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Volunteering is about getting out and doing something”

St Swithin's street shop volunteers Marion Woodhouse and Margaret Fluellen

Volunteers in our St Swithin’s Street charity shop and cafe in Worcester share their thoughts on what motivates them to volunteer. Lynne Morgan-Green,  70 Why do I volunteer? I used to work at my family business and I was very active until I retired. But after I retired I just needed to keep working, I… Read more »

Volunteers help hospice garden grow

Medtronic Mission In Motion Group cropped

A team of kind-hearted volunteers have helped plant up new borders at St Richard’s Hospice in Worcester. Almost 20 people from Medtronic, based in Watford, spent the day digging and planting  in the hospice grounds as a thank you to the charity for its care of Laura Walker, the daughter of Sales Director, Mark Kerrigan…. Read more »

Shop volunteers’ gifts of time

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 Volunteers are giving St Richard’s Hospice a festive boost thanks to answering the call for more people to donate gifts of time in the charity’s shops.  St Richard’s Hospice was encouraging more people to step forward and sign up to their campaign aimed at recruiting 101 volunteers in 101 days to help run the charity’s… Read more »

Final push for 101 hospice shop volunteers

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  St Richard’s Hospice is encouraging more people to step forward and sign up to their campaign aimed at recruiting 101 volunteers in 101 days to help run the charity’s stores across Worcestershire. The 17 high street stores are the charity’s face within the community and last year their shops achieved a turnover of £2.4m… Read more »

Will you be the 1?

Malvern Link shop Youth Team Iona, Annie and Fran

St Richard’s Hospice has launched a new campaign aimed at recruiting 101 volunteers in 101 days to help run the charity’s 17 stores across Worcestershire. The high street stores are the charity’s face within the community and last year their shops achieved a turnover of £2.37m through the sale of good quality clothes, bric-a-brac, books… Read more »

Argos team gives helping hand

Argos team and nurses at warehouse

St Richard’s Hospice, has received a helping hand from Argos with 30 of the company’s managers recently supporting the reorganisation of its extensive warehouse during a volunteering day. St Richard’s 18,000 square foot warehouse houses a wide range of generous public donations from furniture and antiques to books, clothes and bric-a-brac – with the aim… Read more »

Hospice recognises vital support of volunteers

Andrew Farthing volunteer at St Swithin's St book shop

Volunteers who offer their skills and experience to help St Richard’s Hospice care for patients with life-threatening illnesses and support their families are being recognised in a series of events. The week of events marks national Volunteers Week, 1-12th June, which aims to celebrate the contribution that volunteers make to their communities. Almost 1,000 volunteers… Read more »

Rugby league team dig deep to help

Hull Kingston Rovers

Lovely to welcome new volunteers from Hull Kingston Rovers rugby league today who were busy trimming hedges and tidying our hospice garden. The guys were on a team building and leadership initiative involving tasks around the country over 3 days. Big thanks for all your help. http://www.hullkr.co.uk/on-the-pitch/news/article/squad-embark-on-unique-pre-season-camp

Work experience for pupils at hospice

River School work experience Habibah Zamir, Connor Baird and William Deane with cafe assistant Agata Drewicz

Three local school children are exchanging 20 hours of school for 20 hours service at St Richard’s Hospice in Worcester. The Year 10 students from The River School are undertaking the community service as part of their vocational Asdan qualification, a nationally recognised qualification and training body. William Deane, Connor Baird and Habibah Zamir, all… Read more »

Can you help collect funds?

mike martin

If you like meeting people and supporting a great local cause then St Richard’s Hospice would love to hear from you. The Worcestershire charity is encouraging people to come forward and volunteer to help with street and store collections which take place around the county. There are also options to volunteer at events selling raffle… Read more »