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A charity single released at the end of last year has now been streamed worldwide, raising more than £1,000 and building awareness of Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW).
Stagecoach South West brought Christmas cheer to children this week when its Santa bus visited Children’s Hospice South West in North Devon.
Gary the Rabbit and the Stagecoach elves visited the charity’s Little Bridge House hospice near Barnstaple to hand out festive treats including goody bags and art and craft supplies for the sensory playroom.
On Thursday 12 December families staying for respite at Children’s Hospice South West’s Charlton Farm, were treated to a festive lunch courtesy of food redistribution company, FareShare.
Staff at Little Harbour children’s hospice at Porthpean in St Austell have been busy working on a charity single which is now available to buy to help raise funds for, and awareness of, Children’s Hospice South West.
Dawn Barnard, 45, from St Blazey has worked as a carer at Little Harbour children’s hospice at Porthpean in St Austell for almost three years. Inspired by the families she works with and friends in the fitness industry Dawn set herself a huge challenge of competing in a bodybuilding competition while raising funds for Little Harbour. Since January she has committed to a strict regime of training and diet all while putting time into her fundraising for Little Harbour as well.
Charlton Farm is one of three children’s hospices run by Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW). Nestled in gorgeous surroundings in Wraxall, North Somerset, it supports families who face the emotional and physical strain of caring for children who, sadly, are not expected to live into adulthood. It provides a haven, a place where children and their families can be nurtured and cosseted, returning home with renewed vigour and a sense of anticipation for the next visit.
Monday, June 17 marked the beginning of Children’s Hospice Week - the only week in the year dedicated to raising awareness and funds for children’s hospice services across the UK and the seriously ill children and young people they support.
The theme of the week is ‘Moments that matter’ and the local children’s hospice, Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW), is showcasing the wealth of special memories made for families supported by the charity.