Bumi Armada and Befriend a Child are bringing festive joy to local children this Christmas.

Bumi Armada and Befriend a Child are bringing festive joy to the lives of many local children this Christmas. The annual Christmas party that takes place each December at the Hilton Treetops in Aberdeen had to be cancelled in 2020 due to Covid-19 restrictions, however this year it was decided to go ahead with the Christmas party, much to the delight of the befrienders and their befriendees. Read more

Local children's charity appeal for public's support to help bring the magic of Christmas to local children

Aberdeen children’s charity appeal for public’s support to help bring the magic of Christmas to local children growing up in difficult life circumstances. Local children’s charity Befriend a Child have launched their annual Giving Tree Appeal to ensure the children and young people supported by the charity have gifts to open on Christmas morning and experiences to look forward to in 2022. Read more

Befriend a Child invite you to a black-tie Carnival ball in the centre of Aberdeen

Local children’s charity Befriend a Child have announced the return of their annual Big Kids Ball for 2022, revealing the Carnival Ball theme on their social media pages this week. The charity supports children and young people growing up in difficult life circumstances in Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire with one to one befriending and mentoring programmes, youth clubs and holiday playschemes. Read more

Local children’s charity to hold Christmas Wreath Making Class with XOXO Florist

Local children’s charity Befriend a Child are inviting guests to join them at the Village Hotel Aberdeen on Monday the 6th of December for a Christmas Wreath Making Class with XOXO Florist. Guests will be greeted with a warming hot chocolate and a delicious mince pie before getting started with the 2 hour masterclass. During the workshop attendees will learn how to create their very own, bespoke traditional Christmas holly door wreath from scratch. Using a wireframe, natural moss, holly, Read more

Befriend a Child launch new volunteer appeal

With demand for their services growing, local children’s charity, Befriend a Child, have launched a new appeal to find new befrienders and mentors. In the wake of COVID-19, more children and young people are greatly in need of a befrienders or mentors, the charity is committed to ensuring it can support those most in need in the local community.  They are now looking for kind, caring and reliable people to bring fun, positivity, and new experiences to the lives of children and young people Read more

Befriend a Child invite you to explore the dark past of the Granite City this Halloween

Local children’s charity Befriend a Child encourage Aberdeen residents to delve into the dark and grisly past of their city as they launch self-guided Halloween Ghost Tours of Aberdeen City Centre for the second year running. The charity support children and young people growing up in difficult life circumstances in Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire with one to one and group befriending and mentoring programmes and projects. Read more

Local photographer to launch charity calendar to support Befriend a Child

Photographer, Bryan Evans, has launched a calendar to support Befriend a Child, and raise vital funds to support children and young people in Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire. The calendar is full of stunning photography that feature Scotland’s wildlife, countryside, and architecture. “I wanted to be able to continue to help what I feel is a fantastic cause that does so much good for the community I have called home for over a decade now.” - Bryan Evans Read more