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December 16th, 2019

Great support by Bolingey Barbarians for our Liskeard Family Group

We are delighted to have been supported by Bolingey Barbarians. Their donation of £500 enabled us to go shopping and create a wonderful package for our Liskeard Family group. Our Liskeard group for bereaved children and their families meets monthly and will now have some fantastic new resources!

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December 13th, 2019

12 Days of Christmas Auction has now ended

So very grateful for all the wonderful donations of gifts for our Christmas Auction, as well as to everyone who has made a bid.  The auction has now finished and the total made will be announced soon.  Thank you all again.

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December 13th, 2019

Big Thanks for your Big Give donations

Huge thanks to everyone for your contributions and for sharing – we have managed to achieve £4,534 including gift aid through #thebiggive! This will enable us to fund our Memory Days in 2020 for bereaved children and their families.   Thank you so much for all your support!


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December 3rd, 2019

Toy donations by customers of Morrisons Redruth

Thank you to Morrisons and all their customers for supporting Penhaligon’s Friends this year with their Toy Appeal.

We know these toys will go to very welcome homes in time for Christmas.

Christmas is a particularly difficult time after bereavement. It is important for children to know that, whilst it may be different to how it used to be, it can still be a special time. Christmas may bring lots of mixed feelings and those who have died will be missed and thought about x


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November 28th, 2019

12 Days of Christmas Auction starts 1st December with some great Christmas present ideas

Check out the Penhaligon’s Friends 12 Days of Christmas Auction daily until 12th December.

Every day there will be lots published on Facebook with bids via our Facebook page or email to

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November 28th, 2019

St Ives Sea Shanty Shout raises an incredible £2,352

It’s Thank You Thursday here at Penhaligon’s Friends, and today we want to thank Bamaluz Bootleggers and the St Ives Sea Shanty Shout for raising an incredible £2,352 for Penhaligon’s Friends supporting bereaved children and young people throughout Cornwall.


It was a dark and stormy weekend in West Cornwall – but that wasn’t going to stand in the way of the 4th St Ives Shanty Shout!
Coordinated by St Ives’s own Bamaluz Bootleggers, twenty-four shanty groups descended on the town from near (Foghorn Three, Zennor) and far (Halifax’s Kimber’s Men and Lytham St Anne’s Shanty Crew).
For two nights the town echoed to the sound of rousing shanties and lyrical sea songs as appreciative audiences packed seven of the town’s hostelries.
As a result, more than £2,300 was raised for the charity, Penhaligon’s Friends, which supports bereaved children, young people, parents and carers throughout Cornwall – the largest sum yet raised by the event.

Bamaluz Bootleggers’ Musical Director Sarah Hall was delighted with its success: “There was standing room only in most of the venues, and we think this was the biggest turnout yet,” she said. “It was wonderful to witness the buzz and energy in the town, and the extra footfall can only have benefited local shops, pubs, accommodation providers and other businesses in a traditionally quieter time of the year.”

Thank you once again for the generosity of all those who gave, and of course to the organisers who chose Penhaligon’s Friends.

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November 27th, 2019

Lanlivery Vintage Rally donates an amazing £3,000

Following on from the Lanlivery Vintage Rally in September we were delighted to attend their welcoming presentation evening and receive a fantastic donation of £3000! Thank you so much to everyone that contributed to our charity and lots of others too – what a fantastic team they are!

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November 20th, 2019

Penhaligon’s Friends are on Facebook

We’d love you to follow Penhaligon’s Friends on Facebook to keep up to date with events.

Follow the link here

Thank you.

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November 15th, 2019

BBC Spotlight interview with two young people supported by Penhaligon’s Friends

Two lovely and inspirational young people, Daisy and Holly, were interviewed by BBC Spotlight last night, 14 November 2019.

You can watch it here






To help more young people like Daisy and Holly Text HELP to 70450 or click HERE

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November 14th, 2019

Amazing £1,610 received from Tremorvah Community Bonfire Group

Thank you Thursday – another wonderful donation received to support our work with over 900 bereaved children and young people, together with their families, throughout Cornwall – Thank you to all who organised, sponsored or attended the Tremorvah Community Bonfire Group fireworks night – a total of £1,610 – What an amazing total!

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