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.
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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).
GKN Aerospace Filton and Western Approach have been raising funds for Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW) by rising to the £50 challenge!
CHSW’s £50 Challenge is all about companies using their business skills and innovation to generate as much money as possible for the charity. CHSW provides the initial £50 start-up investment and then it’s over to your company to raise as much as it can. This is a great way for people to put their business brain and money-making acumen to the test to grow this amount as much as legally and ethically possible.
Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW) can continue to support local families after receiving a brand new bespoke minibus as part of LV= Brokers’ BIG HEART Charity Giveaway.
The charity, which provides respite and specialist care for children and young people with life-limiting conditions and their families, won the LV= Broker minibus through an online vote by the insurer’s broker partners after it was nominated by South West broker, Higos Insurance Services.
European Tour player Chris Wood’s Ryder Cup golf bag used in the 2016 Ryder Cup in Hazeltine is to be auctioned for charity. The bag has been signed by the entire European Ryder Cup Team, including Rory McIlroy and Sergio Garcia.
Frank Fielding, Joe Bryan, Mark Little, Korey Smith and Jamie Paterson visited Bridge Learning Campus on Wednesday to celebrate the tenth anniversary of Charlton Farm - Children’s Hospice South West.
The local school has been working tirelessly to raise funds for the charity over the course of the academic year, and their efforts have seen them raise £1,000.
Exactly ten years ago today CHSW’s Charlton Farm opened its doors to sick children and families. To mark the occasion a ceremony was held within its beautiful grounds.
Aided by 12 year old Ben Woolland and his mum Joanne, one of the first families to stay at the hospice back in April 2007, co-Founder and CEO Eddie Farwell planted a tree to commemorate the momentous milestone.
A decade of helping children with life-limiting conditions is being marked in 2017.
Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW) was set up more than 25 years ago when Eddie and Jill Farwell came up with the idea to create a children’s hospice to help families in the South West.
The first hospice to be built was Little Bridge House in Devon in 1995, but it was soon oversubscribed.
In 2002 the charity launched The Babe Appeal to raise £11million to build Charlton Farm in Wraxall.