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Thank you so much to everyone who has taken part in our Pay for a Day scheme this year.


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The cost of all care services at Chestnut Tree House have been paid for by an anonymous donor on the following dates during 2016:

  • Monday 25 January
  • Sunday 28 February
  • Monday 21 March
  • Monday 1 August
  • Saturday 6 August
  • Friday 9 September
  • Wednesday 12 October
  • Friday 28 October

We have to raise £6,850 every day to pay for a day of care at Chestnut Tree House, provided at the house and in the children’s own homes. It now costs over £3.5 million a year to provide our care services and families are never charged.

A most grateful thank you from the staff, volunteers, families and children at Chestnut Tree House to the anonymous donors who have paid for a day during 2016.

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In July this year South Lodge, an Exclusive Hotel, hosted their annual big band event and raised enough funds to pay for a day at Chestnut Tree House.  The day chosen by the team at South Lodge is Christmas Day.

David Connell commented “Christmas Day is all about children and giving, therefore it felt fitting for us to gift Christmas Day as our pay for a day at Chestnut Tree House.  The hospice offers fantastic support and valuable services to families in our area and we are very proud to have them as our chosen corporate charity”

Everyone at Chestnut Tree House would like to say a massive thank you to South Lodge for all their fundraising efforts and for supporting Pay for a Day.

We have to raise £6,850 every day to pay for a day of care at Chestnut Tree House, provided at the house and in the children’s own homes. It now costs over £3.5 million a year to provide our care services and families are never charged.

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The cost of all care services at Chestnut Tree House on 14 December have been paid for by David Hill, CEO of E3 Group.

Here is why he has chosen to pay for a day:

My Pay For A Day on 14 December falls on my father’s anniversary. It’s been three years since we lost him to cancer and I really can’t think of any better way of marking his life and remembering him than paying for a day’s care at Chestnut Tree House.”

Everyone at Chestnut Tree House would like to say a most grateful thank you to David Hill for his generosity and continued support, which makes a real difference to the life-limited children and families we support.

We have to raise £6,850 every day to pay for a day of care at Chestnut Tree House, provided at the house and in the children’s own homes. It now costs over £3.5 million a year to provide our care services and families are never charged

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Mike Holland Chestnut Tree House patron

The cost of all care services at Chestnut Tree House on 7 & 12 December have been paid for by our Patron Mike Holland.

Here is why he has chosen to pay for a day:

 “Many years ago, I lost my son Brian aged 13 to cancer and sadly did not have the help of a hospice. If I had, then many of the challenges my family faced afterwards, could have been alleviated. There was so little support or understanding about the need to grieve and also how vital counselling is for the whole family.

“I want to make sure that families in Sussex have all the support they possibly can get when faced with the devastating news that a son, daughter, brother or sister is not going to reach adulthood. Chestnut Tree house provides happiness and comfort from the family’s first visit to the very last day of the child’s life. The child’s remaining days are filled with love and joy, giving their parents the memories that will last for the rest of their lives.”

Everyone at Chestnut Tree House would like to say a most grateful thank you to Mike Holland for his generosity and continued support, which makes a real difference to the life-limited children and families we support.

We have to raise £6,850 every day to pay for a day of care at Chestnut Tree House, provided at the house and in the children’s own homes. It now costs over £3.5 million a year to provide our care services and families are never charged

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The cost of all care services at Chestnut Tree House on 4 December have been paid for by Teddy Bear Run.

 “In 2012 the Teddy Bear Run set out to bring some joy to Chestnut Tree House by delivering some Teddy Bears in time for Christmas. This is now an annual event bringing over 70 eclectic vehicles down each Christmas to deliver Teddies and raise vital funds for the hospice, and has raised over £23,000 so far.”

Everyone at Chestnut Tree House would like to say a most grateful thank you to Teddy Bear Run for their generosity and continued support, which makes a real difference to the life-limited children and families we support.

We have to raise £6,850 every day to pay for a day of care at Chestnut Tree House, provided at the house and in the children’s own homes. It now costs over £3.5 million a year to provide our care services and families are never charged.

