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Fundraising success thanks to Treorchy

December 08, 2017

At the end of October, the Treorchy Male Choir performed at a special concert to raise funds for SFCS. We are delighted to announce that the concert raised an amazing £3,058.67! On the evening itself, our Chair of Trustees, John Wallace, announced that we hoped to raise £1,500 from the event, so we are thrilled with the […]

Info events in December

November 29, 2017

During the month of December, we’re hosting both of our information events early in the month, so that we can see all you prospective adopters before you get too busy in the run-up to Christmas! Our main event will still take place on the First Wednesday of the month, on Wednesday 6th December between 6.30pm […]

#GivingTuesday Hamper Campaign

November 13, 2017

It is now just two weeks until #GivingTuesday and to celebrate, SFCS has launched its Giving Tuesday Hamper Campaign. Taking place on 28th November, Giving Tuesday is the day to “do good stuff for charity”, straight after Black Friday and Cyber Monday. You can find out more about the national campaign on the Giving Tuesday website. […]

NAW 2017: Michaela & Russell

October 20, 2017

Michaela and Russell’s story is an amazing one. They adopted a sibling group of three children through SFCS, having already had two birth children. This National Adoption Week, they share their story with us. *All names have been changed for reasons of confidentiality   Our route to adoption was rather unusual! We had two birth […]

NAW 2017: Mahmood & Parveen

October 18, 2017

Mahmood and Parveen* became parents earlier this year with the help of SFCS. They adopted siblings – brothers aged 17 months and 5 months. This National Adoption Week, they share their experiences with us in this insightful Q&A. *All names have been changed for reasons of confidentiality   How did you arrive at the decision […]

Families needed for siblings

October 16, 2017

Today marks the start of National Adoption Week 2017!  The theme this year is ‘Siblings’.  Like other adoption agencies across the country, we’re taking the opportunity to encourage people to consider whether they could adopt a sibling group of two or more children. According to new information published today, 55% of the children in the […]

Gearing up for National Adoption Week

October 03, 2017

Here at SFCS, we’re all set for National Adoption Week 2017, which begins on Monday 16th October. National Adoption Week is an annual nationwide campaign which seeks to raise the profile of the thousands of children who are currently in care, awaiting adoption. This year’s campaign runs between Monday 16th – Sunday 22nd October, and the theme is […]

SFCS launches Let’s Eat!

September 25, 2017

We’re heading into October, and following the success of last year’s inaugural campaign, we are once again hosting Let’s Eat! At St. Francis’ Children’s Society, we know how important getting together with your friends and family is. This campaign allows you to celebrate family and friendship whilst raising funds for your favourite children’s charity. The […]

A busy summer for SFCS

September 15, 2017

It’s been a busy summer in the SFCS Family Centre! We really pushed the boat out during the school holidays and ran no less than four social events for our adopters and their children. As always, our annual summer picnic was the highlight of the holidays. We were joined by ‘The Great Gappo’, who taught […]

Book your tickets for the SFCS conference

September 06, 2017

Tickets are selling fast for our annual conference this November – make sure you book your places soon! This year, we are delighted that we will be joined by Denise Golding and Zach Gomm. Denise and Zach will present a workshop for parents and professionals, based on the ground-breaking parent training, The Great Behavior Breakdown by Bryan Post. The conference […]