At present our country is facing a medical crisis as an increasing number of flu cases and deaths have been reported during the last couple of months. The poor weather conditions seem to play a crucial role. Since medical institutions in our country have reported numerous cases diagnosed with influenza, there is a possibility that … Continued

A few years ago, during a stopover and flight delay, retiring Chief Executive, Alisdair Barron, met and chatted to a charming Floridian couple, Mike (Dr Michael Janson) and his lovely wife, Varuni Roberts. Both were thrilled to hear of the work of Children in Distress. Scots American Varuni was particularly delighted that another Glasgow-based charity, … Continued

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