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Carol Service at North Foreland Golf Club

Posted on 19 December 2014

North Foreland ladies captain Jill Lamerton and Men’s Captain Roger Northcutt proudly presented Karen Kenward; Regional Fundraising Manager with cheques totalling £3,350 as their chosen charity to support this year. Karen said; “The carol service by the Salvation Amy is always so warming this time of year and very well supported. North Foreland has been great [...]

Strike a pose with your preened pines for Pilgrims Treecycling

Posted on 19 December 2014

Register As Christmas rapidly approaches, and beautifully decorated trees are going up in homes across Ashford, the hospice is asking you to take three minutes out for its latest campaign. Launched online on 1 December, the charity’s Treecycling scheme allows you to book now and make a suggested donation to have your Christmas tree collected in January. This [...]

Pilgrims Hospices receives Lloyds Bank Community Fund

Posted on 18 December 2014

Pilgrims Hospices has been awarded £3,000 in the Lloyds Bank Community Fund, 2014. Shortlisted alongside four other local charities including Porchlight Canterbury, Canterbury Umbrella Centre and Blean Village Management Committee, Pilgrims Hospices received an amazing 41% of the community votes. Emily Worrell, fundraising and marketing assistant, said “The Lloyds Bank Community Fund will enable us to continue to provide [...]

Thank you so much for your wonderful continued support of Pilgrims Hospices

Posted on 17 December 2014

Pilgrims Hospices would like to thank each and every one of you who has supported us this year. Karen Kenward, regional fundraising manager, said: “The donations we receive daily from the local community are overwhelming. We receive donations in many ways from major events, coffee mornings, open gardens, raffles, sponsorship, and chosen charity of the year [...]

Ewe could win big supporting Pilgrims Hospices!

Posted on 17 December 2014

Pilgrims Hospices have introduced scratch cards as a new addition to their range of fundraising offerings, giving the community a fun way of helping the hospice. The scratch cards cost just £1 with a range of prizes to be won from £1 to the jackpot of £1,000. The cards are currently on sale through hospice reception [...]

Freer family Christmas switch-on for Pilgrims

Posted on 16 December 2014

The Freer Family of Ramsgate invited the Pilgrims Hospices fundraising team to join in the fun again this year for their annual Christmas light switch on. Helped by their nine children, Gary and Kirsty Freer have turned their home on Park Road into a winter wonderland illuminated with twinkling lights, sled-pulling reindeers, festive costumes and even [...]

East Kent solicitors raise £8,000 for Pilgrims Hospices

Posted on 15 December 2014

Boys and Maughan presented Pilgrims Hospices with a cheque for £8,280 raised over the course of the Wills Fortnight. Over the course of the fortnight, ten firms of solicitors across East Kent waived their usual fees in exchange for a donation to Pilgrims Hospices. None of us want to think about it, but making a Will [...]

Mayors celebrate Treecycle roll-out across borough

Posted on 15 December 2014

Register Today the Mayors of Tenterden and Ashford Borough met with volunteers, fundraisers and nurses to officially launch Pilgrims Hospices annual Treecycle campaign. This year the scheme is available to residents across Ashford Borough Council District who are being encouraged to keep an eye out for this year’s special ‘Treecycling’ tag when buying their Christmas trees. The need for [...]

Remember a loved one with Pilgrims Hospices Trees of Love

Posted on 8 December 2014

Pilgrims Hospices are inviting personal dedications to remember loved ones at Christmas. In return for donations dedications are being added to decorative tags, to be hung on a Christmas trees at Canterbury, Ashford and Thanet. On Saturday 13 December the trees bearing dedications will be illuminated for the season at the Trees of Love carol services, held [...]

Marcello Salon hair raiser proves popular for Pilgrims

Posted on 15 October 2014

Mario Marcello 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.



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