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Dave Garbett raising money by cutting in hair

Our annual fundraising event is our primary source of fundraising and whilst we will not realise any monies from such in 2020, unfortunately, the needs of the many children suffering from serious illness does not wane. For example, we are currently trying to help a...

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The Shelby Doo Postponed

The 25th Celebration ‘Shelby Doo’ 14 November 2020 POSTPONED - UNTIL 13 NOVEMBER 2021 Dear Sirs and Madams It is with deep regret that the ‘Friends of Shelby Newstead’ announce the postponement of our children’s charity fund raising evening for 2020. Rest assured this...

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A successful ShelbyDoo 2019

Shelby's painting sells for £10,000.00 as Kent based Children's Charity the 'Friends of Shelby Newstead' raise £58,000.00 in a Christmas Winter Wonderland! Whilst the theme was a 'Christmas Winter Wonderland', there was a warm welcome awaiting 600 guests at the Kent...

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Annual Charity Golf Day

We will be holding our annual Friends of Shelby Newstead Golf Day on Friday 14 June 2019 at Redlibbits Golf Club, Manor Lane, Ash TN15 7HT. It’s a fun day for a fantastic cause – can you get a team together, we’d love you to join us, all abilities are welcome....

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Ellice Barr – 7 years

Ellice barr, a seven year old from Deal, has cerebral palsy and had a second operation to lengthen her calves in order to improve the flatness of her foot and make her more mobile Ellice’s Dad, Joe, quoted: “Her goal for summer 2019 is to be able to play in the back...

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Jake’s Story

Jake was diagnosed with Cancer in 2011 at just 8yrs old and at the end of 2016 Jake was sent home to die. In 2017 we, ‘Friends of Shelby Newstead’ heard of Jake’s plight and decided to step in and support as best we could by funding the natural supplements that were...

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Are you willing to sponsor us?

We are a small local children’s charity formed of Trustees that kindly donate their time voluntarily in order to help improve the lives of children with debilitating and life threatening diseases and illnesses. Formed in 1996, we have raised in excess of £850,000 to...

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Looking to fundraise?

You can help us to continue to support even more children in the future. Use your skills, talents and expertise to raise money for seriously ill children. There are so many ways you can get involved with fundraising, from taking part in an exciting challenge, to...

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The Shelby Doo 2018

‘Friends of Shelby Newstead’ 2018 have smashed it again, raising over £110,000 for children with serious illnesses. With the business end complete it was party party party into the early hours and beyond……rock on 16 November 2019 for the next installment in what has...

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