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Join our annual Sleepover

Our annual January Sleepover takes place from 8pm on Friday 28th January. ‘Guests’ can take part in our Leicester city centre courtyard or at home – which could entail a tent in the garden or camping with the kids in…

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Christmas closing

The Charity Link office will be closed from lunchtime on Friday 24th December and will re-open on Tuesday 4th January.

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Launch of Christmas appeal 2021

Today (Tuesday 30th November) and to mark ‘Giving Tuesday’ we launch this years Christmas appeal. There are many ways you can change vulnerable lives this Christmas…  The news is packed with stories of how tough this winter is going to…

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Fundraising calendar out now!

Thanks to Matt Glover, Full Square and also Premier Paper (who have provided the paper free of charge), all proceeds from the sale of this year’s nature image calendar will go directly to help people in need. Buy one for…

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Partnership with Curve to offer families in need a festive theatre experience

We are delighted to be partnering with Curve Theatre again this year and to be able to offer a live theatre experience to local families facing financial hardship. Read more here

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Hand-knitted blankets to help new mums

Charity Link and ‘Knit for Community’ have joined forces to provide 30 blankets for mums and families struggling to meet the financial and practical burden of looking after a new baby. Representatives from Leicester-based charity Charity Link and The Worshipful…

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Budget Response

Response to today’s Budget, Susan McEniff, Director: “We, like many organisations supporting the most vulnerable people in our community, are particularly disappointed that in today’s budget the Chancellor has not reinstated the £20 per week Universal Credit payment which so…

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Latest issue of Thrive

Download a PDF copy of our latest issue of Thrive newsletter here. If you don’t receive each issue in the post or email and would like to do so, please email with your preferred method.

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Charity Link on Central News

Look out for our Director Susan McEniff on Central News this evening talking about the ending of the Universal Credit bonus payment which was withdrawn by the Government today. Like most, Charity Link believes that this vital payment should be…

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Record breaking Leicestershire 3 Peaks

A week on from the Leicestershire 3 Peaks Challenge 2021, we are delighted to announce that over £10,000 has been raised so far! 120 walkers took part on Sunday 26th September, made up of teams from Leicestershire businesses, groups of…

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