Children's Hospice seeks players for virtual Easter chick hunt

Date published: 28 March 2021


Francis House Children’s Hospice has turned their annual Easter fundraiser into an online activity with the launch of the Francis House ‘Virtual’ Great Didsbury Easter Chick Hunt.

The annual trail of shops and businesses through the streets of Didsbury village is being replaced by a family-friendly interactive game and quiz.

As schools break up for Easter, the hospice is urging members of the public to log on to their website before April 30 to find 20 knitted chicks and reveal a fascinating fact about the hospice.

Players can then test their memory in a multiple-choice quiz, which is £3 to enter.

Anyone taking part in the quiz will be entered into a prize draw and in with the chance of winning a hamper full of Easter treats.

The hospice hopes that by turning the Easter Chick Hunt virtual, children and families can take part no matter where they live and still support the hospice.

Based in Didsbury, Francis House supports more than 500 families from across Greater Manchester and Cheshire and will be celebrating its 30th anniversary on November 25.

Throughout the coronavirus pandemic, the hospice has provided safe and fun breaks of emergency respite care to sick children and young people whilst giving their families an opportunity to recharge their batteries. 

All proceeds from the quiz will go towards the £12,900 daily running costs of the hospice.

The Francis House Chick Hunt sponsored by Towers Manchester, and supported by the Didsbury Traders, runs until April 30.

To take part, visit: www.francishouse.org.uk/chick-hunt


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