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Childrens Hospices Across Scotland - Robin House

Childrens Hospices Across Scotland - Robin House

Charity registered in Scotland SC019724

CHAS fundraise throughout Scotland to provide services to children with life limiting conditions and their families through Robin and Rachel House Children's Hospices and CHAS at Home. Robin House in Balloch is purpose built home from home tht provides 24 hour care and accommodation for up to 8 families at any one time.


Current opportunity

Community Fundraising in CHAS has five key income streams and engagement volunteers help fundraisers raise more money by using their own interests, contacts and networks. Whatever your background, knowledge and interests you can help by volunteering in your own community raising money through the things that you enjoy. What activities will I be involved in? Researching areas of potential fundraising Using your own networks to promote CHAS Bringing your own skills and interests to the role Making approaches and developing fundraising leads Updating Raisers Edge, the CHAS fundraising database Representing CHAS What are the benefits to me? An opportunity to use your own skills to help raise money for CHAS Getting more involved and making a real difference to the families of children with a life-shortening condition in your local community Gaining experience to add to your CV Create new contacts and network Having fun! By helping CHAS to fundraise you are helping the charity develop our services for children and young people with a life-shortening condition. A visible presence in the community, you are the public face of CHAS and help to raise awareness of our vital services in the community. This improved awareness means that more children and families will know about and access our services.

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An Interview with Morven MacLean

Morven leads the volunteering department at CHAS (Children’s Hospices Across Scotland). CHAS provides respite and end of life care to babies, children and young people across Scotland. CHAS delivers care to families at home, in hospital and through two hospices; Rachel House and … Read more

Good death, good grief, good dying

"We all work very hard to create special precious memories and at the last moment the family face the harsh reality of funeral poverty." Last week, MSP Alex Rowley asked the Scottish Parliament what was to be done about the rising cost of funerals in Scotland. This is a problem … Read more

Let's get young people more involved with charity

For children who have a life-shortening condition for which there is no known cure, CHAS knows the importance of them having a voice. But when it comes to engaging with young volunteers and fundraisers, we - and many others in the third sector - still have some way to go. What i… Read more

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