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Sponsor our Children

Through child sponsorship, you can support the children living in our hospice and help with their therapies, special food supplements, medication, and the exceptional staff needed to provide such a high standard of care.

Children Spring 2024

About Sponsorship

Our sponsorship program offers you the opportunity to make a meaningful difference in the lives of our children by supporting their therapies, special dietary needs, medications and the dedicated staff who provide exceptional care. Your generosity not only ensures the essentials but also allows us to provide those extra touches that let each child know they are cared for.

Becoming a sponsor of our children establishes a unique bond between you and our children. Upon sponsorship, you will receive introductions to each child along with a photo and details about their lives and the challenges they face. Regular updates on the children's progress will show you what is happening in their lives, and you are encouraged to correspond with them at any time. Additionally, sponsors have the chance to participate in organised visits to meet the children in person.

The children you sponsor are cared for in our Casa Maria centre but in their eyes you play a very important part in their life. Through letters and cards you may send, you can inspire and encourage them. It’s amazing how messages of hope can boost children’s self-esteem as well as showing them love.

How does sponsorship work?

We ask for a minimum commitment of £15 per month to help achieve lasting results through your sponsorship. But you can donate more than that if you wish and you can make your donations monthly, quarterly, or annually.

You can donate in a variety of ways and by whichever one is most convenient for you. The easiest is probably by direct debit so you can donate automatically. You can also donate by cheque or credit/debit card. Alternatively, you can make your regular donations to us through a Charity Aid Foundation bank account.

After you become a sponsor:

  • You will receive regular updates on the progress of the children throughout the year
  • You can send cards and letters to the children at any time
  • Take part in organised trips to visit the children

You can sponsor for as long as you like.  We hope your link with our sponsored children will continue for a number of years. But, if your circumstances change, you can withdraw your support at any time.

You can also sponsor our children as part of a group, such as a school, church group or business. If you decide to sponsor as part of a group, all we need is a named contact person to send your sponsorship updates to.

To sponsor our children please set a monthly donation here and make sure to contact us to let us know you would like to receive updates, and whether you would prefer updates via email or post.

For more information or to request newsletters about the children needing your support, please contact us at 01904 460066 or email adminyork@childrenindistress.org.uk.