Testimonials – Counselling

“You really are offering such a vital outlet / support for parents. It is shocking to believe there was nothing before. I feel blessed to be a part of Be More Ben and support parents through such difficult times” Kate Counsellor, Be More...

Testimonials – Care Boxes

“Thank you so much. I am very much looking forward to sharing Be More Ben with our [local] families. What an amazing outreach to families and a privilege to of been signposted to you by one of our own bereaved families” Senior Team Nurse Julia's House...

The Graze Bar, Portishead

The wonderful Carly from The Graze Bar, Portishead has held three charity raffles for Be More Ben during lockdown, raising close to £1,000. In July 2021, with the help from our amazing community, she held a forth raffle with prizes from over 30 local businesses to be...

National 3 Peaks Challenge

A team of 12 are embarking on The National Three Peaks Challenge in order to raise money and awareness for Be More Ben. The team, some of whom have a personal connection to Ben, will tackle the three highest peaks of Scotland, England and Wales in just 24 hours. The...

One Night Only?

ONE NIGHT ONLY? were back in Portishead over Easter to play a special one off charity gig. Hosted by the Hall & Woodhouse the 6-piece covers band played a whole host of favourites from Queen to Stevie Wonder. A collection and raffle on the night saw over £1,172...

Persimmon Homes

Be More Ben are delighted to have the support of Persimmon Homes this year. They will be fundraising for us all year as well as entering a #bemoreben team into the Children’s Hospice South West’s (CHSW) Ride for Precious Lives. In doing so, we continue to...

Simply Health Great Bristol 10k

The Bank Holiday weekend saw thousands take to Bristol’s streets to take part in the Simply Health Great Bristol 10k. A team of #bemoreben runners joined Portishead fire fighters to run the scenic course past a number of Bristol’s iconic landmarks. It was...

Fancy-dress Post Round

Nigel Osmond has raised a phenomenal £2,428.79 by doing his Portishead/Portbury post round dressed as an aubergine! Nigel has known Shane and Sarah Pritchard for over 15 years and founded Portishead Town Sparks, Ben’s football team. He wanted to do something fun...