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The cost of all care services at Chestnut Tree House on 30th November have been paid for by The Oliver’s Wish Foundation.

The Oliver’s Wish Foundation was founded in memory of Oliver Dowling, who tragically passed away in his sleep in the autumn of 2015. Oliver made a huge impact on all those that he met. A born entertainer, he was full of life and touched everyone with his kind and gentle nature. Oliver gave so many happy memories to his family and friends during his short life and he will be remembered with love always. The 30th November is Oliver’s birthday and he will be happy to know that his foundation is supporting the amazing work of Chestnut Tree House on this special day.

We have to raise £6,850 every day to pay for a day of care at Chestnut Tree House, provided at the house and in the children’s own homes. It now costs over £3.5 million a year to provide our care services and families are never charged.

From everyone at Chestnut Tree House, thank you so much to The Oliver’s Wish Foundation for their generous support.

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The cost of all care services at Chestnut Tree House on the 25 November have been paid for by Richard Skerritt, Managing Director of Skerritt Consultants.

Here is why he has chosen to pay for a day:

“At Skerritts, we like to give something back to the community through charitable donations and support several charities each year.

“As a father of six lovely children, my focus tends to be on children’s charities and we tend to support local charities, although we did fund the construction of a Children’s Home in India a few years ago.

“We were spurred on to the recent donation by seeing the parent speaker at the ball who spoke about how Chestnut Tree House supported her and continued to do so, it touched us immensely.”

Everyone at Chestnut Tree House would like to say a most grateful thank you to Richard Skerritt for his generosity and continued support, which makes a real difference to the life-limited children and families we support.

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The costs of all care services at Chestnut Tree House on Sunday 6th November 2016 have been paid for by Gemma Maryon and Darren Pollard.

It costs £6,850 every day to provide care at Chestnut Tree House and out in the community in families’ own homes.

This is why Gemma and Darren have chosen to pay for a day:

“The 1st walk was done in aid of William. William was diagnosed with a brain tumor nearly 3 years ago, unfortunately it is very deep within the brain and is inoperable, William has been an extremely brave little boy and is taking everything in his stride and we are so proud of him. William underwent an 18 month course of chemotherapy in 2014 and the tumor has shrunk to half its size. William is being closely monitored to ensure the tumor has no growth.

As the first walk was such a huge success we decided to walk again for another local charity, Tylers Trust, which bought us the 2nd Annual Walk for William,

So this year, our 3rd Annual Walk for William was for Chestnut Tree House nominated by Darren (on the left). They were fantastic when William first got diagnosed and we spent a couple of days there visiting Chestnut Tree and its beautiful setting. The children all love it there and they put smiles on these brave children’s faces” – Gemma, Williams Mum

Thank you from everyone at Chestnut Tree House to Gemma, Darren and all who walked and supported this amazing event and achieved such an incredible amount

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Paul Jones, Patron of Chestnut Tree House and ex-Wales international footballer, and his wife Annette are showing their support for Chestnut Tree House by choosing to Pay for a Day of care services on Friday 14 October.

Paul and Annette are great supporters of Chestnut Tree House, and since becoming involved with the hospice have raised over £150,000 to help local life-limited children and their families. Paul won the Outstanding Individual Fundraiser award at the Chestnut Tree House business awards in March 2015.

Paul and Annette’s fundraising activities include annual celebrity golf days, charity football matches, 10k runs and even a seven day trek along the Great Wall of China. The couple regularly show their support for hospice events, donating auction prizes and attending the Snowman Spectacular Fundraising Ball every December.

Everyone at Chestnut Tree House would like to say a big thank you to Paul and Annette for their generosity and continued support, which makes a real difference to the life-limited children and families we support.

We have to raise £6,850 every day to pay for a day of care at Chestnut Tree House, provided at the house and in the children’s own homes. It now costs over £3.5 million a year to provide our care services and families are never charged.

