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Fri 6th Sep 2013 

New Pacakage @ Shooting Star Chase

Stars in our Eyes! We've just installed a brand new package at Shooting Star (CHASE) in West London

 

Mon 24th Jun 2013 

Lifelites Master's Ride

Over 100 cyclists complete Master’s Ride for Lifelites

Cyclists riding from London to Brighton as part of the Lifelites Master’s Ride raised more than £20,000 for Lifelites last Saturday (22 June).

 

Fri 6th Dec 2013 

Open Garden this weekend

15 & 16 June 2014: Open Garden at “Thatched Cottage” for Lifelites

 

 

Enable Gaming - Launched!

We now create games for children with disabilities in hospices.

 

Tue 25th Jun 2013 

Lots of fun in store for Lifelites at Sainsbury’s

Children’s Charity Launch Partnership with Sainsbury’s Local in Holborn

With balloons and banners adorning the shelves and checkouts, the team at Sainsbury’s Local in Holborn were on hand to welcome children’s charity Lifelites yesterday (Monday 24 June) as the store unveiled its new fundraising partnership for the year.

 

Sat 20th Jul 2013 

Lifelites @ Grace House

Lifelites arrived at Grace House with a bundle of fun and educational technology that has been put together especially for the youngsters at the brand new children’s hospice.

With some of the children who will be using the technology, their parents and the hospice staff looking on excitedly, the charity unveiled a range of state-of-the-art kit designed to get even the most severely disabled Grace House visitors playing and learning.

 

Tue 2nd Jul 2013 

Run away with us!

Shape up for Summer with Lifelites.

 

Mon 1st Apr 2013 

Get Pedalling for Lifelites

There are still a few places left on this year's London to Brighton Master's Ride, which is being held this year in aid of Lifelites.

 

Sun 3rd Mar 2013 

Lifelites runners complete Silverstone Half Marathon

Three runners braved the cold March winds of Northamptonshire this weekend to run around the home of British motorsport, Silverstone.

 

Mon 25th Feb 2013 

Little Bundles of Joy

Three Zoë’s Place baby hospices are to receive magical packages of fun technology thanks to national children’s charity Lifelites.

 

Mon 11th Feb 2013 

New Year takes off for Lifelites

Thomas Cook Children’s Charity, Children with Cancer and other Lifelites donors help to give children in hospices the time of their lives.

 

Fri 1st Feb 2013 

Lifelites Levels Up in Defence of Gaming - Again

The debate that won’t die received a last gasp power-up this week as the head of EA Games, John Riccitiello, was forced into iron-man mode to discuss the causal link between gaming and violence.

 

Wed 23rd Jan 2013 

King of Shaves Angus Takes Bald Step for Lifelites

Trichophobics should look away now...

 

Mon 17th Dec 2012 

A Christmas Cracker!

The bpma held its annual Christmas lunch at the Guoman Tower Hotel in London in December and Lifelites was the chosen charity.

 

Sat 1st Dec 2012 

Double Your Money - Christmas Challenge

This year, for the first time ever, Lifelites are taking part in the Big Give Christmas Challenge.

 

Mon 12th Nov 2012 

The Eyes have it

Lifelites Donate Cutting Edge Technology to Children in Yorkshire Hospice.

 

Tue 13th Nov 2012 

Lifelites Feature in Lord Mayor’s Show

Lifelites Feature in Lord Mayor’s Show

 

Wed 31th Oct 2012 

Two for joy in October

Lifelites install two brand new and award-winning packages in children’s hospices this month, Chestnut Tree House in Arundel and the CHSW Charlton Farm, near Somerset.

 

Mon 29th Oct 2012 

Lifelites, Camera, Action!

Lifelites equipment used for filmmaking celebrated at Richard House fourth annual ‘Oscars’ ceremony.

 

Thu 4th Oct 2012 

Jump! For Lifelites

Thirteen brave (or foolish!) souls got up early last Saturday to jump off Tower Bridge in support of their local Lifelites projects. 

 

Mon 1st Oct 2012 

Pooled Together in Surrey

The Presentation Event was held at The Croydon Masonic Centre at which a total of over £17,000 was presented to 8 different Charities.

 

Thu 13th Sep 2012 

GamesAid - Your Vote Counts

You can be the difference between £20k and nothing.

 

Thu 20th Sep 2012 

St Oswald's Got Game thanks to Lifelites

Children at a Newcastle children's hospice have access to state-of-the-art fun and educational technology thanks to Lifelites

 

Wed 12th Sep 2012 

Ready for take off

Lifelites Launch Party a success - gaming stations spark competitive streak - Pledges made!

 

Sat 8th Sep 2012 

Lifelites Turns Up the Volume

Martin House in Yorkshire will become the first children’s hospice to have run its own radio project.

 

Wed 6th Jun 2012 

Gong! Chief Executive Announced Digital Leader

More Praise for Lifelites' Innovation as Chief Executive is Announced Digital Leader.

