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Posted on 31 July 2015

Dear Supporters of Pilgrims Hospice DEADLINE DATE 7TH AUGUST YOUR SUPPORT IS NEEDED FOR NEW HOSPICE BUILD IN CANTERBURY We can get a brand new state of the art hospice in Canterbury. But we need your help. Back in May, we held an open day at the London Road site and got a 96% positive response from all those [...]

Thanet Nurses Overwhelmed by Floral Thank Yous

Posted on 30 July 2015

The Thanet nurses were overwhelmed by the generosity from a patient’s family member this week. A bouquet of flowers was brought in for every nurse as a huge thank you for the wonderful care given to his mother.

Ashford Lions get behind Saturday’s Summer Fair

Posted on 28 July 2015

The newly formed Ashford Lions Club community group will be working hard to support Pilgrims Hospices this summer. On Saturday 1 August they will be bringing their thrilling beer slide to the hospice’s Ashford Summer Fair in the grounds of the hospice on Hythe Road. This will be followed closely by working with the Aldington [...]

Ovenden team gets ‘earthmoving’ for Pilgrims

Posted on 28 July 2015

An adventurous team of friends from Ovenden Earthmoving Company in Wingham Well are undertaking a challenging 100-mile Motocross Endurance rally to raise funds for Pilgrims Hospices. Wayne Russell, Plant Manager, Shane Dolman Operations Manager and Dave Mears, lorry driver and mechanic who all work at Ovenden at Wingham, will be heading to Eastbourne for the event [...]

Margate man wins £11k in biggest ever hospice lottery rollover

Posted on 28 July 2015

Colin Wood from Margate has been a Pilgrims Hospices Lottery member for five years; and now his generous support has been fully rewarded with a big cash prize win! Colin signed up to the charity’s weekly draw when local Pilgrims Lottery canvasser John Coad knocked at his door and he has been a cash player ever [...]

Starlight Strollers take on the elements for hospice

Posted on 27 July 2015

Hundreds stepped out for Pilgrims Hospices annual Starlight Stroll in Broadstairs on Friday to raise vital funds for local hospice care and they were still smiling as they walked through lashing rain and high winds. Click here to see our Starlight Stroll Facebook gallery. Friends, families and colleagues came for an evening of fun with live music and a [...]

Create a sea of sunflowers

Posted on 22 July 2015

This August Pilgrims Hospices invites you to dedicate a sunflower to someone you love and help provide specialist care for patients facing a terminal illness. In return for a donation, the name of your loved one will be written on a striking sunflower plaque and displayed in a ‘sea of yellow sunflowers’ in the hospice grounds [...]

Prom success for Pilgrims

Posted on 21 July 2015

Proud students of Chatham and Clarendon Grammar School Class of 2010 organised their leaver’s prom in aid of Pilgrims Hospices, raising vital funds for hospice care. A committee of ten pupils successfully managed the event without assistance, putting on plenty of entertainment including a live band, photo booth and photographer to record the evening’s fun activities. They [...]

Starlight Stroll has arrived!

Posted on 20 July 2015

The Pilgrims Hospice Starlight Stroll has arrived! Hundreds of supporters will be ready to stroll the beautiful cliff tops of Broadstairs and Ramsgate on Friday 24th July for the 8k walk to raise valuable funds for local hospice care. All have something in common, raising money for Pilgrims Hospices who touch the lives of so many [...]

Freemasons’ £20k donation will pay for specialist nurse training

Posted on 19 July 2015

When Pilgrims Hospices in Thanet held an It’s a Knock Out event in May it was a fun packed day for the all the family with huge local support – and behind the scenes there was another reason it was a special day for the charity. Local members of the Cornwallis East Kent Freemasons’ Charity, a [...]



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