On Easter Sunday, Theresa May announced that the costs of burials and cremations of babies, children, young people up to the age of eighteen are to be waived by local authorities in England, to bring them in line with Wales. This cost will instead be met by the UK Government, under the new Children's Funeral Fund. This comes after a brilliant campaign by Labour MP Carolyn Harris, who had to take out a loan to bury her eight-year-old son, Martin.
CHAS are looking for mother and toddler groups and nurseries to have CHAS as their charity of the year and take part in some super cool fundraising throughout 2018!
Next month 40,000 runners head to the capital to take on the Virgin Money London Marathon - and we are delighted that two of them will be running in support of CHAS!