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Anya is the face of the new CHAS appeal

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Four year-old Anya Behl from Edinburgh is the face of the new Children's Hospices Across Scotland (CHAS) appeal.The wee girl and her family have been shielding since the pandemic began, with some support...

Linlithgow Based Science Company raises over £1,000 for children’s charity

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Express Micro Science (EMS), completed their 1083 mile virtual challenge from Lands End to John O’Groats in just 17 days, raising more than their £1,000 target for Children’s Hospice Across Scotland (CHAS).EMS, a growing...

1,083-mile challenge for Linlithgow-based science company

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The fast-growing, Linlithgow-based science company, Express Micro Science (EMS), set a target to raise £1,000 for Children’s Hospice Across Scotland (CHAS). One third of the work force signed up to be active participants in...

Ladies who lunch raise £1million for CHAS

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At the beginning of November supporters of Children’s Hospices Across Scotland (CHAS) raised an incredible £223,677 at the charity’s ninth annual Fawkes-y Ladies Lunch at Prestonfield House Hotel.This takes the total raised to date...

Friends walking The Stevenson Way for CHAS

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Three fundraisers, Neil Winstanley (37) from Ayr, Stuart Kennedy (35) from Fife and Witold Gawlikowicz (30) from Warsaw are undertaking The Stevenson Way next month.They will walk the 270 miles across Scotland from...

Put on your festive footwear for CHAS this Friday

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Edinburgh’s Watsonian Hockey Club (WHC) Youth Players are pulling on their festive footwear to raise much needed funds for Children’s Hospices Across Scotland – better known as CHAS – and they’re urging you to...

Christmas trees spread a little sparkle for CHAS

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The sale of Christmas trees has had an unexpected bonus for Children's Hospices Across Scotland (CHAS).Nic Houldsworth from Kirkliston has supported CHAS for three years and last year he raised almost £3,000 from selling...

Edinburgh Ladies raise over £105,000 for CHAS

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   Last week (Friday 3 November), the ladies of Edinburgh dug deep to raise an incredible £105,612 for Children’s Hospices Across Scotland (CHAS) at the city’s legendary Fawkes-y Ladies Lunch. Held at Prestonfield House, Michelle McManus...

Generous Barratt Homes staff raise funds for Children’s Hospices Across Scotland (CHAS)

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Sixteen colleagues from Barratt Homes East Scotland white water rafted down the River Tay last month to fundraise for the company’s charity of the year, Children’s Hospices Across Scotland (CHAS) raising £2,300.CHAS  provides hospice services...

CHAS thanks theatre audiences for much-needed cash

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Audiences at a major Scottish-based theatre have helped raise over £80,000 for Children's Hospices Across Scotland (CHAS).The Edinburgh Playhouse has co-ordinated bucket collections, held fundraising events and donated gifts during the last 20 years.CHAS...

Theatre’s Support for Scottish Charity is a Smash Hit

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The Edinburgh Playhouse – the UK’s largest theatre - and its audiences have raised a staggering total of £82,485.83 for Children’s Hospices Across Scotland (CHAS).  In an almost 20-year-long run of support, the iconic live...

Barratt Homes chooses CHAS

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A charity which provides the only hospice care services for babies, children and young people with life-shortening conditions has been announced as Barratt Homes East Scotland’s’ chosen Charity of the Year for 2017.Barratt Homes...

Star Wars crew raise funds for CHAS

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At The Centre in Livingston last week Chewbacca and Ob-Wan Kenobi popped in to raise over £2,000 for children's charity CHAS.Generous shoppers in the mall donated to the Star Wars characters who are en route...

Capital Sci-Fi Con 2017 – fundraiser for CHAS

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Edinburgh's Capital Sci-Fi Con (18-19 February 2017) is the ONLY non-for-profit family friendly science-fiction and movie convention - with all profits going to Children's Hospice Association Scotland (CHAS). BACK again at the Meadowbank Sports Centre, the event...

The Children’s Giving Tree at Blackwell’s

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If your home is like mine, with every shelf sagging under the weight of reading matter, you may find it hard to imagine that some children have no books at all.  These children aren't...

