Make a difference

Help Seashell make a difference to the lives of children and young people with complex needs.  Seashell has a national reputation for the care and education we provide for children and young people who come to us from across the UK.  Many of the students and residents require one-on-one round-the-clock care from highly trained and dedicated staff who work hard to provide the best possible support.  Help us to raise funds to ensure we provide the very best facilities and life experiences.


Fundraising events

Support our fun-filled and action-packed events. Unfortunately, as with many charities, our own fundraising events have been severely affected by the coronavirus pandemic. For the 2020 and 2021 events season we have lost around £500,000 in cancelled and postponed events.

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Challenge Events

Challenge yourself for a good cause. Despite many challenge events having been postponed there are some events that you might wish to participate in this year..

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Corporate Support

Are you a company looking to support a charity working on the frontline, caring for and protecting very vulnerable young people?

How you can help

Seashell Lottery

Join our weekly lottery for the chance to win up to £25,000!

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Trusts and Foundations

The support we receive from Trust and Foundations locally and nationally has been vital to Seashell, helping make a real difference to the children and young people we care, educate and support.

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Transforming Lives Appeal

Seashell's Project Transformation is one of the biggest school capital projects in the UK. We’re not just building a new school; we are building a new future for thousands of children and young people with acute special needs and we need your help.

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Our history

Our charity was founded in 1823 and enjoys a rich history, originally opening as a deaf school for children in rented premises in Salford. We look forward to celebrating our bicentenary in 2023.

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We are committed to ensuring that we can support as many children, young people and families that need us as possible. To do this we need your financial support.

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It was an enormous step to make such a big move to an entirely different part of the country but it was a brilliant decision and we have absolutely no regrets…without a doubt, the key to Elliot’s happiness and his successes at the school has been down to the care, skills, commitment and expertise of everyone there.

Elliots' Mum

Bring it on 2021 Fundraising Ideas


Bring it on 2021 Fundraising Pack


Wish List 2021


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