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.
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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.
Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW) is dedicated to making the most of short and precious lives, and the care offered is not just about medical and nursing support, but also enriching the lives of children and their whole families.
Nowhere is that more apparent than in its sibling provision. CHSW has a dedicated sibling service at each of its three hospices to provide care, support and entertainment for well brothers and sisters.
Sam FM Bristol, part of Celador Radio, has announced it is to support local charity, Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW) for the foreseeable future. CHSW’s Charlton Farm hospice, which supports children diagnosed with life limiting conditions and their families, is located just six miles from the radio station’s hub in Bristol.