Children's Hospice Week 2016
Children’s Hospice Week runs from 23rd to 29th May and is Together for Short Lives’ primary fundraising opportunity of the year.
As our charity partner, we will be doing all we can to support Together for Short Lives during Children’s Hospice Week.
Many of our branches are holding events, activities, competitions and much more to raise money for this fantastic cause.
Please find your local branch below to discover what it has planned for Children’s Hospice Week:
Beckenham - The Beckenham branch is running the Bum in a Bucket charity challenge, an adaptation of the Ice Bucket Challenge from 2014.
Bitterne - A dress-down day and cake sale will be held by the Bitterne branch on 27th May.
Bournemouth - The team in Bournemouth are dressing down and fundraising on 27th May.
Brighton and Hove - Our staff in Brighton and Hove will be hosting a BBQ, drinks and rounders event in Stanmer Park to raise money.
Brighton Marina - A sponsored row has been organised by the Brighton Marina branch, as well as a dress-down day.
Bromley - The team in Bromley are due to complete a 10 kilometre sponsored walk.
Buckingham - A cake sale and dress-down day will be held in Buckingham on 27th May.
Bury St Edmunds - The Bury St Edmunds branch is running a number of stalls outside the branch on 29th May and a member of the team is taking part in a sponsored skydive.
Chertsey - The Chertsey team are planning a cake sake, raffle and dressing up event on 27th May.
Cranleigh - A dress-down day and cake sale will be held on 27th May.
Droitwich - The team is inviting local people to play its lucky dip.
Eastbourne - Our Eastbourne team is hosting an indoor fete, including a cake sale, raffle and ‘guess the number of sweets in the jar’ game on 27th May.
Eastleigh - A cake sale followed by an evening quiz with fish and chips is planned in the Eastleigh branch.
Fareham - The Fareham staff are taking part in a stationary bike ride to raise money on 27th May.
Forest Hill - The Forest Hill branch is holding Sumo KO on 8th July. The team will take it in turns to dress up as sumo wrestlers and do battle outside the office.
Gosport - The people of Gosport will be asked to guess how many balloons are in a car in order to win a prize on 23rd May.
Gunwharf Quays - The Gunwharf Quays team are taking part in a charity skydive on 8th August.
Haywards Heath - Linda Russell from the Haywards Heath team is running from London to Brighton in support of Together for Short Lives.
Headington - The team will be holding a raffle and cake sale on 27th May.
High Wycombe - Our staff in High Wycombe will be selling raffle tickets and cakes throughout Children’s Hospice Week.
Ipswich - A stall selling cakes and with a selection of fun games to play will be in operation in Ipswich.
Littlehampton/Rustington - A raffle with a selection of fantastic prizes will be taking place in Littlehampton and Rustington.
Mansfield - A charity quiz night is being held at the Dog & Duck pub on 23rd May in aid of Together for Short Lives.
Milton Keynes - The Milton Keynes team is dressing down in support of Children’s Hospice Week on 27th May.
New Milton - A cake sale and a number of fun competitions will take place on 24th May.
Portsmouth - The Portsmouth team is preparing to cycle between all of Leaders’ branches in Hampshire and Dorset from 5th June.
Pride Park, Derby - The Pride Park team is hosting a number of events. These include a sponsored walk (22nd May), a cake sale, raffle and car wash (27th May), a cake sale in local schools (throughout Children’s Hospice Week) and a member of the team is completing the Edinburgh Marathon.
Quorn/Loughborough - Pop for a Prize will run throughout the week. In exchange for a £1 donation, players can pop a balloon to reveal a cash prize of up to £20 inside.
Redditch - The Redditch team is hosting Time to Have Fun event on 27th May, as well as holding a street collection and providing goodie bags.
Sarisbury Green - A tombola and a ‘guess the number of balloons’ competition will be on offer at our Sarisbury Green branch.
Southampton - Our Southampton branch has arranged a family BBQ and sports day on 22nd May.
Sovereign Harbour, Eastbourne - The Junior Olympics are coming to Sovereign Harbour on 14th May.
St Albans - A bake off and dress-down day will be held on 26th May, as well as a rowing challenge and colour dash on 17th July.
Sudbury - A Mad Hatters tea party will take place on 27th May.
Surbiton - The Surbiton team are climbing over The O2 in London on 29th May.
Warrington - The Warrington team will be holding a tombola outside their office on 18th May.
Waterlooville - A special motorbike ride out will be taking place in August.
Wigan - The Wigan team will be asking people to guess the name of their puppy, as well as selling cakes and dressing down.
Winchester - A dress-down day and cake will be held.
Woodbridge - The Woodbridge branch is hosting a charity dance night to the sounds of MJ Soul in Ipswich on 4th June.
Worthing - A cake sale, fun competitions and animal-themed dressing up day are planned in Worthing.
Worcester (Premier Places) - A dress-down day and market stall will raise funds for charity on 27th May.