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Join the New Year's Revolution

Join the New Year's Revolution

Take on a challenge for CHICKS in 2020 and change hundreds of children's lives this year.

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Change a childhood in 2020

Change a childhood in 2020

Start the new year with a promise to make a difference to a child's life. Volunteer, fundraise or refer a child for a CHICKS break.

Find out more or donate today

Select 2020 CHICKS break dates now released

Select 2020 CHICKS break dates now released

Dates for the first two months of breaks are now available for referrals and volunteers.

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Shantelle recalls her life-changing CHICKS breaks

Shantelle-Marie Swabey attended eight consecutive CHICKS breaks as a child, and claims that she "wouldn't…

Bring light and happiness to the lives of hundreds of vulnerable children in 2020

One week can be gone in the blink of an eye. But one week when you're eight and braving the dizzying…

Meet the people making Christmas wishes come true in Fenny Bentley this year

"I just feel so loved right now. I feel like I'm an important person," said a little…

Volunteers wrap over 2,000 CHICKSmas presents

Every year, CHICKS provides respite breaks to hundreds of vulnerable children and young people from across…

Packed-out Christmas lunch delivers for CHICKS

The East Midlands Chamber Christmas Lunch, a flagship event in the Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire and Leicestershire business…


#FlashbackFriday to our first breaks this time last year! We can't wait to welcome the children back to our retreat…

Amazing continued support from our friends at @LinkcityUK! Thank you so much, again! đŸ¥°

#YoungCarersAwarenessDay is one week away! Here at CHICKS, we receive referrals for many young people who live with…

A report published by @Edu_Employers suggests that too many young people are aspiring to work in over-subscribed in…

Some #WednesdayWisdom to get you through the descent to the weekend. Anyone who's volunteered on a CHICKS break at…

Mounts Bay Academy Dance the Day Away

Hear the beat, feel the rhythm and get grooving for CHICKS! Believe Academy Mounts Bay Academy in…

Kingsand Dance the Day Away

Sponsored by Shaun Huggins at Huggins Bros Marine Group Hear the beat, feel the rhythm and get grooving…

CHICKS Charity Quiz Night February 2020

CHICKS returns to the Trenython Manor in 2020 for our regular charity quiz night! Come along from 7pm…

Brighton Marathon 2020

Join the CHICKS New Year's Revolution and sign up for the 2020 Brighton Marathon on Sunday 19th…

The Ridgeway Chorale Concert in aid of CHICKS

The Ridgeway Chorale, a choir of 20 singers from Hertfordshire, will be giving a concert in St.…

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