We thought this powerful interview with the wonderful Shona Campbell was too important not to share on its own.
Richard Harris interviews Shona Campbell, co-founder and Chair of Trustees for Friends for Families. Shona talks us through why she started the charity and the vital work they do. She also provides sobering insight of the what she describes as the unseen ‘Dickensian’ levels of poverty in Sevenoaks that some children endure.
In Sevenoaks, over 20% of children live in poverty.
Taking into account that shocking statistic, Shona explains how the small charity, staffed entirely by volunteers, works with local Children’s Services to support those children and families who are suffering the most.
If you’d like to get involved with Friends For Families you can visit their website here.
Please help make a difference
We’re asking for your help to donate new board games for children of all ages. Between now and Wednesday 29th November, you can donate new board games at our office in Chipstead, by passing them to our advisers, or by ordering via Amazon.
To make it as easy as possible, we’ve set up a ‘Wishlist’ on Amazon. You’ll find examples of games we’d love to receive.
You can access the list here.