Magical technology for local children at Scottish hospices


Make a donation

Help children in children’s hospices with terminal illness and disabilities by helping to provide life-enhancing technology.

New online resources centre

Resources for staff to help them with Lifelites equipment.

New projects in 2017

Take a look at the Hospices we are supporting this year

Latest news

We're an industrious bunch at Lifelites and we've always got something on the go. 

We think it's really important to keep you up to date with what we're doing for children in hospices and to give you ideas for how you can support us by telling you what other people are doing to help us raise funds.


Mon 20th Nov 2017 

Five years of Eyegaze

Today marks five years since Lifelites’ first ever Eyegaze donation, so we wanted to take the opportunity to look back over the impact that this incredible technology has had.



Mon 6th Nov 2017 

Octobers magical moments

October was a fantastic month here at Lifelites, and because the work we do wouldn’t be possible without you, our wonderful supporters, we thought we’d share some of our magical moments with hospices, families and fundraisers with you.


Wed 25th Oct 2017 

The incredible impact of the Lifelites technology

Over the last couple of months, the Lifelites team have been travelling up and down the country delivering new technology - and the feedback has been incredible. 




One of Lifelites' longest term supporters donates £10,000

The Worshipful Company of Information Technologists (WCIT), a livery company for those in the IT industry, has supported Lifelites tirelessly for the past 18 years and has recently awarded the charity a grant of £10,000, to continue to expand its work.

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What have hospice staff been saying about Lifelites?

The children at Acorns Children’s Hospice in Walsall got a very exciting delivery last week – a brand new package of Lifelites technology worth £50,000 for free! Here’s what some of the staff had to say about their new technology:




Gaming industry awards funding for Lifelites

We were recently lucky enough to be awarded nearly £70,000 by GamesAid - click to find out how we're going to spend it. 

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Read our latest Annual Review

Read all about what we've been up to and the children we've helped over the past year. 




Cast your GamesAid vote for Lifelites

Do you work in the video games industry? If you do, then you’re eligible to vote for Lifelites to receive funding from GamesAid. 

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Former Lord Mayor becomes patron of Lifelites

Sir David Wootton, former Lord Mayor of London, has agreed to lend his support and expertise in his new role as Lifelites patron. 

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Thu 6th Jul 2017 

Meet Heavenly and Kelly - our competition winners!

In May this year we ran a competition for parents to win a Lifelites iPad package for their local hospice to celebrate Children’s Hospice Week, and the lucky winners were Acorns in the Black Country. They were selected thanks to a survey completed by Kelly, who told us about the impact that iPads have had on her daughter Heavenly.

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Tue 13th Jun 2017 

Award winning open garden to raise money for Lifelites

An award winning cottage garden in Kent is to open its gates once again this year and raise money for Lifelites, thanks to owners and long-time Lifelites supporters Ivor and Wendy Macklin.

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Fri 26th May 2017 

Children’s hospice staff come together at Lifelites conference

Last week, children’s hospice staff from across the British Isles attended our Annual Lifelites Magical Technology Conference. 




Win an iPad package for your child's hospice

To celebrate Children’s Hospice Week 2017, Lifelites is offering families of children in hospices a chance to win a free specialist iPad package for their child’s hospice. 

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Thu 6th Apr 2017 

Win free tickets to a star studded West End play

Lifelites is holding a competition to win a pair of tickets to The Miser, a West End play starring Griff Rhys Jones, Lee Mack and Matthew Horne.

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Fri 31th Mar 2017 

Cycle from London to Brighton for Lifelites

The Provincial Grand Lodge of Middlesex is holding its yearly London to Brighton bike ride, and we are looking for people to join to raise money for Lifelites. 

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Tue 28th Mar 2017 

Bid on exclusive prizes to raise money for Lifelites

Lifelites is auctioning two exclusive lots in its latest online fundraising auction. 

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Lifelites attends launch of Parliamentary Group on Assistive Technology

Our Chief Executive Simone recently attended the parliamentary launch of the All Party Parliamentary Group for Assistive Technology, hosted by the Speaker John Bercow MP.

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Fri 17th Mar 2017 

University students showcase their accessible video games to Lifelites and hospice staff

As part of Lifelites’ Enable Gaming project, students from the London South Bank University Games Cultures course showcased their specially created video games to staff at Demelza South East London Children’s Hospice.



Tue 21st Feb 2017 

The latest issue of Highlites is out now

The latest issue of Highlites, our annual newsletter, is out now!

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Wed 4th Jan 2017 

Calling all bookworms

We are offering our supporters with the opportunity to win the Ultimate Library of 100 signed books.

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Thu 17th Nov 2016 

Lifelites, camera, action!

Lifelites staff were treated to a red carpet experience last weekend when they were invited to the Richard House children’s hospice annual Oscars award ceremony. 

