Tag: Story

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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,…

  • Thames Valley Triplets

    Thames Valley Triplets

    A Thames Valley Police detective whose police officer husband was severely brain damaged in an on-duty incident has thanked Police Children’s Fund for helping her support their six-year-old triplets. DC Claire Midwinter has been a single parent to Ella, Aria and Tamara for the past four and a half years since her husband Matt, also…

  • Why Support the Fund? Ask Someone Who Knows

    Why Support the Fund? Ask Someone Who Knows

    An Avon and Somerset Police officer who lost his wife, a fellow officer, said that Police Children’s Fund had been “a massive help” to his family and had allowed his children to lead a normal life. PC Ben Blackmore, who works in neighbourhood policing in Bristol, began his career with Thames Valley Police before moving…

  • Making a Difference in Real Life

    Making a Difference in Real Life

    A medically retired police officer has spoken about how much Police Children’s Fund has helped her daughter play the sports she loves. Cassie Morgan retired from Devon & Cornwall Police in 2019 through ill health, after being diagnosed with Sjogren’s syndrome, an auto-immune disorder. She said: “I was getting very poorly and when I retired…