6 December - One Man, One Horse, 2,500 Miles, £50,00008 December 2013
We are home! William Reddaway and his horse Strider are making an extraordinary 2,500 mile journey. They are visiting the four corners of England, including 30 cathedral cities on their way. No back-up vehicle; just one man and one horse on the road for seven months.
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The Big Give raised nearly £16,000!09 December 2013
Due to an overwhelming public response, our matching fund has been exhausted and donations are no longer being doubled. From Thursday 5th December donors had the opportunity to double the value of donations to us. Thanks to the generosity of the Reed Foundation and TUI Travel PLC we had a matching funds pot of £10,000 for donations we receive through the Big Give website.
Charity benefits from the AWTE's Christmas Lunch04 December 2013
Charity patron, Libby Purves, addressed gathering We are delighted to announce that we were selected as a beneficiary for the Association of Women Travel Executives' Christmas Lunch that was held on Monday 2 December. Over £8,000 was raised for the work of the charity.
Ian Reynolds - Memorial Service30 October 2013
Family and friends to gather on 11th December at St John the Baptist, Wimbledon Ian Reynolds' life will be honoured at a memorial service at St John the Baptist church Wimbledon on the 11th December. Ian, who died after a relatively short illness, had been a trustee of the Family Holiday Association for many years and had only recently stepped down as chair, a post he’d held since 2006.
HF Holidays’ pilot Feel Good Break a huge success!05 December 2013
Last weekend saw 12 families enjoy an outdoor adventure in the Peak District HF Holidays has worked closely with the Family Holiday Association over the last year to develop their own “Feel Good Breaks” – a holiday concept for disadvantaged families, with a focus on spending quality time together and healthy living. The pilot took place last weekend at HF Holidays' Country House, the Peveril of the Peak in the Peak District, and a great time was had by all!
Holidays Matter 2013 Conference at the Royal Society24 October 2013
100 delegates gathered in London to put Holidays Matter on the agenda Following the huge industry interest in our pilot conference last year, Holidays Matter 2012 – the Evidence – the Impact – the Future, we returnedto the Royal Society Thursday on 24th October for Holidays Matter 2013. The full report from the 2013 conference will soon be available.