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Thu 10th Nov 2016 

Celebrities support Lifelites for #GivingTuesday

Lifelites is delighted to have the support of Matt Lucas and other celebrities this year for the annual charity event, Giving Tuesday. 

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GamesAid success

Chelsea pensioner, 84 year old Ron Shaw, who was a bandsman in the British Army for over 30 years gives a thumbs up to GamesAid for their cheque for £95,400

Lifelites is delighted to have been chosen as one of the charities to benefit from GamesAid

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Tue 16th Aug 2016 

We need GamesAid votes for Lifelites!

Work in the games industry? Make your voice heard

Voting for the GamesAid charities has opened and Lifelites has been nominated again.



Lifelites' response: "Britain's sickest children being denied vital palliative care because of lack of NHS funding"

According to a new survey by Together for Short Lives, the children’s palliative care umbrella body, Britain's sickest children are being denied vital palliative care because of an appalling lack of NHS funding. Read on for the full story...



Britain’s Got Talent finalist Jasmine Elcock becomes Patron of Lifelites

Britain’s Got Talent finalist Jasmine Elcock becomes Patron of Lifelites

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Fri 3rd Jun 2016 

Lifelites #Magicaltechnology conference 2016 - Report

Lifelites #Magicaltechnology conference 2016 - Report



Wed 25th May 2016 

Lifelites spreading their magic for children on the Isle of Wight

Lifelites provides magical technology for terminally ill children as part of local hospice partnership on the Isle of Wight

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Mon 16th May 2016 

Lifelites' debut on Sky News Swipe

Lifelites featured in Sky’s weekly technology show ‘Swipe’



Fri 6th May 2016 

Vote for Lifelites to win 'Charity Digital Leader of the Year 2016'

Lifelites shortlisted to win 'Charity Digital Leader of the Year' - we need your vote!



Mon 4th Apr 2016 

Lifelites showcased #magicaltechnology at The Gadget Show Live 2016

Children’s hospice technology charity Lifelites represented at The Gadget Show Live 2016.



Tue 29th Mar 2016 

Lifelites Easter Egg Trail, Covent Garden

Lifelites holds Easter Egg Trail in Covent Garden sponsored by Capco




Wed 2nd Mar 2016 

#Runewanrun – Marathon Man Ewan Gordon chooses Lifelites

#Runewanrun – Marathon Man Ewan Gordon chooses Lifelites



Fri 18th Dec 2015 

Capco's New Year present to Lifelites

Capco's New Year present to Lifelites



Wed 10th Feb 2016 

Dame Esther Rantzen stars in new Lifelites fundraising video

Dame Esther Rantzen stars in new Lifelites fundraising video

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Fri 12th Feb 2016 

Lifelites delivers magical technology for children at Ipswich Children’s Hospice

Lifelites delivers magical technology for children at Ipswich Children’s Hospice


Mon 15th Feb 2016 

Lifelites Highlites 2016

Lifelites Highlites newsletter 2016

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Mon 25th Jan 2016 

Sir Michael Snyder, Metropolitan Grand Master visits Lifelites

Sir Michael Snyder, Metropolitan Grand Master visits the Lifelites team


Sun 21st Feb 2016 

Lifelites illuminates Blackpool children’s hospice with Beamz of Pleasure

Lifelites delivers magical technology for children at Brian House.


Wed 16th Dec 2015 

Christmas comes early for children at Worcestershire hospice thanks to Lifelites

Our last installation and training day for staff of 2015 found us in the Midlands at Acorns for the Three Counties. Read on to find out how the day went. 



Lifelites celebrated in this year’s Nominet Trust 100

Lifelites made 2015 Nominet Trust 100




Lifelites spreading their magic for children at Surrey Children’s Hospice

Lifelites supplies magical technology for children at local hospice 



Lifelites magical technology turns beams of light to beams of joy for children at Tŷ Gobaith

Lifelites spread its magic again delivering a brand new package of specialist technology for the children at Tŷ Gobaith children’s hospice in North Wales. 



Lifelites just got even ‘smarter’

Lifelites  deliver a bundle of smart TV’s for the children at Little Bridge House in Devon.

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Lifelites providing a window on the world for children at Kent children’s hospice service

Lifelites delivers a brand new package of specialist technology for the children and young people at Ellenor Children’s hospice service in Kent.

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Lifelites’ magical technology opens up a whole new world for children at West Yorkshire Children’s Hospice

Lifelites supplies magical technology for children at local hospice 

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Lifelites celebrates fifteen years of enhancing the lives of terminally ill and disabled children in hospices.

