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Hospice launches raffle with £5K top prize

A hospice has launched its annual fundraising raffle – featuring a top prize of £5,000. The St Richard’s Hospice Grand Raffle could see someone win the prize money, having spent just £1 on a ticket. Other prizes to be won include: brunch with Champagne for two at the Gherkin in London; a Gtech AirRam vacuum… Read more »

Hospice birdlife set to thrive

The birdlife in the gardens of St Richard’s Hospice, Worcester, has been given a boost with the donation of 14 new homes. The nesting boxes were given through the environmental charity Welcome to our Future which is based in Pershore. Grants Manager Bill Richardson, explained, “Welcome to our Future has secured funding from the Lillie… Read more »

Runner completes 50 half marathons for hospice

A determined runner has completed 50 half marathons in a year to raise money for the hospice which cared for his wife. Mark Henderson challenged himself to run 50 half marathons – or 650 miles – to celebrate his 50th birthday and finished his last race in Las Vegas. In 2011, Mr Henderson’s wife –… Read more »

Family to illuminate house for hospice close to heart

A dedicated fundraiser will illuminate his house in a dazzling display of Christmas lights to raise money for a hospice close to his family’s heart. Steve Symonds, who lives in Whitbourne, and his family will host the grand switch on event on Saturday, December 8 at 6.30pm. Flicking the switch will be Britain’s Got Talent… Read more »

Thousands raised in memory of cyclist

More than £7,000 has been raised for the hospice which cared for a keen cyclist before he died. Keith Stoneham, from Fernhill Heath, had cancer and was cared for by the St Richard’s Hospice community team before he died in 2017 aged 48. Earlier this year, Stuart Summers and Ian Smith (pictured left) – of… Read more »

Dedicate a light in memory of loved ones

Hundreds of twinkling lights will be lit in memory of loved ones at a range of moving hospice services this winter. In the weeks leading to Christmas, there will be six St Richard’s Hospice Lights of Love services or events – offering the community a place to remember and celebrate the lives of their loved… Read more »

Hospice to hold spook-tacular Halloween Run

Families, friends and colleagues are being invited to wear their best fiendish fancy dress and join a hospice for its Halloween-themed fun run. St Richard’s Hospice is set to hold its second Halloween Run at Worcester Woods Country Park on Sunday, 28th October. Participants can tackle ghosts and slime as they make their way round… Read more »

Giraffe auction tops £210,000 for hospice

Celebrations were in full swing last night after an auction of 31 giraffe sculptures raised £210,400 for the St Richard’s Hospice Build 2020 Appeal. Worcester Stands Tall, a Wild in Art event brought to the city by St Richard’s, captured the hearts of the community and attracted thousands of visitors this summer. The auction at… Read more »

Hospice launches ‘Save our Snowdrop’ campaign

The hospice behind the Worcester Stands Tall sculpture trail has launched an appeal to raise enough money to bid for a giraffe at auction. St Richard’s Hospice, based in Worcester, needs to raise £5,000 to be in with a chance of successfully bidding for Snowdrop at auction on Thursday, October 11. All 30 giant giraffes… Read more »