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Caring for thousands of families across the south east since 1998.

Demelza is here to help you and your family cope with the fear, challenges and complexities of having a seriously ill child - from diagnosis, during day to day family life, times of crisis and through bereavement.

An extraordinary place for incredible families

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Go the extra mile and be a part of #TeamDemelza to ensure we can continue to help families build precious memories together when time is short.

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Demelza must raise over £10.5 million every year to be able to provide vital care to families across the south east of England.

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Archbishop of Canterbury visits Demelza Kent

"Demelza is a tardis" - The Archbishop of Canterbury

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Monkey moves make money for #TeamDemelza

Read how a social media prankster plans to make money for Demelza

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Fun in the sun for families

Find out what Spiderman was doing at Demelza SEL.

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Over 1,000 people have bubbly fun for #TeamDemelza

Read all about our second Bubble Rush event this year - this time in Central Park, Dartford.

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Dragon Boat Race

Crews of 16 paddlers - plus a drummer - race in Chinese-style Dragon Boats over a 250 metre course.

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London to Brighton

Take on this classic, challenging ride through the rolling countryside!

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Ninja Knockout - Corporate Team Day

Teams of 4 take on 10 obstacles including a water feature to see who's got what it takes to be ...

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Kensington Palace Ball

Demelza’s flagship Ball this year will be held in the magnificent setting of the Orangery at Kensington Palace.

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Ninja Knockout

Go head to head with the region's finest as you take on 10 obstacles including a water feature to see ...

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Community Fun Day - Demelza Kent

Join us for a fun-filled day at our Kent hospice!

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Community Fun Day - Demelza South East London

Join us for a fun-filled day at our South East London hospice!

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The Monster Dash

Family fun run coming soon...perfect for your little monsters! Bookings open Saturday 25 June!

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Running Scared

The newest Halloween fun run coming soon! Tickets available from 8am on Saturday 25 June!

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Candlelight Walk & Festive Market

A fun-filled, festive evening for the whole family!

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Our Lottery is one of the simplest and sustainable ways you can support Demelza. From as a little as £2 week, you have the chance to win a whopping £25,000 on our Superdraw or 53 weekly other cash prizes with our Lotto.


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Go Dotty

Go Dotty is our community fundraising campaign running through September. Wear dots and raise lots to help fund vital care ...

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Kent FA appeal

Join our fantastic partnership with Kent FA, supported by Kent Schools FA, fundraising to refurbish our soft play area and ...

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