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Quilts Give Comfort and Treasured Memories

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Quilts made with love and care by dedicated Worcestershire women are set to become the holders of treasured memories for families of St Richard’s Hospice patients. Members of the Project Linus UK volunteer group recently donated a large bundle of the handmade quilts to the Worcestershire hospice’s Family Support Team. Alison Cooper, from St Richard’s… Read more »

Footballers Kick-Off Festive Fun

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Members of Westbury Celtic Tigers/Youth U14s and the Youth Teams’ Manager’s co-workers from Jaguar LandRover Green shift spread some festive cheer to St Richard’s Hospice.   The generous group donated gifts to young people in the St Richard’s Hospice Dragonfly Group for bereaved children.   St Richard’s Head of Family Support, Sarah Popplestone-Helm said, “This is such… Read more »

Seasonal Ball a Roaring Success

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Glasses were raised in celebration at the St Richard’s Hospice Snowdrop Ball, which raised over £24,000 profit for the charity. More than 350 guests enjoyed an evening of dining and dancing at Sixways Rugby Club at the hospice’s annual event. Supporters gave generously to the live auction, led by Knight Frank’s Will Kerton, and to… Read more »

Teeing Off for a Good Cause

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The lady members of The Worcestershire Golf Club in Malvern have raised almost £4,000 for St Richard’s Hospice. The hospice was chosen as their charity of the year by Faith Tubb, Lady Captain for 2013. The members arranged a number of fundraising activities throughout the year, raising a total of £3,905.25. Events included a bridge… Read more »

Icing on Christmas Celebrations

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The annual delivery of iced Christmas cakes from the Wychavon Branch of the Sugarcraft Guild has been made to St Richard’s Hospice. The ladies, who meet in Droitwich, have been busy making and icing 30 cakes which they have donated to be sold, auctioned or raffled to raise funds for St Richard’s. Sarah Patrick, St Richard’s … Read more »

Santas Raise Sack Fulls of Cash

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Over 140 santas of all shapes and sizes were out in force at Top Barn Activity Centre raising sackfulls of cash for St Richard’s Hospice. The red suited santas climbed on their bikes or donned running shoes to take on the Santathon challenge on a four or eight mile route around the paths and fields… Read more »

Raffle Launched to Win a Mazda 3

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Local residents now have a chance to win a brand new Mazda 3 for just £1 in the St Richard’s Hospice raffle, launched this week. Ticket sales from the raffle to win the car will help raise funds to help St Richard’s provide compassionate care to patients and their families living with cancer and other… Read more »

Lloyds Bank Award for Hospice

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St Richard’s Hospice is delighted to have been awarded £3,000 from the Lloyds Bank Community Fund 2014 after residents in Worcester voted for the local charity in their thousands. Worcester residents voted for their charity of choice in their Lloyds Bank branch or by voting online. The funds will help St Richard’s provide its Hospice… Read more »

Joggers Disrobe for Calendar

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Fitness fans are stripping off in the best possible taste to raise funds for a Worcestershire hospice. Members of the Black Pear Joggers are disrobing for a 2015 calendar which is raising funds for St Richard’s Hospice. The calendar is the brain-child of Jeremy Jones whose family received support from the charity when his late… Read more »

Malvern Calendar Launch

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A local social enterprise has launched a new Malvern Hills calendar with all profits going to support St Richard’s Hospice.   The calendar was created by Worcestershire-based social enterprise, Shuttersphere and features twelve images from in and around the Malverns.   The company was founded by local amateur photographer, John Wynn, who is aiming to… Read more »