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Hospice recognises vital support of volunteers

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

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

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?

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 »

Hospice recognises vital support of volunteers

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, 1-7 June, which aims to celebrate the contribution that volunteers make to their communities. Over 1,000 volunteers… Read more »

Volunteers Recognised with Awards

The dedication and skills of four committed St Richard’s Hospice volunteers has been recognised with Community Recognition Awards. The awards, co-ordinated by Wychavon District Council, are in recognition of for their efforts in helping to make Wychavon a better place to live and work. At the ceremony, held at Peopleton Village Hall on Wednesday 11th… Read more »

Honour for Dedicated Volunteer

A dedicated and loyal St Richard’s Hospice volunteer has been awarded the British Empire Medal in recognition of her decades of supporting bereaved families. Hundreds of bereaved individuals and families have benefited from the caring support of St Richard’s Hospice volunteer Mary-Rose Fawkes, from Worcester, over the last 28 years. The former nurse became one… Read more »