Category Archives: Blog

easyfundraising discovery

Posted on March 22, 2016 by Book at Bedtime We have just discovered this wonderful app that enables you to shop online and donate to us at the same time without it costing you a penny (well, apart from what you are spending on your shopping!) Most of the major retailers are on board so […]

Funding success from People’s Postcode Lottery

Posted on February 2, 2017 by Book at Bedtime We asked….and they said yes! We now have enough funds (£1,738) to provide a bookcase full of children’s books and the Family Change set of books that the playworkers use to help the children deal with their emotions and the traumatic situation they have been in […]

Megan went vegetarian for a month for Book at Bedtime

Posted on March 10, 2017 by Book at Bedtime Megan Breakwell, a committed carnivore, decided to go vegetarian for a month to raise funds for us and we are delighted to announce that she raised £60.00! Well done Megan. She also advised that she enjoyed it and is going to continue being vegetarian in the […]

And a year on…..

Posted on May 25, 2017 by Book at Bedtime “The children are still really enjoying the books. They swap and change them all the time”. A lovely quote from one of the refuge child workers. It’s always so nice to hear that our work is still being so appreciated 🙂

Made a Difference Chamber of Commerce Award

Posted on October 30, 2017 by Book at Bedtime I had a lovely surprise a couple a weeks ago when I found out I had been put forward for the Chamber of Commerce Made a Difference award. Sadly I couldn’t go to the awards dinner but was truely delighted to find out after the weekend […]

Kifubon Project reading model!

Posted on November 1, 2017 by Book at Bedtime We recently had a urgent request for feedback from the Kifubon project – including photos! – for an event they were running. The Kifubon project have donated quite a lot of copies of both Splitting the Arrow and The Pot with the Hole which are both […]

My favourite book….

Posted on November 3, 2017 by Book at Bedtime We have had some great feedback. I’ll let them tell you……. Since using the bookshelf scheme within our refuge the children and young people have had the opportunity to choose from a wide range of books suitable for all ages 0-17 years. In particular the children […]

Bookcase 70

Posted on November 6, 2017 by Book at Bedtime This one ended up in Skelmersdale as part of People’s Postcode Lottery money. They had the Family Change set of books too. Ted looks very pleased with his book selection!

Bookcase 71

Posted on November 8, 2017 by Book at Bedtime We’ve had some lovely feedback from the playworker in Boston – they are finding the bookcase really useful especially over the holidays.