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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,…


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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…



Raise money whilst shopping! is a great way to raise money for Family Friends just by shopping online. You don’t pay anything extra! You can shop with over 2,700 top retailers including M&S, Amazon, John Lewis, Argos, Boots, Debenhams, Toys R Us, Waitrose etc. The retailers you choose to shop with donate a percentage of the amount you spend…



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!

Future Events


Skyline Events: Are you a thrill seeker?

If you would like to try skydiving or a fantastic skydive for charity then by raising a minimum sponsorship amount you can receive your skydive for FREE!  Find information on how you can benefit by raising funds for Family Friends through parachuting and skydiving.  Book online now! One of our volunteers did a parachute jump…



A bunjee jump in aid of Family Friends!

Experience the undeniable adrenaline rush of one of the world’s most exciting activities – Bungee Jumping!  Raise money for Family Friends at no cost to yourself whilst taking to the skies and taking the leap of faith into the air after hearing the famous words, 3, 2, 1, Bungee!  The incomparable and ultimate thrill of…