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this Single Parents' Day


First celebrated in the USA in 1984, Single Parents' Day is now a global event to share the extraordinary resilience, strength and love of single parents.

Father and Son in Bed

There are 1.9 million single parent families with dependent children in the UK

Hiking With Child

The average age of a single parent is


Mother and Child


of single parents are women

Recent research carried out by Savanta ComRes on behalf of Gingerbread shows some worrying trends...

Get involved

Whether you’re a single parent or you want to show your support to a family member, friend or colleague, we can help you to #StandWithSingleParents for Single Parents' Day.

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