Year: 2022 Newlife News

M6toll SUPPORT LOCAL CHILDREN’S CHARITY WITH GIFT OF PLAY THIS CHRISTMAS

Dec 2022

Midland Expressway Ltd (operators of the M6toll) are proud to announce their support of Newlife, the Charity for Disabled Children with their Christmas Campaign which aims to provide the gift of play to disabled children across the region. Newlife the Charity for Disabled Children help disabled chil...

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DISABLED CHILDREN TO RECEIVE SPECIALIST EQUIPMENT THANKS TO STAFFORDSHIRE FREEMASONS

Nov 2022

Twenty children and young people with disabilities and their families will be able to access potentially life-changing specialist equipment thanks to a £30,000 grant from Staffordshire Freemasons to Newlife the Charity for Disabled Children. Newlife is the largest charity provider of specialist equ...

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SPECIALIST SEAT HELPS THREE-YEAR-OLD RECOVER AFTER TRANSPLANT

Nov 2022

A three-year-old from Barnet who underwent a kidney transplant has been able to recover in comfort, thanks to a children’s disability charity which provided a specialist seat to keep her fully supported. Leia Morsbach was born with a rare form of mitochondrial disease, a genetic disorder which mea...

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SIBLINGS WITH LIFE-LIMITING CONDITION CAN TRAVEL SAFELY, THANKS TO SPECIALIST CAR SEATS

Nov 2022

An East Riding of Yorkshire couple whose two children are not expected to live past the age of ten have received specialist car seats from a children’s disability charity so they can travel safely, which is allowing them to make the most of the time they have together. Tom and Charlotte’s childr...

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BLACK FRIDAY SALE BEATS THE COST OF LIVING AND HELPS DISABLED CHILDREN TOO

Nov 2022

Not only is Newlife’s Black Friday sale this week a great chance to stock up on all those wardrobe essentials and Christmas for friends and loved ones at bargain prices – it’s also a fabulous way to help disabled children receive the specialist equipment they urgently need too. All Newlife sto...

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CHARITY COST OF LIVING BOOST FOR FAMILIES WITH DISABLED CHILDREN

Nov 2022

National disability charities Newlife the Charity for Disabled Children and Sense have joined forces to provide grants totalling £23,000 to families with disabled children facing profound hardship due to the current cost of living crisis. Newlife, the largest UK charity provider of specialist disab...

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DISABILITY HISTORY MONTH 2022

Nov 2022

Disability History month takes place from November 16 to December 16, shining a light on the struggles faced by people of all ages with disabilities historically, but also the barriers still facing people with disability today. As a result of medical advances over the years many more children are su...

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GIVE DISABLED CHILDREN THE GIFT OF PLAY THIS CHRISTMAS

Nov 2022

A national disabled children’s charity has launched a Christmas appeal to help fund more pods of specialist toys, so children with disabilities and terminal illness who have difficulty using standard high street toys can experience the joy of play for themselves. Newlife the Charity for Disabled C...

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TEEN’S SKYDIVE TO HELP DISABLED CHILDREN

Nov 2022

A kind-hearted Cannock schoolgirl is set to take part in an adrenaline fuelled tandem skydive to raise much needed funds to help disabled children across the UK. Sixteen-year-old Cannock Chase High School student, Jessica Hurd, will be taking off from Tilstock airport in Shropshire when she takes pa...

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‘LIFE CHANGING’ SPECIALIST BUGGY FOR GIRL WITH CHILDHOOD DEMENTIA

Oct 2022

A Leeds six-year-old diagnosed with a rare form of childhood dementia is able to attend vital brain treatments and make magical memories with her family before she goes blind, thanks to a specialist buggy provided by a national children’s disability charity. Connie Annakin was diagnosed with Batte...

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HERE TO HELP – IN WAYS YOU MAY NOT KNOW

Sep 2022

Here To Help – In Ways You May Not Know With the cost of living seemingly spiralling out of control, don’t forget that Newlife is here to help in a number of ways you mig...

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MAKING YOUR MONEY STRETCH

Sep 2022

Making Your Money Stretch Families with disabled children don’t always have the same options available to them when it comes to generating extra income, but there are ways you ...

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OUR STATEMENT ON THE PASSING OF HER MAJESTY QUEEN ELIZABETH II

Sep 2022

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II was an inspiration to many and, as we the Trustees and staff at Newlife reflect with gratitude on her remarkable lifetime of service, we offer our heartfelt condolences to The Royal Family. God Save The King. ...

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HIGH FLYING FUNDRAISING

Jul 2022

A staff member from a Cannock charity showed real commitment last week when he took to the skies to do an amazing wing walk – all to help disabled and terminally ill children and their families.As a Sales Assistant for Newlife the Charity for Disabled Children at the Newlife Plus store based in ...

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COST OF LIVING CRISIS

May 2022

Newlife welcomes the chancellor’s announcement of additional financial support to help with the cost of living crisis. In the last few weeks, we have been speaking to Ministers and MPs about the difficulty that many families with disabled children are facing; particularly those who rely on spe...

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NEWLIFE CEO AND CO-FOUNDER RETIRES AFTER 30 YEARS OF SERVICE TO DISABLED CHILDREN

Apr 2022

More than thirty years after co-founding Newlife the Charity for Disabled children, Sheila Brown OBE has retired as its CEO, along with her husband Colin, director of the charity’s Commercial business.As a mu...

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DISABLED CHILDREN’S CHARITY ISSUES URGENT APPEAL FOR SOUTH EAST

Feb 2022

A children’s disability charity is urgently appealing for help to fund vital disability equipment for 41 children across the South East on their waiting list for help totalling almost £52,000. Newlife the Ch...

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FAMILY MAKE MEMORIES TO TREASURE WITH NEWLIFE PLAY THERAPY PODS

Feb 2022

Rugeley brothers who have the same incredibly rare neurological condition which means their life expectancy is just ten-years-old, have been able to play together and make memories for their family to treasure, thanks to the Play Therapy Pod service run by Newlife the Charity for Disabled Children ...

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NEWLIFE COMES TO NEWPORT

Feb 2022

A new fashion store is set to open its doors in Newport, giving bargain lovers the chance to grab high street brands at hugely discounted prices, all while helping a charity support disabled children in need. Newlife the Charity for Disabled Children will be opening its first store in Wales in Unit ...

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NEWLIFE CEO IN PODCAST SERIES

Jan 2022

Sheila Brown CEO and Co-founder of Newlife is being featured as part of the CEO Stories podcast, launched by Great Birmingham Chamber of Commerce, which takes a look at some of the regions established and up-and-coming CEOs. Hosted by Henrietta Brealey, who became the youngest CEO in the Chamber’s...

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