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.


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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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,…

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Family Friends Named Charity of the Year!

We are delighted to share the news that Family Friends in Windsor & Maidenhead was named Charity of the Year at the Royal Borough Voluntary Sector Awards 2015. The award was presented by the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead (RBWM) and WAM Get Involved at a ceremony at Maidenhead Town Hall, in the presence of the…

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Family Friends Trustee took part in Magna Carta Pageant

Family Friends Trustee Pat Lakovic was selected to take part in the Magna Carta 800th anniversary celebrations in recognition of her work with Family Friends in Windsor & Maidenhead. Pat has served the charity and the local community for ten years, ensuring that RBWM’s most vulnerable children and families are supported, valued and heard. Everyone at…


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A huge thank you to Rotaract!

Our grateful thanks go to Rotaract for supporting us in 2014 and for raising the fantastic amount of £2877.95. As well as fundraising for us, they were out and about at local events promoting our services. Thank you so much Rotaract, your support was appreciated!