Exciting Developments at Caring Matters Now

Well, as you may have already seen the Caring Matters Now Support Group has developed immensely over the past 2 years, thanks to all the hard work and commitment of the volunteer Trustees, support contacts and the CMN members. The fundraising efforts of all the CMN families has been tremendous and as a result, has…

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Barry’s Story

Hi, my name is Barry, father of Shelley. Shelley is a twin. She and her brother Mark were born on the 30th June 1974 at the Queen Victoria Hospital, South Africa. Although it is 35 years ago, I vividly remember my wife Marion and myself driving down to the Hospital at 5.30am on a Sunday…

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Claire’s Fundraising Story

We first heard about Caring Matters Now through the interview that Jodie Unsworth & Dr. Kinsler did on This Morning and since watching the program we have been in contact with the charity & they have really helped us by showing us that we are not the only ones in a sometimes difficult situation. It…

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Sue’s Fundraising Story

Hi to you all, I am Amy’s Granny Sue and chair of our local University of the Third Age here in Bridlington. Our U3A band, the U3Mix, with the help of a local pub, organised a Party Night for Amy to raise funds for CMN. Quite by chance we learned that the grandson of the…

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The Pink Chicks running for CMN!

In a mad moment Susanna and Clare have decided to make a difference by completing 10 runs and raising £10,000 for Caring Matters Now over a 12 month period – starting June 6th 2009 with a 5k race. The girls thought they should start off gently! As well as the running they are having fun…

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Amy’s tea party

On Saturday 19th July, Amy Gollop, along with her mum and dad, arranged a tea party to help raise funds for the Caring Matters Now Support Group. Amy sold tickets to family and friends for £2. Amy sold cakes along with various crafts and art-work designed by Amy’s aunt and friend which were also available…

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Katy’s Story

My name is Katy, and I am 11, nearly 12, years old. I have a CMN on the back of my right knee. When I was 18 months old, I had an operation to remove it. It was lasered off, using CO2 and Ruby Lasers, and then I had various bandages and dressings for 3…

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Fay’s fundraising coffee morning news

As part of the national coffee morning for Caring Matters Now I decided to hold my own coffee morning at home and invite a few friends!! Well, the numbers increased to over 30 and my house was bursting at the seams with friends, family and neighbours all wanting to give their support to a charity…

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