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Royal Caribbean UK & Ireland announces charity partnership

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The Family Holiday Association is delighted to have been chosen as one of Royal Caribbean’s official charity partners for its ‘Go the extra mile to make eyes smile’ campaign. Royal Caribbean UK & Ireland will be supporting the Family Holiday Association by organising a variety of different extraordinary fundraising activities and events for staff to... Read more »
The Big Give Christmas Challenge

Double Your Donation at no extra cost to you!

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We are excited that the Family Holiday Association has again been selected to participate in the Big Give Christmas Challenge. The challenge is a unique way to to make your donation have double the impact! Donations made to our project via theBigGive.org.uk will be doubled during the campaign. If you would like to support our... Read more »
Great York Ghost Search

York’s ‘most-haunted’ status celebrated with ghost search

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In celebration of its status as Europe’s most-haunted city, The Great York Ghost Search has been taking place over the last couple of weeks with hundreds of ghost hunters on the streets of York. The new free, family friendly walking trail has seen ghost hunters seek out twenty six individually-designed custom made ghost lamps during... Read more »

Last week of the season for families going on a break

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Our 2017 season comes to an end this October half term, with the last families of the year experiencing a much-needed break away from home. The season began back in March and since then we have helped many families to have a short break or day trip, many for the first time in their lives.... Read more »

Supported charity at the Elman Wall Directors’ Summit

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The Family Holiday Association are delighted to have been the supported charity at the recent Elman Wall Directors’ Summit held at the Emirates Stadium in North London. The event is the annual gathering of Elman Wall clients and guests, inviting 200 owners and directors of UK tour operators, leading leisure retail agencies and TMCs. Attended also by... Read more »
Charity Times Awards Winner

Fundraising Team of the Year

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We are delighted to have been awarded the Fundraising Team of the Year Award at the prestigious Charity Times Awards. The awards entry focussed on our hugely successful 40th Anniversary activities during 2015/16 which resulted in more contacts, more income and ultimately more families being helped than ever before. Having set ourselves the target of raising the... Read more »
Holiday Park & Resort Innovation

Official charity of Holiday Park & Resort Innovation

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We are delighted to have been chosen as the official charity partner for Holiday Park & Resort Innovation 2017, the show designed to help put holiday businesses on the map. Many of the short breaks we provide to struggling families each year are in caravans by the British seaside. Indeed we own 16 caravans of... Read more »
Family holidays rescued by corporate supporter

Family holidays rescued by corporate supporter

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Following the sudden loss of one of the charity’s holiday caravans earlier this summer, a number of promised family holidays were under threat. The caravan, based at a holiday park in St Leonards-on-Sea, East Sussex, had to be taken out of service unexpectantly due to wear and tear and a replacement had to be found... Read more »

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 »