‘Paying for Child and Baby Funerals’ Seminar 2019

We are holding a seminar for anyone who works with bereaved parents on 11th October 10 am – 4pm at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, Stratford Upon Avon, Warwickshire. The day will examine the new fund in detail and answer many questions around fees and payments. Further details to be announced shortly. £35 per delegate. If you would like to exhibit at the seminar, please get in touch with us as there is no additional…

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Benevolent Charity Fund Donation

Benevolent Charity Fund Donation

CFC is delighted to accept a donation of £1000 from the Provincial Grand Lodge of Lincolnshire Benevolent Charity Fund. The Fund, part of Freemasonry in the Community, supports non-masonic causes. The donation will help us assist families in Lincolnshire who face difficulties in meeting the costs of saying goodbye to their children who have fallen asleep. Photo: W.Bro. Phil Spicksley presents the cheque to CFC trustees at the Leicester SAIF Education Day on 4th November.

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Fantastic Achievement by Runners!

Fantastic Achievement by Runners!

The five runners who ran – and completed – the Oxford Half Marathon on 11th October raised over £3000 for our funds. An absolutely fantastic achievement. Even more impressive was the fact that this was the first half marathon for all of them – so all now have a “Personal Best” as well as a personal achievement! Our thanks go to them, the supporters on the day and, of course, the many sponsors who contributed…

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Crematoria Donations

We were delighted to receive donations from Mountsett Crematorium in Durham and Woodvale Crematorium in Brighton. Both crematoria are part of the Institute of Cemetery and Crematorium Management (ICCM) Recycling of Metals scheme, and nominated CFC for a payment from the scheme. The total contribution of £8974 is a real boost for the charity and every penny will be used to help us provide more financial support to bereaved families.

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CFC Launch

CFC Launch

More than 100 bereavement professionals attended the launch of the Child Funeral Charity at the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire on July 23. The event, which was combined with an educational seminar on child bereavement called It’s Time to Talk, was opened by Bel Mooney, one of the patron’s of the charity. The event, which was combined with an educational seminar on child bereavement called It’s Time to Talk, was opened by Bel Mooney, one…

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