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Celebrate with us!

Celebrate with us!

2017 is our 25th Anniversary year and we would love you to celebrate with us! If you have a big celebration this year, could you ask friends and family to make a donation to CHICKS instead of buying a gift? 

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Volunteer with CHICKS!

Volunteer with CHICKS!

We're looking for volunteers to join us during 2017. Come along for a fun-filled week and help make a difference to children's lives!

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What is CHICKS?

What is CHICKS?

CHICKS provides free, week-long respite breaks for disadvantaged children aged between 8 - 15 living in the UK. We believe every child has the right to make positive childhood memories! 

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Latest Blog Articles, Tweets & Events

Running the London Marathon!

Elizabeth England is a barrister at 42 Bedford Row, who have been supporting CHICKS since 2016. This…

Summer fun with Scott Dunn

Luxury travel agent, Scott Dunn, have generously donated nearly £15,000 through their Charitable…

A cracking evening with Derby Daybreak Rotary

The amazing team at Derby Daybreak Rotary Club have swung into action once more, in aid of CHICKS. …

Tales from an epic adventure in aid of CHICKS!

It’s been two years this week since Donna Marie and Iain Ashton set off on an epic cycling adventure,…

Reflecting on another year at CHICKS

A year ago, Respite Break Leader Steve wrote about his first year in the role - each week he's…


Well done Liz! 🙌🏻

We are so proud of all our runners today! A huge thank you to every one of them - every penny raised will help make more memories! 👏🏻💛🏃🏃‍♀️

@tonyroe Thank you so much Tony & a huge well done to you!!! 👏🏻🎉

RT @tonyroe: Hit @CHICKScharity fundraising target and #LondonMarathon time target. Thanks so much everyone.

@FrazerLloyd Amazing, well done Frazer & thank you for choosing to support CHICKS!! 👏🏻

Quiz Night, Truro

Test out your trivia knowledge at a quiz night in aid of CHICKS!  £26 per team of…

Cornwall Coastal Path Walk

One weekend. 25 miles. Stunning scenery. Join us for our annual Coastal Path Walk in Cornwall.…

Ramathon (Derby Half Marathon)

Take on the Ramathon! We have a number of charity spaces available for the 2017 Ramathon. This fast…

Golf Day, Cornwall

For your chance to win £10,000 plus lots of other great prizes, please join us for the CHICKS’…

Family Fun Day, Cornwall Services

Join us at Cornwall Services at Roche on the A30 for a family fun day, with activities for everyone to…

Refer a Child

Refer a Child

Do you work with a disadvantaged child who could
benefit from a CHICKS break?

Anyone that works with children in a professional
capacity can refer to us. To find out how click below!

Refer a child