Posts Categorised in: Fundraising & Donating News

Support hospice with swathes of snowdrops

St Richard’s Hospice is encouraging schools to plant swathes of snowdrops to help support their care, growing a scheme which saw pupils plant 10,000 of the spring plants last year. In 2016, twelve schools took part in the fun and educational snowdrops project, raising over £2,700 for the charity’s care and support of people affected… Read more »

Local theatre group raises funds for care

A cheque totalling £3,500 has been presented to St Richard’s Hospice by one of Worcester’s longest standing amateur theatre groups. Kay’s Theatre Group handed over the donation, in memory of one of its members, Jenny Hall-Dixon, who was living with cancer and cared for by the hospice before her death last August. Cath Skyrme, Vice… Read more »

Car raffle winner

  We have drawn our Car Raffle and the lucky winning numbers are; First prize – 116137 Second prize – 001787 Third prize – 101949 We have contacted all the winners and we are extremely grateful to everyone who entered. We have raised almost £45,000 from the car raffle this year – this significant amount… Read more »

Funds raised for hospice in memory of ‘precious Nana’

A local hospice that treats patients with life-limiting illnesses has expressed its heartfelt gratitude to a Worcestershire family following a fundraising event. Vanessa Davenport, from Cheltenham, organised a Charity Masquerade Ball earlier this month in memory of her much loved Nana, Joan Smith, who died at the hospice in 2015, aged 86 years old. The… Read more »

Shaken not stirred at 007 ball

Up to 200 people celebrated an evening of glitz and glamour in aid of St Richard’s Hospice at The Kings Hawford 007 Ball on Saturday 4 March. Guests filled the Elgar Suite at the Bank House Hotel in Bransford, raising more than £11,500 to help the local charity to continue to care for patients with… Read more »

Hospice car raffle winner picked at end of month

 There are just three weeks left before a lucky winner is picked to drive off in a new Mazda 2 in the St Richard’s car raffle. Thousands of tickets have already been snapped up for just £2 each with all the funds helping St Richard’s provide compassionate care to patients living with life-limiting illnesses and… Read more »

Giant inflatables offer chance to be a superhero

St Richard’s Hospice is calling for local superheroes with a sense of adventure to take on a very special challenge in aid of hospice care. The local charity is inviting people to take part in a celebration event of fun inflatables and foam on Saturday 17th June to celebrate the heroes in their lives. The… Read more »

Hospice launches raffle to win a car

Local residents can start the new year with a great prize – the chance to win a brand new car for just £2 in the St Richard’s Hospice raffle. Ticket sales from the raffle to win the car will help raise funds to help St Richard’s provide compassionate care to patients living with life-limiting illnesses… Read more »

Christmas trees recycled to support hospice care

A team of volunteers helped hundreds of Worcestershire households with their post-festive clear up by collecting and recycling Christmas trees in the county to support local hospice care. In just three days (13th – 15th Jan) over 600 trees were picked up from households, offices and schools and the initiative raised over £7,500 in donations…. Read more »

Make February the month to write your Will

  A Worcester firm is encouraging people to set their financial and personal affairs in order at the start of the year by writing a Will. mfg Solicitors  in The Tything, Worcester, are offering a special value Will writing service in February with donations for Wills made to St Richard’s Hospice. A similar offer last… Read more »