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Brentwood Catholic Children's Society
Brentwood Catholic Children's Society
Take A Minute

Take A Minute

Why we need your help

Take A Minute – Help A Child

Why we need your support:


As we emerge from lockdown, our work now focuses on repairing the damage to young people's mental health and wellbeing brought about by the pandemic.

As predicted, we are already seeing an increased demand for our specialist services in schools and homes throughout Essex and East London.

This means that donations from our community have never been more vital to ensure the continuation of our work.

When our Take A Minute Appeal was launched two years ago, it was with the hope that we could raise an additional £35,000 to boost our funds.

Now, our appeal takes on a new and greater significance as we begin to pick up the pieces for these children and young people in our community struggling with feelings of bereavement and loss or who are suffering from abuse, anxiety or neglect. 

So, once again, we are turning to our friends and supporters to ask if you could help us by getting behind our Take A Minute Appeal again.

Making a donation – no matter how small - will enable us to continue providing our vital services to families and schools throughout this post-crisis period and beyond. 

Thank you.

Impacts of the Pandemic on Children

(Children’s Commissioner for England Findings February 2021) 

The number of children harmed or killed by abuse or neglect during the first lockdown rose by 27%.

The rate of clinically significant mental health conditions increased by 50%

Two thirds of primary school children felt lonely – a 50% increase

A recent study showed that more than 80% of children and young people with a history of mental ill health have found their conditions have worsened since the coronavirus crisis began in the UK.



48,006.99

raised towards 50,000.00 target

48006.99
50000.00

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Supporters

Festive Hats On

Festive Hats On for bccs

100.00
Team Hans

2020 Virtual Fun Walk

325.00
Hats on for bccs

Hats on for bccs

1899.84
Relay 100

Relay 100

15092.02
Marie Smith

Nathan - Walking, cycling and running

1035.00

Oct 09, 2021

Suzanne

Well done Libby and everyone x


Sep 28, 2021

Fr Dominic Howarth

Donation from Fr Dominic Howarth - money raised through sponsored bike ride.

2403.00

Sep 27, 2021

Tasha x

10.00
(plus 2.50 giftaid)

Sep 27, 2021

Oliver Phillips

Libby Phillips - Fun Run

10.00

Sep 26, 2021

Anthony Crowley

Well done with the walk guys ?

10.00
(plus 2.50 giftaid)

Sep 26, 2021

Anonymous

25.00
(plus 6.25 giftaid)

Sep 22, 2021

Barbara

Well done Libby .. enjoy your walking! Barbara x

10.00

Sep 22, 2021

Steve and Anne

Good luck Libby xx

25.00
(plus 6.25 giftaid)

Sep 21, 2021

Joe and Mary Rose

You?ll be counting kms in your sleep, Lib - keep er lit!

25.00
(plus 6.25 giftaid)

Sep 21, 2021

Breedge and Pat

Good Luck with the trekking Libby!! ?...

25.00
(plus 6.25 giftaid)

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Total raised so far

48,006.99

Total plus Gift Aid 51,291.10

Direct donations

13,227.13

Raised offline 27,071.00

Fundraising pages

7,708.86

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