If you would like to find out more about how you can Pay for a day at Chestnut Tree House, please call our Fundraising Development Manager, Juliette MacPherson on 01903 871836 or email juliette.macpherson@chestnut-tree-house.org.uk.

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The cost of all care services at Chestnut Tree House on the 11 and 16 October have been paid for by Richard Skerritt, Managing Director of Skerritt Consultants.

Here is why he has chosen to pay for a day:

“At Skerritts, we like to give something back to the community through charitable donations and support several charities each year.

“As a father of six lovely children, my focus tends to be on children’s charities and we tend to support local charities, although we did fund the construction of a Children’s Home in India a few years ago.

“We were spurred on to the recent donation by seeing the parent speaker at the ball who spoke about how Chestnut Tree House supported her and continued to do so, it touched us immensely.”

Everyone at Chestnut Tree House would like to say a most grateful thank you to Richard Skerritt for his generosity and continued support, which makes a real difference to the life-limited children and families we support.

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The cost of all care services at Chestnut Tree House on 10 October have been paid for by Portslade Panelworks.

Everyone at Chestnut Tree House would like to say a most grateful thank you to everyone at Portslade Panelworks for their generosity and continued support, which makes a real difference to the life-limited children and families we support.

We have to raise £6,850 every day to pay for a day of care at Chestnut Tree House, provided at the house and in the children’s own homes. It now costs over £3.5 million a year to provide our care services and families are never charged.

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The costs of all care services at Chestnut Tree House on 6 October have been paid for by Yeomans Honda.

In October 2015 Shoreham Vehicle Auctions held its annual charity auction in aid Chestnut Tree House children’s hospice for the fifth year. The event raised an incredible £13,700, more than double the original fundraising target.

The organisers received fantastic support from the region’s motor trade, with dealers and motor groups from Sussex and Surrey donating vehicles, track days and gift experiences for the auction. This included donations of cars from Yeomans Honda, which were all quickly snapped up by traders and buyers

Alex Wright, Managing Director of Shoreham Vehicle Auctions said: “We are extremely grateful and touched by the generosity of the Yeomans Honda who contributed significantly to the final total, which will make a real difference to this fantastic and humbling cause.”

Everyone at Chestnut Tree House would like to say a most grateful thank you to Yeomans Honda for their generosity and continued support, which makes a real difference to the life-limited children and families we support.

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The cost of all care services at Chestnut Tree House for the week of Monday 19 September through to Sunday 23 September 2016 have been paid for by Willmott Dixon, via their Cobham office.

A day’s care at Chestnut Tree House costs £6,850.

Thank you so much to everyone at Willmott Dixon from all of us at Chestnut Tree House for your continued support and generosity.

This is why they chose to Pay for a day

Willmott Dixon has a number of projects spread across the Sussex and Hampshire area.  They also have a number of staff who live with their families local to Chestnut Tree House.  Inspired by the ‘Pay for a Day’, Willmott Dixon wanted to set themselves a set of challenging fundraising events for a worthwhile charity and is close to the hearts of its staff.

Willmott Dixon wanted to go beyond the target of a day, and set themselves the challenge to pay for a full week.  The company donated £93,467 in 2015 through their Cobham Challenge, dress down days, selling wristbands, toasties Friday, a ‘GBBO’ event and selling Christmas cards.  In addition to this, Willmott Dixon has donated over 40 corporate charity bags to stock Chestnut Tree House charity shops and supports special days, activities and events.

Willmott Dixon would like to thank key supporters from their supply chain who helped them achieve their goal.  They were:

  • 777 Demolition & Haulage Co Limited
  • Amber Scaffolding Limited
  • CMB Engineering
  • DES Electrical Contractors UK Ltd
  • Gallagher
  • John Peck Construction Ltd
  • SB Electrical
  • Southern Industrial Roofing
  • Stevens Construction Ltd

Willmott Dixon recently completed a new challenge in the Lake District with an aspiration to raise further funds to beat last year’s event!

Thank you to Willmott Dixon from everyone at Chestnut Tree House.

