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Crowdfunder supports families at Christmas

Christmas is such a special time of year; a time for sharing happy moments with family and friends, but families that have lost a loved one can find this a particularly lonely and isolating time. Will you donate to help us provide care and support to families at this difficult and emotional time, helping them… Read more »

Snowdrops for spring will brighten hospice days

  Thousands of snowdrops will be bursting through the ground in Worcestershire schools next spring. St Richard’s Hospice Snowdrops in Worcestershire Appeal has seen pupils from ten schools plant over 9,000 bulbs and 3,000 plants and donate £2,600 towards the charity’s care. Over 1,800 children took the opportunity to plant the snowdrops which were all… Read more »

Lights shine in memory and celebration

  Thousands of loved ones are being remembered and celebrated in this year’s St Richard’s Hospice Lights of Love initiative across Worcestershire. Almost 3,000 names have been dedicated to loved ones with lights shining on the hospice Christmas tree in St Andrew’s Spire, Worcester. The dedicated names are also recorded on boards around the tree… Read more »

Let us recycle your Christmas tree

Take the hassle out of your post-festive clear up and support St Richard’s Hospice at the same time in a special Christmas tree recycling scheme. St Richard’s Hospice is working in partnership with JustHelping to send out teams of volunteers who will be collecting trees around the county from 13th – 15th January. St Richard’s… Read more »

Welcome £8k boost for St Richard’s garden haven

Worcestershire’s St Richard’s Hospice is delighted to announce it has bagged £8,000 from a Tesco funding scheme. Tesco teamed up with Groundwork to launch the second round of its Bags of Help funding initiative, which sees grants raised from the 5p bag levy – being awarded to local outdoor community projects. Work can now start… Read more »

Group donate friendship quilt in aid of hospice

A craft group from Evesham have donated a spectacular friendship quilt to St Richard’s Hospice to help raise funds for the local charity. The handmade double-sized quilt was created by the Littleton Thursday Craft Club before being machine quilted by Quilters’ Corner in Evesham. The hospice hopes to raise as much money as possible from… Read more »

Hundreds remember with Lights of Love

  Hundreds of people packed into Worcester Cathedral on Friday (11th Nov) to remember and celebrate the lives of their loved ones in the St Richard’s Hospice Lights of Love services. In the afternoon service, around 400 people heard readings and singing from King’s Hawford School choir and lit candles in remembrance of loved ones…. Read more »

Sugarcraft is icing on the cake for hospice

  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 33 cakes which they have donated to be sold, auctioned or raffled to raise funds for St Richard’s. Jayne Sargeant, St… Read more »

Dedicate a light in memory of a loved one

Dedicate a light of love online Lights of love will be shining across Worcestershire from November to celebrate the lives of thousands of special people who are held in memory. St Richard’s Hospice will be holding five Lights of Love events around the county throughout November and December in the lead up to the festive… Read more »

Hospice seeks superheroes for corporate support

A Worcestershire Hospice which supports more than 2,500 patients and their loved ones in the county each year – is seeking ‘superheroes’ to leap into action as corporate partners. The hospice fundraising team wants to encourage firms to come forward and work with St Richard’s in partnership as their chosen Charity of the Year. St… Read more »