Late night Christmas shopping can be quite an event, particularly in the Children in Distress thrift shop in Guisborough, where manager, Tracy England pulls out all the stops, welcoming local children and their families to visit the charity’s very own Father Christmas. Santa, even has his own specially bedecked grotto where he sits ready to … Continued

The ‘lassies’ or more correctly the’ ladies’ of Newton and Wallacetown Parish Church and partner parishes in Ayr and Troon have long been stalwart supporters of Children in Distress, both as prolific knitters and as supporters of the Annual Christmas Shoebox Appeal. Over years, six or nearer  seven thousand infants, children or young adults have … Continued

Sarah Nicole Smith is an American expat mum living in Bucharest, who is a friend of CID RO., recently Sarah shared “I started to explain to Alex my son about the children in St Margaret’s Hospice, who have disabilities and then I stopped myself. Why tell him? He see children just like any other child. … Continued

On the 31st of December, after a twenty-eight year association with Children in Distress, Alisdair Barron will retire as the Charity’s Chief Executive and pass responsibilities to Valentina Zaharia currently the Executive Director of Copii in Dificultate. Throughout his time with CID, Alisdair has been at the forefront of “making a better today for children … Continued