to the CKDCF. The presentation is a collation of photographs of all the charitable grants and donations made by the CKDCF between 2004 and 2015. This presentation was due to be shown at the CKDCF October Event 2015 but, due to unforeseen circumstances, that...