“I had to get involved!” - Brother of original CHAS child delivers Teddy Bear Picnic.
To coincide with national Teddy Bear Picnic Day last week, staff at CHAS wouldn’t let a global pandemic get in the way of making sure that children with complex health conditions could take part in the annual event.
An inspirational Elgin teenager and her sisters have smashed their fundraising target as they approach the halfway mark of a challenge they’ve taken on for Children’s Hospices Across Scotland (CHAS), whose homecare staff are helping shield the family.
Abertay Uni, Scottish Gas and Amazon join forces with CHAS for teen activity weekend
A group of remarkable teenagers who cope with complex health conditions have taken part in a weekend of specially organised bake-offs, escape rooms and online gaming as part of a new wraparound virtual hospice service provided by Children’s Hospices Across Scotland - made possible by a unique collaboration with Abertay University, Scottish Gas and Amazon.
Monday 23 March, the first day of 'lockdown', feels a lifetime away. The world has changed. CHAS has changed. As we collectively take those tentative steps towards a "new normal", Iain McAndrew, Director of Fundraising and Communications, talks about the impact the pandemic has had on fundraising and how CHAS is adapting.