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Safeguarding and protecting children, young people, young adults and visitors from harm is a very high priority for staff at Richard House and plays a large part in everything we do. Find out more by clicking on the image above.

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Penguins back for more with Guinness World Record attempt
Over 300 penguins will find themselves in unfamiliar territory in November as an Richard House defends its existing Guinness World Records title for the largest gathering of people dressed as penguins at the Scoop in Central London.
Jim Carter sets off on Madagascar cycle for Richard House
Today our patron and Downton Abbey star Jim Carter sets off on a 450km charity cycling ride in Madagascar in support of Richard House.
Making some noise at the Shard
This morning a local family had the chance to meet Capital FM hosts Lisa Snowdon and Dave Berry from a dizzying height at the top of the Shard. The meeting was part of the Make Some Noise fundraising appeal by Global Radio, raising money for disadvantaged children and young people across the UK including Together for Short Lives.
Hospice Care Week: Hospice Care Everywhere
This week Richard House has joined hundreds of fellow hospices across the UK to celebrate Hospice Care Week
New Director of Family and Care Services
Richard House has appointed Tracie Dempster as new Director of Family and Care Services.
Trek Burma Challenge 2014
Raise for Richard House on a magical trip of a lifetime.
Penguin Waddle 2014
Join us as we attempt to defend our existing Guinness World Records title for the largest gathering of people dressed as penguins! Waddle round the 2km course in the amazing surroundings of the Scoop in Central London (the area near to Tower Bridge and City Hall).
Survival 2014
Survival is a unique 10km Assault course hosted at the iconic Wembley Park. The route features around 10km of running with over 20 obstacle zones en route, packing nearly 100 pieces of equipment throughout.

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Richard House needs to raise £1.9 million in voluntary donations every year. The hospice is dependent on the generosity of companies, trusts, individuals and communities.


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Making regular donations to Richard House Children's Hospice is one of the most vital ways you can support us because it provides us with a reliable income that helps us to budget more effectively.


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