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Musical evening supports hospice care

18th August 2015

A Motown night held at Bengeworth Club, Evesham, has raised £750 to help St Richard’s Hospice care for patients with life-threatening illnesses and support their families.

The evening, organised by Dianne Gardner, Paul and Kim Mcloughlin, was set up in memory of close friend Steve Metrovich who was cared for by the hospice.

Guests enjoyed the nostalgic sounds of Jimmy Mack, a Drifters tribute band. The Motown night was kindly hosted by Dennis Deacon, landlord at Bengeworth Club. Following the success of the evening, the organisers hope that a Motown evening will become a regular event on the Club’s calendar.

Charlie Homer, Community Fundraiser at St Richard’s Hospice, said; “We would like to thank everyone for making this event such as success. As an independent charity, St Richard’s is very grateful for the generous support of the local community who help us continue to offer compassionate care.”

Funds raised on the evening were donated to St Richard’s Hospice and Midlands Air Ambulance.

 

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

During this challenging time, we are doing our utmost to continue caring for the patients and loved ones who need us most.

The way we work has been adapted, with many of our services delivered remotely – such as over the phone, or by video call. And we are working closely with other health care professionals in Worcestershire to share knowledge and expertise at this time.

Latest changes at St Richard’s Hospice

  • In-patient Unit: To protect patients and staff  from the spread of the virus, we are following national guidance and therefore it is with regret we are not able to accept visitors. Please do not hesitate to contact the In-patient Unit with any questions on 01905 958163. Thank you for your understanding at this difficult time.
  • Community Nursing: Community services continue to operate, with a mixture of hands-on care and remote support.
  • Living Well and Family Support Services: Switched to virtual model, with care given remotely over the phone or via video call.
  • Shops: All 19 of our shops and warehouse are temporarily closed. Please do not leave donations outside our shops, as we are unable to collect them at this time.
  • Fundraising: All hospice organised events until the end of August have been postponed. If you wish to support us, please donate to our Resilience Fund.

Please do not visit St Richard’s Hospice if you have a high temperature or new, continuous cough. If you have these symptoms, please stay at home and self-isolate for seven days. See NHS advice on coronavirus.

Thank you for your support and understanding at this difficult time.