On Friday, May 25, the children and staff at Saint Andrew’s enjoyed a very special visit Alisdair Barron – CID Ro’s President, the Foundation’s Executive Director Valentina Zaharia and another two supporters from Great Britain, Anne Peeling and Pauline Phillips, both sponsors of two children, Claudia and Elizeo’s. After a detailed discussion with the Centre’s … Continued

It is with regret that we share the news that Joe Thomson,  a former CID Trustee, renowned Scottish lawyer and academic, latterly a member of the Scottish Law Commission and Regus Professor of Law at the University of Glasgow, died in the early hours of Saturday 12th of May. Joe had been diagnosed at the beginning of the year with pleural mesothelioma, … Continued

Last week, Dana, St Andrew’s physiotherapist organised an outing, to mountain cabin in the picturesque area of Rucar – Prislop and young Claudia, was invited to join in the party. The weather was beautiful and temperatures have soared in the city so time spent in the great outdoors was recommended to invigorate the heart and … Continued

Children in Distress has a small versatile fleet of ‘white vans’ used to support donor collections and stock deliveries between the Charity’s three thrift shops in Kirkbymoorside, Guisborough and Shildon. Throughout October and November, their volunteer drivers are often seen at the wheel, visiting collection points across the UK,  uplifting hundreds of beautifully wrapped Christmas boxes … Continued

This week, Elizeo had a pleasant surprise when his Dad visited him. It has been a long time since the two of them had spent quality time together. Elizeo joined the St Andrew’s family some years ago  and for most of that time  his sole visitor, has been his Gran. Gran likes to see him … Continued