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Railway Children
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We fight for children living on the streets
We fight for children living on the streets

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Children living on the streets grow up without a lot of love in their lives. It's a tough, cruel existence when there is nowhere to go and no one to turn to.

It doesn't have to be this way though. We're able to return many children to the families who love them. They just needed a little help to resolve their issues at home. We couldn't do this without our supporters, so thank you.

Happy #ValentinesDay ❤️️
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Lion is released in the cinema today! We’re a charity partner of the film, which tells 5-year-old Saroo’s story about trying to get home to his family in India. Dev Patel, one of the stars, mentions us in this short video about how to help children like Saroo. Let us know what you think if you watch the film this weekend!
#LionHeart

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We're a small charity, but we can have a big impact! Children arrive alone by train at India's railway stations and are immediately at risk of being picked up by people wanting to exploit them. Many also end up living on station platforms and face a daily battle to survive.

We do all we can to be there first, spotting new children before they can be preyed on and working hard to return them home where possible. We also teach station communities – staff, vendors, and the Railway Protection Force – how to identify and help children who are alone and at risk. This helps to create a bigger 'safety net' so more children are protected.
Find out about our impact last year: http://bit.ly/1yKqhSy
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2017 fitness goals?
From obstacle races to bungee jumps, we have challenges suitable for all fitness levels throughout the year.
Take a look at our 2017 events calendar: http://bit.ly/1BKPBsZ

Last year our community of #StreetHeroes cycled, trekked, climbed, ran and jumped to help us to reach more than 210,000 vulnerable children on the streets. Will you join us this year?
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Happy New Year! Thank you for all your support in 2016.
We'll never stop fighting for a world where no child ever has to live on the streets - please keep fighting with us!
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Wishing you all a very happy Christmas!
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Thank you to everyone who has sent in a message of hope for the children and families we're working with this Christmas. The first of our paper chains has arrived at one of our projects!

We've been touched by the many messages - they show that these children have not been forgotten and really are cared for. You can still add your own message online here: http://bit.ly/2gMSk2i
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This Christmas we're sharing 14-year-old Megan's story. Last Christmas Megan’s family had a visit from her abusive uncle. Megan saw him beat her mum. She felt tense and alone at home. One night she went missing, and was found the next morning with a man in his 40s. You can read Megan's full story by clicking on the article.

We're working with families like Megan's to help children feel safe at home so they don't want to run away any more.

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After the commercialism of the last few days, we're happy it's #GivingTuesday and a chance to remember what Christmas is really all about. Every 5 minutes a child runs away from home in the UK. Many will sleep rough or with someone they've just met. Find out how we're keeping children safe: http://bit.ly/2fuCImW
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For those who love gardening, fashion, eating, sleeping, reading...we've got their gift covered.

Take the stress out of Christmas shopping this year and avoid the crowds by having a look online at our range of unique and meaningful 'Happy Future' gifts. Shop now: http://bit.ly/1G0RwM4
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