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Hilltop summer 2020 announcement

Hilltop summer 2020 announcement

We at Leicester Children’s Holidays regret to announce that, for the first time in 75 years, our holidays for children in August 2020 will not now go ahead. Eighty-five children were all set to enjoy a week at Hilltop Outdoor Centre in Norfolk over two weeks. These trips will now be postponed. The managers of ...

Holiday with the charity “made me feel safe”

Holiday with the charity “made me feel safe”

A Leicester woman who had a tough childhood has spoken about the huge difference a Leicester Children’s Holidays trip made to her life. Naomi, aged 31, went to Mablethorpe with the charity when she was aged eight. For her, it was an escape from her life at home Account manager Naomi, who currently lives in ...

Financial clarity secured

Financial clarity secured

Financial clarity secured Staying agile has always been a priority for our charity and how we look after our finances has been an important area of focus in recent weeks. As we navigate our way around the Covid-19 lockdown and examine the implications for our charity, two key team members have been working hard to ...

Claire’s digital role helps us keep in touch

Claire’s digital role helps us keep in touch

Claire’s digital role helps us keep in touch One of our valued volunteers is Claire Studd, an NHS worker who has transformed the charity’s social media presence in just a few years. Claire works part-time but finds the time to write a post every day across all social media platforms and has continued to attract ...

Wendy joins us in lockdown and remains devoted to her job

Wendy joins us in lockdown and remains devoted to her job

Wendy joins us in lockdown and remains devoted to her job. Our latest recruit is nominations administrator Wendy Spencer who arrives just in time to help collate 2020 applications from disadvantaged children to go on one of our holidays. Luckily, Wendy was able to meet charity manager Nicky and administrator Karen before she took up …

We hear from volunteer Yvette Sansom

We hear from volunteer Yvette Sansom

We hear from volunteer Yvette Sansom who showed a talent with gift wrap – and is ready for Valentine’s Day   “I was so pleased to be involved in wrapping presents for shoppers in the new Highcross Leicester store, especially as it turned out to be one of the charity’s success stories for the year. We …

Join the Team! We’re Recruiting an Nominations Administrator

Join the Team! We’re Recruiting an Nominations Administrator

POST TITLE:                       Nominations Administrator ACCOUNTABLE TO:        Charity Manager HOURS:                                Part Time (15 hours a week) Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 11am – 4pm initially (with flexibility needed to meet the service needs, including the occasional Saturday) CONTRACT:                       6 Months Temporary Contract initially To become a Permanent Contract subject to Charity Manager / Board of Trustees …

Sam Wood

Sam Wood

Leicester Children’s Holidays volunteer Sam Wood is an integral part of the team who accompanies children to the Hilltop Outdoor Centre. He talks about his important role. I was part of the team to check out the Hilltop Centre back in 2018 and was proud to have travelled on that inaugural trip. This was a …

MOVE TO HIGHCROSS

MOVE TO HIGHCROSS

Our charity has set up shop at Highcross Leicester, heralding a new era. The new shop and offices, at 26 Shires Walk, next to the Post Office and opposite Zara, serves as a modern showcase for the charity and, on the run-up to December 25, offers a gift-wrapping service to take the strain off busy …

COVID-19 UPDATE

Our charity remains open 10am – 4pm Monday to Friday as our staff work from home. We hope you all stay safe and we will see you at the Highcross after lockdown.

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