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The impact of lockdown on wellbeing

Eleven weeks into lockdown, The Eikon Charity’s Chief Executive, Chris Hickford, explains how we’ve responded to the serious challenges that the Covid-19 crisis has created for us – and how we’re now gearing up to handle a substantial increase in demand as a result of the deterioration in the emotional wellbeing and mental health of...
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Tyler West

Youth & Community Work Manager Lorraine Dixon vs Presenter Tyler West

The Eikon Charity’s Lorraine Dixon interviewed Kiss FM presenter and MTV podcast host Tyler West recently about his journey, lockdown, and support and inspiration for children and young people.
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The 2.6 Challenge

The 2.6 Challenge – What will your challenge be?

Get active, improve your wellbeing and raise funds for Eikon. The Covid-19 crisis has meant a huge drop in voluntary income for Eikon much of which was expected to be raised through mass participation challenge events. We are hopeful that these events can take place at a later date, however we still need to maintain...
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Covid-19 Coronavirus and Children

Statement on the Coronavirus Crisis

Impact of the coronavirus crisis on children and young people Over 25 years, Eikon has been through a lot, but nothing comes close to the current challenges we face.  For many children and young people, support from The Eikon Charity – at school, in their local youth club or with their counsellor, is a lifeline....
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Eikon Trustees

Eikon is a Surrey based charity that has been working in the local community for almost two decades, providing support to the county’s children, young people and their families. Eikon is seeking two Trustees, one with general legal and the other health services background, who need not necessarily live in Surrey To find out more,...
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Spelthorne’s Mayor honours Eikon

The Mayor of Spelthorne has selected Eikon as one of two charities to benefit from The Mayor’s Charity Fund this year!  Throughout the year she will be hosting a number of fundraising events.  Coming up is a Jazz night on 5th October at St Peter’s Church, Staines. Then a fun quiz night at The Bells...
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Fundraising update

Financial gifts and grants are vital to Eikon, enabling us to protect and develop our unique way of working that is so effective in young lives. So we thought you would like an update on how fundraising has been going and what’s coming up in the months ahead.   The Winter Wonderland Ball was a...
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The Power of Volunteering – Claire’s Story

The St Faith’s Trust has donated £22,341 towards Eikon’s mentoring programme at Collingwood College in Camberley. This fantastic support is the second grant the Trust has made towards our work there. The 28 Eikon volunteers spend an hour each week onsite at the school, supporting  young people who are struggling with issues such as bereavement,...
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Ring of Steall and Ben Nevis Challenge

On the weekend of the 28th to the 30th June, some of Eikon’s most committed and brave supporters will be taking on a mammoth challenge in order to raise much-needed funds for Eikon’s vital, award winning work with young people. Based upon a classic route set in the Mamores mountains, but with the added challenge...
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