Name: Cindy Robinson

    Title: Funding Development Manager (North)

    Department: Funding

    Location: North East of England

    The newest member of the team Cindy joined the Children In Distress family in November 2019. Cindy left Sunderland University 1993 and has 34 years Social and Health Care and 18 years in Business. Before joining the Children in Distress she work for many charities ranging from children to adult social care and has a wealth of experience health and social care settings, management, commercial business. The focus for her work has always been the promotion of excellence high standard of work in quality improvement, service development and redesign. Cindy lives in North East of England, has a son Alex and Grandson Robbie, and loves to have family time. Cindy Said, “I am thrilled and honoured to be joining Children in Distress and looking forward to working as part of a team committed to Children in Distress”. If you would like to learn more about Children in Distress and how you can help us, you can email Cindy at:

    Name: Christina Borza

    Title: Administrator CID Ro

    Department: Copii in Dificultate

    Location: Bucharest

    Christina Borza is key to the administration of the charity in Romania, she joined the team over nine years ago having studied law today as CID Ro’s Administrator she handles all aspects finance, purchasing and administration .She is the essential link between the Directors and Romania’s burgeoning social care bureaucracy. Christina is the right hand of the charity’s Vice-President and Regional Director and has been affectionately christened CID’s “Keeper of the Faxes”.

    Name: Edward Wieczysty

    Title: Adiminstration

    Department: Head Office

    Location: Glasgow

    Edward joined the team in 2015, having previous studied law at the University of the West of Scotland. Since graduating in 2012, Edward initially undertook voluntary work at New Lanark and Oxfam before commencing his first administrative post at ALVO. This position at ALVO acted as a stepping stone for him to progress to his current position at Children in Distress. Over time, Edward has settled in well to his role at Children in Distress and still dedicates a day to ALVO on a voluntary basis. Having worked in the field of administration for the past few years, Edward has found his niche. He is always keen to lend a helping hand and is willing to learn new skills. Edward would welcome your call on 0141 559 5690 or by email:

    Name: Julian Dawydiak

    Title: Administrator

    Department: Head Office

    Location: Glasgow

    Julian has worked in the third sector for a number of years, supporting young people, Black and Minority Ethnic communities, carers, children, and community development. His main roles have been in information management, service development, marketing, and communications. He has worked for both local and national organisations, including the NHS in Scotland and in partnerships with the local and national government. Julian would welcome your call on 0141 559 5690 or by email:

    Name: Tracy England

    Title: Thrift shop Manager

    Department: Commercial

    Location: Guisborough

    Tracy has worked in retail and customer services for many years. She graduated to manageress of our Guisborough shop in 2013 and has overseen the shop undergo a total refurbishment. During that time, it has become one of the best shops in the North East of England. A busy single Mum, Tracy enjoys her job and the people she meets on a daily basis. She is the first to say that no two days are the same. Most of all Tracy loves knowing that all the effort her and the shop volunteers put in, is making a difference to such a worthwhile charity. Tracy would welcome your call and offers of donations and/or help. Call: 01287630770