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Ice Cream Moments

Ice Cream Moments

Help us create Ice Cream Moments for the children who need them!

This summer we're going to be celebrating the special summer holiday memories we enable children to make on a CHICKS break - memories we call Ice Cream Moments! 

Find out how you can support our campaign and enjoy a FREE ice cream by clicking HERE

Crealy Tickets

Crealy Tickets

Heading to Devon in the summer holidays and looking for things to do with the kids?

If you have primary-school aged children we have just the thing!

We're selling tickets for Crealy Resort (kindly donated by the lovely adventure park) priced at £12 per person valid until 31/10/18.

Buy tickets via our ebay page:

What is CHICKS?

What is CHICKS?

CHICKS provides free respite breaks for children from across the UK who are aged 8-15, and who may be living in poverty, suffering bereavement, bullying or abuse or have caring responsibilities for loved ones. We believe every child has the right to make positive childhood memories! 

Find out more

Fancy a challenge?

Fancy a challenge?

If you're a bit of an adrenaline junkie, why not tick a challenge event off your bucket list AND help raise funds for CHICKS! 


Which one of our upcoming fundraising events and challenges is for you?

Help us say yes!

Help us say yes!

When they're referred to us, we want to say 'yes' to as many children who are in need of a respite break as possible.

You can help us do this by fundraising, donating, volunteering or completing a challenge!


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Latest Blog Articles, Tweets & Events

CHICKS Golf Day raises more than £8000

We held our annual golf day at Trethorne Golf Club, Launceston on Friday 22 June. The event raised…


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Schillings complete the Three Peaks Challenge

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Referring children for a CHICKS break

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Prudential Ride London - Surrey 100

Join #TeamCHICKS on the 29th July for the Prudential Ride London - Surrey 100   Ride the…

The Great North Run

** All places Sold out for 2018 but please get in touch to register your interest for 2019 ** Join…

The Big CHICKS Jump 2018

The Big CHICKS Jump is back for 2018!   Do you want to take part in an exhilarating skydive?…

The Royal Parks Foundation Half Marathon

Join #TeamCHICKS on the 14th October 2018 at The Royal Parks Foundation Half Marathon This spectacular…

Stargazing Live with CHICKS

Save the date for the Next Stargazing Night with CHICKS. Register your interest with Matt Nixon at…

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