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Local business gives disabled children exciting outdoor cooking experience at Grace House North East
11 July 2016

A Sunderland charity that provides care to children from all over the North East with complex disabilities, health needs and life limiting conditions has received support this week from staff at Simon Berry Optometrist in Durham.

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Annual Toddle for Grace House
08 July 2016

Toddlers from St, Leonards RC Church, Independent Methodist Church and Calvary Christian Fellowship from Silksworth, Sunderland took part in their annual toddle to raise money for Grace House.

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Universal Pledges Support to Grace House Children's Charity in 2016
01 July 2016

Universal Live and Universal AV are pleased to announce they will be supporting Grace House as their chosen charity this year. Grace House supports children and young people from across the North East with complex disabilities, health needs and life limiting conditions.

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Starlight Storytellers Tour is just what the doctor ordered at Grace House
30 May 2016

This spring, Starlight Children's Foundation will bring a big dose of sunshine to poorly children at Grace House when its amazing Storytellers Tour pays a visit on Saturday 4th June.

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Grace House partnership with Uber
19 May 2016

There is increasing interest in the business community to partner with charities for mutual benefit. At Grace House we are feeling the benefits of these partnerships:

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Tribute to Kathy Secker, founder of Grace House North East
17 May 2016

On Saturday 14th May, close friends, family and colleagues paid tribute to Kathy Secker, founder of Sunderland charity Grace House North East, who passed away in December 2015.

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Local Artist Creates Original Artwork for Grace House
16 May 2016

A local artist has created a piece of original artwork for Sunderland's Grace House, designed to help parents and children to enjoy the new music room. Popular artist Mick Brown, from County Durham, produced the artwork after a chance meeting with Grace House Chief Executive Karen Parry.

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The Arts continue to grow at Grace House
19 April 2016

This month has seen the beginning of our New Leaf participatory arts project at Grace House with artist Gilly Rogers delivering exciting, interactive, accessible art workshops to redesign part of the Grace House gardens. The project was developed with support from The Cultural Spring, an Arts Council funded project working in Sunderland and South Tyneside.

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Team Sunderland Partner with Children's Charity Grace House
06 April 2016

Team Sunderland start the year with a new partnership with local children's charity Grace House. Working alongside the University of Sunderland's Institute of Sport, Team Sunderland will use their increasing prominence in the city to raise awareness of the work of Grace House and link together to support fundraising initiatives.

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Transforming the Grace House garden - Corporate Volunteering project
24 March 2016

Grace House is a Sunderland based children's charity providing services to children and young people with complex disabilities, health needs and life limiting conditions and their families. Based in a purpose-built, state of the art facility in Southwick, Grace House provides regular, planned residential experiences for disabled children and young people aged 5-18, alongside a range of social, therapeutic and support services for their families. Set in its own extensive gardens, Grace House is a fully accessible, interactive, fun and lively place for children to come and stay, to take advantage of the fantastic play and leisure facilities on site.

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Investing in a community gardening project at Grace House North East
23 March 2016

A Sunderland charity that provides care to children from all over the North East with complex disabilities, health needs and life limiting conditions has received support this month from staff at Berghaus - the UK's leading outdoor brand.

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Job vacancies at Grace House

Job Vacancies at Grace House
08 March 2016

Grace House, in Sunderland, provides a range of support services to children with complex disabilities, health needs and life limiting conditions and their families. We are seeking to recruit a skilled, experienced Business Development Manager to join the team.

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Cultural Spring Art Leaves Grace House
01 February 2016

Do you always think your house looks huge when you take your Christmas decorations down? We had that feeling this week at Grace House when the amazing temporary exhibition of visual art work was uninstalled from the reception area.

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Celebration of Life - Balloon Release
24 November 2015

Join us on Friday 11th December for the Grace House Celebration of Life balloon release at Ashbrooke Rugby Club. Our balloon release is a beautiful way to celebrate the lives of your loved ones and enjoy a special family evening together.

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A triathlon of events for CEO, Karen Parry
06 October 2015

Working as CEO for Grace House is much more than just a job for Karen, she's so passionate about Grace House that she throws herself into fantastic challenges to raise funds and awareness of the wonderful facilities at Grace House. The final part of Karen's triathlon of events was to complete the Coast 2 Coast, a cycle ride from Workington, Cumbria to Tynemouth, North Tyneside covering 135 demanding miles.

