Chernobyl Children Lifeline

by | 10 March 2018 | Local Charity, Notice, Retford, Sherwood

Caring for children is a very responsible arrangement and it is no different when looking after a child (or two) from Belarus who live in the area which suffered from the nuclear disaster at Chernobyl.

We at Chernobyl Children Lifeline help different children every summer to give them have a respite from the continued strain of living in that environment. Looking after them is no different than looking after your own children or grandchildren. They do not have special needs except needing fresh air and good food.

We are hoping to locate people locally who are willing to look after a child for one, two or three weeks in the summer. You will receive full support and we will give you complete guidance before the children arrive and during their stay. It is very satisfying to know that you have made a difference to that child’s life because it does even just for that short period. Just to put a smile on their face is rewarding.

The dates of their stay will be from Saturday 28th July to Saturday 18th August 2018. All we ask of you is to house them and feed them and treat them as one of your family. Any clothes they may need are free from our charity shop. All costs for the child’s journey are met by the charity and also any visits they go on will also be met by the charity and you and your family are included.

We are a friendly informal group of all ages which we have one thing in common and that is we want to make a difference to these children’s lives. If you believe you could make a difference to a child’s life, please contact me and myself and a female colleague will visit you in your home and talk in detail about the children.

My contact details are 07815 473802 or I hope you can give this some serious discussion within your family. If you are a member of a group or organisation I would be more than happy to attend and give a talk and short video of what we do within the charity.

Robert Crampton
Chernobyl Children Lifeline