Bright Sparks

01 December 2019 - 29 February 2020

"See a glass half full as an opportunity to top it up, start a conversation and spark a new idea."


The £20 Challenge

About the event

The Challenge

We challenge you to use your entrepreneurial skills and creativity to generate as much money as possible for patient care at Alice House Hospice.

We provide you with a £20 start-up investment and then it’s over to you to raise as much as you can. Put your business brain and money-making skills to the test to grow this amount as much as legally and ethically possible.

The benefits for your students

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Fantastic team-building opportunity.
Develop money management skills and the ability to forecast costs.
Inspire students to use their creativity.
You are supporting a local charity.
PR and social media opportunities.


How does it work?

Lightbulb momentGet your team or teams together and contact us to register.
We will be in touch with your £20 investment and fundraising support.
The challenge will last from 01 December 2019 until 29 February 2020 and awards will be given out in March 2020.

The reward

Awards will be given as follow:
Lightbulb momentBronze award to teams making £100-£199
Silver Award to teams making £200-£249
Gold Award to teams making over £250
Other Awards include:  Individual Award & Most Innovative Money Making Idea

The team that makes the most money will be awarded the Bright Sparks EDF Energy/Alice House Hospice Trophy + £100

2018-19 Bright Sparks Winners | Eldon Grove Academy, Hartlepool

2018-19 Bright Sparks Winners | Eldon Grove Academy, Hartlepool


To register your team(s) or for more information, please contact Janice Forbes on 01429 855536
or email Janice at

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  • Registered charity No. 510824
  • Company No. 1525658
  • © Alice House Hospice 2020

Hartlepool Hospice Ltd (known locally as Alice House Hospice and formerly Hartlepool & District Hospice)
Registered office: Alice House, Wells Avenue, Hartlepool, TS24 9DA.