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Coffee Morning at The Shipquay Hotel

Posted by Children in Crossfire in Blog, Fundraising

A very special coffee morning celebrating Shipquay Hotel’s partnership with Children in Crossfire, which will be held in their restaurant on Friday 1 June between 10:30am and 12noon. Shipquay Hotel is Derry’s newest boutique hotel and is located at 15 – 17 Shipquay Street. We are delighted that…

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Santa's Little Helper, Maya McLaughlin

Derry Santa’s Fundraiser Appeal

Posted by Children in Crossfire in Friday Feature, Fundraising

Anyone who walked through Derry’s Guildhall Square during December will have seen that Santa Claus himself had taken up residence at the entrance to the Guildhall.   Santa – AKA Derry man Martin Gallagher – was holding his 11th annual Big Santa Fundraiser Appeal for Children in Crossfire….

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Shipquay Boutique Hotel Announces Children in Crossfire as 2018 Charity Partner

Children in Crossfire are delighted to have been chosen as the Shipquay Boutique Hotel’s charity partner for 2018. The partnership was formally launched today with the presentation of a cheque for £500 to Children in Crossfire’s Executive Director, Richard Moore. Johanne Ferguson, the Shipquay Boutique Hotel’s manager, said:…

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Festive Jailbreak 2017

Festive Jailbreak

Come along to Richmond Shopping Centre to support Children in Crossfire’s Festive Jailbreak. Local ‘jailbirds’ will be fundraising to get out of ‘festive’ jail in time for Christmas! In festive jail this year we have pop band ‘Lavengro’ ahead of their upcoming single release “Think” out now on…

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Mince Pie Morning

Mince Pie Morning

Posted by Children in Crossfire in Blog, campaigns, Fundraising

The season of goodwill is well and truly upon us. It’s a great time to get together with friends and family in a bid to catch up before the madness of Christmas shopping takes over! If you’re planning on having a little get-together over the festive period, then…

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Santa's Big Fundraiser Appeal

Santa’s Big Fundraiser Appeal

Posted by Children in Crossfire in Blog, Fundraising, news article

Christmas is coming and it’s time to get into the festive spirit! On November 23rd, Derry man Martin Gallagher launched his 11th annual Santa’s Big Fundraiser Appeal for Children in Crossfire. He does this every year in loving memory of his son, Christopher, who died tragically of malaria…

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Ben Nevis from halfway up!

Ben Nevis: A Personal Account

Someone described a truly modest man as one who climbs Mount Everest alone without ever telling anybody… that is not me! But what follows is hardly a boast. On Friday October 20th came to our Fort William, Scotland hotel me, Derryman Derek, Derrywoman Joanne and an English couple…

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Maurice Is Cycling For Global Goals | Children In Crossfire

Cycling for Global Goals

Posted by Children in Crossfire in Blog, Education, Fundraising

Donna Mc Feely from the Children in Crossfire Development Education had the pleasure of meeting Maurice Hurley during his cycle around Ireland to promote awareness of the Global Goals and their importance they hold in our present and future way of life.  Here’s what she had to say…

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Overseas Aid Fiction or Fact | Children In Crossfire

Overseas Aid: The Facts and Fiction

Setting the Record Straight about Aid Time and again, we see that public support in Ireland for overseas aid is very high in Ireland. Not only do opinion polls show that Irish people say they back the spending of money on aid, but they also put their money…

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World Water Day | Children in Crossfire

Safe Water Provision On World Water Day

Posted by Children in Crossfire in Blog, campaigns, Fundraising

Children in Crossfire are delighted to have the continued support of Watercooler World as part of our ongoing programme in the Wolisso area of Ethiopia which aims to address the serious challenge of malnutrition in young children in that area. Malnutrition, whether it be mild or severe, has…

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We are a registered charity in Northern Ireland (NIC101412) and The Republic of Ireland (CHY 20045517). Children in Crossfire is now also a registered ‘Not For Profit’ in the USA and is recognised as tax exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code (EIN 46-2267122). We are developing Advisory Groups in Chicago and Boston to assist with a fundraising programme.