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Festive Pop-Up Market

Over 1200 people attended our first Festive Pop Up Market in Chester.  The one day event was held at the Wesley Church Centre on St John Street in Chester on Saturday 30th November.  Massive crowds took the quick detour from the high street to support our charity, guided by a team of volunteer elves. Gladly […]

So much more than Community Lunch

A huge thank you to Aldi for providing us with their surplus food for our community lunches. We receive goods daily through their community partner, The Neighbourly Scheme. Community lunches provide opportunities for our families and staff to enjoy good food in a relaxed atmosphere. As you can see today we had an amazing buffet […]

Dream Night at Chester Zoo

A huge thank you to Chester Zoo for supplying enough tickets to allow all of our families have an amazing evening at the zoo. It was a once in a lifetime opportunity for our families to be shown around the zoo with their very own Safari Guide. Our families were treated to a picnic tea […]

Tarvin Village Fete

Despite the threat of the rain, we had an amazing day at the Tarvin Vilage Fete. A huge thank you to the commitee for inviting us to have a tombola stall at this years Summer Fete. Despite the threat of the rain, we had an amazing day. It was brilliant to be out in the […]

The start of the StF CodeClub

At Save the Family we are constantly striving for ways to enrich the lives of the children that live onsite. Several months ago I met an amazing lady from Code Club North West, part of the Raspberry Pi Foundation. The Raspberry Pi Foundation is a UK-based charity that works to put the power of computing […]

May was a sad month here at Save the Family

May was a sad month for us here at Save the Family. We had to say goodbye to a friend and valued Trustee, Pauline Jackson. Pauline worked tirelessly for Save the Family for over 4 years. We have planted a tree within the Sensory Garden in her memory. We hope its roots are as steadfast […]

Save the Family’s Superheroes!

The ESSAR Chester Half Marathon 2019 After hours of pounding the streets in preparation, the big day arrived! Lining up on Sunday with over 6000 other runners, were Save the Family’s very own Superheroes! Save the Family could not exist without the tireless work of our volunteer fundraisers. In total over £3000 was raised! Every […]

Chester has definitely got talent!!

A huge ‘Thank You’ to the young ladies at The Queens School Chester for putting on an amazing concert on behalf of Save the Family on Saturday evening. It was a packed house. With something for everyone from Musical Theatre tunes to The Jacksons, the guests were not left disappointed!  

Dodleston C of E Primary School Donations

We’ve had a lovely visit from the Head Teacher of Dodleston C of E Primary School. It was wonderful to see just how generous families in our community can be towards our families during Lent. Nothing was more heart-warming than when we opened a small envelope, only to find a very special little girl had […]

Getting By With A Little Help From Our Friends!

The generous donation from the Greif Packaging Charitable Trust has enabled Save the Family to introduce the new role of ‘Family Friend’, providing much needed practical and emotional support to residents. Gary Hankinson, Family Mentoring Manager said ‘This valuable and much appreciated funding will enable us to provide additional role modelling practical support for our […]