Cartoon Network UK Teams Up With England Footballer Jordan Pickford For 2018’s Cartoon Network Buddy Network Anti-Bullying Initiative
On Monday this week (12/11/2018) it was announced that Jordan Pickford, England and Everton goalkeeper has teamed up with Cartoon Network UK for this year’s CN Buddy Network anti-bullying initiative, the launch of this year’s campaign coincides with National Anti-Bullying Week (Monday 12th to Friday 16th November) in the UK. The purpose of the initiative is to help kids to speak out against bullying in schools, accept other people’s differences and to “Be a buddy, not a bully”.
As with previous years, Cartoon Network UK is collaborating with NSPCC’s (National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children) Childline – the number one telephone helpline in the UK for children and young people for advice and support. Cartoon Network UK has a special section on their website for CN Buddy Network (http://www.cartoonnetwork.co.uk/beabuddy) which offers professional advice, tips and how to get support. There’s also video messages from Jordan Pickford and CN Buddy Network ambassadors from previous years including: Ian Wright, Alistair and Jonny Brownlee, Tom Daley, Tinie Tempah and also Childline ambassador and volunteer counsellor, Anna Williamson.
Childline offers children and young people aged 18 and under free, confidential advice and support 24 hours a day – no problem is too big or small. Our trained volunteer counsellors can be contacted through our helpline 0800 1111 or on www.childline.org.uk for online chat or email. Childline is a service provided by the NSPCC.
Worried about a child? Don’t wait until you’re certain. Contact trained NSPCC helpline counsellors for 24/7 help, advice and support on 0808 800 5000.