Sidcup care home kids to reunite

Sidcup care home kids to reunite

Former residents Alan Day with twins, Sally Bateman and Sylvia Jones at a previous reunion.

Paul Krawczynsk, reunion founder with Jan and Chris Watkins and Barbara Krawczynski at a past reunion.

First published in News News Shopper: Photograph of the Author by , reporter

Former residents of a Sidcup children's home will be reunited later this year.

The Hollies Children's Home Reunion Group will be holding it's 12th annual reunion on September 13 from 10am until 5pm.

News Shopper:

The group was formed in 2002 by Paul Krawczynski, a former child of the home between 1952 and 1965 Mr Krawczynski said: "The aims of the group was and is to helps reunite friends from their time in care to which the group has had great success with not only reuniting friends but bringing together families torn apart in care.

"We offer to our members a chance to get reacquainted with friends help in obtaining their files for their time in care advice on many other aspects of life in care and a friendly helpline to speak to a person who having spent time in care has the real life look on any subject of problem's from then.

News Shopper:

"The reunions bring together around about a hundred people each year with some travelling from as far away as Australia. We have also noted that in the last few years former children of Shirley Oaks children's home, Croydon have been attending and all are welcome."

For further details and tickets on the reunion please contact Paul on 07747 771130 or 01692678349 or visit: www.hollieskids.co.uk

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