 

A huge big thank you to Nick and Jan Best for paying for all care services at Chestnut Tree House on their special day,  Friday 16 September 2016.

Everyone at Chestnut Tree House would like to say a most grateful thank you to Nick and Jan for their generosity and continued support, which makes a real difference to the life-limited children and families we support.

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The costs of all care services on Thursday 25 August have been paid for by Chris Goodman, Director of Focus Group.

Here is why he has chosen to Pay For a Day:

“Knowing how much families in Sussex need Chestnut Tree House makes paying for a day really special.  I have seen and heard the experiences of parents, shed a tear for their loss, but felt the love and support that they experience from all the staff at Chestnut.

Last year I trekked the Great Wall of China as part of the Chestnut China Challenge.  The solidarity and determination displayed is driven by a deep desire to help and support those less fortunate than ourselves, and in Chestnut Tree House we know the incredible work that is done, both for the children in their care, but also the parents, siblings and extended family.

The 25th August is my birthday, and what better way to celebrate than by giving something back to those who really need it.”

Everyone at Chestnut Tree House would like to say a big thank you to Chris Goodman for his generosity and continued support which makes a real difference to the life limited children and families we support.

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The costs of all care services at Chestntut Tree House on Monday 18 July, and Tuesday 9 August have been paid for by Chichester Orthodontic Clinic.

Ritu Gupta, orthodontist and owner of Chichester Orthodontic Clinic, was inspired by the work of hospices when her mum lost her battle with cancer.
“Supporting a children’s hospice is appropriate for our business, which is dedicated to children. As a mum of two delightful daughters and a daughter who has recently lost her wonderful mum, my experiences have led me to this charity. I decided to Brave the Shave and pledged to shave all my hair off if we raised enough to Pay for a Day at Chestnut Tree House.”
They began fundraising in January and by mid-February they had reached their target! Amazingly, they then had an anonymous donation which meant they raised enough to pay for more than 2 days care.
Everyone at Chestnut Tree House would like to say a big thank you to Chichester Orthodontic Clinic for the generosity and continued support which makes a real difference to the life limited children and families we support.
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Shoreham Vehicle Auction 2016On Monday 26 October 2015 Shoreham Vehicle Auctions held its annual charity auction in aid Chestnut Tree House children’s hospice for the fifth year. The event raised an incredible £13,700, more than double the original fundraising target.

The organisers received fantastic support from the region’s motor trade, with dealers and motor groups from Sussex and Surrey donating vehicles, track days and gift experiences for the auction. The auction, held in the evening, saw donated vehicles going under the hammer for more than twice their market value. These cars were all quickly snapped up by traders and buyers, showing the generous support for Chestnut Tree House.

Furthermore, Shoreham Vehicle Auctions waived all fees for each vehicle donated and pledged an extra £250 for each sale. On more than one occasion, traders and buyers purchased lots, only to donate them back into the auction to maximise funds.

The cost of today’s care services are credited to Frosts Cars of Shoreham, as donations from this local used car dealership were instrumental in achieving the grand total on the night.

Alex Wright, Managing Director of Shoreham Vehicle Auctions said: “We are extremely grateful and touched by the generosity of Frosts, not to mention the audience of new and existing buyers, who ensured that it was a fantastic evening. We couldn’t believe the final totals; everyone at Shoreham is ecstatic with the money raised, which will make a real difference to this fantastic and humbling cause.”

From everyone at Chestnut Tree House, thank you so much to Frosts Cars of Shoreham for their continued and generous support.

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Mike Holland Chestnut Tree House patronThe costs of all care services at Chestnut Tree House on Wednesday 27th July 2016 have been paid for by Chestnut Tree House Patron Mike Holland..

A day’s care at Chestnut Tree House costs £6,850.

Thank you to Mike Holland from everyone at Chestnut Tree House.

This is why he has chosen to Pay for a Day.

