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100 Pieces of Art auction

Posted on 28 August 2015

Budding artists and painters who want to help create 100 Pieces of Art for a charity’s fundraising auction have until Monday 21st September to send in their work. Their illustrations will hang alongside those already given by Tracey Emin, Jools Holland, Bradley Walsh, Will Young, David Jason, Julian Clary, as well as a piece signed by [...]

10,233 Push ups For Pilgrims

Posted on 28 August 2015

A truly amazing event was held last Sunday at Hastings in aid of Pilgrims Hospices. Tony Pratt and wife Dee managed to both succeed 1,000 push ups each to help raise funds for Pilgrims Hospices, with the rest of the team bringing the total count to 10,233. Tony said: “I am so glad it’s now over, I [...]

A sea of sunflowers at Pilgrims Hospices

Posted on 28 August 2015

Pilgrims Hospices August Sunflower Memories Appeal raises nearly £20,000 towards valuable hospice services. On Sunday 16 August all three Pilgrims Hospice sites in Ashford, Canterbury and Thanet welcomed visitors to view a beautiful sea of sunflower plaques each inscribed with their special someone’s name. Beryl (Pat) Jones and Mary Seller joined us for Sunflower Day Sunflower Memories has [...]

Join the magical Moonlight Walk

Posted on 28 August 2015

Be part of the magical Moonlight Walk by strolling from Herne Bay to Whitstable and back while raising much needed funds for Pilgrims Hospices.  Registrations for Moonlight Walk on Saturday 12 September are growing steadily. The Pilgrims fundraising team and volunteers are already planning to make the event really special for all those taking part. With entertainment [...]

Birchington Horticultural Society

Posted on 28 August 2015

Karen Kenward, Fundrasing Manager had the real pleasure of accepting a cheque for £240.99 from The Birchington Horticultural Society. The annual funds were raised through monthly raffles to help support care at Pilgrims Hospices. Karen said; I would like to thank Brenda and David Barton and all of the society members for their continued support [...]

Bin it for Good 2015

Posted on 25 August 2015

This Autumn, Thanet District Council is delivering an exciting new project in Margate called Bin it for Good. The project aims to incentivise people towards doing the right thing with their rubbish by offering local community benefits. For three months, all bins within a designated area in Margate Old Town will be transformed into charity [...]

Sainsbury’s donate £1500 to Pilgrims Hospices

Posted on 25 August 2015

For the last year Sainsbury’s, Bouverie Road West, Folkestone have adopted Pilgrims Hospices as their charity of the year, raising £1500 as a result of their efforts. On 19th August, they were delighted to present a cheque to Pam Meller from Pilgrims Hospice Ashford. The year began with a bottle collection held to support last year’s [...]

Paws for Pilgrims

Posted on 24 August 2015

Dog owners attended the Fun Dog Show this Sunday at Government Acre, Ramsgate in support of Pilgrims Hospices. Karen Kenward, Community Fundraising Manager for the charity said: “I was approached by Fredrick Romang, who breeds chocolate labradors and is an organiser for many dog show events through Aidens Labradors last Thank you everyone for supporting this event. year. [...]

Annual Hospice Bowls Tournament is success despite the weather

Posted on 20 August 2015

Jim Harlow’s annual bowls tournament raises a terrific £1,475 for Pilgrims Hospices. In July, Jim with the backing of Chislet Colliery Bowling Club held the 12th annual bowls tournament in the aid of Pilgrims Hospices. A full compliment of 24 triples teams turned out to support the event in order to raise funds and awareness for [...]

Herne Hill fundraisers have ‘wheely good’ result for hospice

Posted on 20 August 2015

It was a sight to behold as colorfully decorated wheelie bins raced down Staple Street with hilarious fancy dress clad drivers and their teams all aiming to be wheelie champions. The annual fun filled charity Wheelie Bin Race Day drew record breaking crowds at The Three Horseshoes Pub, Herne Hill and raised a fantastic £2501.71 for [...]

 

 


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