Author: Nikki Braybrooke

  • Summer Fun & Fundraising

    Summer Fun & Fundraising

    Would you like to help Police Children’s Fund support more young people in 2024? Police Children’s Fund is a grant-giving charity providing financial assistance to support the education, development and well-being of the children of deceased or medically retired police officers from our 22 contributing forces across England and Wales. We’re focusing on the warmer…

  • National Siblings Day 10-4-24

    National Siblings Day 10-4-24

    Why not do something different this National Siblings Day? Use it as an opportunity to show appreciation for our brothers and sisters. Whether younger or older, siblings play an important role in our lives, offering support, companionship, and sometimes even a little friendly rivalry. Here are some ways to celebrate it: Remember, National Siblings Day…

  • How We Help in Real Life

    How We Help in Real Life

    The lovely mum of three of our beneficiaries, daughters of a deceased retired officer from Kent, has shared a few words about her experience with Police Children’s Fund. “My husband Dan died very suddenly on Father’s Day 2022. He had developed multiple pulmonary embolisms after having Covid and this resulted in him going into cardiac…

  • Hello Spring

    Hello Spring

    As the chill of winter gradually gives way to the gentle warmth of spring, there’s a sense of renewal in the air. Spring isn’t merely a change in weather; it’s a transformative season that can positively influence our mindset and enhance our capacity to learn. The longer days and brighter sunlight can significantly impact our…

  • Happy Easter

    Happy Easter

    A happy Easter to everyone from Police Children’s Fund. We would be delighted to hear about your Easter activities. Fun photos are always appreciated. Enjoy the holidays.

  • A Vice-Chair’s View

    A Vice-Chair’s View

    Mel Warnes first became involved with Police Children’s Fund several years ago and has since become the vice-chair. She told us about some of the great work she has participated in and why the charity’s work is so important. So, Mel, how long have you been involved with Police Children’s Fund? I have been a…

  • International Day of Happiness

    International Day of Happiness

    We’re celebrating International Day of Happiness! At Police Children’s Fund, we believe in spreading positivity and supporting our beneficiaries and their families. The financial assistance provided is to enable our young people to complete their educational journeys, regardless of their change of circumstances at home. On this day, we want to reflect on the happiness…

  • Making a Difference

    Making a Difference

    The parent of two of our beneficiaries, a medically retired officer from Sussex, shared a few words about her experience of Police Children’s Fund. “I medically retired over three years ago. As a single parent and at the height of Covid, I was concerned about what job I would be able to do. Someone suggested…

  • Working Together & Reaching Goals

    Working Together & Reaching Goals

    Police Children’s Fund is a member of Police Charities UK (PCUK), a unique group of police charities who collaborate for the benefit of serving/former members of UK police forces and their families. Last Monday we attended one of the two formal PCUK meetings a year. On this occasion, it was held at Flint House in…

  • Helping to Reach Potential

    Helping to Reach Potential

    A Gloucestershire family have shared their story with us showing how Police Children’s Fund have been a great help over the years. Tina says “my husband had not long retired after 30 years policing when I was diagnosed with ovarian cancer and was ill health retired. Having made career long contributions into Police Children’s Fund,…