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Brighton to Broadstairs

Posted on 29 April 2016

Four amazing girls... Laura, Charlotte, Tilly and Laura are literally going the extra mile for Pilgrims Hospices Thanet and walking a staggering 100 miles from Brighton Pier to Broadstairs Pier over the August bank holiday.The girls are hoping to compete in this years Starlight Stroll on July 22nd at The Pavilion, Broadstairs as a bit of a [...]

Jade takes a skydive in a bid to raise £3,000

Posted on 27 April 2016

Plucky 18-year-old Jade Parker from Margate will by skydiving in memory of a good family friend who was cared for at Pilgrims Hospice Thanet. Her planned skydive from 15,0000 feet is due to take place in July and she’s hoping to raise an amazing £3,000 for Pilgrims Hospice care in her home town. Jade told us: [...]

Royal Mail ‘postie’ takes on 6th Cycle Challenge

Posted on 26 April 2016

Gerry Buckels from Canterbury will be taking the Pilgrims Cycle Challenge again this year in memory of his wife Lynne, who was cared for by Pilgrims Canterbury. Sixty-nine year-old Gerry, who works as a postman for the Royal Mail, Canterbury and is originally from the North West, took up cycling in 1998 and now cycles [...]

Pilgrims celebrate royal birthday in red white and blue

Posted on 26 April 2016

On Queens Elizabeth’s 90th birthday, Pilgrims Hospices marked the occasion by dressing in red white and blue and dressed the so call ‘Royal Conker Tree’ with a red ribbon too. Marion Goodall, a volunteer at Pilgrims Hospice Ashford who grew the Horse Chestnut tree seedling that she picked up on a trip to Buckingham Palace in [...]

Celebrating Pilgrims Lottery for 20 years

Posted on 22 April 2016

Since the start of Pilgrims Hospices Lottery it has donated over £10 million to help our charity to provide care and comfort to people facing terminal illness, their family and friends. Thousands of people have accessed Pilgrims services since the Lottery began and we have created this beautiful image to capture the breadth and diversity of all those [...]

Folkestone Academy hold charity day and pyjama walk for Pilgrims Hospices

Posted on 21 April 2016

On Monday 18th April pupils from Folkestone Academy Homes House presented a cheque for £806.64 to Pilgrims Hospices as a result of their charity day and pyjama walk.

Jade To Reach For The Skies

Posted on 21 April 2016

Jade Parker's Skydive for Pilgrims Hospices Local Margate girl Jade Parker will by skydiving in memory of a good family friend who was cared for at Pilgrims Hospice Thanet. Her planned skydive from 15,000 feet is due to take place on 23rd July and she’s hoping to raise an amazing £3,000 for Pilgrims Hospice care in [...]

Hairdressers in Pyjamas support Pilgrims Hospices

Posted on 18 April 2016

Customers at Kelly Andrews Hair and Design in Castle Street, Ashford could have been forgiven if they thought they had turned up very late for their appointments on Saturday. The team were all dressed in their pyjamas as they cut and washed hair to promote this year’s Pilgrims Hospices Pyjama Walk on Saturday 25th June.

Guest Blog: ‘I’m no cyclist…but the hospice needs everyone’s support’

Posted on 13 April 2016

Hospice supporter Ella Brocklebank is a regular guest blogger in between regular fundraising challenges and volunteering at hospice events. Ella lives in Chartham, works as a Business Development Manager and has an 8 year-old daughter, Gracie. Here she writes about why she is tackling the Pilgrims Hospices Cycle Challenge on 1 May. I’m no cyclist!  For anyone who [...]

Ashford Sings! Big Concert and Quiz raises over £5000 for Pilgrims Hospices

Posted on 11 April 2016

On Sunday 10th April Ashford Sings held their annual Big Concert and Quiz at the Leas Cliff Hall, Folkestone. With over 400 people attending the evening raised over £5000 for Pilgrims Hospices.

 

 


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