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09 May
Little Sharers is excited to announce our new partnership with Synchronicity Earth’s Amphibians project

Frogs, Toads and Newts! Did you know that there are more than 4,700 species of frogs alone? They range from the goliath frog that is the size of a large cat to tiny Paedophryne amanuensis, which is the size of a pea. Some frogs glow in the dark, some have fantastic rainbow colourings, and some look like leaves or blobs of goo! (more…)

01 May
Walking for water: Little Sharers is supporting National Walking month with Kids for Kids

Did you know that May is National Walking Month in the UK? It’s the month when people across the country are encouraged to take a walk every day. It includes a special ‘Walk to School Week’ too, from the 21st May, when thousands of teachers and children will celebrate the benefits of walking to school. For those children who live close enough to join in, it can be great fun to walk with your friends rather than travelling by car! But what would you do if your school is further away? How far would you be prepared to walk? And what if it wasn’t school you had to walk to reach – but water? (more…)

27 Mar
Kids for Kids: Supporting the children of Darfur

What would you like for your birthday? A blanket? Or a mosquito net? School uniform? How about a goat? Ok, they’re probably not on your Gift List, nor anything that you’re in need of! Kids for Kids https://www.kidsforkids.org.uk/ gives these to hundreds of children in Darfur, a region of Sudan in Africa. Not because it’s their birthday, but because they are necessities and we know it will make a huge difference to their lives. There are thousands of children living in Darfur whose lives are unbelievably hard and they are in desperate need of all these things and much more. (more…)

27 Mar
Little Sharers is proud to support World Autism Week, 26th March – 2nd April

Around 700,000 people in the UK are on the autism spectrum. Together with their families, this means autism is a part of daily life for 2.8 million people. Over 99% of people have heard of autism, but only 16% of autistic people feel the public understand them. It’s time we challenge the myths, misconceptions and stereotypes and help the public to understand autism, the person and the changes they can make. (more…)

13 Mar
Little Sharers loves Plox Art & Craft Kids Parties

Have you thought about entertainment for your child’s upcoming birthday party? If not, then we have a great solution for you. Book a bespoke Plox art and craft kids party for your home, hotel room or rented space and they will bring all the materials to put on a two-hour, multicolour, magical party for your child and their friends. All Plox needs is your child’s age, gender and choice of theme (either chose from their menu or totally made up) and they will design a super session of creating and crafting before clearing up and taking all the mess away... What’s more, if you’re looking for party bag or present ideas their Plox Travel Play-Boxes are an amazing, screen-free, creative form of entertainment for little explorers travelling the globe. These neat little boxes come filled with games and activities to keep kids imaginatively entertained on the go, and are aimed at 5 - 10 year-olds. The holiday journal, activity book, colouring book, customisable rucksack and more will engage, inspire and prompt kids to use their imaginations while having tons of fun. Use code ‘LITTLESHARERSXPLOX’ to enjoy 10% off - what’s not to love? Book your party and buy your Plox Travel Play-Boxes through  www.plox.co.uk

01 Mar
Little Sharers supports Ovarian Cancer Action’s campaign to develop vital screening tool

Nineteen years are stolen from a woman who dies of ovarian cancer in the UK. Almost two decades of missed anniversaries, birthdays, weddings and graduations. The countless hugs and cups of tea. Symptoms such as bloating, loss of appetite, needing to (more…)

19 Feb
Help seriously ill children benefit from the power of play

Birthday parties are a time for celebration, play and fun! From waking up on the special day, partying the day away with friends, to eating the yummy birthday cake, there’s no end to the fun your child can have. Giving feels even better when a child is able to share their party with their friends, and seriously ill children who could benefit from their shared joy. One of Little Sharers’ chosen charities Roald Dahl’s Marvellous Children’s Charity, http://www.roalddahl.com/charity (more…)

17 Feb
Support Ocean Youth Trust South and help start a life-changing voyage

Vikki is 12 and has been bullied. She’s lost her confidence, won’t speak up in class and is frightened of meeting new people. Dan is 19: he found school difficult, has no qualifications and can’t find work - he’s struggling to prove to any potential employer that he can be reliable, work in a team or take on responsibility. And Amy is 16 and helps look after a sister with a serious medical condition which means she won’t live to be an adult – Amy feels isolated from her friends and although she’s worried about her exams she hasn’t said anything at home as she thinks her mum has enough to cope with already.

Sail training with Ocean Youth Trust South could be the opportunity of a lifetime for Vikki, Dan and Amy, helping each of them to a brighter future.  (more…)

28 Jan
New Charity Announcement: The Prince’s Trust

We are delighted to announce that our Little Sharers will now be able to support The Prince's Trust. The Prince’s Trust is a champion of young people, no matter what their background. Despite lives stifled by unemployment, homelessness, being in care or being in trouble with the law, young people can succeed with your help. Half a million young people aren’t in employment. But they want to be. Without the right support, those from the most challenging backgrounds will never achieve their potential. Last year The Prince’s Trust (more…)

11 Jan
New Little Sharers Charity Announcement: The Royal Ballet School

For all ballet lovers, we are very excited to announce that Little Sharers is now supporting the Royal Ballet School whose former pupils include Margo Fonteyn and Darcey Bussell. Amazingly talented young dancers come from all over the world to train at The Royal Ballet School. Nine out of ten of these students rely on financial help from generous supporters, such as our Little Sharers to fulfill their dreams to become the best ballet dancers in the world. Start supporting these wonderful dancers at the Royal Ballet School https://www.royalballetschool.org.uk/ with a Little Sharers party:https://www.littlesharers.com/create-a-party/

11 Jan
Check out our instagram (littlesharers) for great party ideas!

We love to share all our favorite finds with you, like this Willy Wonka Chocolate bar! Perfect for a Charlie and the Chocolate Factory party and don't forget with Little Sharers you can also support Roald Dahl's Marvellous Children's Charity! For other fun party ideas please check out our instagram!

