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

More than £260,000 raised to date

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!

Visit the 'Contact Us' page for information on whether your organisation is eligible for CKDCF funding.

Latest News

CKDCF Helping Youngsters Affected by Domestic Violence
 

CKDCF Helping Youngsters Affected by Domestic Violence

A £2,000 cheque was handed over to Safety Net UK in order to fund a worker to support children. The CKDCF’s donation will be used to support children affected by rape, sexual abuse and domestic violence throughout west Cumbria. More information about Safety Net UK can be found on their website: www.safetynetuk.org...
CKDCF Helps Fund Foodbank Family Advice Worker
 

CKDCF Helps Fund Foodbank Family Advice Worker

The CKDCF is very proud to have made a £1,000 donation to the North Lakes Foodbank. The donation will be used to help fund a worker to deliver support and advice to the rising number of Cumbrian families finding themselves in poverty. One-third of those served by the North Lakes Foodbank, which...
CKDCF delivers gifts to Children’s Cancer Ward this Christmas
 

CKDCF delivers gifts to Children’s Cancer Ward this Christmas

This Christmas, the CKDCF donated £1,000-worth of items and 200 selection boxes to the children’s cancer wards at Newcastle’s RVI hospital.    The items will act as a distraction for children on the ward, many of whom are required to remain on the ward for a prolonged period of time...
Fundraising Success: October Fundraising Weekend 2017
 

Fundraising Success: October Fundraising Weekend 2017

The CKDCF would like to give an enormous thank-you to everyone who came to the 16th annual October Fundraising Weekend, as well as all of those who sponsored our fundraisers – you all helped to make this year’s event possibly the best one to date! Photos courtesy of Mark Andrews and Robert...