First Minister chooses Howson painting for his Christmas card

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Peter Howson’s Artaban to benefit four charities and add to £148,000 already raisedThe legend of Artaban – the fourth wise man, who arrived at Bethlehem too late to celebrate the birth of Christ – is the...

More delights from the mystery book sculptor

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 The anonymous artist responsible for the mysterious paper book sculptures that have been gifted to various literary institutions in Edinburgh has been hard at work again, this time supporting Children’s Hospice Association Scotland (CHAS)...

Edinburgh ladies lunch raises £51,000 for CHAS

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The CHAS Fawkes-y Ladies Lunch event last Friday at Edinburgh’s Prestonfield House was hosted by journalist and broadcaster Juliet Dunlop with entertainment from Michelle McManus and Andy Nicol as auctioneer.And can we just say...

Edinburgh companies get adventurous for CHAS

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Adventurous teams from Edinburgh-based companies Pagan Osborne, RBS and Simpson & Marwick are gearing up to tackle a 12 hour multi activity challenge in the Scottish Borders at the end of this month to...

Go karting for CHAS!

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Xtreme Karting Race Ahead for CHASXtreme Karting is holding a Team Endurance style race event at its centre in Newbridge, Edinburgh on 20 March to raise money for Children's Hospice Association Scotland (CHAS). This will...

Greig Laidlaw supports CHAS

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Fresh from kicking Scotland to victory over Ireland, Scottish International rugby scrum-half and Edinburgh Rugby Captain Greig Laidlaw has thrown his support behind a new challenge event for children’s hospice charity CHAS. Beat the Borders...

Tickets available for CHAS fundraiser this Friday

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Edinburgh Christmas party night to raise cash for CHASBig hearted founders of networking group 6 Degrees Networking haven’t forgotten what Christmas is all about – they’re even planning to raise cash for CHAS (Children’s...

Edinburgh Lawyers baking for CHAS

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Pagan Osborne staff launch CHAS campaign with Choccie Bakeathon!   The staff of legal, financial and property services company Pagan Osborne launched their fundraising campaign for Children’s Hospice Association Scotland (CHAS) this month with a hugely successful Choccie...

The launch of new children’s play adaptation of “Treasure Island”

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Merchiston Publishing launched a play by Lynn Brittney, "Treasure Island", yesterday. The adaptation of the classic by Robert Louis Stevenson is aimed at children between the ages of nine and twelve and contains illustrations from local primary school children. The...

CHAS get a preview of a new book

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 Families staying at Rachel House Children’s Hospice, run by Children’s Hospice Association Scotland (CHAS) were given special preview of Merchiston Publishing’s new book ‘Treasure Island: A Play’. Rosie Howie from Merchiston Publishing, the in-house publishing...

CHAS need your Tesco vouchers!

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CHAS Reaching for 50,000 Voucher Target The Edinburgh fundraising office of Children’s Hospice Association Scotland (CHAS) are calling on all Tesco shoppers to donate their Tesco ‘schools and clubs’ vouchers to the charity. Last year CHAS...

Edinburgh charity fashion show hailed a triumph

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With Fashion weeks in London, Paris and New York a distant memory, the Edinburgh Charity Fashion Show is bringing couture to the capital. Rock, rebellion and royalty were the styles du jour as the Edinburgh...

Miss North Edinburgh raising money for CHAS

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Miss North Edinburgh, 22 year old Jayde Wright from West Pilton, visited Rachel House Children’s Hospice in Kinross, run by Children’s Hospice Association Scotland (CHAS) for a special Valentine’s visit yesterday.Jayde, who has won...

First Minister’s Christmas Card by Alasdair Gray

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The First Minister's official Christmas card for 2011 will feature a painting by renowned Scottish artist and author Alasdair Gray, it was announced today. Bella Caledonia features an image painted by Alasdair Gray as part...

Christmas cards for charity

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Twelve local charities including Children’s Hospice Association Scotland (CHAS) have joined forces to set up shop at The Original Charity Christmas Card Shop at St George’s West Church, Shandwick Place. Now in its 26th year the...

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