NI Cancer Fund For Children
- BT3 9ED
- Tel: 028 9080 5599
What They Do
Northern Ireland Cancer Fund for Children (NICFC) is a local charity providing practical, financial and emotional support to children and young people, up to and including 24 years of age, diagnosed with cancer and their families.
Families can benefit from a wrap around support service which includes financial grants, a dedicated Youth and Family Support Programme, Respite Accommodation at Shimna Valley Village, Newcastle and Pine and Birch Cottages, Coleraine. Residential Youth Support is available for children and young people diagnosed with cancer and their siblings at Narnia, The unique 24 bed log cabin facility, nestled at the foot of the Mourne Mountains in the grounds of Shimna Valley.
The Young Shoulders Programme also provides support to children and young people between the ages of 8 and 24 years old who have a parent diagnosed with cancer.
There are lots of ways to volunteer, whether you can spare an occasional hour or a few days a week, we would love to have your help:
- Answering the phone
- Preparing mail outs
- Counting money
- Represent us at events and receive donations on our behalf
- Join a support group in your area
- Become an NICFC Fundraising supporter, either on your own, or with others
- Volunteer at an NICFC event
- Collect charity boxes in your area
- Old School sports day challange, Stormont pavillion Belfast Friday 24th June.
- Slieve Donard Climb, Newcastle Sunday 28th August 2011
- Miss Adventure - Womans only challange day, Belvoire Park Saturday 24th September
- Treck the Inca trail, Peru 11th - 20th May 2012