Children’s hospice looks to recruit festive fundraisers

Chestnut Tree House children’s hospice is calling on the people of Eastbourne to get in the festive spirit by taking up one of their festive challenges.

Schools, nurseries and youth groups are invited to hold their own Reindeer Run, a great opportunity for children of all ages to get involved and have some festive fun.

Every child who takes part will receive a set of reindeer antlers and a flashing red nose, and the organisers will also receive one free adult Santa suit, complete with beard, per group. All they need to do is set themselves a Reindeer Run challenge and raise as much money as they can.

For those less inclined to don reindeer antlers and run around a park, Friday, December 12 is Wear a Santa Suit Day. For £10, Chestnut Tree House will provide a Santa suit and a fundraising pack in order to raise as much money as possible while spending the day dressed as Santa. The event is open to anyone regardless of whether you are at work, college, doing the shopping or just watching TV.

Chestnut Tree House cares for 300 children with life-limited children and their families across Sussex.

Anybody interested in finding out more about the charity or taking part in either of these activities should visit