runAbbie is a Supervising Social Worker for Capstone Midlands, Abbie is based in the Stoke office. Abbie ran ‘Race for Life – Pretty Muddy’ in May, for Cancer Research UK, in memory of her late Uncle, who lost his battle to cancer a couple of years ago.
Abbie has raised £260 and was aiming to raise £200. Capstone will sponsor Abbie a further £200. Abbie said; “ I took part in the event to show support to funding research to find a cure for cancer.”

Regional Director, Sara, said: “Abbie did a brilliant job completing the run and raising money for a very worthy cause, and she certainly demonstrated her ability to get very muddy.”

You can sponsor Abbie here: https://fundraise.cancerresearchuk.org/page/loubie

 


Not all super heroes wear capes

We want the children to design a super hero
They can have any powers but we would like to know why they have chosen these powers and what these magical powers can allow them to do.

 

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Competition runs from May 2nd to May 16th where by 3 winners will be announced
we have 3 prizes to send to the winners

Send responses to enquiries@capstonemidlands.co.uk or send to the office address 28 The Green, Kings Norton B38 8SD

Pictures should also have the children’s name and a contact number.

 


 

Our talented and hardworking Carers enjoyed a day of celebration at the Village Hotel Walsall on Monday 5th December 2016, soaking up the festive atmosphere and indulging on a delicious three course meal – turkey, roast potatoes let’s not say any more…

 

The room was tastefully decorated in a grandiose Mardi Grais theme, much to the appreciation of all those present.  The setting was perfect for our festive celebration, and although we see each other throughout the year, on the day we celebrated together under one roof as a Capstone Midlands Family.

This year had a huge focus on recognition of all the hard work and commitment from our Carers.   The day saw a brilliant awards ceremony and Carers that had devoted the last five years or more to fostering with Capstone were awarded with a beautifully presented crystal award and a certificate for long service.

 

Regional Director, Sara Chambers-Ross said: “We take the opportunity at the end of each year, to acknowledge and thank all carers for their hard work, drive and passion.  You all are extraordinary people who give the children and young people you support  love, opportunities and brighter futures. We look forward to you all receiving awards in the coming years.”

 

This was followed by a wonderfully delivered inspirational speech by our guest-speaker Michelle Mills Porter.  She shared her amazing story of how she survived the Tsunami recalling the extraordinary events of the day and the weeks that followed.  She wanted to highlight the ‘Power of You’ and that in the face of difficult and challenging circumstances that we’re all able to do amazing things.  Her experiences demonstrated how we’re able to help others and make us stronger individuals.  Thank you, Michelle, for sharing your story

 

Capstone Midlands Carers event 2016

 


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