Forgotten Children

Forgotten Children supports children in the UK and around the world who, for whatever reason, have been unable to gain support from other initiatives or organisations. Organisations that the Foundation have supported through Forgotten Children include some of the following amazing charity partners.

Alan Shearer Foundation

The Alan Shearer Foundation has three specific aims: To provide a number of free short breaks for profoundly disabled children and adults at the Alan Shearer Short Break Centre every year To continue to offer free sensory facilities and specialist leisure activities for the disabled users of the Alan Shearer Activity Centre To enable St …

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Shooting Star Chase

In September 2017 we co-hosted a fundraising event with Shooting Star Chase with the support of Phillip and Stephanie Schofield and raised over £120,000. Shooting Star Chase is a leading children’s hospice charity caring for babies, children and young people with life-limiting conditions, and their families. Whether lives are measured in days, weeks, months or …

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21&Co provide help and support to new parents from the moment they learn their child has Down syndrome and offer support, advice and encouragement. Their mission is to enhance the lives of children so they can reach their full potential and go on to lead independent lives. The charity was started in 2002 by Joanne and …

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Comic Relief

In 2010 the Peter Jones Foundation pledged its support to a Comic Relief programme in Africa’s biggest slum, Kibera in Kenya. In November 2011 Peter travelled to the region to see for himself the work that had been done with the Foundation’s financial support. The money the Foundation donated has been crucial to carrying out a …

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Leukaemia Research

Leukaemia Research is the only national research charity devoted exclusively to leukaemia, and its related blood disorders. They receive no government grants and depend entirely on voluntary donations. All donations go towards supporting doctors and scientists at hospitals and academic institutions throughout the country, which funds a wide range of projects, from basic laboratory research to …

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The Jessie May Trust

Established by Chris and Philippa Purrington after the death of their baby daughter, Jessie May, the trust provides nursing care at home for children who have a terminal illness and are not expected to live beyond the age of 19. Many of the children cared for by the trust have extremely severe physical and learning disabilities, …

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