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Fundraising Roundup July 2017

July 2017 We try to recognise as many fundraising efforts as we can. Pictures always help, so make sure you get photos of whatever it is you do for us and we'll try and share all we can. Here's our latest round-up ... Francis Nugent's Morocco Mountain Trek...

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Fundraising Roundup June 2017

June 2017 There's been so much going on and some fantastic efforts being made on our behalf. We appreciate it all no matter how large or small, but it is difficult keeping up with it all and we'd so love to mention everybody. Here's a little of what our supporters...

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Children Are Butterflies Brocket Hall Golf Day 2017

2016 saw the Inaugural Children Are Butterflies Golf Day, it was a raging success, and in fact the first event of it's magnitude held on our behalf. And thanks to the expert organisation by our good friend Ryan Grigg, the beautiful surroundings and hospitality of...

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Children Are Butterflies Charity Golf Day 2017

Calling All Golfers .... Again!! Charity Golf Day 2017 We are very pleased to announce for the second year in a row - the Children Are Butterflies Charity Golf Day. Monday 3rd April 2017, Brocket Hall. With thanks to our good friend Ryan Grigg, the Golf Day will once...

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Free Kicks at The Cobblers

A very special Thank you to The Free Kicks Foundation The Free Kicks Foundation made two little people very happy when they organised mascot packages with Northampton Town Football Club. Alice Noel and Hayden England were chosen as the Mascots for the game on Saturday...

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Fundraising Roundup November 2016

November 2016 It's been a busy few weeks for our supporters, and it is getting harder to keep the website up to date, so we thought it best to start regular round ups of fundraising activity to keep everybody up to date, and to make sure we give all the exposure they...

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London Marathon 2017 – Support Us

Brave? Fit? Courageous? Bonkers ...?   Would you like to run the London Marathon 2017 on our behalf? Running the London Marathon 2017 on our behalf will do so much good. All of our money goes to support bereaved families who need us and none to any salaries, so...

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Support From Northampton Co-operative

A boost for Children Are Butterflies from Co-operative Members in Northampton.   We have been selected to receive funding from the Co-operative Local Community Fund. It means that we will get a contribution towards helping bereaved families across the UK. But we need...

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Conquering The Northampton Lift Tower

Our supporters do some crazy things sometimes but recently Rachel Martin and her brother in law Lee McBride not only conquered the Northampton Lift Tower but also conquered some fears.Anybody who lives in Northampton, or commutes in and around it, or is even a regular...

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Just In Time For 2016 Butterfly Release

Sophie Louise Jeeves was going to be late to the Butterfly Release this year, but for good reason, and her butterflies would be waiting.  Sophie, along with family and friends were running on our behalf in the Northampton Fun Colour Rush in Abington Park on the...

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The Northampton Over 60’s Cycling Club Charity Cycle Ride

£1300.50On the morning of Sunday 26th June 2016, six members of The Northampton Over 60’s Cycling Club, Dave Cooper, Joe Frydrych, Bob Partridge, Dudley Binnington, Roger and Marie Freeland and the grandfather of Baby Emily, David Draper along with two gentleman from...

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Butterfly Release 2016

The Children Are Butterflies Butterfly Release 2016It was a record turnout this year for our Butterfly Release, our annual gathering with family and friends for lunch, fun and moments of remembrance. With some large extended groups attending this year, it had a real...

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Thank You Lisa

You may recall from our recent News Article that Lisa Nicklin was undertaking 2 major events on our behalf, one of which being part of the Tough Mums event organised by Good Morning Britain. Well the good news is that Lisa survived, after taking part in the World...

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Tough Mum Walking

Lisa Nicklin We were approached by Lisa who wanted to do something amazing in memory of the nephew or niece that she sadly never got to meet. She was going to be walking 52 miles in two days as part of the world famous Waendel Walk held in Wellingborough in May. This...

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Children Are Butterflies Charity Golf Day 2016

Remembering William When Ryan and Laura Grigg lost their son William in 2015, their priorities of course lay within the family and focussing on themselves, their feelings and the immediate need to try and cope with such a loss. Children Are Butterflies were of course...

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Children Are Butterflies Charity Golf Day at Brocket Hall

Calling All Golfers!! Monday 4th April 2016 - We are very pleased and proud to announce a Charity Golf Day being held at the prestigious Brocket Hall with all funds raised on the day being donated exclusively to Children Are Butterflies. Ryan Grigg is not only the...

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Fantastic Turnout for Washout Butterfly Release

The trouble we have with the Annual Butterfly Release is that we have to fix a date. The caterpillars are sent to us at a particular stage in development so that they will ready for release as butterflies on a particular date. Keeping the...

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Support For Children Are Butterflies Reaches New Heights!

Supporters for Children Are Butterflies are reaching for the top! We are truly blessed with the support we receive, and we are continually impressed with the feats of endurance and "daring do" that our supporters undertake to raise funds to help continue...

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Butterfly Release 2015 Announced!!

The date for our 2015 Butterfly Dedication and Release has been set and announced for July 26th. Please visit the new dedicated page for more details and how to book your places .... CLICK HERE...

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A Special Thank you

A special thank you to the management, staff and customers of The Old Bakehouse Antiques Centre in Northampton. Your continued support and kind donations enables us to continue in our work to support families in the Northamptonshire area and across the UK. Thank you...

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