Martin Pearce from Westbury in Wiltshire first began fundraising for Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW) in 2017, the year he was to turn 50. He said “I raise funds for a charity most years and the year I turned 50 I wanted a charity that was local, would benefit children and also where I could really see the effect the money raised was having.
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The Cantanti Singers and Wind Band, based in Stoke Bishop Bristol, held a concert last month in support of local charity, Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW). The Choir decided to raise funds for CHSW after visiting its Bristol hospice, Charlton Farm.
The next concert is due to take place on the evening of Saturday October 12 at Westbury Baptist Church
A group of ladies from Keynsham have been knitting chicks and selling them in the local area for 21 years.
The Keynsham Chicks, co-ordinated by Margaret Thompson, kindly give the proceeds to the local children’s hospice - Charlton Farm in Wraxall. Once knitted and stuffed with a chocolate eggs, the chicks are sold all over the local area and beyond during Easter.
More than 70 cyclists have whizzed through the West Country on a 205-mile three-day charity challenge to raise thousands of pounds for Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW).
An annual Charity Golf Day at Carlyon Bay Golf Club has taken place for the seventh year and raised £17,400 for Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW).
This year the event saw a record number of 40 teams take to the course as part of the Golf Day which was held on 17th May to help raise funds for local children’s charity CHSW which runs Little Harbour children’s hospice at Porthpean.
Fred Thomas, AKA Skinners Brewery mascot Betty Stogs, has had a busy start to the year training for, and taking part in, the London Marathon all in aid of Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW). Jaws dropped recently when Fred’s fundraising total for the local children’s charity was revealed as £41,649.78p.
Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW) is opening a shop at 4 Horseshoe Lane in Thornbury on Tuesday 16 July at 10.30am.
It will be a great place to find good quality, pre-loved items, from clothes, accessories and homeware to collectables, books and media.
Whether you shop in the store, give your time to volunteer or donate pre-loved items to them - you'll be helping to make a difference to local families whose children are not expected to reach adulthood.
A charity providing hospice care for children with life-limiting conditions and their families has benefitted from a local housebuilder’s donation.
Children’s Hospice South West has been chosen as one of the recipients of the David Wilson Homes Community Fund, which was launched earlier this year.
East Devon sea shanty singers The Jurassix have presented a £1,255 fundraising cheque to Children’s Hospice South West.
The money was raised during a number of recent performances by the shanty band, whose members all hail from the Jurassic Coast.
The Jurassix formed in 2011 and members meet for practice sessions at Whitford Village Hall near Axminster.
They regularly perform at village fairs and regattas across East Devon and West Dorset, including at Beer Regatta, Sidmouth Folk Festival, Branscombe Village Fare, Chardstock Village Fair and Whitford Fair.