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Hospice hopes Donor Tree will flourish

A beautiful, sculpted tree with bronze, silver and gold-effect leaves now takes pride of place in the recently-renovated reception of St Richard’s Hospice in Worcester. The Donor Tree – which has 456 elegant leaves – grew before the eyes of patients, staff, volunteers and visitors as it was installed in just one day (Friday 3rd… Read more »

Meet our ‘convicts’ for Jail and Bail

We are looking forward to our first Jail and Bail fundraising challenge at Worcester’s Guildhall on Friday, 10th May. Managers from across the county have been nominated by their long-suffering colleagues for various (entirely fictitious) workplace crimes and will soon be chained up as punishment. On the day, each boss will be ‘taken into custody’… Read more »

Winning tickets for Grand Raffle announced

We are excited to announce the winning ticket numbers for our 2019 Grand Raffle! ⭐️ Winning first prize of £5,000 is ticket number 105994 ⭐️ Second prize of a champagne brunch at the Gherkin goes to ticket number 119124 ⭐️ Third prize of a Gtech AirRam is won by ticket number 035201 ⭐️ Fourth prize of dinner, bed and breakfast at… Read more »

Matt scales the heights for hospice

A hospice staff member is set to abseil 141ft down an historic clock tower to raise funds for the charity – despite having a fear of heights. Matt Jackson, Senior Family Support Practitioner at St Richard’s Hospice, will scale the heights of Abberley Hall clock tower on Saturday, March 30. The 39-year-old’s wife Tracey is… Read more »

Car dealership raises £1.4k for hospice

A county car dealership has donated £1,400 in support of hospice care as part of a charity scheme. PJ Nicholls Ltd – which has dealerships in Malvern, Pershore, Evesham and Tewkesbury – pledged to support St Richard’s Hospice by donating £100 from each new stock car it sold. The family-run firm selected St Richard’s as… Read more »

Five-year-old Felix raises funds for hospice

A five-year-old has raised more than £1,200 for the hospice which cared for his granddad – by taking on a two-mile run. Felix Hodgetts, from Worcester, decided to run the St Richard’s Hospice Santa Dash in memory of his granddad Mike, who died in November 2018. Mike Hodgetts had cancer and was cared for by… 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 »

Take on our shop donation challenge!

A hospice team is challenging the community to ‘give up’ 40 items of clothing, bric-a-brac and books in the 40 days of Lent. St Richard’s Hospice is calling for people to de-clutter and donate unwanted, good quality items to any of its 18 shops as part of its donation challenge. Participants can get together with… Read more »

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 »