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Befriend a Child

Befriend a Child's 2021 Giving Tree Appeal

The Giving Tree Appeal offers you the chance to give the gift of friendship and turn a frown upside down for a local child this Christmas.
raised of £15,000 target
by 245 supporters
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Closed on 31/01/2022
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The Giving Tree Appeal offers you the chance to give the gift of friendship and turn a frown upside down for a local child this Christmas.

Your donation will give children and young people that Befriend a Child support across Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire the opportunity to experience new and fun activities they would otherwise not be able to take part in due to circumstances beyond their control.

Each child that receives your support will have the chance to try new activities with their volunteer befriender or mentor who is both a role model and a friend. These experiences help build their confidence and self esteem and give children an opportunity to explore what life has to offer.

Your Christmas donation of:

£15 could pay for a rock pooling kit to take to Newburgh beach

£20 could pay for a festive arts and crafts package

£30 could pay for could pay for a trip to Codona's for child and their volunteer for go-karting and a round of mini golf

£50 could pay for a Sea Safari trip in Stonehaven

£100 Could pay for outings for a month for three children.

£360 Could pay for 1 child's outings for a whole year.

£1,250 Could pay for a child to be befriended for a whole year, this includes training the volunteer, matching them with their befriender, supporting the volunteer, the cost of their outings and the cost of them attending our seasonal play schemes and parties.

The time spent with their befriender or mentor will give them lasting memories to cherish.

Have a wonderful Christmas!

If you have picked up a Giving Tree tag please pop the tag reference number beside your donation, this can be found at the bottom right hand corner of the tag. If you are donating as part of a company please pop your company name beside your donation.

About the charity

Befriend a Child

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Befriend a Child supports children and young people growing up in difficult life circumstances across Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire. We match children with trained volunteers who help them develop new life skills and achieve their potential.

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