A year of the pandemic at Family Fund

When the UK went into its first lockdown towards the end of March 2020, we all found ourselves grappling to understand what was happening. Read more

Returning to 'Normal'

I therefore find myself at the end of the day again feeling that this is in no way over for us and that we have been forgotten. Read more

Miriam's Volunteering Story

Miriam is a volunteer blogger for Family Fund. She writes about her experience as a parent carer to a disabled child. Read more

Alan's Volunteering Story

Alan is a volunteer fundraiser for Family Fund. He gets involved with events like the Great North Run to help raise money for the charity. Read more

Jill's Volunteering Story

Jill is a volunteer Parent Ambassador for Family Fund.  She represents the charity at events and talks about how the charity has helped her. Read more

My Family and Mealtimes

I am so grateful and extremely proud to be an Autism Mam. Read more

The most unenjoyable time of the day

What should be fun turns into a complete disaster. Read more

The biggest impact in my life

I have learnt to see through their eyes. Read more

Reluctant to ask for help

“Family fund saved our sanity this lockdown” Read more

Asking for help is scary

"My world crumbled along with everything in it. Suddenly I felt completely helpless and powerless." Read more

Nothing to lose by applying

“It was the first time we had ever applied for any charity funding and I did feel slightly guilty.” Read more

The social stigma of asking for help

"I realised that there was no shame or stigma in accepting something that will help your child to develop and thrive. I eventually plucked up the courage to get in touch with Family Fund and have not looked back since." Read more

Never be afraid to ask for help

"I was quite proud that I had actually asked for help and very happy that we could have a family break." Read more

Music, bringing people together

"During dark days when I struggled to manage my own mental health, I reached out for my music." Read more