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Giraffe auction tops £210,000 for hospice

Celebrations were in full swing last night after an auction of 31 giraffe sculptures raised £210,400 for the St Richard’s Hospice Build 2020 Appeal. Worcester Stands Tall, a Wild in Art event brought to the city by St Richard’s, captured the hearts of the community and attracted thousands of visitors this summer. The auction at… Read more »

Hospice launches ‘Save our Snowdrop’ campaign

The hospice behind the Worcester Stands Tall sculpture trail has launched an appeal to raise enough money to bid for a giraffe at auction. St Richard’s Hospice, based in Worcester, needs to raise £5,000 to be in with a chance of successfully bidding for Snowdrop at auction on Thursday, October 11. All 30 giant giraffes… Read more »

Team takes on tough challenge for hospice

A team of fierce fundraisers took on a tough 10k run through mud, lakes and woodland – all in support of hospice care. The 26-strong team from OGL Computer, based in Stourport and Kidderminster, completed the Wolf Run challenge and raised more than £4,600 for St Richard’s Hospice. Each team member tackled a series of… Read more »

How writing your Will could help the hospice

A month-long Will writing campaign led by St Richard’s Hospice is set to return this September. During the hospice’s Write a Will Month campaign, a trio of Worcestershire solicitors’ firms will offer people the opportunity to write a simple Will for £95, or a double Will for £150 – with 100 per cent of the… Read more »

On the hunt for knitted giraffes

Update: Thank you to everyone who donated knitted giraffes during the project. As Worcester Stands Tall has now ended, we no longer need giraffe items. Organisers of the city’s forthcoming giraffe trail are calling upon enthusiastic knitters and stitchers to start casting on for a summer knit along. Worcester Stands Tall, A Wild in Art… Read more »

Cycling in memory of mum

A 20 year old student from Redditch will be taking part in a cycling challenge in memory of her best friend’s Mum. Olivia Salkeld will be cycling 45 miles in order to raise funds for St Richard’s Hospice, who looked after Helen Deaves (pictured) before she died in December 2015, at just 37 years old…. Read more »

Exercise boost for hospice patients

Patients at St Richard’s Hospice will benefit from specialist gym equipment – thanks to a donation from the Nationwide Foundation. The Foundation donated £4,800 for the Worcester-based hospice to buy an exercise treadmill. The specialist equipment will be installed in the new exercise studio which is being built as part of the St Richard’s Build… Read more »