Posts Categorised in: Fundraising & Donating News

Decorate Easter bonnets for competition

Youngsters are being invited to get creative and decorate hats for an Easter bonnet competition supporting a local hospice. St Richard’s Hospice, based in Worcester, is calling on schools to host fun parades showcasing the creative work of pupils – with Easter egg prizes up-for-grabs. Any school can take part by hosting a parade and… Read more »

Hospices lottery winner praises care

A Worcester man has scooped almost £3,000 on the Worcestershire Hospices roll-over lottery. Mr John Weston joined the Hospices Lottery as a member in 1999 soon after it was first set up to raise funds for local hospice care. It was not until his wife Jean was diagnosed with motor neurone disease in 2008 that… Read more »

Hundreds donated to hospice thanks to employees’ safety record

Employees at an industrial gas manufacturing company have chosen a Worcester hospice to receive hundreds of pounds. Air Products, based in Prescott Drive, Worcester, donated £850 to St Richard’s Hospice through a safety incentive scheme run by the company. Air Products’ employees that achieve an excellent performance record are awarded a sum of money that… Read more »

Ball raises tremendous total for hospice

  Guests dressed to impress at a glittering masquerade ball which raised more than £7,500 for a Worcester hospice. The King’s Hawford Masquerade Ball, held at Stanbrook Abbey in Callow End, saw around 140 guests enjoy a glamorous evening – while helping to raise funds for St Richard’s Hospice. The evening was hosted by King’s… Read more »

Hospice celebrates generous donation from Freemasons

  St Richard’s Hospice in Worcester has received a grant of £2,530 from the Provincial Grand Lodge of Worcestershire Freemasons. The grant which was presented at the Worcestershire Installed Masters Lodge No 6889 comes through the Masonic Charitable Foundation, and will be used to help the hospice care for patients with life-limiting illness and support… Read more »

Lantern walk shines bright

Hundreds of people stepped out at dusk on the first St Richard’s Hospice Lantern Walk to raise funds for the charity’s care of patients and families. Two hundred and fifty walkers of all ages strolled the 1.5miles in the grounds of the National Trust Croome Park, illuminating the night sky with hand-held lanterns. St Richard’s… Read more »

Hospice launches £5,000 raffle

A hospice has recently launched its Grand Raffle – boasting a top prize of £5,000. The St Richard’s Hospice Grand Raffle could see a supporter scoop the cash, having spent just £1 on a ticket. In the past, the raffle has raised thousands to support the hospice’s free care to patients living with life-limiting illnesses,… Read more »

Christmas tree recycling raises thousands

After a fantastic few days more than 860 Christmas trees have been collected from homes across the county – raising a tremendous £10,000. From Friday, 12th January to Sunday, 14th January, teams of volunteers from a host of organisations were out collecting trees – before taking them to be recycled. We ran the campaign in partnership… Read more »