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ICOEF (International Children's Ostomy Educational Foundation) UK


Reg. address: 41 Louville Avenue, Withernsea, HU19 2PA Charity No. 1168670

Tel:-01964 613690

ICOEF - Home of the Gastronauts


Our charity aims are to help children in the Uk adjust to their new life with a bowel or bladder reconstructions such as ostomy bags, feeding tubes and pegs catheters and many more devices.

We have 6 different puppets featured on our web page ICOEF UK where children over the age of 3 can ask their parents to request their choice of puppet. We don't charge for the puppets but ask if parents can donate a minimum of £10 towards the next child's puppet.

If you don't know what to buy someone for a present may we suggest sponsoring one or more puppets.? these puppets become lifelong friends helping children and family and friends understand their new way of life.

We have had children requesting donations from family and friends before they can see or play with their new puppet friend.

One enterprising young man has spent the summer picking rhubarb from his garden and his grandparents garden and together with his puppet Simon they have made jam and sold it to friends and supporters of the charity. I believe at the last count he has raised over £75.

All donations large or small help us provide these wonderful puppets. At the bottom of our web page are some videos of children who have the puppets

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