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Festive family fun!

Festive family fun!

We're holding three Santa runs this year - in Tavistock, Callington and Derby! Entries are open now so don't miss out.

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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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Latest Blog Articles, Tweets & Events

A Crealy big thank you!

We were delighted to be chosen as a Charity of the Year for Crealy Adventure Park &…

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…


@volcornwall Thank you! 🎉🙌

We're getting really excited for our special Anniversary ball next week - it's going to be a big celebration of an…

RT @V3_co_uk: Our charity partner for the #V3Awards is @CHICKScharity

RT @HorizonTeachers: Many of the children referred to @CHICKScharity from across the UK are young carers. Help our charity partner give the…

RT @AcronymsLtd: We can't wait for the Santa Fun Run in #Tavistock. We all know there's only one true Santa Claus, but 19 will be coming fr…

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…

Santa Sprint, Tavistock

Get into the festive spirit for CHICKS! Where: Tavistock (starting point Bedford Square Car Park finishing…

Carol Singing, Trafalgar Square

If you can hold a tune - or just a collection bucket - then we need you!  Join us at our annual…

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