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Messy Madness postponed until July

We are sorry to inform you that we have had to postpone this Saturday’s Messy Madness event at Churchfields Farm until Saturday, 27th July 2019. This is due to persistent rain causing the ground to become waterlogged to the extent it would pose significant risk of injury to participants. It is also impossible for vehicles,… Read more »

‘Why I volunteer for St Richard’s Hospice’

“My heart is here and it always will be” – says a long-serving volunteer who continues to work in a hospice shop aged 99. And after more than a decade of volunteering for St Richard’s Hospice, Evesham-born Dorothy Barnett shows no sign of stopping. Mrs Barnett, who celebrated her birthday in January, is the hospice’s… Read more »

Community picnic set for Worcestershire Beacon

A free community picnic is set to be held on top of the Worcestershire Beacon as part of a week-long civic festival. Members of the public are invited to gather in Rosebank Gardens, Malvern, at 6.30pm on Saturday, June 22 – before walking up to the landmark, led by a group of pipers. The event… Read more »

“I volunteer to help people” – Debbie’s story

To celebrate Volunteers’ Week, from June 1st to 7th, we are sharing stories from just a few of the fantastic people who give up their time to support St Richard’s Hospice. Read Debbie’s Story Debbie Holt volunteers on our Reception at St Richard’s Hospice. She says: “It’s very busy on Reception – people are phoning… Read more »

“I feel we can make a difference” – Volunteers’ Week 2019

To celebrate Volunteers’ Week, from June 1st to 7th, we are sharing stories from just a few of the fantastic people who give up their time to support St Richard’s Hospice. Read Sue’s story  Retired nurse Sue Perry volunteers with the hospitality team at St Richard’s – serving meals to people receiving care on the… Read more »

‘Why I volunteer for St Richard’s Hospice’

To celebrate Volunteers’ Week, from June 1st to 7th, we are sharing stories from just a few of the fantastic people who give up their time to support St Richard’s Hospice. Read Gavin’s story Gavin Morris, a retired headteacher, began volunteering for St Richard’s Hospice at its Snowdrops shop in Broadway, after moving to the… Read more »

Hospice to celebrate ‘incredible’ volunteers

Celebrations are in order to champion the tireless work of around 900 volunteers at St Richard’s Hospice. During Volunteers’ Week, from June 1 to 7, the hospice will join hundreds of charities across the country to showcase the importance of voluntary work. Volunteers support every aspect of hospice life – from patient care to administration;… Read more »

Walkers to stride-out for 31-mile challenge

Walkers are being challenged to trek the 31-mile Worcestershire Way in just one day – all in support of hospice care. Organised by St Richard’s Hospice, the Worcestershire Way Walk challenge takes place on Friday, July 5. The day begins at 6am in Bewdley, with participants striding out across the county before finishing on the… Read more »

Cyclists invited to ‘saddle up’ for hospice care

Cyclists are being invited to saddle-up and take on a hospice fundraising challenge this summer. St Richard’s Hospice, in Worcester, is holding its Bikeathon event on Sunday, June 30 – challenging cyclists to either a 16, 45 or 64-mile route. Kelly Johns, hospice fundraiser, said: “We can’t wait for the return of our Bikeathon event… Read more »

Hospice set to celebrate Volunteers’ Week

Each year, we are privileged to support more than 3,300 patients and their loved ones across Worcestershire. We are thankful for our fantastic workforce across all departments – from those who run our shops, to those providing excellent care. However, all our work is underpinned by the tireless support of around 900 volunteers who give… Read more »