CHARITY knitters at Derian House have made hundreds of adorable Easter chicks to sell this Easter to raise money for poorly children across the North West.
And now the charity’s fundraisers need 400 chocolate eggs to stuff them with! Can you help?
The Chorley-based hospice is asking for donations of Terry’s Chocolate Oranges and Cadbury Crème, Galaxy, and Oreo eggs before the end of March.
The hand-knitted Easter chicks, filled with the chocolate treats, will sell for £2 each in the reception area of the hospice, and at schools and businesses across Lancashire, to raise vital funds for the 450 children and young people they look after each year.
Five chicks could pay for art supplies for Derian’s children and 25 chicks could pay for vital one-to-one counselling sessions for families.
Kerry Salmon, Community Fundraiser at Derian House, said: “At Derian, just 12% of our funding comes from the government and so we rely heavily on the support of the local community.
“We are so grateful to our supporters who have given up their time to knit lots of chicks ready for Derian’s Easter campaign – they look amazing!
“Now, we’re asking our community to help us to collect enough chocolate eggs and oranges to go inside the chicks.”
To donate and to find out more, contact: Kerry.firstname.lastname@example.org