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Exclusive film screening with Jenny Agutter

Exclusive film screening with Jenny Agutter

Meet our wonderful patron, Jenny Agutter, at our exclusive film screening in Cornwall on 7th May! 

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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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Volunteer on a CHICKS break!

Volunteer on a CHICKS break!

We're taking applications for people to volunteer on all our 2016 breaks. Come along for a week of fun, knowing you'll be helping to make magical memories for disadvantaged children. 

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Bake for Breaks!

Bake for Breaks!

Could you hold a cake sale to raise funds for CHICKS? We've made a kit with everything you need to hold a successful event! 

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Latest Blog Articles, Tweets & Events

Spring has sprung!

The clocks have gone forward, the weather is starting to pick up and the fields around the…

Do you work with children in Scotland?

CHICKS has been granted some funding to specifically support children from Scotland.  This funding…

Rock Solid Racers raise hundreds!

A team from NL Fitness in Tavistock completed the incredibly tough Rock Solid Race 10k course…

Delicious Dart Trail raises over £6000!

The Delicious Dart Trail on the 5th March raised an amazing £6,580.29! The money was raised through…

Mother's Day

Respite break leader Toni reflects on what Mother's Day means to her... Mother’s Day. This…


Can you take on the Discovery Trail challenge?!

Who's got that #FridayFeeling?! Have a wonderful weekend :)

CHICKS has talent! Peter our maintenance man at Coastal Retreat is a very talented musician.. check out his Youtube

Volunteering adds skills for your CV and introduces you to new people. Sign up now! #1MillionHours

RT @IncisiveCareers: #ThrowbackThursday to some of the amazing things our people have done for Charity @IMFfoundation @CHICKScharity https:…

The Eagle has Landed; an evening with Jenny Agutter

Enjoy an evening with our patron, Jenny Agutter, at the screening of her film The Eagle Has Landed. The…

RBA Golf Day, Derbyshire

RBA Wealth Management are hosting their annual golf day at the Marriott Breadsall Priory, DE7 6DL.  After…

Delicious Kernow Trail

Everyone's favourite fancy-dress food fest on the run is coming to Cornwall for the first time ever!…

Moorland Retreat Open Day

Visit our Moorland Retreat in Brentor to find out more about us! Have a tour of the site, and enjoy a…

HeartSWell 100km Cycle Race

Take part in the HeartSWell 100 and cycle your way through Devon’s countryside. Choose between…

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