Posts Categorised in: Fundraising & Donating News

Charlotte shaves hair for Worcestershire hospice

A university student is to shave off her shoulder-length hair to raise funds for the Worcestershire hospice which cared for her best friend’s family.   Charlotte Albutt, 20, is to remove all her hair in memory of Tracey Henn, who died in July 2019 aged 53. Mrs Henn was cared for by St Richard’s Hospice,… Read more »

Temporary closure of shops and warehouse

Our shops and warehouse are now closed to the public due to the latest coronavirus lockdown restrictions to help keep everyone safe. Thank you for all your support and donations during the last year.  We really appreciate you helping to raise funds for our hospice care in this way. Please note we will not be… Read more »

Garden centre helps create festive display for hospice

A festive display has been installed in a hospice’s garden for patients and visitors to enjoy – thanks to the support of a garden centre. The In-patient Unit (IPU) gardens at St Richard’s Hospice in Worcester have been decorated with twinkling lights and Christmas trees. The display was created with the support of Webbs Garden… Read more »

Gifts bring smiles at Christmas

We’re spreading the joy of opening a Christmas gift, thanks to a wonderful donation of beautiful new toys.    The Fence Club has sent us six huge boxes full of toys which we hope will bring some fun and excitement to children we support, who are otherwise facing great sadness.   Head of Family Support,… Read more »

Volunteers donate festive scrubs to city hospice

Caring staff are bringing a little Christmas cheer to the In-patient Unit (IPU) by donning festive scrubs made by a host of volunteers. Dedicated crafters poured many hours into making dozens of scrub tops and caps for the St Richard’s Hospice IPU Team. The idea was spearheaded by hospice doctor Sarah Onions, as stringent infection… Read more »

Reindeer Runner takes on charity challenge in memory of father-in-law

A loving daughter-in-law is to take on a Christmas charity challenge in memory of a much-loved Worcestershire man who died nine years ago. Kate Lambourne, from Worcester, is taking part in the St Richard’s Hospice Reindeer Run this festive season, her third fundraising event for the charity this year. Mrs Lambourne is raising funds for… Read more »

Cars Worcester commits to hospice care

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A Worcester car dealership is throwing its support behind a city charity by committing to donate towards its care. Cars Worcester, which is based on Bromyard Road, has signed a commercial partnership with St Richard’s Hospice which offers discounted maintenance to staff vehicles and will see it donate each time a car is leased or… Read more »

Warehouse re-opens for donations on Tuesdays

The St Richard’s Hospice donation station at the charity’s Warehouse in Leigh Sinton will be open for donations on Tuesdays only from 17th November from 10am to 3pm or until the container is full. In particular, we’re calling for donations of cosy autumn/winter clothing and accessories in good condition, and household items. Christmas items from… Read more »

Can you help us win £1,000 donation?

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St Richard’s Hospice is calling on supporters to nominate the charity to win a £1,000 festive financial boost as part of Ecclesiastical Insurance’s annual 12 days of giving Christmas campaign. The specialist insurer will be giving 120 different charities an early Christmas gift of a £1,000 donation, with 10 winners announced each weekday from 7… Read more »

Hospice delighted to receive festive cakes

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Festive cakes in the shape of letterboxes, snowmen, houses and more have been donated to help a hospice raise funds for its care. St Richard’s Hospice received 30 decorated Christmas cakes made by the Wychavon and Stourport branches of the British Sugarcraft Guild. Each crafted Christmas cake will be auctioned, raffled or sold to raise… Read more »