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Ice Cream Moments

Ice Cream Moments

This summer at CHICKS, we're celebrating 'Ice Cream Moments' - those special holiday memories that we treasure forever!

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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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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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Autumn Magazine

Read our latest magazine online now, containing stories from break & more information about what…

The Big CHICKS Jump raises over £4000!

A huge well done and thank you to the team who took a leap of faith last weekend, jumping from a plane…

Warning: alleged emails from CHICKS

It has been brought to our attention that emails with the subject line ‘Good to see you’…

3 Masts Challenge raises £205!

Tavistock Wheelers Cycling Club raised £205 for CHICKS when they took on their brand new '3…

Allegra’s Ambition gives young carers the break they need

Last week’s respite break at CHICKS’ Coastal Retreat was made possible thanks to support…


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Planning a half-term trip to Crealy? Buy discounted tickets from us and all the proceeds will go to CHICKS! #Devon

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Dance the Day Away

  Friday 20th October 2017 It's our 25th Anniversary and we want to celebrate! - and what…

A Silver Celebration!

Join us for a night of fun, food and celebration!  The Duke of Cornwall Hotel, Plymouth Thursday…

The Anniversary Ball

The Anniversary Ball The Waldorf, London 29th November We would love for you to join us at…

Santa Fun Run, Callington

Get into the festive spirit with CHICKS! Where: Callington Bowling Club, PL17 7JE When: Saturday…

Santa Scramble, Derby

Join us for our first ever Christmas obstacle challenge, taking place at Derby University on Sunday 3rd…

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