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Emily Littlehales

London Marathon

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My story

[p]Who are NEWCIS and who is a Carer?[/p][p]A Carer is someone who looks after a loved one. The challenges can be physical, emotional, sometimes financial, and come with a great deal of unacknowledged sacrifice. [/p][p]There are 3million carers looking after a loved one in the UK, juggling their caring role alongside their job. Can you imagine that demand? [/p][p]370,230 of those carers are caring here in Wales. 1 in 5 of the carers around us have given up their employment to care. What do you think they do when their no longer need to care? [/p][p]How does it impact you? 3 out of 5 of us will become carers in our lifetime. That's three in every five of our friends, colleagues and family members. If you employ staff, 3 in every 5. Do you know how to support them?[/p][p]There are at least 376,000 young carers aged between 16 and 25 among us. How do you think this impacts school, university, carers and work?[/p][p](Statistics from https://www.newcis.org.uk) [/p][p]Did I mention these carers are unpaid? Carers are saving our economy billions of pounds every year and quite often they don't even realise they are caring - it is just one of those things you do for a loved one. [/p][p]My name is Emily and on 28 April 2019 I will be running the London Marathon for NEWCIS, a charity who essentially keep our unpaid Carers, caring. [/p][p]I joined NEWCIS as a trustee in 2017 and this has given me the opportunity to get to know a bit more about a caring role, a world I knew little about beforehand. I have also got to know the workforce at NEWCIS who are committed, experienced, and all motivated by one aim - to support Carers. [/p][p]NEWCIS are there to help keep those carers caring by providing support and guidance throughout their caring journey, and beyond. [/p][p]NEWCIS provides support groups, respite and breaks away. They help take care of the carers wellbeing, provide holistic therapies, education and training on a variety of matters. They guide and support with medical appointments and complex financial matters. NEWCIS also guide employers to support carers in the workforce. [/p][p]NEWCIS is quite often an essential lifeline and only a phone call away. [/p][p]Please visit www.newcis.org.uk to find out more. Please listen and look out for carers among us and make sure they know NEWCIS. [/p][p]Thank you for your interest and for your support - whether you have donated, ran with me, handed out marathon tips or shared the word of NEWCIS - keep it coming :) [/p][p][br][/p][p][br][/p]

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May 21, 2019

Vibe City Fit St Asaph

£75.00 plus £18.75 Gift Aid

May 21, 2019

QIOPTIQ procurement

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid

May 6, 2019


Congratulations and so well done for completing the marathon for such a great cause. Xx

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid

May 3, 2019


£15.00 plus £3.75 Gift Aid

May 3, 2019

Craig Cox


May 3, 2019

Williams Denton Accountants

Well done from all at Williams Denton


Apr 30, 2019

Christine weaver


Apr 28, 2019

Alice Murray

Congratulations! Super duper achievement 🎉🎉🎉

£5.00 plus £1.25 Gift Aid

Apr 28, 2019

Y Marcus

Well done Emily


Apr 28, 2019

Lucy Challinor

£5.00 plus £1.25 Gift Aid