Dig out those decs and dust off those Santa hats... it's Festive Challenge time and we've got some right 'crackers' for you this year!  

Choose your challenge from Wednesday 10 October and book from Wednesday 17 October. 100% matching applies to all challenges.

To book yours, please contact your Zurich Cares Challenge Representative, Lisa Walsh on 07875 885168 from 10am.

1141  Christmas Frenzy

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City Hospice

What's the challenge?

City Hospice provide end of life care to patients and support to their families. They help people with illnesses such as dementia, cancer, Motor Neurone Disease (MND) and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). Providing specialist palliative care to these people in their own homes as well as offering counselling (adults and children), welfare benefits advice and day centres with a range of activities. City Hospice, has been a part of the local community for the last 34 years. The charity changed its name from George Thomas Hospice Care to City Hospice in August 2017.

City Hospice have a number of Christmas events coming up in December, including a Christmas party for bereaved children and Christmas concerts for our day patients. They also have a Christmas remembrance event at the hospice on 2nd December. A team is needed to go in and sprinkle some Christmas cheer to get the hospice looking all festive for these events. Can you and your colleagues spend a morning or afternoon putting up Christmas decorations? The hospice have decorations you can use though are looking a little tired. A little fundraising to buy some new ones would also be appreciated. This challenge would need to happen by the end of November.

 

 

 

 

 

1142  Lets get jolly

Challenge group size: S

City Hospice

What's the challenge?

City Hospice provide end of life care to patients and support to their families. They help people with illnesses such as dementia, cancer, Motor Neurone Disease (MND) and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). Providing specialist palliative care to these people in their own homes as well as offering counselling (adults and children), welfare benefits advice and day centres with a range of activities. City Hospice, has been a part of the local community for the last 34 years. The charity changed its name from George Thomas Hospice Care to City Hospice in August 2017.

On Sunday 2nd December City Hospice will be holding a Christmas event on the hospice grounds. This will include a craft fair, Christmas activities, and a ceremony for their tree of remembrance. We would be looking for a team to man and coordinate one of the stalls - such as the bar - by serving drinks, taking cash etc. Times are to be confirmed, but this will take place in the late afternoon / early evening.

 

 

1143  Santa's Little Helpers

Challenge group size: S

Vision 21

What's the challenge?

Vision 21 provides realistic work-based training for people with learning disabilities across a range of vocational training projects. This includes horticulture, catering woodwork and also a Life Skills project to support trainees with transition to independent living.

Vision 21 run a Lifeskills project at Christmas where the trainees collect and distribute gifts to the homeless and/or deprived children.

This is a two part challenge. The first part is to design a poster for the trainees to take home and advertise the project and details the gifts that need to be sourced.

The second part will take place once the trainees have collected all the presents. You and your team will go and help sort the presents into relevant piles before delivering them to the Salvation Army

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