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  • In Memorium: Anne

    10 Feb 2017

    Last month, we unfortunately received the sad news that CLAPA supporter, Anne, had passed away in November, after a long fight with facial cancer.

  • #FundraisingFriday: Nadine from SE Controls

    3 Feb 2017

    By the end of December 2016 my colleagues and I had raised £4,229.55, which smashed my expectations so when matched we were able to present CLAPA £8,459.10 !!!!! I am so grateful to all the amazing people I work with.

  • #FundraisingFriday: Wedding Fayre

    27 Jan 2017

    We received this lovely letter from Emma and Lee, whose children Jensen and Noah were born with cleft lips and palates. Emma's sister Kayley and her friend have decided to try and raise money for CLAPA!

  • #FundraisingFriday: 1 mile, 365 days

    20 Jan 2017

    This #FundraisingFriday we want to say a huge thank you to Edward Wright who is running 1 mile a day for all of 217. Ed's target was to raise £100 across the year, a target he's already smashed just over 2 weeks in! He's already raised £225, 225% of his target!

  • Ethan’s Story

    19 Dec 2016

    He then went really quiet all of sudden, and said to us "Have you ever heard of a cleft lip and palate?”

  • My Cleft Story #2

    9 Dec 2016

    The next stage in my cleft story was my operations, all of which took place at Great Ormond Street Hospital. My operation was the initial repair of my cleft lip when I was 12 weeks old. We lived in London so the hospital wasn’t far.

  • Laura’s Story

    3 Dec 2016

    It was hot July and I was impatiently awaiting the birth of our daughter. I was 10 days overdue and getting more impatient by the hour! I was due to be induced in the morning and had a feeling of scared excitement; I just couldn't wait to meet her! The next morning came and everything went to plan, I was induced at 9am and by 11am I was in early labour, a lot quicker than I was expecting!

  • My Cleft Story: The Beginnings

    26 Nov 2016

    Hi my name is Annabelle and I was born in October 2001 with a cleft lip and gum. It all started before I was born. After I’d been brewing for a few months, my mum went for the 5 month scan at Kings College Hospital, Denmark Hill, London. She was waiting alone with the scan lady because my older sister was throwing a hissy fit and dad had to take her outside to run around.

  • #Fundraising Friday – Mark

    18 Nov 2016

    Meet Mark! Mark decided to push himself that extra stroke, pedal and step, to take part in a triathlon on behalf of CLAPA, raising £525!

  • Meet Zoe Bailey

    31 Oct 2016

    Meet Zoe Bailey! Zoe is going to be playing young Emily in IQ Network's upcoming film, Two Sides: A Cleft Story, and has kindly agreed to film a video diary for us!