St Richard’s is an independent hospice that relies mainly on voluntary income and gifts in Wills to enable us to continue to provide our services. 22% of income is funded by the NHS.
In 2019/20 the predicted expenditure of the organisation is £9.4m. Voluntary donations include gifts of money and standing orders or gifts in kind, legacies and grants from trusts and other grant-making bodies. We also benefit from company and business sponsorship, , employee fundraising, donations from organisations and donations in memoriam.
We have our own volunteer fundraising groups who organise regular events and assist with shop and street collections as well as supporters who place collecting boxes in local community outlets.
Another way or raising income is through our charity shops selling donated goods and other hospice merchandise. In addition we benefit from a St Richard’s Hospice lottery and the local hospices lottery.
No charge is made to patients and families for any of our services. This is made possible due to the generosity of our donors and supporters.
Read detailed financial information on the Charity Commission website
During this challenging time, we are doing our utmost to continue caring for the patients and loved ones who need us most.
The way we work has been adapted, with many of our services delivered remotely – such as over the phone, or by video call. And we are working closely with other health care professionals in Worcestershire to share knowledge and expertise at this time.
Latest changes at St Richard’s Hospice
Please do not visit St Richard’s Hospice if you have a high temperature or new, continuous cough. If you have these symptoms, please stay at home and self-isolate for seven days. See NHS advice on coronavirus.
Thank you for your support and understanding at this difficult time.