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Big Band Celebration

A special ‘Big Band’ event on Saturday, 18th October, featuring the unique sound of the West Midland Light Orchestra, has raised over £2,200 for St Richard’s Hospice. More than 170 local music lovers enjoyed a toe tapping evening of song and dance at a special charity concert hosted by the Bank House Hotel, Bransford. The… Read more »

Get involved, keep in touch

Over the last 30 years St Richard’s Hospice has touched the lives of many local families, and continues to offer compassionate care and support to those with life-threatening illnesses and their loved ones. Families often express their thanks for the care they and their loved one received, and are keen to stay in touch and… Read more »

Worcester University Charity of the Year

Staff and students at the University of Worcester have raised more than £10,500 for St Richard’s Hospice. The Hospice was selected as the University’s Charity of the Year for the 2013/14 academic year during which a number of events took place, including raffles, a quiz night and collections tins placed around the University’s campuses. More… Read more »

Challengers Raise Over £12,000

Intrepid teams of Worcestershire workers and friends pulled out all the stops and raised thousands of pounds towards hospice care in the St Richard’s Paddle, Plod and Pedal Challenge. All the sponsorship money has now been donated by the teams who took on the endurance challenge in July. The test included  paddling from Pershore to… Read more »

Chas to Climb Every Mountain…

A keen walker has already climbed over 24,000ft in his bid to climb 54 mountains in part of the UK in memory of his wife, daughter and a good friend.   Chas Reading from Worcester, is walking in their memory and raising funds for St Richard’s Hospice who cared for his wife Dee and friend Bill… Read more »

Marathon Run in Memory of Dad

A Stourport student plans to run the Droitwich Half Marathon and raise money for St Richard’s Hospice, in memory of his dad. Alex Yarnold, aged 17 from Worcester, who attends Stourport Sixth Form, took up running earlier this year as part of his Duke of Edinburgh Award. He decided he wanted to run the Droitwich… Read more »

Hospice care is extended to the whole family

A life threatening illness can be incredibly difficult to cope with, especially for the family. St Richard’s Hospice understands that the emotional impact extends beyond the individual and so also offers care and support to the whole family. St Richard’s social workers and counsellors support patients and their loved ones to come to terms with… Read more »

Santathon Kicks-Off Seasonal Festivities

Budding Santas are being invited to take part in a Santathon to raise money for St Richard’s Hospice. Santas young and not so young can sign up to take part in the fundraising event on Sunday 30th November, with running and cycling events on offer. There is a choice of 4 or 8 mile routes… Read more »

Toe-Tapping Tea Dances

Local people are being invited to set their toes tapping at a Tea Dance at Peopleton Village Hall on Sunday, 26th October. The event will run from 2.30pm until 5pm and is being organised in aid of St Richard’s Hospice. To ensure energy levels are kept topped up there will be a delicious afternoon tea… Read more »

Spiritual support offers strength and reassurance

It may not surprise you that, as part of its holistic approach to care, St Richard’s Hospice offers patients and their loved ones spiritual care as well as physical, emotional and social support. But you may be surprised to find out how integrated the hospice’s chaplaincy service is with pastoral care within the community and… Read more »