Dacorum schoolboy sets his sights on £1,000 mark for children's hospice

Kye is doing 36 tasks to raise money for Helen and Douglas House

By Holly Patel
Friday, 14th August 2020, 3:24 pm
Updated Friday, 14th August 2020, 3:28 pm

A seven-year-old boy from Potten End has set himself 36 tasks to raise money for Helen and Douglas House.

Kye McKeich, was set a task of raising money for charity by his Beaver leader, he decided to raise money for Helen and and Douglas House.

The children's hospice, which provides case at the hospice anf at home to children in the Thames Valley region, needs £3.6million each year to run.

Kye has cycled 36km on his bike

On Kye's Just Giving page it says: "I have been set the task by my Beaver leaders to raise some money for charity.

"I have chosen Helen Douglas House as they need 3.6 million pounds each year to care for terminally ill children at the hospice and home."

The seven-year-old decided to do 36 things to raise money for the charity.

His dad, Barry, said: "He is raising money for an amazing chaity, my wife's cousin has been supported by the charity so we try to raise money and support them whenever we can.

Kye has been climbing trees

"His original target was £100, but now that he has smashed that amount, we are hoping to hit the £1,000 mark.

"He is doing things like walking 36km, cycling 36km, baking 36 cakes, climbing 36 trees, he has also got sit still for 36 minutes and be quiet for 36 minutes, which will definitely be a challenge for him!

"People have responded really well to the challenge and he has been enjoying it.

"Most of the activities he does like doing so it has been fun for him, as well as raising money for a great cause."

Kye will be making 36 cakes, this was a pavlova cake' he made last week

For more about Helen and Douglas House visit: www.helenanddouglas.org.uk.