Mike said: “Many years ago, I lost my son Brian aged 13 to cancer and sadly did not have the help of a hospice. If I had, then many of the challenges my family faced afterwards, could have been alleviated. There was so little support or understanding about the need to grieve and also how vital counseling is for the whole family.

“I want to make sure that families in Sussex have all the support they possibly can get when faced with the devastating news that a son, daughter, brother or sister is not going to reach adulthood. Chestnut Tree house provides happiness and comfort from the family’s first visit to the very last day of the child’s life. The child’s remaining days are filled with love and joy, giving their parents the memories that will last for the rest of their lives.”

It costs £6,850 every day to provide care at Chestnut Tree House and out in the community in families’ own homes. It is Mike’s goal to encourage as many individuals and companies to also pay for a day to help Chestnut Tree House continue its vital work.

From everyone at Chestnut Tree House, thank you so much to Mike for his continued and generous support.

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The costs of all care services at Chestnut Tree House on Friday 17 June 2016 have been paid for by Matthew and Helen Brumsen.

A day’s care at Chestnut Tree House costs £6,850.

This is why they have chosen to Pay for a Day:
‘We are delighted to have the opportunity to support Chestnut Tree House, to help them continue their amazing and important work for families in our community.’

Everyone at Chestnut Tree House would like to say a big thank you to Matthew and Helen for the generosity and continued support which makes a real difference to the life limited children and families we support.

 

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The costs of all care services at Chestnut Tree House on Tuesday 14 June have been paid for by Frosts Cars Ltd.

Here is why they have chosen to Pay For A Day;

“Having been a Sussex based business for over 60 years, supporting and recognising our local charities is hugely important to us at Frosts Cars Ltd.
Every day, Chestnut Tree House provides care for children and young adults in Sussex and we’re incredibly proud to be able to support and recognise the fine work they do.
Paying for a day’s care is our way of saying thank you, not only to the charity as a whole, but for the dedication and commitment of all the staff and volunteers who work so hard every day. Providing care to children and support to their families is truly inspiring.”

Toby Frost – Director at Frosts Cars Ltd

From everyone at Chestnut Tree House, thank you to Frosts Cars for your continued support and generosity.

 

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The cost of all care services at Chestnut Tree House on Sunday 12th June have been paid for by ‘The Great Sussex Bath Race’.

The Great Sussex Bath Race is an annual team-building, raft-racing tournament in which corporate teams compete on a beautiful private lake in Sussex.

“We set out to raise awareness and encourage engagement between Sussex businesses and our chosen charities. Fundraising is an important part of the Great Sussex Bath Race. We support our teams and put on the event to help raise funds for the charities who rely heavily on local communities to keep their services going. We actively encourage teams to fundraise whilst team-building and having fun with their colleagues. We are delighted to have raised over £60,000 for the charities since we launched in 2013.” Event Founder & Director Neil Laughton – Laughton & Co

“A visit to Chestnut Tree House 4 years ago had me hooked on helping the cause and the reward for organising this annual event is seeing the big smiles on children’s faces when being cared for at the hospice. The corporate and community teams who support the event make it what it is and we are able to run the event with the help and enthusiasm of the good people of Sussex! Sunday 12th June 2016 is the fourth Great Sussex Bath Race Tournament and we are proud to recognise everyone who plays their part and ‘Pay for a Day’ at Chestnut Tree House today”. Co-founder & Event Organiser, Gemma King – Vivid Marketing.

A day’s care at Chestnut Tree House costs £6,850.

Everyone at Chestnut Tree House would like to say a big thank you to everyone involved in the Great Sussex Bath Race for their generosity and continued support which makes a real difference to the life limited children and families we support.

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Paul and Annette Pay for a Day at Chestnut Tree HousePaul Jones, Patron of Chestnut Tree House and ex-Wales international footballer, and his wife Annette are showing their support for Chestnut Tree House by choosing to Pay for a Day at the hospice on the 6th of May.

The money was raised last year at the celebrity golf day which Paul and Annette have been running for 12 years. The 6th of May is also the day for this year’s celebrity golf day at Goodwood Estate which means whilst the teams are playing golf they know that the money they had previously raised is paying for the care services at the hospice on this day, which currently costs £6,850.

