Family Friends delighted at Ascot bank’s fundraising efforts

Pictured above: Rob Pottinger from TSB with Simon Foy, chair of trustees at Family Friends Family Friends was handed a whopping cheque today (11 October 2017) thanks to the excellent efforts of the staff and customers at Ascot’s TSB bank. The charity was delighted to be presented with a total of £380.51 by branch manager Rob…


Trio of terrific volunteers recognised by borough

Pictured above: Debora Hughes, middle, picks up her certificate from the Mayor, right

The brilliant work of three of our volunteers – Debora Hughes, Marion Seymour and Sue McCormack – was recognised at the WAM Get Involved volunteer awards presentation on 20 September. All three were shortlisted and received certificates of appreciation.


Voci Chamber Choir Christmas Concert – Thursday 15th December 2016

christmas-baubleVoci Chamber Choir Christmas Concert

in support of Family Friends

Thursday 15th December 2016 at 8pm

St John the Evangelist, Eton, SL4 6AP

Musical Director Sue Piggott

Tickets: £12 (full time students £6; under 12s free) are available on the

Voci Chamber Choir website: or call 07968 023388

Millie’s Sponsored Hair Cut

10yr old Mille Whitworth  wants to give her gorgeous hair to the Princess Trust and wants to raise money for Family Friends. Millie said in her own words “mum my hair will grow back and I just want to help another princess have lovely hair like mine.” Mum says “this girl truly amazes me and…


Windsor GR8 Runners running 10K for Family Friends

Windsor Fit For Life GR8 runners is a local group for beginner runners of mixed abilities and ages. In a moment of madness, having completed several 5k park runs, they decided to set themselves a goal of running 10k and took part in the Boudavida Running 4 Women 10k Windsor Great Park Run on Saturday 24th September 2016.…

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Flipping Great Fun at Maidenhead Pancake Race

A brilliant £315.31 was raised for Family Friends at the 2016 Maidenhead Pancake Race. Thanks to our friends at Enjoy Maidenhead, all proceeds were donated to Family Friends, enabling us to support local children and families facing difficult times. The object of the race was to get to the finishing line first, carrying a frying pan…

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Strong Vibes get in a spin for Family Friends

Strong Vibes Power Plate and Spin Studio in Windsor held a charity spin session on 9th January and raised £100 for Family Friends. We are very grateful to the team at Strong Vibes and all their clients who participated: some cycled for half an hour, some for an hour and a few kept pedalling for the entire two…

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Festive fundraising benefits Family Friends by over £1500

A huge thank you to everyone who supported Family Friends in 2015.  The Christmas spirit was certainly in evidence across the Royal Borough with some fantastic festive fundraising for Family Friends raising over £1500! Centrica plc raised £409.52 by holding a Christmas Market at their Windsor head office.  Their staff also purchased gifts for the children we support,…