Genetic Disorder UK Grant

It is with great excitement to announce that Caring Matters Now has been granted £4,000 from Genetic Disorder UK.  This grant is to cover the costs of the CMN Activity Weekend 2014.  The funds will pay for all our children and adult with CMN to attend the weekend free of charge. The CMN trustees are […]

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THEY DID IT!

They did it!

The CMN team took on the skydiving challenge on Saturday 22nd March 2014. The team of 18 met early Saturday morning at Langar Airfield, Nottingham to face their fears! Team members had travelled from all corners of the UK, from as far up as the Highlands, to as low down as Kent! The weather conditions […]

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Caring Matters Now receive £10,000 from Children in Need!

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The CMN trustees are very pleased to announce that Children in Need have granted £10,000 towards the work of Caring Matters Now.  This is AMAZING news as the grant will increase the profile of our charity, as well as funding our work!  The grant will fund all our support days in 2014.  We are so […]

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CMN Charity Dinner Dance 2014

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Caring Matters Now is holding a prestigious charity dinner dance at the Intercontinental Hotel (Park Lane, London) on Saturday 20th September at 7pm to midnight. The aim of the event is to raise funds for Caring Matters Now and to raise the profile of the charity. The Caring Matters Now trustees would like to invite […]

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Holly McCrossan

Holly McCrossan

It is with great sadness that we share the news of Holly McCrossan. On Friday 21st February 2014, Holly (aged 2) passed away after suffering with CMN syndrome. Holly’s parents are overwhelmed from the love and support expressed by you all and they would like to thank everyone who has shown them so much care […]

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News for CMN Adults

Exciting Developments for our CMN adult members This year is a big year for our adult support developments and we are excited to share with you all a little bit about the history of the charity and the plans we have with regards to adult support. As an adult with CMN, I do understand the […]

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Jasmin Chance & Blackheath High School Raise Funds for CMN

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Cake Bake Sale (All Years) and Business Enterprise Event (Year 6). On 6th December 2013, Blackheath High School (Juniors) held a Cake Bake sale for all years and year 6 were divided into groups and each group was given £10 for materials. From the materials they bought, they made keyrings, jewelry and note books to […]

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Christmas Charity Appeal

St Marys School Christmas Charity Appeal

The whole school community of St. Mary’s.  The children are aged 4-11 years. St. Mary’s P. S. Draperstown raise money with a Christmas Charity Appeal every year, during the month of December.  We like to select a charity that is local or one that has close connections with a member of our school community.  This […]

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Eva’s fundraising activities for CMN

I ran a cake stall at my school for CMN. Some of my friends helped me. I had to make loads of cakes to go round the school so everyone would be able to buy one. I raised £130 for CMN. I also spent the end of the summer term making friendship bracelets. When I […]

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Adults with CMN Meeting London – 29th March 2014

We are keen to increase our support for adults with CMN and the first step is by organising a small event whereby adults with CMN can all meet, for what may be the first time. Find out more about the exciting developments in adult support. This event will be very relaxed, and we will make […]

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CMN Chat & Play Day Nottingham – 17th May 2014

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** No attendance from Dr Kinsler at this event** The CMN Chat & Play Days are similar to that of the CMN Support Days but without the attendance of Dr Kinsler. Organised by the regional support contact and attended by some of the CMN trustees. The aims of the Chat & Play Days are to: […]

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Cross Country Trains raise £1000 towards the work of CMN

Cross Country Trains £1000 Cheque Presentation

Thank you to Cross Country for raising £1000 towards the work of CMN! Cross Country were introduced to Caring Matters Now by Malcolm Cotterell, whose daughter has CMN. They raised the £1,000 by dress down Friday, a giant money raffle and selling homemade smoothies to staff. A massive thank you to everyone who dug deep […]

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Caring Matters Now Launches 2015 CMN Charity Challenge – Avenue of Volcanoes in Ecuador

Who’s up for the ultimate challenge? Want to help raise a staggering amount of funds for Caring Matters Now? Enjoy the trip of a lifetime? We are planning an experience you will never forget; Avenues of Volcanoes! Avenue of Volcanoes – 28th June 2015 to 9th July 2015 all in aid of Caring Matters Now […]

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Lincoln FC Youth Academy Announces CMN as Charity Partner

We are delighted to announce that Lincoln City Football Club Youth Academy have chosen CMN to be their charity partner. Speaking on hearing the result, Jodi Whitehouse, our Chief Executive, said: “We at Caring Matters Now are absolutely delighted to have won this vote and very much look forward to working in partnership with Lincoln […]

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24 Peaks in 24 Hours Challenge

I had the great honor, yet again, to take part in another CMN Charity Challenge of climbing 24 peaks in 24 hours.  Beforehand I must admit, I underestimated the difficulty of the challenge.  I thought “24 peaks can’t be as tough as Mount Kilimanjaro”, however, I was soon to be proved very wrong! As you […]

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CMN Chat & Play Day Bristol – 17th May 2014

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** No attendance from Dr Kinsler at this event** The CMN Chat & Play Days are similar to that of the CMN Support Days but without the attendance of Dr Kinsler.  Organised by the regional support contact and attended by some of the CMN trustees. The aims of the Chat & Play Days are to: […]

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CMN Chat & Play Day Dublin – 17th May 2014

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** No attendance from Dr Kinsler at this event** The CMN Chat & Play Days are similar to that of the CMN Support Days but without the attendance of Dr Kinsler.  Organised by the regional support contact and attended by some of the CMN trustees. The aims of the Chat & Play Days are to: Give […]

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CMN Support Day London – 29th March 2014

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The CMN support group hold support days across the UK throughout the year. The aims of the support days are to: Give one-to-one support to those affected by CMN and their families Give medical advice to those affected by CMN and their families Give an opportunity for CMN members to meet and develop friendships The […]

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CMN Support Day Glasgow – 9th Aug 2014

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The CMN support group hold support days across the UK throughout the year. The aims of the support days are to: Give one-to-one support to those affected by CMN and their families Give medical advice to those affected by CMN and their families Give an opportunity for CMN members to meet and develop friendships The […]

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CMN Support Day Liverpool – 8th Nov 2014

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The CMN support group hold support days across the UK throughout the year. The aims of the support days are to: Give one-to-one support to those affected by CMN and their families Give medical advice to those affected by CMN and their families Give an opportunity for CMN members to meet and develop friendships The […]

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