Religious Celebrations Whether you are celebrating Easter, Ramadan, Eid, Vaisaikhi, Vesak, Diwali or Christmas there are lots of ways you can support Birmingham Children’s Hospital Charity whilst celebrating with your families and communities; Easter/Christmas You could purchase one of our Alternative Christmas Gifts. or simply make a donation to our Christmas Appeal here. Ramadan/Eid You could support us by choosing to donate your Zakat or as Eid is also a day of charity, why not ask family and friends to make donations to our charity in place of “Eidi/Eidia” gifts? You can easily request donations instead of presents by setting up your own Eid celebration page on JustGiving, or visit our online shop for lots of amazing gift ideas. Vaisakhi You could donate to our charity as part of your celebration, or if you want a real challenge, you could get sponsored to give up all of the delicious indian sweets, jalebis, and gulaab jaamans that Vaisakhi is famous for. Find out more about our Give it Up campaign and sign up this Vaisakhi. Vesak You could donate to our charity as part of your of your celebration or perhaps host a special Vesak performance or show to celebrate the life of Buddha, and sell tickets or request donations. To organise and register your own fundraising event click here. Diwali Diwali (The Festival of Lights) is all about sharing and connecting with family and friends, and giving of gifts to boost feelings of fellowship and love. You could donate or collect on behalf of our hospital as part of your Diwali celebrations, or why not ask family and friends to make donations to our charity in place of usual Diwali gifts. You can easily request donations instead of presents by setting up your own Diwali celebration page on JustGiving or visit our online shop for lots of amazing gift ideas. If you would like to register your fundraising with us we can help you with ideas and support you through your fundraising journey. Thank you for your support. We are proud that our hospitals and staff represent all that is fantastic about our multi-cultural and diverse Birmingham and the Midlands. Here are some messages from our Chaplaincy Staff: Watch the 2020 Ramadan Message from our Imam Dr. Aftab Parvaz at Birmigham Children's Hospital here.