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We hope everyone is keeping safe and well in what are very challenging times for all. Due to Covid-19 we are currently unable to deliver our support to families in the normal way – our volunteers can’t visit families to provide practical and emotional support and our children’s groups and other project activities have been…


Chair of Trustees to take part in Triathlon

Our Chair of Trustees, Simon Foy, will be amongst thousands of enthusiastic (and some professional !) triathletes taking part in the Windsor Triathlon on Sunday 16th June. As a battle hardened ‘fourth timer’ in the event, Simon will be hoping that the onset of age and a newly arrived grandson will not have interfered with…


Project to Support Army Family Transitions

Moving home is challenging for all of us and something that army families know only too well.  Local charity Family Friends is proud to have been awarded almost £20,000 from the Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust to deliver ‘Family Transitions’.  The project will help Windsor based army families from the Household Cavalry Regiment as they…


Family Friends receive Charity of the Year award!

We were delighted to receive the Charity of the Year award at the recent Royal Borough Voluntary Sector Awards 2018, and our wonderful team of volunteers came third in the Team of the Year category! We are very grateful to receive recognition for the amazing work of our staff and volunteers, providing much needed support…


Great Day at Eton College Fair!

A great day was had by all at Eton College Fair on Saturday 15th September. Family Friends is very grateful to be one of the chosen charities for 2018 of Eton Action, an independent charity run by the Boys, Staff and Supporters of Eton College. Our Hook the Hippo game proved very popular with visitors…


Right Royal Recognition for Family Friends!

We’re all very proud that Family Friends’ vital work in our local community was recognised with an invitation to Windsor Castle for the Royal Wedding. We send our congratulations and best wishes to the Duke and Duchess of Sussex on the occasion of their marriage.  Our thanks also to the Royal Borough of Windsor &…


Tracy’s marathon effort secures over £2000 for Family Friends

Our fabulous Director of Services Tracy ran this year’s Brighton Marathon on Sunday 15th April to raise much-needed funds for Family Friends.  Tracy’s months of preparation paid off as she recorded a brilliant time in her first-ever marathon, crossing the line in 4:00:06. Her efforts have raised a wonderful £2,172.75 for Family Friends in Windsor…


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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…