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Gordano Sharks bag donations


On Saturday 21 December, members of the Under 12s Gordano Sharks rugby team spent three hours bag-packing at Waitrose in Portishead to raise funds for the club and for local charity, Children’s Hospice South West.

Duncan, one of the team’s dedicated coaches, said: “It was a pleasure to give something back and the boys loved raising money for the charity which has for many years supported our honorary player, Freddie, and his family.”

Thirty percent of the total raised was donated to CHSW, which amounted to a wonderful £212.19.

Intrepid entrepreneur takes on overseas challenges


Rob Vivian, CEO of Clevedon-based telecoms company, PureComms, has been a staunch supporter of Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW) for many years. In 2016 Rob embarked upon a 2-day trek to reach the 4101m high peak of Mount Kinabalu in Borneo. Persistent tropical rain meant the group he was with was prevented from completing the final 400m ascent to the summit, however, Rob and his trekking companion Chris Hall raised over £4,380 for CHSW.

Christmas Raffle winner’s generous gift to children’s hospice

Yvonne Scott receives her Christmas Raffle winner’s cheque from CHSW Lottery Manager Stephanie Charles

The lucky winner of Children’s Hospice South West’s Christmas Raffle has handed £500 back to the charity.

Long-time supporter Yvonne Scott, 88, from Northam in North Devon, scooped the top prize of £2,500 in the charity’s December draw.

But said she wanted to use some of her winnings to help pay for trips out for children and families staying at the Little Bridge House hospice in nearby Fremington.

Totnes residents raise hundreds for children’s hospice

Quayside residents with the fundraising cheque for Children’s Hospice South West

People living in an extra care development in Totnes have raised £1,500 for Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW).

Residents at Quayside in Steamer Quay Road have been busy raising the money for the charity throughout 2019.

Joan and Barry Mayne and neighbours organised fortnightly quizzes, held a fashion show and sold Christmas cards in aid of CHSW, which supports hundreds of South West children with life-limiting conditions and their families.

Baby manual sales profit the children's hospice


Haynes Publishing is seeing in the New Year on a charitable note, with the presentation of a four-figure sum to local children’s charity Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW).

When Sparkford-based Haynes published the third edition of its best-selling Baby Manual in 2018, it pledged 50p from each copy sold to be split equally between the charities CLIC Sargent and Children’s Hospice South West.

Exeter insurance company’s incredible year of fundraising for children’s hospice

The Exeter Chief Executive Andy Chapman and Community and Charity Committee members Ryan Tumulty, Mark Crossley-May and Lee Crichard present the 2019 fundraising total to CHSW Corporate Partnerships Fundraiser Mhairi Bass-Carruthers.

Staff at local insurer The Exeter have raised an incredible £21,716.64 for Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW).

The health and life cover specialists, based at the Exeter Business Park in Emperor way, chose CHSW as their charity partner in 2019 and staff stepped up to support the cause in a number of ways.