Welcome to Dame Vera Lynn Children's Charity

Supporting under 5s with cerebral palsy and other motor learning impairments realise their full potential

Welcome to Dame Vera Lynn Children's Charity. Our Charity was created to give very special children a place where they can learn and thrive in a warm, supportive setting that understands their unique journey.

Through our early intervention service and support network, we work alongside our families to give their very young children the best possible start in life – so that they can realise their full potential.

We receive no statutory funding and rely entirely on the community to raise our funds.  Your support is extremely important to us and we are grateful to each and every one of our supporters.

Find out more about the services we offer here, including those for parents, our long history, or read the stories of some of our remarkable young children.  There are many ways you can get involved - community, corporate involvement, volunteering and challenge events.

 
1 in 400 children
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1,476 hours of support

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Events

Brighton Marathon
The second largest marathon in the UK is back taking you on a route through the City with fantastic views of the Sussex coast. We have 3 Charity places up for grabs!

Abseil at Arundel Castle
This is a new event for us and we are very excited about the challenge! A unique experience to abseil 180 feet down Arundel Castle's Bake House Tower!

Brighton Half Marathon
This event is one of the first major half's in the running calendar and we have 4 Charity places available! 13.1 miles passing some of Brighton's iconic landmarks.

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Latest News

Yoga for Charity session raises £260
Thank you to Klaudia Svendsen who organised a Yoga for Charity session on Saturday 28th September to raise funds for our Charity at Mannings Heath Golf and Wine Estate.

AUTUMN NEWSLETTER 2019
Read all the latest news about the Charity and what we have been up to over the last 6 months in our Autumn newsletter.

St Francis Bowls Club raises £657 for our Charity.
Natalie, our Community Fundraiser was invited to speak to the members at St Francis Bowls Club on Monday who voted to support us as their Charity of the Term.

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1 in 400 children
550 families
1,476 hours of support

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