Paul and Annette are great supporters of Chestnut Tree House, and since becoming involved with the hospice have raised nearly £90,000 to help local life-limited children and their families.

Their fundraising activities include annual celebrity golf days, charity football matches, 10k runs and even a seven day trek along the Great Wall of China. The couple regularly show their support for hospice events, donating auction prizes and attending the Snowman Spectacular Fundraising Ball every December.

Everyone at Chestnut Tree House would like to say a big thank you to Paul and Annette for their generosity and continued support, which makes a real difference to the life-limited children and families we support.

 

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The cost of all care services at Chestnut Tree House on Monday 20 April through to Sunday 26 April 2015 have been paid for by Willmott Dixon, via their Cobham office.

A day’s care at Chestnut Tree House costs £6,850.

Thank you so much to everyone at Willmott Dixon from all of us at Chestnut Tree House for your continued support and generosity.

This is why they chose to Pay for a day.

Willmott Dixon has a number of projects spread across the Sussex and Hampshire area.  They also have a number of staff who live with their families local to Chestnut Tree House.  Inspired by the ‘Pay for a Day’, Willmott Dixon wanted to set themselves a set of challenging fundraising events for a worthwhile charity and is close to the hearts of its staff.

Willmott Dixon wanted to go beyond the target of a day, and set themselves the challenge to pay for a full week.  The company donated £93,467 in 2015 through their Cobham Challenge, dress down days, selling wristbands, toastie friday, a ‘GBBO’ event and selling Christmas cards.  In addition to this, Willmott Dixon has donated over 40 corporate charity bags to stock Chestnut Tree House charity shops and supports special days, activities and events.

Willmott Dixon is looking forward to their next Challenge on 24 June in the Lake District where they aim to stretch themselves, in an attempt to beat last year’s event.

Willmott Dixon would like to thank key supporters from their supply chain who helped them achieve their goal.  They were:

777 Demolition & Haulage Co Limited

Amber Scaffolding Limited

CMB Engineering

DES Electrical Contractors UK Ltd

Gallagher

John Peck Construction Ltd

SB Electrical

Southern Industrial Roofing

Stevens Construction Ltd

Thank you to Willmott Dixon from everyone at Chestnut Tree House.

If you would like to find out more about how you can Pay for a day at Chestnut tree House, please call our fundraising Development Manager, Juliette MacPherson on 01903 871836 or email Juliette.macpherson@chestnut-tree-house.org.uk

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The cost of all care services on April 14 have been paid for by Patrick Moorhead. Here is why he has chosen to pay for a day:

“I have been supporting Chestnut Tree House since 2006 and am delighted that I can support the Pay for a Day initiative. I am delighted to continue my support for such a worthwhile charity that makes such a huge difference to the lives of the children and families that attend Chestnut Tree House.”

We have to raise £6,850 every day to pay for a day of care at Chestnut Tree House, provided at the house and in the children’s own homes. It now costs over £3.5 million a year to provide our care services and families are never charged.

Thank you to Patrick Moorhead for paying for the services today. Everyone at Chestnut Tree House is so very grateful.

 

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The costs of all care services at Chestnut Tree House on Friday 25 and Saturday 25 March 2016 have been paid for by Technetix.

Paul Broadhurst, CEO and founder of Technetix said “Technetix has been a dedicated supporter of Chestnut Tree House and the amazing work they do since 2010. Over the past five years, the team at Technetix UK Head Office has raised a total of £62,400.

To celebrate Technetix’ upcoming 26th birthday, the company has pledged to cover the cost for two days in its birthday month – Friday 25 and Saturday 26 March (£13,700).

Technetix is continuing its fundraising activities throughout 2016 with staff activities targeted to raise £3,425. The company has agreed to match funds raised £ for £ so if this target is reached Technetix will double this amount to complete the third Pay for a Day donation of £6,850.

