It’s become a much-loved festive tradition; hundreds of bikers dressed in Santa suits, their motorbikes adorned with festive paraphernalia, paying a visit to Children’s Hospice South West’s Little Bridge House hospice near Barnstaple. This year the ride is taking place on Saturday 2 December, with bikers coming from all over the county.
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And they’re off! Hildy’s Hospice Hike sets off from Little Bridge House
Somerset County Cricketer, James Hildreth and fellow hikers Adam Dibble, Ross Ward and Mark Turner, set off today (Wednesday 18 October) on their epic ‘Hildy’s Hospice Hike’ challenge - all to raise funds for Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW).
The 2km sponsored fun run is happening at the Eden Project on 3 December and is a fun event to take part in with colleagues, friends or family of all ages, helping to get everyone into the festive spirit.
Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW) is excited to announce it will be opening a new shop in The Cornmarket in Warminster on Wednesday 18 October at 10.00am. Anyone is welcome to come along and be one of the first customers to step inside!
The new shop will have something for everyone with a range of goods on offer, including quality women’s, men’s and children’s clothing and accessories, as well as children’s toys and games, books, media and bric-a-brac.
CHSW’s Head of Retail, Chris Judd said;
The Mendip Friends’ Group has been supporting Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW) for well over a decade and was deeply involved in the Babe Appeal – the campaign to raise funds to build CHSW’s Charlton Farm children’s hospice in North Somerset.
Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW) have recently thanked West Cornwall Youth Trust (WCYT) for their generous donation of £2000 to the charity.
On Saturday 4 November, Alex age 13, will be shaving off his beloved thick bushy hair to raise money for Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW) as his family is supported by its Charlton Farm hospice in North Somerset.
Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW) is delighted to receive £111,199 from KFC’s Add Hope Foundation. The Add Hope Foundation enables each KFC restaurant to support a local children’s charity, with 100% of funds raised going directly to the charity. Money is raised through product promotions (it donates 10p from every Kids’ Meal), scratch cards, donation boxes or through customers donating via their Colonel’s Club loyalty cards. KFC’s South West franchisees nominated CHSW to be the beneficiaries of these funds.
Kevin Bresnan from Midsomer Norton took on a challenge to walk 50 miles non-stop from Weymouth to Wells. Kevin was inspired to raise funds for Children’s Hospice South West’s Charlton Farm as it provides respite stays for him and his son Caleb who has a life-limiting condition called Alagille Syndrome.
West Country accountants and financial planners Old Mill are sponsoring Children’s Hospice South West’s 2016 £50 challenge in a bid to raise £25,000 for the North Devon based charity.
The £50 Challenge is an annual event where local businesses compete against each other to turn a £50 start-up investment into as much money as they can over a three month time frame – April to June – with all money raised going directly to Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW).