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Hospice benefits team help raise £1.2 million

Benefits advisers working at a Worcester hospice have raised more than £1.2 million for patients and their loved ones since 2009. The milestone amount was reached by the two Welfare Benefits Advisers working as part of the Family Support Team at St Richard’s Hospice. The advisers, Sue Sheppard and Kate Middleton, work across all clinical… Read more »

Auction of promises to help hospice

An auction of promises has raised thousands of pounds for a local hospice. St Richard’s Hospice has been donated an impressive £17,625 following an event at The Elms School in Colwall. Organised by a committee of ladies the event – which took place on Saturday 16 June – was attended by more than 120 people… Read more »

Local boy saddling up for hospice

A Worcester school boy will be getting on his bike for hospice care next month. Jay Ingram, aged 10 and from Perdiswell, will be taking part in a sponsored 10 mile cycling challenge around Worcester Racecourse on Sunday 1 July. This is the fourth year running that Jay has taken part in fundraising for St… Read more »

Hospice on the look out for enterprising students

Enterprising students are being encouraged to sign up for a hospice campaign which aims to raise money for its care. The Flourishing Fivers initiative – run by St Richard’s Hospice – encourages young people to take part in the creative money-making challenge which has been running since 2005. Claire James, Fundraiser at St Richard’s Hospice… Read more »

Race the dragon for hospice

A team of Worcestershire netball players and their friends will be taking to the water later this summer in aid of a local hospice. Members of the Malvern-based Halo netball team will be taking part in Worcester’s annual charity dragon boat race event in order to raise money for St Richard’s Hospice. Organised by Worcester… Read more »

Local dealership supports hospice with car scheme

A Worcestershire car dealership has pledged to support a local hospice with donations. PJ Nicholls Ltd – which has dealerships in Malvern, Pershore, Evesham and Tewkesbury – has announced it will support St Richard’s Hospice in Worcester by donating £100 from each new stock car sold. The firm decided to nominate the hospice as its… Read more »

Inspirational speaker lined-up for hospice event

A motivational speaker whose life was changed by the consequences of a single punch will appear at a hospice event. St Richard’s Hospice is holding a breakfast event at Sixways Stadium in Hindlip, near Worcester, on Friday, 29th June – featuring Jamie Denyer. After his beloved nephew was killed by just one punch in 2012,… Read more »

Fine weather and fashion for Ladies’ Day

Fine weather and fashion for Ladies’ Day A record amount of money was raised for a Worcester hospice, following an event that is widely acclaimed as one of the city’s most glamorous occasions. More than £27,000 was raised for St Richard’s Hospice at this month’s Ladies’ Day at Worcester Racecourse. The annual event saw hundreds… Read more »

Hospice care inspires partner’s walking challenge

The care of a Worcester woman’s partner has inspired her to raise money for the hospice who supported him 17 years ago. Sheena MacKenzie will take part in the Worcestershire Way Walk – named the best walk in the UK – next month in aid of St Richard’s Hospice in Worcester. Ms MacKenzie will take… Read more »

Artist’s family organise exhibition for hospice

The family of a Droitwich artist is hoping to raise money for a local hospice at a special art exhibition to celebrate her work. Josie Holland was looked after by St Richard’s Hospice at Home team before she died last September aged 91. Mrs Holland – who lived in Droitwich for 18 years – was… Read more »