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Lion star Dev Patel shows his support during coronavirus crisis

Lion star Dev Patel shows his support during coronavirus crisis

Three years since we were chosen as a charity partner for the film Lion, the movie’s main star Dev Patel has recorded a special message for us to share in these difficult times.
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#BigStationSleepout raises over £135,000!

#BigStationSleepout raises over £135,000!

Our annual sleepout event was a huge success, thanks to incredible support from across the rail industry.
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North West project given huge boost thanks to Alstom Corporate Foundation

North West project given huge boost thanks to Alstom Corporate Foundation

The Alstom Foundation has chosen to support our Safeguarding on Transport project in their latest round of funding.
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Heathrow helps turn Oysters into pearls to support vulnerable children

Heathrow helps turn Oysters into pearls to support vulnerable children

Oyster Cards can now be donated to Railway Children at Heathrow Airport, thanks to a new partnership.
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Bikers back from epic adventure with £48,000 boost to funds

Bikers back from epic adventure with £48,000 boost to funds

Our Ride India team completed a 450km cycling challenge in six days across India’s Golden Triangle.
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Railway choir records charity single

Railway choir records charity single

Following on from our flash mob success, we’ve recorded the tune as a single!
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Street art challenge to help street children

Street art challenge to help street children

Railway Children was invited to take part in The Big Rail Diversity Challenge, which saw 500 people from across the rail industry take part in activities designed to push them out of the comfort zone of their traditional roles.
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‘I just felt like I had to do something, I couldn’t bear it.’

‘I just felt like I had to do something, I couldn’t bear it.’

This year a group of intrepid adventurers cycled across India to raise money for us. Mum of four Christina Frost was one of the 20 Ride India participants, and shares why she was inspired to take part.
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Thomas Cook Children’s Charity: transforming the lives of children rescued from India’s train stations

Thomas Cook Children’s Charity: transforming the lives of children rescued from India’s train stations

A project set up to find and protect the thousands of children who arrive every year at India busiest and most dangerous train stations has significantly benefited from funding by Thomas Cook Children’s Charity, which is committed to improving children’s lives and the communities in which they live.
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