Posts By: Laurence Alexander

Malvern Hills Walk raises more than £18,000 for Worcestershire hospice

Joe Barson (Centre) and a group of friends raised £2,420 by reaching the Beacon Summit

An annual charity walking event which took on a new twist this summer, because of social distancing measures, has been hailed a huge success after it raised more than £18,000 in much-needed funds for a Worcestershire-based hospice. The St Richard’s Hospice Malvern Hills Walk, which has run every year since the hospice launched in 1984,… Read more »

Make October a marathon month and raise funds for hospice care

Ruth Bennett running up a hill

St Richard’s Hospice is hoping supporters will make October a marathon month to support the free care it provides to patients and their loved ones across Worcestershire. The charity has launched a new virtual challenge as the coronavirus crisis continues to leave a hole in its fundraising efforts – with many events cancelled and charity… Read more »

Cyclist completes epic 1240-mile ride for hospice and inspires new fundraising challenge

Tom Piotrowski standing next to his bicycle next to St Richard's Hospice sign.

A keen cyclist has completed a 1240-mile lockdown challenge he set himself to keep fit and support a local charity during the COVID-19 pandemic. Tom Piotrowski, from Worcester, has been raising money for St Richard’s Hospice – a cause close to his heart. Previously, Mr Piotrowski cycled from Worcester to Paris in aid of the… Read more »

Fancy doing something different for your Birthday?

If you’ve got a birthday coming up, and don’t really want for anything, why not ask your friends to donate to St Richard’s instead of buying you a gift? It’s a really simple process to set up a fundraiser for St Richard’s Hospice on Facebook. Click this link and then follow the instructions (and don’t… Read more »