The event saw around 1500 people of all ages run, jog and walk the 5k route around RAF St Mawgan’s training ground and get covered in different coloured powder paint along the way.
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Westpoint Arena was showered with all the colours of the rainbow as over 1200 runners took part in Children’s Hospice South West’s annual fundraising Rainbow Run.
The run is the flagship fundraising event for the charity, and this year is set to raise an astonishing £50,000 for CHSW’s Little Bridge House children’s hospice near Barnstaple.
The Seafood Restaurant in Padstow has handed over a cheque for £17,500 to Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW) after offering charity lunches in January. The Charity Lunches gave diners the opportunity to sample a three-course lunch menu at the well-known restaurant for just £21.50 with guests donating £2.50 straight to Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW).
The restaurant took over 200 lunch covers each day proving its popularity with the public.
An annual Charity Golf Day at Carlyon Bay Golf Club has taken place for the sixth year and raised over £14,000 for Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW).
Despite the wet weather 32 teams of golfers played on 11th May and remained in high spirits to help raise funds for local children’s charity CHSW which runs Little Harbour children’s hospice at Porthpean.
For the first time, Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW) brought its ever-popular sponsored run – the Rainbow Run – to Bristol’s beautiful Blaise Castle Estate. 1500 people took part in the 5k fun run, which is expected to raise over £75,000 for the charity.
8 year old Lilly-Mae Hurse from Carclaze School has decided that she will be cutting her locks off to help other children.
Lilly-Mae has been growing her hair for years and always wanted to donate it to the Little Princess Trust, after speaking with her mum Sam who is a Team Leader on the care team at Little Harbour children’s hospice she became interested in how she could help the children that use the hospice too.
Emma Smale is supporting the #keepitlocal campaign for the local charities supported by this year’s Great West Run as she regularly runs in support of Children's Hospice South West (CHSW) in memory of her eldest daughter, Imogen who was supported by the charity before her death in 2016.
As Emma says:
Ocean Studios at Royal William Yard in Plymouth was the venue for Children’s Hospice South West’s (CHSW) networking event on Thursday 10th May.
The event was set up to give local business people the opportunity to network with each other while also finding out about the work the local children’s charity does in supporting children with life limiting or life-threatening illnesses and their families.