02/12/2020

Metro Bank, the UK’s community bank, today unveils gift giving Magic Money Trees in each of its 77 stores – to support disadvantaged children across the UK. The initiative is being run in partnership with Action for Children, as the charity’s only corporate partner to host gift giving pop-up locations as part of its ‘Secret Santa’ campaign. Customers and non-customers alike are invited to pop-in to a Metro Bank store, take a ‘magic’ gold coin from the Magic Money Tree…

11/08/2016

A young woman who has battled serious illness, severe financial problems and life in a women’s refuge has graduated from Cardiff University with a law degree. Diana Isajeva from Pontypridd and now living in Barry, was referred to Action for Children’s Rhondda Cynon Taf (RCT) youth support service after a number of problems threatened to seriously derail her life.  She achieved an upper class second degree (2:1) and was presented with her certificate at a ceremony in St David’s Hall,…

03/08/2016

   KPMG director Jeremy Thomas reveals the motivation behind braving Wales’ autumn weather for the UK’s largest sponsored sleep out On October 7th, more than 100 people, including myself, will be sleeping out in Cardiff as part of Byte Night – the UK’s largest sleep out, taking place in ten cities across the country. We will be spending the night tucked up in our sleeping bags at the iconic Principality Stadium in Cardiff to raise money for charity Action for…

24/05/2016

New research marks the launch of first oral health workshops by Action for Children Recent research commissioned to mark the launch of oral health workshops from leading charity Action for Children – Gweithredu dros Blant and its partnership with The Wrigley Company Ltd, has revealed it’s still the simple pleasures in life that make our children smile. The survey of parents and children in Wales reveals that pulling silly faces (46 per cent), reading stories (31 per cent) and playing hide and…