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Schools & Youth Groups

We are keen to work with our local schools and would be delighted to support your students to fundraise for St Richard’s Hospice.

Flourishing Fivers sees budding entrepreneurs  invited to turn £5 into double the amount or more, this is aimed at ages 11 and above.

school total florishing fiversStudents are encouraged to use their business skills to double or triple a five pound note organising a fundraising event or maybe doing a challenge?

We encourage ideas, getting students to work as a team or individually. Most importantly we want you to have fun whilst making a difference to our free care and services.

We can provide your school with buckets, balloons, wristbands, t-shirts to help with your fundraising activities. A fundraiser is always on hand to give advice to students and help them with their ideas.

 

 

Rudolph Run – get moving with Richie the St Richard’s reindeer this Christmas!

Join Richie and hold a fundraising Rudolph Run for St Richard’s Hospice for Christmas 2020.

How does it work?
You decide! Organise your own sponsored walk or jog, or think outside the box and do something different! Rudolph dance-a-thon, anyone?

In return, we’ll supply you with everything you need to make sure your event is a success.

We can also visit your school or group to talk to students about the work of St Richard’s Hospice, helping them understand the difference they can make to their community.

Get involved!
To reserve your Rudolph Run pack, call us on 01905 958262 or email appeals@strichards.org.uk

Please note that we have limited Rudolph Run packs and so packs are on a first come, first served basis. So make sure you get back to us asap, so that you don’t miss out .

 

 

 

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.