November 23, 2018

October half term can, at first glance, seem quite insignificant. It is sandwiched between our big summer outings (the beach, picnics in the park, overnight residential) and our exciting Christmas outings (going to the theatre, ice skating). However, it is an important...

November 23, 2018

It is a well-known fact that with the season of giving, there is always a glut of receiving things you didn’t want! Martin Lewis (the ‘Money Saving Expert’) has been calling for a ban of unnecessary Christmas presents for years and the Archbishop of Canterbury is also...

September 3, 2018

Summer holidays can be a difficult time for our families. They have to arrange childcare for six weeks or take time off work in order to look after their children themselves. Many of the families we work with receive free school meals and the summer holidays mean that...

June 21, 2018

We are a Christian charity and as such, we passionately believe that everyone should experience acceptance and love. We believe that we were held responsible by Christ to care for those in need and suffering from oppression. HIV remains a hidden issue in many communiti...

June 15, 2018

As soon as we met as a group for lunch on the Monday, three of our amazing volunteers were on hand to encourage the children to talk to each other. All of our children love a good game of Dobble so happily ate lunch and played card games together. 

We cau...

May 24, 2018

We are pleased to report that our core services to families have continued, with our outings programme thriving:

  • 22 day outings and one adventure residential weekend

  • 40 children go on one outing each school holiday

  • 14 volunteers helping to accompany childr...

April 2, 2018

Firstly, it should be said that there is no such thing as a typical outing! However for the purposes of this blog post let’s imagine one together.

8am: Wake up and realise you have forgotten to buy snacks for the children.

9am: Leave the house with wristbands with our nu...

March 26, 2018

In the US, NYHAAD is on April 10th. This day is designed to raise awareness of the impact that HIV and AIDS has on the lives of our young people. It is important to note that impact doesn’t necessarily equate with diagnosis. Many of the young people connected with our...

March 16, 2018

Our work began over ten years ago as part of the charity ‘Grandma’s’. An east London branch was established in response to the needs of a large number of families with HIV who lived in the area. In 2009, we took on a separate charitable identity under our new name – ‘A...

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