How You Can Help

Please click the Contact button above for details on how to get in touch with the appropriate chART team member. If you need more information or have any fund-raising ideas, we’d love to hear from you!

Donate It’s very easy and secure to make a donation using PayPal by clicking the Donate button above. You do not even need to have a PayPal account as you can pay using a credit or debit card. The Donate page also gives full details of how to make a cheque payment by post.

We welcome the donation of new musical instruments, books, DVDs, CDs or Arts related toys, which will be passed on to Children’s Hospices and Young People’s Units. We are sorry we cannot accept used items for reasons of health and safety. However, you could sell these privately and then donate the proceeds to chART.

Donate tickets for live music events, theatre or cinema– please see details of our ticket bank on the Music, Theatre/Dance or Film/Photography pages.

Volunteer to help us to run stalls at fetes, festivals and other events, distribute our promotional literature or organise your own fund-raising events for chART.

Collect Please contact us if you can place one of our collection boxes in a shop, pub, other venue or in your home. (Please be aware that you are not authorised to organise door to door or street collections).

Artists, actors, authors, children’s entertainers, crafters, dancers, designers, musicians and storytellers. We’d love to hear from you if you can help us to fulfil our aims. Please check out our dedicated pages for the different Arts disciplines and the Contacts page for details on how to get in touch with our team leaders.

Local bands and music venues– please consider donating the proceeds of a gig to our cause or provide us with free use of a your venue to run a music event, quiz night or auction.

Run, walk, swim, or whatever you do best, to raise funds!

Please contact our Sponsored Events Co-ordinator, John, if you wish to organise an event.We will supply a sponsor form and free T-shirt. chART participates in various events throughout the year, including The Great North Run. For details of Great Run events in your area,please go to the 'Sponsored Events' section of our Links page.


Schools, colleges, universities, pubs, clubs, choirs and other organisations - if you’d like to organise an event to support your local children’s hospice, we can provide promotional materials and help you to organise your event, from cake bakes to parachute jumps! We can help organise quiz nights, raffles, sponsored sing-a-longs and dances, coffee mornings, sporting events, book-a-thons, craft fairs, or whatever you wish- we’d love to help you to help us!

Hospices: If you work for a children’s hospice, are a health professional or a family member of a child with life-limiting conditions, we’d really value your input. Please do get in touch and let us know how you’d like us to help bring the Arts to children in hospices.





Children's Hospice Arts (chART), 2 Percy Way, Walbottle Village, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE15 8JA  +44 191229 1178 or +44 7876 550314

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