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.

Stars of the Month – July

Well Done To Our Stars of the Month - July Children that come to Heel & Toe Charity for therapy already have a huge challenge in front of them, as they learn to deal with the physical and educational limitations their conditions bring. We know how hard all of our children work in [...]

2019-07-18T10:59:54+00:00

Harrison Centre Fantastic Donation

We are extremely grateful to David Harrison founder of the Harrison Centre for generously donating £2,000 to Heel & Toe Children's Charity. North East businessman David Harrison founded the Harrison Centre for Social Mobility in 2017 to champion unsung heroes working with young people in the North East of England. HCSM provides advice and financial [...]

2019-07-10T10:49:15+00:00

Meet Our New OT

Occupational Therapy at Heel & Toe Charity We are delighted to introduce you to our new Occupational Therapist - Caroline Clay. Caroline Clay is an Occupational Therapist with over 35 years’ experience of working with children and adults. She specialises in sensory processing difficulties and uses innovative, creative and playful approaches to involve children and [...]

2019-06-18T13:22:48+00:00

Exciting News – Global’s Make Some Noise

Please Support Our Journey With Global's Make Some Noise We're delighted to announce that Heel & Toe Children's Charity has been selected as a Global's Make Some Noise charity! Global’s Make Some Noise funds and empowers small charities like us, helping disadvantaged children, young people and their families across the UK. Global’s Make Some Noise is supported by the [...]

2019-05-13T09:41:52+00:00

Meet Our New SALT

Welcome Our New SALT - Rachel Rachel qualified as a speech and language therapist from Newcastle University in 1996. She worked for the NHS in London and then in Durham, supporting children with speech, language and communication needs in schools for 10 years. She then set up an independent practice working in schools as a [...]

2019-03-28T12:50:19+00:00

Dine With A Football Legend

Sponsor our Sportsman's Dinner to Dine with Kevin Keegan Football Legend - Kevin Keegan is hosting the Heel & Toe Children's Charity's Annual Sportsman's Dinner being held at The Hilton Hotel, Newcastle Gateshead on Friday 28th June 2019. Here is your businesses chance to dine with Kevin for the whole night. All you need to [...]

2019-03-20T13:49:39+00:00

Party On The Tyne

Party with us down the River Tyne We are really excited to bring you our 90's River Cruise down the River Tyne this April.   Whether you are looking to celebrate with friends or family, or looking for a staff night out, take a cruise down the River Tyne with us and enjoy 90's tunes [...]

2019-02-28T14:19:53+00:00

Blog – What Happened In 2018?

Let's see how far we have come... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7yh7ukExAic&t=17s We have had a fantastic 2018, including the opening of our new Hydrotherapy Centre and appearing LIVE on BBC One's Children in Need. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gIs0S77Sbbo&t=3s:// Our journey would not have been possible without the support and donations from the general public, parents, local businesses and local [...]

2018-12-13T13:05:47+00:00