Your WFH savings could make a real difference

If you’re working from home because of COVID-19, then there is one plus side… you’re likely to be saving a bit of money on travel. For many people, that’s an average of £5-£7 per day.

If you’re able to spare it, the money you would have spent on your commute could make a huge difference to the lives of children with life-limiting and life-threatening conditions, and their families.

So if you can, please consider committing your commute, by donating the equivalent to our children’s hospice service. Every penny you give to us really will support our vital specialist care when it is needed the most. 

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Just one day of an average commute cost could pay for a bespoke craft bag so our nurses can provide activities for a child in the community

Boy plays with lego sunflower

The average cost of a week’s commute could help pay for for a community respite visit for one of our families

Child plays in ball pit

A month’s average commute could help fund two specialist play sessions for siblings in the community

Your support really matters...

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It’s been a making music and playing with friends kind of day!

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26 incredible volunteers 💪
460 🎄 trees collected
...and over £8,500 raised! 🙌

A MASSIVE thank you to everyone that generously supported our Christmas Tree Recycling service this year. In particular, our amazing team of volunteers who braved the wet and cold weather to collect trees from people's homes and take them to be recycled.

All the trees were taken to Berkshire College of Agriculture for recycling into chippings and are already being used with their zoo animals on site.

As well as being good for the environment, we also love that our recycling service enables us to support other local charities. As part of our service, which is run in partnership with JustHelping, we are able to nominate a local charity to receive 10% of our donations. We are delighted to choose 18th Maidenhead Scouts, who are always incredibly supportive of our charity.

What a wonderful way to kick-start 2022! 💙💛

#volunteering #VolunteeringHeroes #communitysupport #localcharity #makeadifference
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We're embracing the blue this #BlueMonday with a look back at some of our favourite photos from last year’s #RockTheBlue campaign during children’s hospice week.

From dress up days and danceathons, to blue bake sales, raffles and even a blue treasure hunt, we had such a blast in 2021 and we could not have done it without all our amazing local businesses, schools and supporters.

Fancy rocking the blue with us this year? 💙

Join in the BLUEming brilliant fun this children’s hospice week (20th to 26th June 2022) with your most imaginative blue-themed challenge!
Find out more ⬇️ ️www.alexanderdevine.org/rocktheblue

#BlueMonday #FundraisingFun
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Alexander Devine Children’s Hospice Service is the operating name of Alexander Devine Children’s Cancer Trust. A company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales No. 5757493

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