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CHSW £50 Challenge champions Old Mill to sponsor 25th Anniversary challenge

10 August 2017 chsw Fundraising

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).

Can your company rise to the £50 Challenge in 2017?

10 August 2017 chsw Fundraising

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.

LV= delivers bespoke minibus to Children's Hospice South West

19 July 2017 chsw Fundraising

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. 

Club ambassadors continue to support local charity

23 May 2017 chsw Fundraising

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. 

Charlton Farm marks its 10th birthday

26 April 2017 chsw

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 children’s hospice is celebrating its 10th birthday with fundraising events

28 March 2017 chsw Fundraising

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.

Cornwall Glass donate to children’s hospice

24 March 2017 chsw Fundraising

Cornwall Glass Redruth has recently donated £1,008 to Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW).

Cornwall Glass Redruth has recently donated £1,008 to Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW).

The donation was raised through an open day held in December for existing customers and the general public. Mince pies and mulled wine were enjoyed as well as a Christmas raffle which visitors could enter, as well as customers and colleagues from across all branches of the business.

Children’s Hospice South West to open shop in St Ives

20 March 2017 chsw Volunteer, Shops

Children’s Hospice South West's co-founder and chief executive, Eddie Farwell, will be officially opening the charity's latest shop at Tregenna Place in St Ives on Thursday, March 30, at 10.30am.

The new shop will have something for everyone with a range of goods on offer, including women’s, men’s and children’s clothing and accessories, as well as children’s toys and games and homewares.