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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

CHICKS raises over £8,000 at the Devon County Show!

We had a wonderful time at the 2017 Devon County Show last month, with volunteers and visitors coming…

Volunteers' Week: David's Story

David is a long-term supporter of CHICKS, who volunteered on a break and now supports our fundraising…

A marathon in a month

11-year-old Gabriella decided to take on a charity challenge, and during April walked a whole marathon,…

Parkrun as it's never been run before!

Edward Chapman first heard of CHICKS when he ran the Delicious Drake's Trail. As someone who loves…

Running the London Marathon!

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


RT @soundschoirs: @Devon_Hour tickets available for our summer concert on 9th July in aid of @CHICKScharity #DevonH

RT @VikkiBing: Amazing first volunteer week @CHICKScharity met some great kids, did fun activities - a big shout out to the team leaders !

Good luck to all the golfers taking part in our Golf Day @Trethorne today!

Want to know what it's like to volunteer at CHICKS? Here's David's story:

Have you checked out our Amazon Wishlist? It's a great way to support us!

Golf Day, Cornwall

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

National Cream Tea Day

  Enjoy a West Country favourite and raise money for CHICKS CHICKS is teaming up with Rodda's…

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…

CHICKS Curry and Quiz Night

  Join us at the Chandelier Tandoori Restaurant in Long Eaton, Derbyshire for a lovely…

Coastal Retreat Open Day

Want to find out more about CHICKS? We provide free respite breaks for disadvantaged children from all…

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