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Cruise Lines International Association UK & Ireland announces charity partnership

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CLIA and the Family Holiday Association launch campaign ‘What a Difference a Day Makes’. On Sunday 10th September, Cruise Lines International Association UK & Ireland (CLIA), the world’s largest cruise industry trade association, announced they will partner with the Family Holiday Association over the coming year with the aim of raising enough funds to send... Read more »
Last Pirate FM

Jingle success in Remember A Charity Week

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As Part of Remember A Charity Week, the Family Holiday Association were one of five lucky charities to have their jingle recorded by legendary DJ Emperor Rosko and played on Last Pirate FM. The jingle, in the form of a limerick, was written by Katie Rushmer whilst on work placement with the charity. Great job... Read more »
What a wonderful will

Remember A Charity In Your Will Week – 11th to 17th September

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Have your say on the world you want to leave behind. As a member of Remember A Charity, we are taking part in Remember A Charity in your Will Week, from 11th-17th September 2017, to help raise awareness of the importance of gifts left in Wills.  As part of the week, Remember A Charity will... Read more »
Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O'Connor

Charity Patron Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O’Connor dies at 85

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The former Archbishop of Westminster and Patron of the Family Holiday Association, Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O’Connor, has died at the age of 85. Cardinal Murphy-O’Connor, who died on Friday at 15:35 BST, had cancer. He had been seriously ill in hospital since his health took a “defining turn” in August. Cardinal Murphy-O’Connor became the 10th Archbishop... Read more »

Charity’s work featured on BBC Radio 5 Live

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This Bank Holiday weekend, BBC Radio 5 journalist Lesley Ashmall interviewed a family on a caravan break in Hastings. The Family Holiday Association is delighted to have been featured on BBC Radio 5 Live Drive on Monday 28th August. Journalist Lesley Ashmall travelled to Hastings to interview a family on a caravan break in Hastings... Read more »
charity times awards

Family Holiday Association shortlisted for a Charity Times Award!

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The Family Holiday Association is excited to announce that it has been shortlisted for Fundraising Team of the Year in the Charity Times Awards 2017! The entry is based around the 40th Anniversary celebrations which comprised targeted campaigns and fundraising activities to honour this remarkable milestone. The concept of the campaign was for all of... Read more »
Lady Mary Mumford

Thanksgiving Service for Lady Mary Mumford

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The Thanksgiving Service for our Life President, Lady Mary Mumford, 15th Lady Herries of Terregles, took place on Monday 14th August, following her death in April. Lady Herries (also known as Lady Mary Mumford) was President and latterly Life President of the Family Holiday Association for more than 20 years. She was a passionate supporter of our... Read more »

Adults earning more than the national average still struggling

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Working families who feel they’re ‘just about managing’ to pay their bills and make ends meet, have an average household income of £34,500 according to research by a new think tank – the Nottingham Civic Exchange (NCE). Launched today by Nottingham Trent University in partnership with the RSA, the new think-tank is set to explore... Read more »
TUI UK & Ireland Thomson First Choice

Smiles all round as TUI UK&I raises over a million

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In May 2015 TUI UK & Ireland, the parent company of leading holiday brands Thomson and First Choice, unveiled its fundraising campaign ‘A Million Smiles’, which challenged colleagues to raise £1 million over 2 years to celebrate the 40th anniversary of its chosen charity, The Family Holiday Association. Today the company has revealed it has... Read more »
Lady Mary Mumford

Paying tribute to Life President Mary Mumford

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It is with great sadness that we announce the death of our Life President, Mary Mumford, 15th Lady Herries of Terregles, who passed away peacefully at her Scottish home on 7th April. Lady Herries (also known as Lady Mary Mumford) was Life President for the Family Holiday Association for more than 20 years. She was... Read more »