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Weʼre raising £9,000 to send the Looked After Children's Council on an educational trip to Eastern Europe: 'Destination Poland'.

Rotherham, United Kingdom
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Rotherham’s Looked After Children’s Council (LACC) are hoping to be able to take an educational visit to Poland next year. With your help they can do so.

The ‘Destination Poland’ project will be a unique journey of exploration and education for 14 young people from the Looked After Children (LAC) Council supported by staff. The visit, backed by corporate parents including senior staff at Rotherham Council and elected members, will enable the children and young people to learn more about anti-fascism, significant events in history and enable them to bring their learning back to peers.

The LAC Council are a group of children and young people who are in care and leaving care, aged 11 to 18 years old. The group provides an opportunity for them to get their voice heard and work together to influence positive decisions to improve the lives of young people living in care in Rotherham.

Any donation is greatly appreciated to help the LAC Council reach their goal, all funding goes to the LACC.

A number of events have been organised by Council staff to promote and raise donations for this cause. The following activities, include:

Partners' Marathon

WHERE: Herringthorpe Stadium, Rotherham.
WHEN: Thursday 15 September, from 5:00pm
WHO: Sharon Kemp (Chief Executive) and Rotherham Partnership members and Council employees.

Ten Mile Sponsored Walk

WHERE: Thrybergh Country Park, Rotherham.
WHEN: Saturday 17 September, 10:00am - 1:00pm
WHO: Ian Thomas (Strategic Director of Children & Young People's Services), Councillor Brian Steele.

Partnership cycle 'From Rotherham to Krakow'

WHERE: Riverside House, Rotherham.
WHEN: September 26
WHO: Council staff and partners

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  • Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council

    Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council

    2 months ago

    Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council

    We are loving how much support we're getting! Thank you for everyone who has donated :) We've got about £200 offline donations too, so we are slowly getting there, but please spread the word and get everyone to donate or fundraise if they can :) Thank you from everyone at the Looked After Children's Council.

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  • Helen Berry

    Helen Berry

    Nov 26, 2016

    Call it an early Christmas present. The Berrys


  • Claire Widdowson

    Claire Widdowson

    Nov 24, 2016

    Well done Michael Sylvester on doing Movember towards this wonderful cause


  • Michael Sylvester

    Michael Sylvester

    Nov 19, 2016

    Donated by Rotherham Rugby Club Original Raider Martin Gabriel for Movember in tribute to Lord Kronos


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