About Jane Long

I've been part of Heel and Toe Charity’s journey since 2010, where I began working directly with the children as a therapy assistant. I instantly fell in with love the charity and it’s purpose which led to me moving to the fundraising side. Eight years on I'm working as Development Executive liaising with local and national businesses to highlight the amazing service the charity provides to children in the North East.

Guest Blog – The Sleep Advisor

Why is sleep so important? Children and Healthy Sleep: The Importance of a Good Sleep Routine Better sleep holds a lot more power than we may think. The short-term effects are obvious, like the fact that we feel energetic and positive rather than lethargic and irritable the next day. The longer-term effects may be less [...]

2018-01-31T10:13:08+00:00

Music Night at Ryton

Music Night at Ryton Social Club We're so pleased to announce the return of our charity Music Night at Ryton Social Club on Saturday 24th March. Exclusive Performance Tickets only £5 per person and this year we bring you entertainment from the North East's Number 1 Boy George Tribute 'Boy Geordie'. Performing live will be fantastic [...]

2018-01-22T15:53:18+00:00

Local Gym Smash Target

Lift Performance Evolution Local gym 'Lift Performance Evolution' completely smashed their fundraising target after they completed a 24 hour 'Prowler Push' event at their gym in December 2017. The team raised an amazing £2,176.23 for Heel & Toe Children's Charity, all of which will go towards providing vital therapy to children with cerebral palsy and [...]

2018-01-16T11:49:45+00:00

New Year, New Events

New Events Just For You It's a Happy New Year from everyone at Heel & Toe Charity and to kick start 2018 we have put together a list of exciting new events for you all. From extreme, daring challenges like a Skywalk to an entertaining event at our Music Night, we are sure you will [...]

2018-01-22T14:40:47+00:00

That’s A Wrap For Christmas

Christmas Countdown We have certainly had an eventful year in 2017 with so many lovely supporters, businesses and parents helping us spread the word about Heel & Toe Charity along with helping us raise much needed funds.   You have entered yourself into all sorts of challenges and events for Heel & Toe Charity, including; [...]

2017-12-19T13:40:33+00:00

Winter Wonderland Ball

Winter Wonderland Ball On Friday 1st December we held our exclusive Annual Charity Ball 2017 at The Hilton Hotel Newcastle, Gateshead. The night began with a champagne reception and guests were pleasantly surprised by our 'Narnia' Themed entrance. Walking through a collection of fur coats to be greeted by Mr. Tumnus and the Snow Queen [...]

2017-12-07T14:27:16+00:00

This Story Will Melt Your Heart

How Four Year Old George Helped Lyra A chance meeting between a 4 year old boy who wanted to help children with disabilities, and a little girl with cerebral palsy led to a fundraising story you will never forget. George found out about Heel & Toe Children's Charity through his mum, Stephanie as she had [...]

2017-11-20T10:47:24+00:00

Auction Prizes Bid Now

Auction Prizes - Bid Now We can now announce that our Winter Wonderland Annual Charity Ball is now SOLD OUT. But don't despair, we have released some of our exclusive Auction items so you can have a chance to place the winning bid. Hilton Hotel, Newcastle Gateshead   A truly exclusive hotel package. Stay [...]

2017-11-10T14:50:49+00:00

Friday Night is Music Night

Friday Night Music in Durham This Friday the Rotary Club of Durham Bede are holding their annual 'Friday Night is Music Night' Concert at Elvet Methodist Church, Durham. Featuring some wonderfully talented musicians from operatic vocalists, Flute and Pianist to brass and wind sections, this musical extravaganza will include songs in preparation for Remembrance Day [...]

2017-11-02T14:06:06+00:00

Halloween Fundraising Ideas

Halloween Fundraising is Fun. Halloween is fast approaching and it's time to search for that spooky outfit for your kids and for yourself. Here are some ideas to make your fright night into a fundraising night for Heel & Toe Charity. Donate £1 to dress in a Halloween Outfit at your place of work/school/college Bake [...]

2017-10-19T11:43:51+00:00