Good Causes In Crisis CHIPS - Children’s Integrated Playschemes
29 April 2020
Many of the good causes that you can support through the East Herts Community Lottery have adapted how they continue to provide excellent services in the face of the pandemic.
In this short series, we'll let you know about the great work they're doing and why your support is still so valuable.
CHIPS - Children’s Integrated Playschemes.
At present, although the playschemes are closed, they’re sending a weekly email to all parents with tips and links to try to help them through this difficult time. It includes one or two items that they can do if they so wish, for instance, make a Lego model, a recipe to try or an Easter design.
They were very pleased to receive a generous donation from Waitrose in Bishop’s Stortford of 40 Easter eggs which were delivered to the children who were due to attend the Bishop’s Stortford Easter Scheme.
They’re aiming to keep in contact with all parents during this difficult time, by phone or via email, and to see if they can help in any way.
CHIPS is a charity that runs playschemes and activities for children with additional needs and these playschemes are a lifeline for the children and the families.
It offers play and social opportunities for children with additional needs aged 3-19 living in East Hertfordshire and Broxbourne.
Brothers and sisters are strongly encouraged to join as they believe that all children should play together regardless of their needs. Simple play is vital in any child’s development. It is not only fun, play is a key component of healthy living by enabling good physical, emotional, mental and social development.
You can support your favourite good cause here buy using the 'buy tickets' button at the top of the page.
More top stories
Mudlarks and Breathe Easy search for fresh air in lockdown
In the next in our series on how groups are adapting during lockdown, find out what's in the air for the Breathe Easy group and Guideposts The Breathe Easy Groupwas one of the first to suspend its mee...
09 June 2020
Everything still lovely in Mudlarks garden
Since the coronavirus outbreak, Mudlarks has managed to keep their allotment site open. This is mainly due to the magnificent staff ethos of prioritising and understanding the profound needs of the le...
26 May 2020