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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 »

Hospice birdlife set to thrive

The birdlife in the gardens of St Richard’s Hospice, Worcester, has been given a boost with the donation of 14 new homes. The nesting boxes were given through the environmental charity Welcome to our Future which is based in Pershore. Grants Manager Bill Richardson, explained, “Welcome to our Future has secured funding from the Lillie… Read more »

Runner completes 50 half marathons for hospice

A determined runner has completed 50 half marathons in a year to raise money for the hospice which cared for his wife. Mark Henderson challenged himself to run 50 half marathons – or 650 miles – to celebrate his 50th birthday and finished his last race in Las Vegas. In 2011, Mr Henderson’s wife –… Read more »

Family to illuminate house for hospice close to heart

A dedicated fundraiser will illuminate his house in a dazzling display of Christmas lights to raise money for a hospice close to his family’s heart. Steve Symonds, who lives in Whitbourne, and his family will host the grand switch on event on Saturday, December 8 at 6.30pm. Flicking the switch will be Britain’s Got Talent… Read more »

Thousands raised in memory of cyclist

More than £7,000 has been raised for the hospice which cared for a keen cyclist before he died. Keith Stoneham, from Fernhill Heath, had cancer and was cared for by the St Richard’s Hospice community team before he died in 2017 aged 48. Earlier this year, Stuart Summers and Ian Smith (pictured left) – of… Read more »

Dedicate a light in memory of loved ones

Hundreds of twinkling lights will be lit in memory of loved ones at a range of moving hospice services this winter. In the weeks leading to Christmas, there will be six St Richard’s Hospice Lights of Love services or events – offering the community a place to remember and celebrate the lives of their loved… Read more »