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Thank you – we’ve delivered 10,000 bags

We recently celebrated our 10,000th bag packed with a fabulous awards ceremony in September 2017 to reward our incredible supporters – and what a wonderful night it was.
Around 75 invited guests, all with a connection to The Buddy Bag Foundation, packed the Harvest Fields Centre in Sutton Coldfield to

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Buddy Bag Foundation helps 10,000 children as it is halfway to hitting 2020 target

 A charity which helps children who find themselves in emergency care by giving them essential items is half way to hitting its target for handing out its ‘buddy bags’.
The Buddy Bag Foundation was set up in South Derbyshire by Karen Williams in January 2015 and has now delivered 10,000

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Buddy Bag and Sainsbury’s partnership is officially launched

The partnership between a Swadlincote store and a charity supporting children who have found themselves in emergency care refuge centres has been officially launched.

The Buddy Bag Foundation, which was set up by Karen Williams, from Linton, has been voted as Swadlincote Sainsbury’s new Local Charity Partner for 2017

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Volunteers to bag 1000th support package for disadvantaged children

Volunteers in Tamworth will tomorrow (Nov 14th) complete the Buddy Bag Foundation’s 1000th Buddy Bag for children taken in to emergency care.
The charity, which has been running since January, provides packs of toys and essentials to children across the country taken in to emergency care. The youngsters,

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Buddy Bag foundation starts to hand out books

A CHARITY which offers a friendly hand to children caught up in the middle of domestic abuse is set to give away a free book to youngsters to help them cope.
The Buddy Bag Foundation, which was founded in Burton by mum of three Karen Williams, has begun

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Scheme that helps children caught up in domestic abuse hits major milestone.

ONE woman’s dream of handing out 20,000 buddy bags to children caught in the middle of domestic abuse is a step closer after hitting a major donation milestone.
Karen Williams, 54, of Linton, started the Buddy Bag Foundation in January with the aim of handing out 20,000 buddy

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All hands to the deck to help children from violent homes

Thoughtful Tamworth volunteers will reach a milestone this weekend as they pack their 500th ‘Buddy Bag’ for children affected by domestic violence.
A team of 20 people will be gathering at St Peter’s Church Hall in Glascote Heath on Saturday to pack more rucksacks with spare clothes, a

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Kids in emergency care get new buddy

Children who arrive at emergency care refuge centres in the West Midlands are now receiving Buddy Bags stocked with essential items, thanks to a new foundation set up to support children at one of the most vulnerable stages of their lives.
The Buddy Bag Foundation was set up

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‘Buddy bags’ to help Tamworth children affected by domestic violence

BIG-HEARTED Tamworth residents joined in with a project aimed at helping children affected by domestic violence.
The ‘Buddy Bag Brigade’ met up at St Peter’s Community Hall in Glascote Heath where they packed 180 children’s rucksacks to be distributed at six women’s refuge centres in the West Midlands.

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Buddy Bag Foundation hands out buddy bags to children caught in the middle of domestic abuse

CHILDREN caught up in the nightmare of domestic abuse are being handed a bag of goodies by a foundation set up to brighten up their lives.
The Buddy Bag Foundation was set up in January by Karen Williams, a former director of the CTI Group, after she visited

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