 

Fri 1st Jun 2012 

Team Lifelites Run the Capital

Great turnout for Lifelites at the BUPA London 10k

 

Sat 28th Apr 2012 

Winning Awards, and what it means for charities

Winning Awards, and what it means for charities 

 

Fri 20th Apr 2012 

Middlesex Masons Put Stars in the Sky

Relief Fund donation ‘Makes the difference’ to Lifelites project at local children’s hospice

 

Wed 4th Apr 2012 

Lifelites Leap to the Defence of Gaming

As featured in the Evening Standard

 

Fri 23rd Mar 2012 

Lifelites Celebrate Chancellor’s Vision for the UK Gaming Industry

 

Wed 7th Mar 2012 

Tech 4 Good Awards 2012 Launched

Lifelites were invited to mark the launch of the Technology 4 Good Awards at the BT Tower this week, having had a very successful time at the ceremony last year.

 

Wed 1st Feb 2012 

Lifelites Donate Pre-Loved Computers to Charity

Children’s technology charity donate their used equipment to Computers 4 Africa 

 

Fri 1st Jun 2012 

Lifelites Triumphs at Technology 4 Good Awards with Double Win!

Lifelites was the toast of the inaugural Technology 4 Good Awards  in June, winning both the Accessibility Award and the Best in Show.

 

Tue 1st May 2012 

Lifelites a sure thing

Lifelites delighted to be nominated as chosen charity for social software company Surevine.

 

 

Tue 1st Mar 2011 

Rotaract Club holds race night for Lifelites

Thank you to Epsom Rotaract Club for raising a brilliant £1,326 for Lifelites by holding a Race Night in March.

 

Tue 28th Feb 2012 

Lifelites supporter abseils 450ft

Lifelites supporter Dave Foy bravely abseiled 450 ft down Guys Hospital Building last Sunday.

 

Tue 14th Feb 2012 

Scrapping your car?

You can now donate your scrap car to Lifelites and raise much needed funds, without it costing you a penny.

 

Wed 1st Feb 2012 

Sam Smith completes Brighton Half-Marathon

Lifelites supporter Sam Smith ran the Brighton Half-Marathon for Lifelites

 

Sat 1st Jan 2011 

Lady Kalms becomes Lifelites patron

Lifelites is pleased to welcome Lady Pamela Kalms MBE (wife of the Founder and the current President of DIXONS Retail Plc) as our newest Patron.

 

Fri 20th Sep 2013 

Kent children get new Lifelites package

 

Eye-tracking technology to empower disabled children at local hospice.

The brand new Demelza children’s hospice project, which contains state-of-the-art touchscreen technology, the latest gaming consoles and specially adapted iPads has been put together with disabled children in mind.

 

Tue 31th Dec 2013 

Annual review launched

Take a look at our brand new annual review!

Contained within, you’ll find some wonderfully inspiring stories that we think capture perfectly how important the work of Lifelites is for life-limited and severely disabled children in baby and children’s hospices across the country.  

Read Lifelites 2013 Annual Review.

 

 

Thu 26th Sep 2013 

Having a ball for Lifelites

Get on Your Glad Rags and Support Lifelites! Over 70 people bopped the night away with the Provincial Grand Master of Middlesex at the Lifelites Ball on Saturday organised by local Masons.

 

Thu 26th Sep 2013 

GamesAid’s 2013 charity awards announced - Lifelites named!

GamesAid has unveiled the five charities which received the most votes from its members which will go receive a donation of £52,000 each.  This represents a 44% increase in donations year on year and sets a new GamesAid record for fundraising at £260,000. Each charity was presented with their cheque for £52,000 at the GamesAid event held at the Eurogamer Expo this afternoon.

 

Sun 3rd Nov 2013 

Hospice news site carries Lifelites project story

eHospice have run a story on our work with Demelza children's hospice care in Kent.

Thu 28th Nov 2013 

New Lifelites package at Little Bridge

Lifelites installed a brand new package at Children's Hospice South West's Little Bridge House in Barnstaple yesterday. The package, which includes revolutionary Eyegaze technology, was the penultimate installation of 12 brand new projects across the UK and Ireland this year.

Thu 31th Oct 2013 

Stars are born at Richard House

The red carpet was rolled out at local children’s hospice Richard House as it celebrated its annual Oscars awards.

Mon 30th Sep 2013 

Monmouthshire appeal raises £50,000

Province of Monmouthshire’s appeal for local Lifelites project raises £50,000.

 

 

Thu 24th Oct 2013 

Diolch yn fawr - New package at Ty Hafan

Lifelites helps children at Tŷ Hafan look to the future with eye-tracking tech

State-of the-art technology that works by the “glint of an eye” has been donated to a Cardiff children’s hospice by ward-winning charity Lifelites as they unveiled a trend-setting technology project at Tŷ Hafan children’s hospice.

 

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