Anna & David smash their target at the Cambridge Half Marathon
The’ve already raised 102% of their original target after completing the first of 2 half marathons this year
Rucksack Project in the press – interview with Di Redmond
Di Redmond was invited to read her book Rucksack, to a school in Surrey for refugees who’ve fled Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
“Helping Hand for Ukraine” International Relief Project
Update on the The “Helping Hand in Ukraine” International Relief Project, including a recent report by Hope Worldwide.
Cambridge and Hackney Half Marathons
Two more fantastic runners, David Robertson and Anna Carslaw are running two half marathons in aid of Children and War UK
Battersea Park half marathon
Sara and Fred will run the Battersea Park half marathon to raise money for Children and War UK
The Rucksack Project – A book to heal the future of Ukraine
Every picture book distributed to displaced Ukrainian children comes with a simple booklet of advice for parents, carers, teachers who are reading RUCKSACK to the children.
Royal Parks Half Marathon
It was a triumphant day at the Royal Parks Half Marathon on Sunday October 9.
Race for Children and War UK
Jenny Luckock and her friends Mariana Birchall, Lena Have, Ally Gabriele, Katie Routledge are training with a purpose – to raise £20,000 for Children and War UK.
Help for Ukrainian children in Estonia
Children and War UK is working with partner organisations in Estonia, to ensure that children from Ukraine get the support they need.
Kateryna Yavna: Training Ukrainians in TRT
When Ukrainian psychologist Kateryna Yavna found herself stuck in the UK because of Covid travel restrictions, she had no way of knowing that things would get worse. In normal life, she divided her time between London, UK, and Lviv in Ukraine. Then in February 2022,...
Music for Ukraine’s children
A concert for Children and War UK in June 2022 raised over £8,500. Every seat in the house was taken, and many more watched via the live link. Our thanks to the marvellous musicians who made the concert so memorable: sopranos Emma Kirkby and Angela Hicks, Sam Brown...
Ukraine – update
Children and War UK’s cascade approach to training is designed to reach large groups of children at risk of long-term psychological trauma. Between February and June 2022, we helped more than 1000 Ukrainian children – but the number of children who need help grows every day.
Up to two years wait for war trauma therapy in UK
The Guardian has highlighted the long wait that traumatised Ukrainian refugees who have fled to the UK for 'specialised therapy to help them heal from the horrors of war.' Children and War UK's trustee William Yule, an expert in child stress and trauma and the needs...
Training in Ukraine
In the 10 weeks since the Russian invasion, a third of Ukrainians have been forced from their homes, […] more than 5.7 million refugees have fled Ukraine. A further 7.7 million have been displaced within Ukraine.’ Children and War UK is working with children affected, in Ukraine and surrounding countries
Our work is based on proven research
Children and War UK funds essential research into the effects of traumatic events on children, and into ways of helping children cope.