Posts Categorised in: Fundraising & Donating News

Ladies’ night celebration of hospice care

Members of a Worcester Masonic Lodge have raised £2,000 to help support hospice care in Worcestershire. The Worshipful Master of Elgar Lodge Mark Taylor, and his wife Chrissi, hosted the evening event on Saturday 25th April to thank his wife and fellow members’ wives for supporting the Lodge during his year as Master. As is… Read more »

Hospice welcomes new member to Fundraising team

  St Richard’s Hospice has welcomed a new community fundraiser to support the charity’s work caring for people at the end of their lives.   Following a number of changes within its fundraising team, Mrs Jayne Sargeant, was recently welcomed into the Fundraising Department as its newest Community Fundraiser.   Jayne, who lives in Worcester… Read more »

Golfers tea off for hospice

Droitwich based AKW hosted an successful charity golf day at Gaudet Luce Golf Club on 10th September in aid of St Richard’s Hospice. This year  smashed all previously raised amounts raising £4,178.15 from only 39 guest golfers from AKW’s invited business partners. AKW, one of Droitwich Spa’s largest employers, hosted this annual event at Gaudet Luce… Read more »

Wheelchair will make life more comfortable for patients

Life will be more comfortable for patients at St Richard’s Hospice following the donation of a special wheelchair. The Paycare Charity Trust, based in Wolverhampton, has donated the £1,750 Invacare Rea Azalea Transit Wheelchair to the Worcester-based hospice. June Patel, St Richard’s Care Director said, “We are very grateful for the gift of this chair… Read more »

Sign up for hospice Gift Aid and receive free gift

St Richard’s Hospice is calling for more supporters who donate clothes, books and household items to sign up for Gift Aid. Donors are being asked to register for Gift Aid at any of the hospice’s 18 stores, enabling the charity to raise an extra 25p in the pound on any donation. Those signing up for… Read more »

GP shaves head & raises thousands

A leading GP in Worcester has bravely had her head shaved in aid of St Richard’s Hospice, raising around £4,800 to support hospice care. Dr Catriona Whyte, senior partner at Severn Valley Medical Practice, took a seat in the barber’s chair at the Lyppard Grange surgery on Saturday 19th September. On the day crowds of… Read more »

Hospice announces country park support

The Valley, formerly called Evesham Country Park, has this week announced that St Richard’s Hospice will be amongst its chosen local charities. Together, the organisations plan to organise a range of activities that will enable local people to make the most of the centre’s facilities and support hospice care. The Valley is set within a… Read more »

Sale of art held in recognition of hospice care

An art exhibition and sale has raised over £2,000 in aid of St Richard’s Hospice. The exhibition of paintings by local artist Niki Alcock was organised by her husband Roland Alcock as part of her funeral last month.  Some of Mrs Alcock’s paintings were offered to friends and family, raising £2070 in donations for St… Read more »

Worcester Festival firework finale supports hospice

A spectacular firework display will form the finale of this year’s Worcester Festival with collections in aid of St Richard’s Hospice. This year’s Worcester Festival, which has offered a wide range of music and arts activities over the last two weeks, will conclude this weekend with a firework spectacular on Bank Holiday Monday 31st August…. Read more »

Take time this September to write your Will

Worcestershire residents are being encouraged to write their Wills with a campaign launched by St Richard’s Hospice. During September, the Worcester hospice will be running its annual Write a Will month. Participating solicitors across the county will offer local people the opportunity to write a simple Will for £90, or £140 for a double Will,… Read more »