Hello everyone, I have been sorting through some photos from the end of 2017 and thought you might like to see this one. It’s the Young Carers Christmas Party, kindly hosted by Newbury Rotary with Christmas presents for all the children donated by Friends of Young Carers (West Berkshire). When Young Carers get together a […]

Hello everyone, We wanted to share this article with you. It needs no introduction and we are incredibly proud to be able to support children like Riley and,  to support the hard work and dedication of Joe Sutton and the Young Carers Project. https://www.newburytoday.co.uk/news/news/23288/inspired-by-remarkable-young-carers.html Alison Chair of Trustees        

HELLO EVERYONE, It’s been a while since we posted on our website and we are excited to share some recent photos and comments from the Young Carers festival which took place in June this year. As always the Young Carers had a tremendous time and as the comments below show, they really do enjoy this […]

Hello from the Trustees, Finally getting around to posting some images from our Annual Wine Tasting Event hosted by SJ Wines of Newbury http://www.sjwines.co.uk/ and Friends of Young Carers (West Berkshire). Our thanks go to St. Gabriels Junior School for once again allowing us to host our event here. Lots of parking, a lovely spacious hall […]

Elaine and I had a lovely surprise when we were invited back to St. Gabriels Junior School Assembly at the end of January where we were presented with a cheque for £247.94. This money was raised from the Junior School Nativity and Carol Concert and we are incredibly grateful that once again the children chose […]

Hello to all our readers, What a lovely time the trustees had on Sunday when we were invited to Welford Park to have a Charity Stand at one of their busiest Snowdrop Days.http://www.welfordpark.co.uk/snowdrops We met so many lovely members of the public who were interested in how we help Young Carers in West Berkshire, spent […]

foyc-wine-tasting-flyer-2017 Happy New Year to one and all. We can’t wait to get started with our programme of fundraising events for 2017. The need to offer vital support and respite activities to our Young Carers has not diminished and increasingly we shall be looking at areas of high concern right here in West Berkshire. Due […]

There is nothing like a walk through the woods after all the leaves have fallen and the footpaths are a lovely soft carpet to stroll upon. Fundraising is not always about the big events, or securing the large grant awards that we have been so fortunate to receive. Every now and again, we organise some […]

Hello from all the Trustees, It seems impossibly soon that Christmas will be here and another year has flown by. In time honored tradition, Barbara and I took to the aisles of Tesco’s and loaded up with 75 tubs of Celebrations and Heroes to hand out to the Young Carers. We liked the idea of […]

We had a fantastic morning out with Thatcham Tornadoes at the end of October when they ran a Junior School Football Tournament at Lower Way in Thatcham. The weather was glorious and we really enjoyed watching all the children having a great time, getting their players medals and queuing up to have a go at […]