27 July 2017

Jasmine & Jessica's story - You can help keep families together


My journey with Cholmondeley started on the day when I realised that I might lose everything that was important to me; I was at risk of having my girls taken away from me if nothing changed. I had reached rock bottom. I wanted to give up. Part of me thought they would be better off without me, but I also didn’t want them to experience a childhood like mine.  

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4 April 2017

Jaimie Leigh's story — Help a child achieve their dreams


From staying at Cholmondeley during her parents' divorce, to the day she returned as a Detective in the NZ Police to Cholmondeley to share her story with today's children — Jaimie Leigh's story emphasises that all dreams are possible...

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1 December 2016

Michelle's Story - What it means when you give to Cholmondeley Christchurch Charity.


What worried us the most is what the kids might see or overhear, and how our daily grief and stress would affect their innocence and chances of retaining a positive view of the world...

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9 November 2016

A note of thanks


An anonymous thank you card to the staff at Cholmondeley.

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9 October 2015

Aiyana's Official Opening Speech


For four years Aiyana and her sister had regular stays at Cholmondeley. Aiyana is now 14, but still volunteers as a junior leader at the Centre. At the official opening of the new building, she shared why she thinks Cholmondeley is so important for Canterbury children and families.

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9 September 2015

Tyler's Card


Thank you for all the great times I've had with you all. There are so many memories from the first time I came to the last.

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12 September 2013

Ashleigh's Story


At Cholmondeley I meet other kids and make friends. The kids at Cholmondeley are really nice and friendly. I enjoy making friends.

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