Father bakingWe currently help over 400 children following a bereavement, loss of a parent or diagnosis of a life changing medical condition. We offer each family the chance of a holiday respite at one of our 9 caravans situated on Haven Holiday sites around the UK.

The difference a holiday away can make to a child who longs for life to be the same as it was is unbelievable. The chance to try new sports, make new friends and even learn the latest dances at the site disco allows a child to switch off from the strains of daily life. If they don’t wish to do this every day, they can enjoy the comfort of their holiday respite caravan and the beach with local scenery for a time of quiet reflection.

During the peak times when the children are off school, each week costs the Society £465 per family in site fees, running costs and travel grants. We therefore aim to reach a target of £65,000 to help over 140 families this summer from Easter to October half-term.

Please either click on the Donate Now red button or text SAND09 £10 to 70070.