08 Nov
Little Sharers fundraising for threatened habitats with the World Land Trust

Did you know that just ONE acre of rainforest (roughly the size of 1 football pitch) contains up to 86 different species of tree, with the amphibians, birds, insects and mammals that depend on them? It costs just £100 to purchase and protect an acre with the World Land Trust http://www.worldlandtrust.org/, to save threatened habitats and its wildlife from destruction. By having a Little Sharers party in support of the World Land Trust "Buy an Acre" project, you can create permanently protected nature reserves in Argentina, Ecuador and Mexico. (more…)

06 Oct
A message from our friends at Ovarian Cancer Action

We are so excited to partner with Little Sharers! Here at Ovarian Cancer Action we are driven by a simple belief; we are defined in life by our actions, not our words – and by choosing us as the charity partner for your special celebration, you are taking action to save lives. At the moment the diagnosis and treatment of ovarian cancer lags behind high profile diseases like prostate or breast cancer. And this is not good enough. That’s why we are on a mission to accelerate progress, funding (more…)

01 Oct
Celebrate Guide Dogs with Little Sharers

Little Sharers is excited to celebrate Guide Dogs week which will be held from 7th-15th October. More people than ever need a guide dog. Every hour, someone in the UK starts to lose their sight and Guide Dogs is working to give people with sight loss the confidence and skills they need to live the life they choose. The iconic guide dog service is at the heart of the Guide Dogs charity. Since (more…)

29 Sep
Kids for Kids and Little Sharers: the gift of a real future

Kids for Kids https://www.kidsforkids.org.uk/ are saving children’s lives – right now. We work in Darfur, Sudan, where 40% of families have lost two children before they have reached five years old. In the remote villages of Darfur everyday life can be a struggle - no water for miles, not enough food, no healthcare. Kids for Kids run a range of simple, yet highly effective projects that have already transformed the lives of 370,000 people. (more…)

27 Sep
Celebrate your baby Shower with Little Sharers and Wellbeing of Women

Wellbeing of Women would be delighted to be selected as your chosen charity, whether you are looking to throw a gorgeous baby shower, celebrating a christening, a naming ceremony, or a birthday party! Starting a family is one of the most exciting and eagerly anticipated times in life and having a healthy baby is the primary concern for any parent. Since 1964, Wellbeing of Women has been (more…)

25 Sep
CLIC Sargent, proud partners of Little Sharers.

Thank you x 100! Thank you x 1,000! Thank you x 10,000! We can’t thank you enough for sharing your presents to support children with cancer. Everyone at CLIC Sargent is very proud to be a part of this amazing little sharers website that makes supporting our young people so easy. Every penny that goes to CLIC Sargent helps us to support children who are very poorly. We fund special social workers and amazing nurses who help not just the children, but mums, dads, sisters, brothers – the whole family! Going through cancer is tough, but thanks to your help CLIC Sargent can be there for more children and their families. Last year we helped over 7000 children and (more…)

05 Jun
Monday 19th June is World Sickle Cell Day.

If this is also your birthday, perhaps you’d like to support Roald Dahl’s Marvellous Children’s Charity with your Little Sharers party? Sickle cell is an inherited blood disorder which affects the red blood cells. The cells become misshapen, and because of their sickle shape, they can’t squeeze through small blood vessels as easily as normal cells. Blood vessels then get blocked, stopping oxygen getting to where it is needed. It can cause severe pain, organ damage and stroke. (more…)

05 Jun
Roald Dahl Marvellous Children’s Charity proudly partnering with Little Sharers

What a splendiferous thing to do – to share your presents with those in need! Roald Dahl’s Marvellous Children’s Charity is extraordinarily proud to be part of the launch of Little Sharers. We already know lots of amazing little sharers who have so generously asked their friends and family to give in support of our Roald Dahl specialist children’s nurses, and now this Marvellous new website will make it super-easy for everyone to join in. (more…)

05 Jun
Little Sharers has launched!

Welcome to Little Sharers! For any fabulous child who has ever wanted to share their party with a special cause close to their hearts, and for any parent searching for unique gift ideas for kids, we are launching Little Sharers. With a personalised party page, your friends can contribute to a special gift fund that gives half to your favourite charity and half to you, to spend on the perfect gift for your little sharer. It couldn’t be easier; tell us when you are having your party, https://www.littlesharers.com/create-a-party/) choose from one of our amazing charities and invite your friends. They will be able to RSVP and contribute to your gift fund, knowing that they are both supporting a charity and contributing towards a fabulous present. In a world saturated with throwaway gifts, what could be better? Your little one receives a gift they’ll love, and discovers the work of wonderful charities at the same time.

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