Childhood Day is all about raising funds to keep children safe. In this article, you can find out more about it and what you can do
The NSPCC’s Childhood Day 2021 is on the Friday 11th of June. Childhood Day is all about playing to raise money, promote the charity and keep children safe. The great news is you don’t have to be a child to take part.
About the NSPCC
The NSPCC (National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children) has been around since 1884. They support families and help children after abuse, along with work to prevent abuse.
They do this by:
- Working in schools with their Speak out Stay Safe programme. This teaches kids exactly what they should do if they ever suffer from abuse.
- National helplines
- Campaigning for change.
- They also run therapeutic services
The NSPCC Supports and advises families. If you need support or advice you can visit their resources here.
The NSPCC Helpline
If you’re concerned about a child you can call 0808 800 5000 You can speak to them even if you’re unsure and get help, support and advice.
If you are 18 or under
You can call Childline for FREE confidential advice and support on 0800 1111
How to take part in Childhood Day
Childhood day is all about playing. As a parent, you could arrange a play day to raise money. How about having a Playathon and seeing how long you can play for. Maybe you could organise a parents football match.
Remember to let others know It’s Childhood day. Let your friends know. Promote what you’re doing to get ready for the event and that you’ll be taking part and share it on social media.
Find out more and sign up
If you want more information about the event you can visit the NSPCC website and sign up to commit to play. You can be part of raising vital funds for this worthwhile charity on Childhood Day.
Have you got a great idea or two on what to do on Childhood Day? Let us all know in the comments below.