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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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Ashford Friends raise £10,000 for Demelza

More supporters sought in Ashford

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Spectacular support from Sunshine Girls

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Give your quidz to help Demelza's kidz

Out with the old and in with the new......

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Chairman's Cycle Challenge hits the road for Demelza

Construction company celebrates by cycling for Demelza

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Walk This Way 50k

Join our newest walking challenge and stride between our two hospices to raise funds for Demelza.

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Demelza 101 - The Lake District

Will you choose the Lake District triathlon or take part in our trek? Your challenge, your choice!

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Pooches on the Prom - Folkestone

Sponsored Dog Walk, Family Fun Day and Fun Dog Show.

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Pedal for a Purpose

Riders can choose between four different routes suitable for all abilities so all the family can take part.

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Weekend Wipeout!

Take on our giant inflatable obstacle course in the style of a popular TV show - activities include The Big ...

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Sausage & Cider Festival

Join us for an evening of live entertainment while celebrating the best of Kentish sausages & cider!

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Wing Walk

This is a brand new and exciting challenge for Demelza Hospice Care for Children. All of our places have now ...

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Virgin Sport British 10k London Run

Join us on this iconic route past the nation's favourite landmarks.

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Bubble Rush Brighton

Bubble Rush returns for a fantastic, frothy, third, fabulous year!

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Blooming Good Garden - Demelza Kent

Support Demelza's Blooming Good Gardens campaign and visit our Hospice Garden this summer.

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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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The old round pound - introduced more than 30 years ago - will cease to be legal tender on 15 ...

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Tri it for Demelza

Work off those Christmas lbs and join Katherine in the Dry Tri challenge for Demelza in January.

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Christmas Appeal

Demelza is able to support families at Christmas because of our supporters, for some, what should be a happy time ...

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Make it a very Merry Christmas for Demelza Hospice Care for Children and get in the festive spirit by sharing ...

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