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Clare first to complete the Step Up Challenge for WellChild

Clare Luther from Sunbury on Thames has walked more than 300 kilometres to raise money for seriously ill children, becoming the first person in the country to complete all four challenges in WellChild’s Step Up Challenge.   The Step Up challenge is a series of four solo events set by...

Posted 24 Nov 2020

Virtual Christmas Fair in the Cotswolds a huge success

The virtual Christmas Fair in the Cotswolds is proving a huge success since its launch, earlier this month, raising more than £5,000 so far for WellChild’s work as well as offering a great shopping experience...

Posted 19 Nov 2020

2020 Virtual Christmas Fair in the Cotswolds now live!

Top 5 Christmas Gift Ideas! Support Small Businesses when Shopping this year. The Virtual Christmas Fair in the Cotswolds is now live! There’s never been a better time to support small businesses, and why would...

Posted 09 Nov 2020

Families are the winner in WellChild celebrity golf competition

The winner of the WellChild Matchplay Golf Challenge was decided at the Belfry course on October 29th when former England cricketer James Taylor was victorious. But the real winners were the families WellChild supports as £15,000 was donated to fund the charity’s work.  James won three...

Posted 29 Oct 2020

The Christmas Fair in the Cotswolds goes virtual

The event will be 9th-11th November 2020 ‘The Christmas Fair in the Cotswolds’ at Daylesford Organic Farm Shop, in support of WellChild, is an annual festive highlight, the top seat in our Christmas diary and...

Posted 13 Oct 2020

Celebrity golfers tee off to raise money for WellChild

A host of golf loving celebrities will be teeing off to help seriously ill children in the WellChild Matchplay Challenge to raise money for WellChild’s work with seriously ill children and their families across the...

Posted 12 Oct 2020

Nominations open for the WellChild Awards 2021

WellChild has opened nominations for the 2021 WellChild Awards, in association with GSK. This prestigious annual event celebrates the inspirational qualities of the UK’s seriously ill children and young people and the dedication of those who go that extra mile to make a real difference to their lives.   Submit...

Posted 17 Sep 2020

Lottery Fund cash boost to WellChild’s work during COVID-19

WellChild’s vital work for seriously ill children and their families during the COVID-19 crisis has received support from The National Lottery Community Fund in the form of a grant for nearly £90,000.  WellChild sprang into action at the...

Posted 28 Aug 2020