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Russell Howard’s Good News 10 years on

Aug 2, 2020

10 years ago Post Pals was the good news feature at the end of ‘Russell Howard’s Good News’. We really hoped some of the viewers might decide to visit Post Pals and make a child smile. Maybe a handful of viewers would, we had no idea how the feature would change Post...

Zoom sessions with seriously ill children

Aug 2, 2020

Since our families started shielding Post Pals has held as many play sessions on Zoom for the families as we can as all the children we support are even more isolated than before.

We have had dolls tea parties and Lego sessions, as well as a session for...

Sad news – Rueben

Jun 1, 2020

We are very sad to say Rueben W passed away peacefully on the 30th of May with his family around him. Rueben loved animals and this photo is so beautiful.


Our volunteer Tori and her Harry Potter love!

May 7, 2020

Update – Shortly after writing this Tori passed away. She never found out what happened in the film but was sent a special gift from the publishers of Fantastic Beasts. The gift has gone to our Pal Connor who Tori made lots of handcrafted Harry Potter things for. Between Tori’s birthday and...

Sad news – Holly

Mar 14, 2020

We are very sad to say Holly passed away peacefully today, asleep in her own bed.

Holly has been a member of Post Pals for 10 years, in those ten years we watched Holly do more than most people would in a life time, and create a such a huge legacy with so many things it would be impossible...

Sad news- Henry D

Feb 25, 2020

We are very sad to announce Henry has passed away. His Mum Lauren said;


“Myself, James and family wanted to share some sad and unexpected news; in the early hours of Wednesday morning Henry sadly passed away.

We are completely heartbroken, devastated, shocked and...

January Balloons

Feb 25, 2020

Every January we send a balloon to every single child we support to brighten up such a dull month. We are never sure what creates the most joy- balloons or the giant boxes they come in?


Here is a small selection of the 2020 balloon and box smiles!


We hope...

Precious Memories Appeal Update

Feb 25, 2020

Post Pals has an adventure planned for our families but we have lots of funds to raise! As a volunteer home run charity, every penny you donate will be spent on our families.

Post Pals is taking families GLAMPING! For a themed...

Christmas 2019

Oct 25, 2019

Jingle bells at the ready it’s time to spread some Christmas cheer for seriously ill children.

Post Pals has a few schemes this year which enable volunteers to be assigned a child to make smile. We break it down into 2 categories, Elf and Reindeer.



Sad news- Dominic F

Sep 18, 2019

We are sad to say Dominic F passed away recently, 5 days after his 25th birthday. This lovely photograph was taken on his birthday.