The Honeypot Children's Charity

Give disadvantaged young carers the help they need

Honeypot needs funds to provides a range of support for disadvantaged young carers, children aged 5 to 12 years. We provide respite breaks, social and emotional active learning, digital outreach and a welfare fund to relieve isolation,stress,anxiety, educational underachievement & child poverty.

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It ran from 12:00 PM, 1 December 2020 to 12:00 PM, 8 December 2020

Registered Charity in England and Wales (1184132)

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Check mark Match funded

Campaign target

£100,000

Amount raised

£103,064

Donations

375

Championed by The Childhood Trust

    Categories

  • Community Support & DevelopmentCommunity Support & Development
  • Health/WellbeingHealth/Wellbeing
  • Poverty Alleviation/ReliefPoverty Alleviation/Relief

    Helping

  • Children (3-18)Children (3-18)
  • People With DisabilitiesPeople With Disabilities

Location

United Kingdom

Situation

Children aged between 5 and 12 are bearing the heavy load of caring for a sick or disabled adult or sibling without help and support. This leads to stress, anxiety, social isolation, poor educational performance and a life of deprivation. For too long young carers have been hidden. There are 800,000 young carers in England & Wales, very many of whom are hard to reach. Young carers receive a needs assessment as part of a social services family review. Honeypot meets many of the child's needs.

Solution

There are no quick fixes. Honeypot supports a child for up to seven years with a yearly cycle of support which includes:- Respite breaks at our beautiful houses to relieve stress and anxiety. Social and Emotional Active Learning to build resilience and the emotional stability to learn. Digital outreach, to connect children with a counsellor. A welfare fund to meet the essential needs of the child. Digital respite, where children participate in substantial sessions on a range of subjects.

  • Honeypot is very good. It give Jaiden a holiday. Without Honeypot Jaiden would not get away. Thank you Honeypot.

    — Sheila, mother of Jaiden a young carer who is supported by Honeypot