News & Blog

New children’s book aims to ease lockdown anxiety

Oh! What a Lovely Lockdown by Dr Vijaytha Murali helps to inspire an optimistic approach to the restrictions on the lives of children during lockdown. With a forward by WellChild Ambassador, Oliver Phelps, profits from...

Posted 26 Jun 2020

Pixie Lott sings Songbird for WellChild Families

WellChild Ambassador, Pixie Lott took to Instagram TV today to sing a song requested by a member of the WellChild Family Tree after the pop star asked the online community for requests.

Posted 23 Jun 2020

Pixie Lott sings Songbird for WellChild Families

Trekking Mount Toubkal at home

When the WellChild Toubkal Trek was postponed due to the COVID-19 outbreak, WellChild supporter James from Wiltshire decided he would not let that stop him from taking on the challenge. James decided to tackle the...

Posted 08 Jun 2020

Meet the supporters stepping up for WellChild during lockdown

WellChild supporters across the UK have been taking on virtual ‘Step-up for WellChild’ challenges during lockdown, helping us recoup the 60% of our income lost through cancelled, or postponed fundraising events and partnerships. The lockdown...

Posted 04 Jun 2020

Financial support for families

Many families reaching out to us through the WellChild COVID-19 Direct Response Team have reported financial challenges. Here are some useful organisations who can offer financial advice and support during the coronavirus crisis. Benefits and...

Posted 02 Jun 2020