6th November 2015

The Big Push for St Richard’s Hospice

An intrepid hospice patient will be celebrating his birthday this month with a sponsored wheelchair push across the Malvern Hills.

Vaughn Albone, who is being cared for St Richard’s Hospice, will be pushed in his wheelchair over the iconic hills on Saturday 14th November to raise money for the local hospice.

A team of 20 friends and family will take it in turns to push him along the route from British Camp via Worcestershire Beacon to North Hill Clock Tower, including members of The Gloster Arms football team for whom he is Assistant Manager.

Vaughn said; “A St Richard’s Hospice nurse has been supporting me and my wife Chris through my recent illness. She has been a life line and has helped us tremendously. We have also known friends and families that have been cared for by the hospice and so I wanted to give something back – as they say; the joy is in the giving!

He added; “We have lived in Malvern for many years and love spending time on the hills so we thought that a sponsored wheelchair push over the hills would be a wonderful way to spend my birthday and raise money for a great local charity at the same time. We are very grateful that our friends and family are generously giving their time and money for this worthwhile cause.”

To donate to Vaughn’s fund visit www.justgiving.com/thebigpushmalvern