"Lifelites – the small charity with a big heart" celebrating 15 years of its work for children in hospices

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Lifelites magical technology leaves young adults at Oxfordshire hospice beaming

National children’s charity supplies magical technology for young adults at local hospice 

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Lifelites delivers magical technology to East London Children’s Hospice

National children's charity delivers magical technology for children at Local East London Children's Hospice

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Lifelites sees the magic with new Eyegaze technology at the Essex Children’s Hospice

Lifelites spreads their magic for the fourth time delivering a brand spanking new package of specialist technology for the children at Little Havens children’s hospice in Essex.



Lifelites gives children at Cornwall Children’s Hospice a magic carpet ride to remember.

Lifelites spreads their magic for the fourth time, delivering a brand spanking new package of specialist technology for the children at Little Harbour children’s hospice in Cornwall.

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Get your game on with GamesAid - Vote for Lifelites!

GamesAid - the charity for the computer gaming industry supporting Lifelites. GamesAid voting starts on Monday 7th September for one week only. Please vote for us!

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Lifelites grant to benefit Haven House children with state-of-the-art technology

National children’s charity supplies magical technology for children at local hospice

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Please help Lifelites win £5,000 – Make your vote count!

Lifelites Training Manager Caroline Powell has been nominated for a TalkTalk Digital Heroes Awards 2015 and shortlisted for the Education category. Find out how YOUR vote can help Lifelites win £5,000. VOTE NOW!




Lifelites benefits from Sainsbury’s Local Charity Scheme

Lifelites charity receives donation from local Sainsbury’s store

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Lifelites #magicaltechnology Children's Hospice Conference 2015 Report

We've just published our report from last month's children's hospice conference.



Former EastEnders Star Anita Dobson becomes Lifelites Patron

Lifelites announce Anita Dobson as their newest Celebrity Patron!

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Lifelites #magicaltechnology Children’s Hospice Conference 2015

Lifelites talks magical technology with children's hospice staff.

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Lifelites sees the excitement with Magical Eyegaze technology

Lifelites delivers new specialist Eyegaze technology package for children at Demelza South East London Children's Hospice.

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Thu 30th Apr 2015 

Lifelites supplies magical technology for local children at Scottish hospices

Lifelites delivers new specialist technology package for children at Rachel House and Robin House.

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Mon 6th Apr 2015 

Egg-cellent! Lifelites brings Easter Cheer to Children's Hospices around London

Children’s charity plays Easter bunny with help of REED West End and local businesses. 

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Lifelites floods Noah’s Ark with magical technology

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Lifelites arrived at Noah’s Ark Children’s Hospice service in Barnet, to deliver a brand new package of specialist equipment for the children they care for.



New learning resources library

We have launched our NEW online learning resources library for hospice staff.



A Pound to Play

Send in your word search and a £1 donation for your chance to win a Lifelites limited edition key ring. Text WORD15£1 to 70070 to enter!

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Our latest newsletter

Newsletter 2015 (1) 

Find out about what we're up to in 2015 with our latest newsletter...



St Mary's tuck shop raises £419 for Lifelites

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The young girls at St Mary’s Shaftesbury raised £419 for Lifelites through volunteering in their school tuck shop as part of the Duke of Edinburgh Award.


Mon 24th Nov 2014 

National children’s charity announces two new celebrity patrons

Comedian and ex-King of the Jungle, Joe Pasquale and infamous keyboard supremo, Rick Wakeman have become Patrons for the charity Lifelites helping them to raise awareness of the specialist technology they provide to children in hospices.

Tue 7th Oct 2014 

Got a Place in next year's Marathon?


Tue 30th Sep 2014 

Blog: sharing the magic

September has been a busy but magical month for Lifelites.


Tue 30th Sep 2014 

Become a volunteer trainer at our November event

If you enjoy helping people to learn, have some understanding of the limiting conditions children in hospices have and you would like to help hospice staff learn how to use the Lifelites equipment.



Video: Naomi House and Jacksplace

We visited Naomi House and Jacksplace last month to film this amazing video.

Mon 1st Sep 2014 

A Knight to Remember

The Hall of Chivalry fair rang with the sounds of merry making as the brave Knights of King Arthur Lodge embarked on their bold quest – to raise a king’s ransom in gold for the Lifelites charity.

Fri 5th Sep 2014 

New package - EACH Milton

Lifelites tech for EACH and every child at East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices in Milton


Wed 3rd Sep 2014 

GamesAid: 3 Reasons to Vote for Lifelites

If you work in the games industry you can help us win thousands of pounds this September.

Fri 29th Aug 2014 

Achieve your running goals: Top tips for new runners

Just laced up your new running shoes? Here's how you can achieve your running goals.

Wed 20th Aug 2014 

One place left on music 10k

We have one place left on the Run tothe Beat Wembley park 10k - find out how you can claim it!


Mon 25th Aug 2014 

App of the month: August 2014

This month we look at the iPad and iPhone music and art app "Bloom".


