The 22-minute challenge
Every 22 minutes in the UK a child is bereaved of a parent so we would like to encourage you to take on the 22 Minute Challenge by:
You can do anything you are passionate about. There are physical activities like keep fit, running, cycling, walking, swimming and bouncing on a trampoline but it can be anything you enjoy from knitting to baking, drawing to singing or even meditation.
Why The Children’s Bereavement Centre?
They are a local (Nottinghamshire) registered charity supporting children and young people aged between 3-18 that are suffering life changing trauma due to the death or terminal illness of someone important in their lives.
Run by a committed team of supportive and professional people passionate about helping children with the grieving process the centre offers a welcoming and safe environment for them and their families to receive the help and guidance they need during one of the most traumatic times in their lives.
Operating for more than 16 years the Children’s Bereavement Centre has supported thousands of local children, young people and their families and remains the only dedicated children’s bereavement service in this area. Its services are offered free of charge across Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire and include:
- Bereavement support
- Terminal illness - Pre-bereavement support
- Play therapy
- Filial therapy
- Peer support groups
- Workshops and activities
- 2 Day residential bereavement camp
- Support for schools
- Volunteer placement for qualified counsellors
We are one of the biggest corporate partners of the Children’s Bereavement Centre with our journey starting in 2015. We began supporting in various ways including volunteering at events and at the centre, raising awareness of the charity and the services provided.
Since then we have raised a staggering £324,294 making us the charity's largest fundraising supporter.
This money has been raised through many challenges including running, cycling, organised fashion shows, baking, even producing a cookbook and of course organised numerous hugely successful charity balls.
“The time and effort that TDX Group and its employees have invested into supporting the Children’s Bereavement Centre is immeasurable. It’s so much more than the hours given, and the pounds raised, it’s about the number of children’s and young people’s lives that have been changed for the better. Your support has enabled us to continue to offer our valuable service free of charge to the people that need it and helped us expand our services throughout Nottinghamshire. On behalf of all the team at the Children’s Bereavement Centre and the local families that we support a heartfelt thank you.” Rachel Wilson – Fundraising Manager