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Post Pals. How YOU Can Help a Sick Child.

07 Mar
Post Pals. How YOU Can Help a Sick Child.

This is the most important, emotional post I have ever or probably will ever write.

Post Pals - Putting a Smile on Childrens Faces

I found this website from reading Glamour magazine, they had written about it and I thought I would have a look.

POST PALS is a charity set up and manned by volunteers to help sick children in a way that anybody can do. It doesn’t cost a fortune, you don’t have to commit to anything, all you do is write a card, or a letter to a sick child.

We all know how much a nice letter or card can brighten our day. Imagine these children and their siblings, parents, carers or guardians. Just a little letter or card can bring a smile to their faces when they are struggling with their health.

Post Pals - Putting a Smile on Childrens Faces

No home addresses of the children are given, they each have a PO Box. If you want to help, have a look at this site: http://www.postpals.co.uk

You can read about each child that is waiting to hear from you. The web page will give you advise on what kind of things to write AND what NOT to write.

If you like you can send little gifts, they can be as inexpensive, home made or expensive as you like. The site has guidelines on things to be wary of depending on the child’s illness.

Post Pals - Putting a Smile on Childrens Faces

 I’m writing this blog post to make more people aware of this amazing organisation. Please help if you feel you can. You can also help by spreading the word. Noone is too old or too young to write. There is a cuddly toy writing to one of the children! 😉

Make a child smile, it will brighten their day.

Thank you for taking the time to read this.

Post Pals - Putting a Smile on Childrens Faces

Mami 2 Five
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34 responses to “Post Pals. How YOU Can Help a Sick Child.

  1. Catherine

    March 7, 2015 at 6:49 pm

    This is such a lovely idea. Thank you for sharing the post 🙂

    #weekendbloghop

     
  2. Eagle-Eyed Editor

    March 7, 2015 at 7:01 pm

    What a fabulous idea. It gets so hard not just for the sick person but also their families, and it sounds like this project does them a lot of good.

     
    • chocolatepages

      March 7, 2015 at 8:05 pm

      Yes, definitely. I only just came across it, but was so touched by their stories I had to share. Thanks for stopping by.
      Amanda.

       
  3. entertainingelliot

    March 8, 2015 at 1:30 pm

    I remember reading about this ages ago and I forgot all about it but you’ve prompted me to take part, what a lovely idea it is xx

     
    • chocolatepages

      March 8, 2015 at 2:49 pm

      Thank you, when I read about it, I just wanted to let more people know. I’m glad you can help.
      Thanks again,
      Amanda.

       
  4. Hope Rays

    March 9, 2015 at 4:05 pm

    What a wonderful idea! Thanks for sharing!

     
  5. Mini Travellers

    March 24, 2015 at 10:24 pm

    What a fantastic idea, thanks so much for sharing. I need to bookmark this now. #sundaystars

     
    • chocolatepages

      March 24, 2015 at 11:07 pm

      It is such a worthy cause. I’m so glad you agree, the more people hear about this the better. Thank you so much for your lovely comments.
      Amanda.

       
  6. Kate /PoutingInHeels (@KateLPortman)

    March 25, 2015 at 7:01 pm

    What an incredible cause and a wonderful thing to do. Will certainly have a look – I think as my little one gets older, I’d love her to get involved with something like this. Thanks for sharing! x

    #sundaystars

     
    • chocolatepages

      March 25, 2015 at 7:13 pm

      Yes, its something that any age can get involved in. Thanks for stopping by and commenting. x

       
  7. crazymadmumof4

    March 29, 2015 at 12:03 pm

    Such a lovely idea. Thank you for sharing and making me aware.
    #SundayStars

     
    • chocolatepages

      March 29, 2015 at 12:12 pm

      It is a great idea isn’t it. I’m preparing my Easter cards to send to the kids today.

       
  8. diaryofamidlifemummy

    April 5, 2015 at 5:11 pm

    Oh my gosh – what a heart wrenchingly sad but worthy cause. Thank you so much for linking up this post to #SundayStars so that we can all learn about it. Steph xxx

     
    • chocolatepages

      April 6, 2015 at 8:17 am

      Thank you for reading and commenting. It is a great cause and the more people know about it the better. Thank you.

       
  9. Everything Mummy

    April 6, 2015 at 8:01 pm

    an amazing cause what a lovely thing to do, thanks so much for sharing on #sundaystars

     
    • chocolatepages

      April 7, 2015 at 10:57 am

      Yes, a great cause. I’m pleased to let more people know about it. Thank you for stopping by and commenting. 😉

       
  10. Katie (@mami2fiveblog)

    April 12, 2015 at 8:48 pm

    What a lovely idea! I’ve bookmarked that site to show to my kids, I think they would love to do something like this. Thanks for linking up to #SundayStars

     
    • chocolatepages

      April 14, 2015 at 6:43 pm

      That would be lovely for your kids to write to the children. Thank you.

       
  11. Sarah

    April 12, 2015 at 8:58 pm

    This is a great cause. Thanks for sharing. I am so getting involved.

     
  12. heleddinlavender

    April 20, 2015 at 7:27 am

    Oh I must have a look at this! Such an wonderful cause and lovely thing to do. Great and important post, thanks for sharing # SundayStars xx

     
  13. tenminutesspare

    April 20, 2015 at 5:52 pm

    What a lovely charity idea. Thanks for sharing on #sundaysstars I’m going to check it out!

     
  14. internationalelfservice

    April 26, 2015 at 7:28 pm

    This is SUCH a lovely idea and I didn’t know about it at all. I’m so pleased to have come across this post!! Thank you x

     
    • chocolatepages

      April 26, 2015 at 11:12 pm

      That’s exactly what I thought when I found out about it too. Thank you for the support.

       
  15. Karen Whitlock (@karenjwhitlock)

    April 28, 2015 at 8:32 pm

    Such an amazing idea – something so simple can make a sick child’s day. Thanks for sharing this.
    #SundayStars

     
    • chocolatepages

      April 28, 2015 at 8:57 pm

      It is a fantastic idea. Thank you for sharing and supporting.

       
  16. minitravellers (@minitravellers)

    May 17, 2015 at 7:46 am

    What a simple idea. Thanks for linking to #sundaystars. I’m going to get my kids all lined up to do this.

     
    • chocolatepages

      May 17, 2015 at 8:25 am

      That’s great to hear, thank you for commenting and participating in a great cause. I hope your kids enjoy it too.

       
  17. You Baby Me Mummy (@YouBabyMeMummy)

    May 17, 2015 at 7:51 am

    What a fab idea, wonderful to be involved in such a great initiative x

     
    • chocolatepages

      May 17, 2015 at 7:54 am

      Thank you, there are so many children that appreciate letters and post. Thanks for stopping by.

       
  18. nipperandtyke

    July 4, 2015 at 4:21 pm

    Good to know – I will get my three year old on the case. The messages won’t make a lot of sense, but he can draw a mean rainbow xxx
    #SummerDays

     
    • chocolatepages

      July 4, 2015 at 5:03 pm

      That would be lovely. Any personal post is good post, and a happy rainbow sounds fantastic. Thank you.

       
  19. Karen Whitlock (@karenjwhitlock)

    July 8, 2015 at 8:27 pm

    Amazing idea. Thanks for sharing this on #SummerDays

     

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