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Little Lives UK are proud to be a London based children’s charity. We support disabled and disadvantaged children and young people in their London communities to help them build stronger futures. Working within our communities we identify some of the major problems that London’s children are facing and organise projects that will help try to resolve these issues.

We provide opportunities to children around London, that will help them build confidence, so they can go on to become safe, responsible and happy adults.

Tiny Tim’s Children’s Centre
Jun 2021 campaign

Tiny Tim’s Children’s Centre

As a charity, we know how much the pandemic has affected many tremendous organisations with the work they do helping young children. After getting in touch with Little Lives UK, we were in no doubt that it would be worthwhile for us to offer some support to Tiny Tim’s Children Centre, with a donation of £2,000, which will fund 40 therapy sessions for their children. Tiny Tim’s Children Centre offer free complementary therapy treatments to children with disabilities. They predominantly focus on providing treatments that are not available to the children from the NHS or affordable to low-income families. As a result of Covid-19 restrictions, they were unable to provide as many therapy sessions as they ideally would have, but still managed to provide 1,400 therapy sessions and 330 free therapeutic play sessions. However, the costs for providing each session has almost doubled during the last year, highlighting how important it has become that they receive support. They are more dependant than ever on the kindness of others and are relying on charities such as ourselves to support them. Little Lives UK would like to wish them all the success for the future and hope they can continue the fantastic work they do.
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Children’s Community Support Programme

We have launched our Children’s Community Support Programme, where we are looking to support London based organisations that work with children. Many children’s groups are struggling as a result of Covid-19, so to ensure that these vital services can continue to be accessed, we are offering to help with a donation that we hope will make a considerable difference to the amazing work that they do.

Someone to talk to - Mental Health Project

Our ‘Someone to talk to’ project will bring essential mental health services into schools in areas of London most in need. Working with the London Children’s Practice, we’re funding therapy sessions for children who need support. Poor mental well-being amongst children increases the likelihood in later life or antisocial behaviour, drug and alcohol misuse, and involvement in criminal activity. It’s vital that we help our children now.

Technology programme

Despite the developments there have been in the technological world, there are still many children that don’t have access to any technological devices. In order to guarantee that children can acquire such items, we have launched our technology programme, where we will donate up to 25 electronic items to schools and other children’s organisations, so that many children can then learn more from using these devices.
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Free clothes collection

We collect a variety of items, all of which will hugely help our efforts in supporting disabled and disadvantaged children across London. If you have any unwanted clothes, shoes, books or toys that you no longer use or want, feel free to book a collection, and we’ll come and pick them up from your home.

Fundraise for us

You can support Little Lives UK by raising money through fundraising. Whether this be a small event in your community, school or workplace, we would appreciate any efforts in raising money for our projects.  You can organise this yourselves, or you can find out some additional ways in which you can fundraise for us.

Donate electronics

Donating your old or unwanted electronic items can help to make a huge difference to the lives of children and their families. Your donated devices will be used as part of our technology programme and will go towards providing many children in London with access to devices that will greatly help with their education.

Leave a gift in your will

If you choose to leave Little Lives UK a gift in your will, you’re choosing to leave the perfect gift for many children, a bright future. Gifts in wills are fundamental for charities in the work they do, and we are certainly no exception, as ultimately your decision could be life-changing for many children.

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