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The biggest run in the world
24 September 2015

With the millionth runner across the finish line in 2014, the Great North Run this year had big boots to fill, so with over 64,500 participants across the main event and the junior runs, the Great North Run 2015 is now the biggest run in the world! Almost 100 runners took part in the Great North Run to raise money for Grace House and we couldn't have been prouder with their efforts and commitment to fundraise for us.

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White to rainbow in 5k - Fun at Colour in the Park
17 September 2015

Our second annual Colour in the Park 5k fun run was held on Sunday 6th September at Herrington Park with almost 400 eager people, ready to get colourful for Grace House. The sun was shining, there wasn't a cloud in the sky and it was the ideal way to enjoy a sunny Sunday! We'd like to say a massive thank you to all of the sponsors, volunteers, staff and participants who helped us organise another fabulous event for Grace House.

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Alan Pockley new board member at Grace House

Grace House has appointed an 'inspirational' new board member
27 August 2015

Alan Pockley, 30, of South Shields, accepted the invitation of David Cook, Chair of the Board at the respite facility for children and young people with complex care needs. Alan, who has Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, a muscle-wasting disease, has long been involved with Grace House: "I suppose I've been involved since it first started. My mum and dad were among the first fundraisers and I would go along with them and help where I could."

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Summer at Grace House
21 August 2015

It's all go at Grace House at the moment, with final deliveries of specialist equipment and preparations for opening; it's certainly a summer of hard work rather than relaxing for the team! With all of the support and fundraising for Grace House we're so thankful for everyone's involvement that we couldn't have reached this position without all of your help.

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A Little Update
21 July 2015

It's been all hands on deck for the last few weeks as we have been working hard to get the final touches perfected before our first guests arrive. With the imminent arrival of Ofsted to inspect Grace House and to evaluate the quality of the service we plan to offer, we've been busy with last minute preparations. We have also thrown open the doors to visitors, giving them the chance to see the building ready for use.

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Colour in the Park this September
17 July 2015

Join in this fantastic day of fun and be a fundraiser for Grace House while you get colourful in the park with friends and family.

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Current Vacancies
16 July 2015

We are seeking to recruit a skilled, experienced Property Maintenance Coordinator to join the team.

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New Furniture Day!
02 July 2015

Itís exciting times here at Grace House, with new furniture arriving for our bedrooms; weíre gearing up for the imminent arrival of our first guests.

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Great North Run 2015
26 June 2015

Join over 50,000 people in one of the UKís most popular half marathons. With ballot places like gold dust, they were snapped up incredibly quick this year and if you didnít manage to secure your place, you could always run for a charity.

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Grace House Wish List
07 May 2015

Thank you to our supporters who bought a gift from our John Lewis list and helped turn our lovely building into a cosy home from home...

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30 April 2015

Andrew Younger, who works at Tesco Bank in Newcastle, will be taking part in the Sunderland 10k on Sunday 3rd May and the Great North Run on Sunday 13th September 2015 to raise money for Grace House.

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Edinburgh Marathon Runner
29 April 2015

Please support John Martin at this year's Edinburgh Marathon

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Dad of steel Ric storms Sahara endurance challenge
17 April 2015

Ric completes the Marathon Des Sables!

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Toughest Race on Earth
01 April 2015

Ric Hallikeri is running "The Toughest Race On Earth" the Marathon Des Sables (6 marathons in 6 days across the Sahara Desert) on Friday 3 April 2015. Ric visited Grace House today with his family.

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Grace visits Grace House for the first time.
04 March 2015

On 14th February 2015, Grace, the young woman who gave her name to Grace House, visited the building for the first time with her parents Debra and Darren.

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Tesco Finance unveil Grace House as their Charity of the Year
03 March 2015

Staff at Tesco Bank in Newcastle will be doing all sorts of things in the next twelve months to raise money for Grace House, as they have nominated us as their Charity of the Year.

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Grace's Angels
02 March 2015

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The Final Month...
01 March 2015

Rik Hallikeri raising vital funds for Grace House Children's Hospice by running 6 marathons in 6 days in the Sahara Desert...

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