SFCS celebrates 150 years!

October 09, 2019

This weekend, SFCS held a special party to celebrate its 150th anniversary.  Over 100 people filled our Family Centre, including 37 children. It was wonderful to see so many of our families there. Ark Farm were with us throughout the afternoon, and brought some special farmyard visitors to meet the children. We were also joined […]

Fundraise for Big Adoption Day

June 01, 2019

It’s Big Adoption Day on Wednesday 5th June! At SFCS, this is one of the most important dates in the diary, because we know that adoption touches so many lives. It’s also an important opportunity for us to raise awareness of how adoption can be life-changing for children in the care system. On Big Adoption Day, […]

Thank you to our supporters!

January 04, 2019

As 2019 begins, it’s a great opportunity to look back and say a huge thank you to everyone who donated, raised funds and otherwise supported us in 2018.   January – March The year began with a love-themed concert at Woolstone Community Centre in February, kindly organised by Pat Hodges. The event raised £166, and […]

Join us for Let’s Eat!

October 05, 2018

It’s October, it’s getting cold outside and National Adoption Week is just around the corner… so it must be time for the annual SFCS Let’s Eat! campaign. 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 […]

SFCS seeks new Trustees

July 02, 2018

SFCS is currently seeking new Trustees to join its Board… St. Francis’ Children’s Society is well-renowned for finding families for vulnerable children through its Adoption Connections service. But many people forget that we are also a registered children’s charity – and we are currently seeking new trustees. Everything we do is aimed at creating the […]

Join us for our Fun Day!

April 27, 2018

SFCS is marking National Children’s Day by hosting its first ever charity Fun Day! We hope you will join us in Woolstone, Milton Keynes, 11am – 2pm on Sunday 13th May. We will be opening up our Family Centre so guests will have a rare opportunity to see inside an area that is not usually […]

Help us receive Bags of Help from Tesco!

April 18, 2018

St. Francis’ Children’s Society (SFCS) is asking Tesco customers to vote for them to receive a donation from the Tesco Bags of Help initiative. Tesco teamed up with Groundwork to launch its community funding scheme, which sees grants of £4,000, £2,000 and £1,000 raised from carrier bag sales in Tesco stores awarded to local community […]

Musical fundraising for SFCS

February 02, 2018

Back in December, the MKU3A Choir held a Christmas Carol Concert at Lovat Hall in Newport Pagnell. SFCS were one of two charities to benefit and we received a fantastic donation of £450! We would like to take this opportunity to say a huge thank you to the MKU3A Choir for their support. Congratulations to […]

SFCS benefits from Christmas Present Fund

December 18, 2017

Last week, we were delighted to welcome Dominic from Las Iguanas Milton Keynes to our offices, and he didn’t come empty-handed – he came with a cheque for £600! Every year, each branch of the Las Iguanas restaurant chain chooses a charity to benefit from their Christmas Present Fund. This year, the Milton Keynes branch […]

Run Santa, run!

November 14, 2016

St. Francis’ Children’s Society are looking for wannabe Santas to take part in the most Christmassy event this side of the North Pole! We all know Santa is real, but you can still dress up like him. Take part in the 3k Northampton Santa Run & Walk on Sunday 11th December and raise much needed funds […]