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When, where and how you can donate to shops

If you’ve been having a clear-out during lockdown, you can take your good-quality, resaleable items to collection points at the designated stores below on set days and times. Read on for information on how to donate, and the latest guidance on furniture collections. Please note We are not currently accepting donations at any of our… 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 »

Build 2020 appeal hits target!

St Richard’s Hospice is saying a huge thank you to kind-hearted supporters who have helped them reach the Build 2020 appeal target! They have resumed the Stage 2 building programme with appropriate COVID-19 secure measures in place and are seeing great progress. St Richard’s Hospice Fundraising Director, Tricia Cavell said, “Although the pandemic has caused us to lose… Read more »

Quality donation campaign launched

Please note: due to the coronavirus pandemic, the way accept donations has changed. Follow this link to read the latest guidance before donating. Thank you. A hospice is urging the public to only donate good-quality items to its shops to help combat the growing and costly problem of waste disposal. St Richard’s Hospice has begun… Read more »

Cyclist to ride 10,000km for hospice

A determined cyclist is more than half-way through a mammoth challenge to cycle 10,000 kilometres in a year – while raising money for a hospice close to his heart. Graham Davies, from Bransford, is raising money for St Richard’s Hospice, which provided community nursing care to his mother-in-law, Katrina, at home. The 55-year-old, who works… Read more »

Couple give virtual garden tour to raise funds

Sit back and relax as you take a virtual tour of a beautiful garden, owned by hospice supporters John and Sue Fletcher. Each year, the couple invite visitors to enjoy their garden as part of the National Garden Scheme (NGS) Open Gardens. However, due to the coronavirus pandemic, this is not possible in 2020. Instead,… Read more »

Key worker to run 128km for hospice

A primary school teacher is running 128km this month to raise funds for the Worcestershire hospice which cared for one of her best friends. Emma Winter, from Merthyr Tydfil, is running the equivalent distance from her home to St Richard’s Hospice, in Worcester, while still busy teaching as one of the nation’s key workers.  … Read more »

Hospice receives £2K boost from business

Staff at a county hospice are “thrilled” to benefit from a £2,000 donation made by a company based near Malvern. St Richard’s Hospice was selected to receive the funding by staff at Cytoplan Limited, a food supplements company in Hanley Swan. The donation was made possible by Cytoplan’s owners, The AIM Foundation, which has also… Read more »

Florence Nightingale clock to be auctioned for hospice

A carriage clock presented as a gift by Florence Nightingale – the founder of modern nursing – is to be auctioned in aid of a Worcestershire hospice. The 8 inch high clock was thought to have been given by the famous Victorian nurse to fellow social reformer Mathilde Schwabe. The current owner of the clock, who has asked to remain anonymous, will donate all money raised from its sale to… Read more »