Mon 18th Aug 2014 

Hospice blog: Creating a Lifelites Learning Community

Exciting projects are afoot to help children's hosipces get the most out of their Lifelites equipment.


Mon 4th Aug 2014 

Eye Candy: Sussex Masons donation for Eyegaze

Our project at the Chestnut Tree House receives another generous donation from Pulborough Lodge in Sussex. 


Thu 31th Jul 2014 

New package at Rainbows children's hospice

Q. How do you get a children's hospice to smile?

A. Give them a new Lifelites package and promise to help them use and look after it for the next four years!

Wed 23rd Jul 2014 

Check out our App of the Month

Tap to Talk is our App of the Month this time around.

Tue 22nd Jul 2014 

WCIT event gives Lifelites chance to say 'thanks'

Simone gave a presentation to WCIT memberes to explain what their strategic support has meant to children in hospices.


Fri 18th Jul 2014 

Hospice blog | Introducing the new Lifelites Training Manager

Our new Training Manager, Caroline, introduces herself to hospice care staff

Wed 16th Jul 2014 

IT company chooses Lifelites!

Essex based IT company have named us as their chosen charity.


Wed 9th Jul 2014 

OutSTANDing news at Helen House

We installed a new Eyegaze package for our friends at Helen House. 


Thu 26th Jun 2014 

Master's Ride finishers revealed

We've just relased the finishing times for our Master's Ride last weekend.


Wed 4th Jun 2014 

WCIT Golf Day raises £5k

Brilliant day out raises thousands for Lifelites.

Mon 30th Jun 2014 

Tiger on the loose - UK wide motorbikin'

Brian completes his epic motorcycle adventure!


Mon 23rd Jun 2014 

Fun in the Sun - London to Brighton

Another hugely successful London to Brighton Master's Ride this weekend.


Fri 13th Jun 2014 

£15,000 from Northampton

The Province of Northamptonshire and Huntingdonshire visited this week and presented a cheque for £15,000 on behalf of the Province.


Wed 11th Jun 2014 

Hospice Staff Conference Report

We've just published our report from last month's children's hospice conference.


Fri 6th Jun 2014 

London to Brighton - Sign up today!

Just two weeks until our charity bike ride. Only a few places remaining.


Tue 3rd Jun 2014 

Leader of the pack

Worcestershire Freemason begins epic journey around UK for Lifelites.



Sun 1st Jun 2014 

Good luck, Peter!

From the Rock of Gibraltar to Buckinghamshire for Lifelites!


Thu 29th May 2014 

Lifelites Children's Hospice Conference

We held a conference for the UK children's hospice movement last week. 


Mon 26th May 2014 

Team Lifelites gets running

6 runners completed the 2014 BUPA London 10k for Lifelites.  


Wed 14th May 2014 

Generous donation for Lifelites

We've just received a fantastic £10,000 donation!


Thu 29th May 2014 

Lifelites conference is go

We're hosting a big day out in Brum for our children's hospice colleagues.


Tue 6th May 2014 

Logging on with Lifelites

We've just launched our brand new website, designed by our good friends at Thinkology.


Fri 25th Apr 2014 

Ladies Lunching for Lifelites

First ever Ladies that Lunch for Lifelites event takes place.


Tue 22nd Apr 2014 

Lifelites play the bunny

Hundreds of youngsters at 8 children’s hospices across London and the South East have received special visits from an army of Easter bunnies.


Thu 10th Apr 2014 

Simone gets talking about Lifelites

Simone's been out spreading the word in a busy week.


Mon 17th Mar 2014 

Become our Training Manager

We have a new role for an experienced training manager to deliver hospice care staff training around our specialist technologies for children with disabilities.

Mon 3rd Mar 2014 

Lifelites runners complete Addidas Silverstone Half Marathon.

Lifelites runners complete Addidas Silverstone Half Marathon. 

Thu 27th Feb 2014 

Walk the Wall, Talk the Talk

Four intrepid trekkers have completed a fundraising hike along the historic Hadrian's Wall.

Mon 24th Feb 2014 

Run the Hackney Half Marathon for Lifelites

We're really excited about the event because it takes place in a really accessible location in London's greenest boroughs.



Earlier news items

Stories from between the cracks of time itself...


Wed 22nd Jan 2014 

Brand new tech for Midlands' hospice children

We recently installed two new packages of cutting edge technology at two Acorns children's hospice sites in Walsall and Birmingham.


Sat 16th Nov 2013 

Eye can do it! Naomi and Jack's get Eyegaze technology

We just installed a brand new package in Hampshire. Our work with Naomi House led to awards for one play worker, Claire Floyd whose special work with the technology charity was recognised in a visit to the House of Lords where she was named a regional Digital Hero.


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Telephone: 0207 440 4200
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