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Street art challenge to help street children

Street art challenge to help street children

Railway Children was invited to take part in The Big Rail Diversity Challenge, which saw 500 people from across the rail industry take part in activities designed to push them out of the comfort zone of their traditional roles.
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‘I just felt like I had to do something, I couldn’t bear it.’

‘I just felt like I had to do something, I couldn’t bear it.’

This year a group of intrepid adventurers cycled across India to raise money for us. Mum of four Christina Frost was one of the 20 Ride India participants, and shares why she was inspired to take part.
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Thomas Cook Children’s Charity: transforming the lives of children rescued from India’s train stations

Thomas Cook Children’s Charity: transforming the lives of children rescued from India’s train stations

A project set up to find and protect the thousands of children who arrive every year at India busiest and most dangerous train stations has significantly benefited from funding by Thomas Cook Children’s Charity, which is committed to improving children’s lives and the communities in which they live.
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Mt Kilimanjaro trek raises £80K for street children

Mt Kilimanjaro trek raises £80K for street children

A team of 12 intrepid rail professionals have just completed 7-day expedition to climb to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro and raise money for Railway Children.
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Help us get the votes we need to change children’s lives

Help us get the votes we need to change children’s lives

We have been shortlisted to become Deutsche Bank’s charity partner for 2018/19 – a relationship that could help transform 28,000 children's lives. We need your help reaching as many Deutsche Bank employees as possible.
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Leftover foreign currency changing lives

Leftover foreign currency changing lives

If you’re heading back to work after a summer of fun abroad you might be suffering from post-holiday blues. But thanks to our partnership with Fourex, Railway Children can help you find a positive pick-me-up as you get back to reality.
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East Midlands Trains marks ten-year charity partnership with special charter fundraiser

East Midlands Trains marks ten-year charity partnership with special charter fundraiser

A special train on the North Yorkshire Moors Railway was recently chartered by East Midlands Trains to celebrate the tenth anniversary of its partnership with Railway Children, successfully raising £30,000.
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Taking fundraising to new heights

Taking fundraising to new heights

Our supporters go to amazing lengths to raise money to help us keep fighting for the world’s street children. A 54-year-old long term Railway Children supporter is taking to the skies and hoping to become the first person ever to cross Africa in a gyrocopter.
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A real buzz at Rail Rugby 2017

A real buzz at Rail Rugby 2017

Eleven teams from across the rail industry came together on 31 May, each hoping to seize the title from last year’s winners Morson International and become the 2017 Rail Industry Touch Rugby Champions.
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