BBC Children in Need benefits Cambridgeshire charities
Hundreds of thousands of pounds have been given in grants to help children in Cambridgeshire, thanks to the BBC Children in Need appeal.
The 2010 Children in Need appeal raised £18,098,199 on the night.
Charities benefiting from that generosity right here in the county include those supporting young carers and terminally ill children.
For more information on how to be a part of BBC Children in Need 2011 on 18 November, visit the official website.
Where the money went
Shine, the Peterborough-based charity formerly known as ASBAH received £131,863
The project supports children and young people with spina bifida and hydrocephalus. It helps them to settle into school and assists with the change from primary to secondary level education.
A charity that uses art-based activities to support children and young people with psychiatric disorders, or severe emotional and behavioural problems.
Centre 33, Cambridge - £38,330
This centre offers counselling, information, trips and activities for young carers, giving them a break from their caring duties.
The Cogwheel Trust, Cambridge - £30,000
This project offers counselling to children and young people experiencing distress.
Crossroads Care West Anglia Caring For Carers, St Ives - £29,570
Activities and trips are arranged for young carers during the school holidays.
Drinksense, Peterborough - £98,355
One-to-one support sessions and family support sessions for children and young people affected by parental alcohol abuse.
Kick Football, Hemingford Grey - £15,000
This project runs football sessions for disadvantaged young people who are struggling at school, or face social exclusion, giving them a positive focus and the chance to make friends.
Link to Change, St Neots - £89,729
The project works with males aged 12 to 18, to minimise harm from drug and alcohol use and to educate them about the dangers of illegal drug use, drug dealing and sexual exploitation.
Training and employment opportunities in community radio are offered to young people from low income or refugee families who are not in, or are at risk of leaving, education, employment or training.
Romsey Mill, Cambridge - £82,144
This project provides an open youth club and youth-led projects for young people from deprived backgrounds.
STARS - Children's Bereavement Support Services, Cambridge - £44,343
One-to-one counselling and peer group support for bereaved children.
Peterborough Women's Aid - £83,262
Offering play and support for children and young people who have been affected by domestic violence.
Young Lives, Cambridge - £18,808
Creative arts opportunities for seriously or terminally ill children, which help them learn new skills and have fun.
Apply for a grant
Full details on how your organisation can apply for grants is available here.
This year's appeal takes place on Friday 18 November.
You can order a fund-raising pack online or by telephone on 0345 607 3333. It is filled with posters, stickers and guides.
Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles will apply.
Let us know about your event
Tell us what you are doing for BBC Children in Need 2011. Send an email to email@example.com