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Marathon challenge for head of city wellbeing charity

03 April 2018 chsw Fundraising

The head of Exeter’s leading health and wellbeing charity will be taking on his own fitness challenge this year.

Jamie Vittles, of CITY Community Trust (CCT), is training for the London Marathon, which takes place in April.  And he is running the marathon to raise funds for one of CCT’s charity partners, Children’s Hospice South West

Jamie said:

How the Rainbow Run helps families like Tayen's

29 March 2018 chsw Care, Fundraising

Last year, ‘Tayen’s Rainbow Racers’ helped raise vital funds for Charlton Farm and here’s why…

Tayen from Bridgwater is six years old and has a genetic condition called Neurofibromatosis Type 1. The condition is incurable and causes tumours to grow on nerves anywhere in her body. She has complex epilepsy, hydrocephalus and is fully blind. Tayen has already endured two rounds of chemotherapy and will need more at some point in the future.

Somerset Cricketer James Hildreth raises £11000 for CHSW

09 March 2018 chsw Fundraising

Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW) was delighted to have the support of Somerset County Cricketer, James Hildreth in his 2017 Testimonial Year and on Thursday 8 March 2018, he visited the charity’s Little Bridge House hospice near Barnstaple to present a donation for £11,000, raised through all his fundraising activities through the year.

Edwards Vacuum Sponsor 10th Ride for Precious Lives

23 February 2018 chsw Events

Edwards Vacuum (part of the Atlas Copco Group) is a global engineering company based in Clevedon and is generously sponsoring Children’s Hospice South West’s (CHSW) 10th  Ride for Precious Lives event.

The Ride for Precious Lives is a 205 mile, 3 day, cycling challenge which has been completed by over 750 cyclists over the last nine years and raised an incredible £725,000 for CHSW.