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Barbie’s playschool hold sponsored walk for Pilgrims Hospices

Posted on 8 October 2015

On Sunday the 18th October, Barbie’s Playschool in Broadstairs will be holding their annual Sponsored Walk and they have chosen this year to raise funds for Pilgrims Hospices. This year the sponsored walk is in memory of Barbara’s Daughter Susan and Holly’s Nan Teresa, who where cared for at Pilgrims Hospices.  Last Year Barbie’s sponsored Walk which starts at [...]

Musical Marion steps out to support Light Up the City

Posted on 6 October 2015

Marion Dowie from Dover will be walking the 3km Canterbury Light Up the City route on Saturday 24 October to raise valuable funds for Pilgrims Hospices. “I’m going to walk and play my bagpipes in memory of my lovely husband Jim who sadly died in June this year,” she explained. Jim was cared for and supported at home [...]

Place your bids for the Pilgrims art auction

Posted on 6 October 2015

Get brochure The artwork has been chosen and auction bids are arriving for the 100 Pieces of Art charity auction in aid of Pilgrims Hospices to be held on Saturday 10 October. Art is being displayed at The Pie Factory, Broad Street, Margate between 10am 4pm this week, sealed bids will be accepted during these times. The [...]

Successful Curry and Quiz Night for Pilgrims Supporters in Ashford

Posted on 5 October 2015

Pilgrims Hospice Ashford held their first Curry & Quiz night on Saturday 26 September. The evening generated an enormous £900.47 for the charity and enough enthusiasm from quizzers to arrange another quiz evening. 11 teams took part in the fun filled evening enjoying fantastic curries made by hospice chef Bobby Antony and answering a range of [...]

Paul Hollywood gets behind Big Cake Bake for hospice

Posted on 29 September 2015

Homegrown celebrity baker Paul Hollywood who lives in Wingham near Canterbury is taking time out from his busy TV schedule to support a charity close to home. ‘The King of Bakes’ will be making a guest appearance to encourage home baking enthusiasts taking part in the Wingham farm shop Gibsons Big Cake Bake fundraiser in which [...]

Take action now to achieve a new hospice for Canterbury

Posted on 29 September 2015

Pilgrims Hospices play a key role in the community in Canterbury. We help thousands of residents each year at the most difficult times in their lives, and this figure is set to rise. The current Canterbury hospice is in need of modernisation. Right now we have the opportunity to achieve a brand new state of the [...]

Boon Edam auctions used iPads in aid of Pilgrims

Posted on 21 September 2015

Local company Boon Edam has auctioned used iPads in aid of Pilgrims Hospices raising £251 for the local charity. Ben Lane-Bailey IT support administrator explained: “We regularly have to update the technology we use in the company. As a result there were some iPads that were going to be redundant to our needs. I came up [...]

Get creative for Pilgrims with 100 Pieces of Art – entries by 21 September

Posted on 16 September 2015

Get brochure Budding artists and painters don’t miss the chance to help create 100 Pieces of Art for Pilgrims Hospices fantastic fundraising auction. You have until Monday 21 September to send in your creation or deliver to the fundraising team at Pilgrims Hospice Thanet. Artwork from patients and local supporters of Pilgrims Hospices will hang alongside those [...]

Afternoon Tea raises £900 for charities

Posted on 16 September 2015

Not even the rain could put off more than 80 people for attending Violet Smith’s Annual Charity Afternoon Tea in aid of Pilgrims Hospices and Breast Cancer Care. The Afternoon Tea which was held in Westbrook, Margate was a huge success and raised £450 for each charity.  Stalls ranged from raffles, tombola’s, books, even plants and vegetables that Violet [...]

Small steps make big difference with hospice Moonlight Walk

Posted on 15 September 2015

Over 350 people came together over the weekend to show their support for a charity close to their hearts with the Pilgrims Hospices Moonlight Walk. Wearing day-glo outfits and lots of smiles they met at King’s Hall to register with teammates, work colleagues and friends before taking to the coastal paths of Herne Bay and Whitstable. [...]



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