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Our Vision

 

The Childhood Trust is a charity founded with a simple vision: to support vulnerable children living in poverty in London.

 

Poverty is about more than income; it is about a lack of stability and opportunity. It has long been recognised that education can help address this lack, providing one of the strongest routes out of poverty. Unfortunately, many children living in poverty are not able to make the most of their educational opportunities.

 

Poverty affects the health, education and life opportunities of considerable numbers of children.

 

Support from local, grassroots and community organisations can strengthen and supplement the education experience, raising aspirations and narrowing the gap in attainment that plays such a crucial role in defining the quality of childhood.

 

Who we are

Across London we support projects which are inspirational, and provide practical and emotional support where it is needed the most. 

Our Projects

£541,420 raised for London's Children by SummerGive
£541,420 raised for London's Children by SummerGive

The second Summer Give campaign took place on the theBigGive.org.uk from 16th-18th May and raised an incredible £541,420 for the...

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Voluntary News - Chairman of Childhood Trust visits Summer Gives campaign beneficiaries
Voluntary News - Chairman of Childhood Trust visits Summer Gives campaign beneficiaries

The Chairman of a charitable foundation that is working to alleviate child poverty in London, has visited a selection of...

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Doing it for the kids: kickstarting sustainability in the local voluntary sector
Doing it for the kids: kickstarting sustainability in the local voluntary sector Guest blog by Lou Coady, Head of Marketing at Localgiving.com

Last July, Localgiving and the Childhood Trust ran a campaign to raise awareness and funding...

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