Technetix is looking forward to a great fundraising year and continuing its support for Chestnut Treehouse.”

A day’s care at Chestnut Tree House costs £6,850.

Thank you to everyone at Technetix from everyone at Chestnut Tree House.

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The costs of all care services at Chestnut Tree House on Monday 14 March 2016 have been paid for by Jason and Tanja Cale .

A day’s care at Chestnut Tree House costs £6,850.

Thank you to Jason and Tanja from everyone at Chestnut Tree House.

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The costs of all care services at Chestnut Tree House on Sunday 6 March 2016 have been paid for by Geneva Investment Group Ltd, a property management company based in Hove.

Matthew Sorokin, the Company Director says: ‘We have been supporting Pay For a Day since it was launched in 2011. As Chestnut Tree House receives less than 8% government funding, it is very reliant on the support of the local community. We are delighted to be able to continue our help by funding a day this year.’

From everyone at Chestnut Tree House, thank you to Matthew and the team at Geneva Investment Group Ltd for your continued support and generosity.

 

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The cost of all care services at Chestnut Tree House on the 13 February have been paid for by Richard Skerritt, Managing Director of Skerritt Consultants.

Here is why he has chosen to pay for a day:

At Skerritts, we like to give something back to the community through charitable donations and support several charities each year.

As a father of six lovely children, my focus tends to be on children’s charities and we tend to support local charities, although we did fund the construction of a Children’s Home in India a few years ago.

We were spurred on to the recent donation by seeing the parent speaker at the ball who spoke about how Chestnut Tree House supported her and continued to do so, it touched us immensely.”

Everyone at Chestnut Tree House would like to say a most grateful thank you to Richard Skerritt for his generosity and continued support, which makes a real difference to the life-limited children and families we support.

 

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image1The cost of all care services at Chestnut Tree House on 4 February have been paid for by Mark Henderson, CEO of Magicman.

Here is why Mark has chosen to pay for a day:

“Magicman Ltd may be a nationwide company but its heart (and Head Office) is in Sussex. It is incredibly important that the only children’s hospice in Sussex receives local support and I feel privileged to Pay for a Day. Our day is February 4th in remembrance of my mother’s birthday.

Everyone at Chestnut Tree House would like to say a most grateful thank you to Mark Henderson for his generosity and continued support, which makes a real difference to the life-limited children and families we support.

 

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20130827_123228The cost of all care services at Chestnut Tree House on 20 January have been paid for by Michael Chowen.

Michael became patron of Chestnut Tree House in 2009. He studied civil engineering at Birmingham University. After initially working for Gross Cash Registers Ltd in Hollingbury, he and his brother, Jonathan, set up Sussex Stationers in 1971. At its peak, the chain employed 1,000 people across 50 stores throughout Sussex. They sold the business in 2005.

Here is why Michael has chosen to Pay for a Day:

‘The date is particularly poignant to me as on 20 January 1945 my younger sister, Valerie-Ann died at the age of 2 ½ of leukaemia. We were not so fortunate to have a children’s hospice to support both Valerie-Ann and the rest of our family. It is one of those things that you never forget. It is my hope that families with life-limited children in Sussex will be able to use the services of Chestnut Tree at a very challenging time of their lives.

I wanted to support Pay For a Day as it benefits so many families in such a worthwhile way. As a strong believer in philanthropy, I am delighted to be able to support Chestnut Tree House.’

Everyone at Chestnut Tree House would like to say a most grateful thank you to Michael Chowen for his generosity and continued support, which makes a real difference to the life-limited children and families we support.

 

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The cost of all care services at Chestnut Tree House on 4 January have been paid for by Duncton Village Fundraising.

Everyone at Chestnut Tree House would like to say a most grateful thank you to Duncton Village Fundraising for their generosity and continued support, which makes a real difference to the life-limited children and families we support.

We have to raise £6,850 every day to pay for a day of care at Chestnut Tree House, provided at the house and in the children’s own homes. It now costs over £3.5 million a year to provide our care services and families are never charged.

 

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