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Events and activities

Our events and campaigns give plenty of opportunities for classes of all ages to get involved, from pre-school age right up to University level - there's a fundraising activity for everyone!

Our fundraising teams would be happy to come and meet with you to discuss your fundraising ideas and to help get you started, please contact your local Community Fundraiser for more information.

Charlton Farm celebrates 10 years

Schools non-uniform day

Date:  Wednesday 26 April 2017

Help us celebrate Charlton Farm's 10th Birthday by holding a dress down day in your school in return of a £1 donation to Children's Hospice South West.

You could choose a special theme or have just a simple non-uniform for teachers and pupils - the choice is up to you!
£20 Challenge

£20 Challenge

We will provide you with a £20 start-up investment and then it’s over to you to raise as much as you can. Put your business brain and money-making skills to the test to grow this amount as much as legally and ethically possible.

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Wacky Wardrobe

Wacky Wardrobe Day

Date:  You choose your day

Simple dress down or wacky dress days can be an easy way to raise money. Invite your teachers and pupils to dig out their wackiest clothes and donate £1 to wear on your chosen day. From literary characteres to crazy hats - your creative wardrobe can help raise a smile.

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Wear your wellies

Wear Your Wellies Day

Date:  You choose your day

Nominate a day for ‘wear your wellies to school’ and on that day for a suggested minimum donation. We have some wellie good downloads for you to help make the most of Wear Your Wellies Day at your school.

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Bake off

Bake off!


Challenge a class or a year group to bake something special with a panel of teacher or guest judges to choose a winner. Each entrant could make a donation to Children's Hospice South West or cakes could be sold in a traditional cake sale. Download some of our favourite baking recipes which our families who stay at our hospice love!


Download CHSW recipe ideas 

Santas on the Run

Santas on the Run

Dates and locations: Events across the South West in December 2017!

Run, jog, skip or walk these festive 2k fun runs which take place across the South West and are fantastic for all ages! Why not challenge your staff and students to take part and raise sponsorship at your nearest event?
Alternatively, why not get in touch and let us help you organise your own Santa run?

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Overseas challenges

Challenge events


From running events to abseils, overseas treks to skydives, great challenges for older students to push themselves physicially and mentally.

Perfect for students to develop skills like communications and teamwork, as well as taking on an experience of a life-time.

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Open Days School Visit

Open days for school visits

Date:  Book onto one of our tour days in 2017

Each month we open our doors to let the community see how their support is making a difference to families across the South West. Why not book a group visit so students can see why fundrasing is so important?

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Children's Hospice Week

Children's Hospice Week

Date: Monday 21 - Sunday 27 May 2018
Location: Nationwide

The UK's only awareness raising and fundraising week for children with life-limiting conditions and the services, like Children's Hospice South West, that support them. 

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