Giving in memory

Making a donation in memory of a loved one

A gift in memory of a loved one is very special. There are a number of different ways you may wish to remember a loved one and help secure St Richard's future.

One-off donations in memory

You may wish to donate online in memory on a one off basis, for example in lieu of flowers.

Ongoing donations - create a Forget-Me-Not Fund

A Forget-Me-Not Fund is a unique and lasting way to remember someone dear to our hearts. Named after the person who has died, it gives relatives, friends, neighbours and colleagues a focus for making their own individual contribution to St Richard’s Hospice. Some people chose to give single donations or monthly gifts, others prefer to take part in sponsored events such as walks or a skydive. You may wish to commemorate your loved one by making donations on special anniversaries. You will be sent annual updates about the money in your Forget Me Not Fund. The fund never closes as you may want to continue to give support to mark special occasions or to light a candle each Christmas at our special Lights of Love service.
You can set up an online Forget Me Not page by going to www.justgiving.com/strichards/remember .Tell the story of the person you’re remembering and explain why you’re raising money in their memory, using words, photos and video.



Donations in lieu of flowers

When we lose a relative or friend we may find ourselves completely overwhelmed with the many decisions we have to make. Our thoughts often turn to the wishes they had with regard to their affairs and how we can respect those wishes. Many people request donations, in place of, or as well as flowers at their funeral.  Flowers fade but a donation to the hospice can make a lasting impression on patients adn family members. By giving in memory your family and friends are helping to provide dignity, care and compassion to others. Please let your funeral director know  that you have chosen to support St Richard's in lieu of flowers.

Regular giving

A regular gift in memory of your loved one can help us to help our patients towards the best quality of life possible. Regular income means we can plan and develop our services more effectively. To make a regular donation to St Richard's in memory of your loved one, please request the form from the Fundraising team on 01905 763963 or email appeals@strichards.org.uk

Tree of Life

In our hospice garden we have a special tree where friends and relatives can choose to hang a silver leaf in memory of a loved one. You can engrave your leaf with your own personal message and name.

If you are interested in this special dedication you can request your leaf from the Fundraising Team on 01905 763963 or email appeals@strichards.org.uk  For more information look at our leaflet 


Leaving a gift in your Will
Once your family and friends have been provided for, a gift in your Will to St Richard's will last beyond your lifetime and ensure many more patients and family members can be supported in the future. Click Gifts in Wills for more

 For more ways of Remembering your loved one please click to read our leaflet here

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