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Volunteers help open new Morrisons store

Posted on 24 October 2014

Pilgrims volunteers were joined by local schoolchildren this week to help open a new supermarket in Whitstable. David Boorman and Elaine Finlay were joined by four children from Whitstable County Juniors to cut a ribbon across the doorway of a new Morrisons store on Wednesday morning. Store staff have chosen to support Pilgrims Hospices over the [...]

Golf club donates £300 to hospice

Posted on 24 October 2014

Captain of Westgate and Birchington Golf Club, Stewart Wilkinson, presented a cheque for £300 to Pilgrims Hospices recently.

Light Up the City: line up for a fabulous night

Posted on 22 October 2014

So you’re all registered to join the fun at this Saturday’s Light up the City in Canterbury? Or perhaps you’re still deciding whether to give up your cosy Saturday night on the sofa? Supporter and regular Pilgrims blogger Ella Brocklebank shares her top tips to ensure you join in to enjoy a great night of entertainment [...]

Dyson Dash raises £1,000 for Pilgrims Hospices

Posted on 22 October 2014

The Broadstairs Sailing Club presented a cheque recently for £1000 to Pilgrims Hospices, which was raised from the Dyson Dash Sailing event that they hold on August Bank Holiday Monday each year in memory of Steve Dyson. The Dyson Dash has been an important part of their calendar over the past six years.

5 minutes with…Elspeth prepares for first Light up the City

Posted on 21 October 2014

In less than a week, hundreds will come together for Pilgrims Hospices Light Up the City run or walk to raise money for hospice care. Elspeth Hardie will be there, taking on her first 5k run in memory of a good friend. We caught up with her to see how her training is going as the big day [...]

Sky’s the limit for Val and Yvonne

Posted on 20 October 2014

Two friends Val Harris and Yvonne Weeks have fulfilled a lifelong ambition of skydiving. They chose to raise money for a charity close to both their hearts.

Help hospice top target for big draw

Posted on 20 October 2014

It’s less than a month since the Pilgrims Hospices Big Christmas Draw appeal was launched and already, hundreds of local people have supported to raise money for people with life-limiting illness in east Kent. The draw has raised more than £42,000 from the raffle ticket sales already! With the help of more generous people like this we [...]

Marcello Salon hair raiser proves popular for Pilgrims

Posted on 15 October 2014

Marcello Marino and his team of hairdressers has presented Pilgrims Hospices with a fantastic £470.55 this week after holding a two-day event at their salon in Ramsgate.

Why ‘walk the walk’ for Pilgrims?

Posted on 15 October 2014

If you’re new to Pilgrims Hospices Light Up the City you may be wondering what to expect from this night-time charity challenge. Ella Brocklebank is supporting for the fourth year in a row, so she’s the perfect person to give you the low down. As the autumn evenings draw darker it’s that time of year when we [...]

Ramsgate’s Wheatsheaf pub supports Pilgrims

Posted on 15 October 2014

The Wheatsheaf pub in Ramsgate has been running quiz nights every other week to raise funds for Pilgrims Hospices. Karen Kenward, Regional Fundraising Manager, was privileged to receive a cheque for £2,000 on Wednesday evening.  John Mannering has organised the events for more than 12 years, raising over £10,000 for charity. His friends felt this should be recognised [...]



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