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Supporting Students with EikOnline

The last 10 months have been extremely challenging for teachers and students alike.  The recent announcement of another national lockdown has shown that we still have far to go before we see any sense of normality.   Some young people have struggled to adapt to the changes imposed on their everyday lives by the coronavirus pandemic.  Long...
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Our youngest fundraiser says iCan!

Our youngest iCan100 competitor and top fundraiser was Evie, aged 6, who set herself a challenge to cycle 100 miles in 8 weeks and raise £100 for Eikon.  She started with a 6 mile ride on 19th June and by day two she had already smashed her fundraising target.  She was thrilled to see donations...
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Specialist youth worker with young people at Kings College

Eikon News – Summer 2020

In our first full update since September and with the school year ending, we take a look at how the unprecedented events of recent months have affected children and young people and The Eikon Charity’s work with them.
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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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