Julia's House - The Dorset & Wiltshire Children's Hospices

Helen Carrington
01202 644220
[email protected]

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Who we are

Julia’s House cares for babies, children and teenagers with life-shortening or life-threatening conditions and provides support for the whole family - mums, dads, siblings and even grandparents.

This care is regular, frequent and flexible, happening wherever and whenever parents need it.  Julia’s House relies on donations, fundraising and legacies for 95 per cent of its funds. This lifeline for families only happens thanks to the kindness of local people.

When you run for us, you are helping to change lives – find out more at juliashouse.org.

Be a Life Changer: run for a family who are running out of time

Imagine finding out your child has an incurable disease and will die young. Now imagine that happening to two of your children.  Lisa and Andy’s life was devastated when they discovered that Annabelle, 14, then Robbie, six, had Junior Battens Disease, a condition which has left them both blind and facing seizures and dementia. 

“Nobody knows when their last day on earth will be which is why we need to live each day to the full,” said Lisa. “Every single day I think: is this the day the big seizure will come? It is agony to live with that. I can’t believe what has happened to our family, the impact on all of us.”

Will you run to help a family facing unimaginable heartbreak? Put on your running shoes and make a life-changing difference in 2020… 

Join our team

As a Julia's House team member, you'll recieve some great benefits:

  • A dedicated contact at Julia’s House, who will give you one-to-one support all the way
  • Julia’s House running vest or t-shirt
  • An invitation to the hospice where you can see how we use the money you raise for us
  • Fundraising support, ideas and tips
  • Regular communications to keep you up to date
  • Huge cheers on the day! Make sure you come and say hello, we love to get to know our runners.

Our run packages

  • BMF Half Marathon: £250 minimum sponsorship
  • BMF 10K: £145 minimum sponsorship
  • BMF 5K: £95 minimum sponsorship
  • BMF Junior 5k: £95 minimum sponsorship
  • Junior 1k, 1.5k and 2k races: £65 minimum sponsorship
  • Dog Jog: £50 minimum sponsorship

These are guaranteed charity places. So you can run for us at the Run Bournemouth  Festival - Julia’s House pays for your place and running vest, and in return we ask you to reach your minimum fundraising pledge by 31st October 2020.

It’s really important that everyone reaches their sponsorship target in order to raise vital funds for our families, but please don’t be daunted, you will be surprised with what you can achieve!

Already have a place? If you have paid for your own entry and would like to fundraise for Julia's House, let us know! You’ll receive all the benefits a charity place runner will receive but there’s no minimum fundraising pledge – we simply ask you to raise as much as you can.  

Speak to Helen on 01202 644220 or [email protected]


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Registered Charity Number in England and Wales 1067125

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