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PJ Walkers brave thunderstorms to blaze a trail for Pilgrims

Posted on 27 June 2016

This year saw the eighth night time fundraising walk around Ashford to raise vital funds for Pilgrims Hospices services. Despite thunderstorms, torrential rain and even a power outage, everyone was determined not to let the weather dampen their high spirits. Beneath the downpour, volunteers registered the walkers; including 196 determined people who had decided to sign [...]

Pilgrims popular Pyjama Walk is here

Posted on 24 June 2016

On Saturday 25 June supporters from all around Ashford and beyond will be walking for Pilgrims Hospice care in the famous annual 10k Pyjama Walk. They will take to the streets in jim-jams, with glow sticks, flashing headgear and anything that will bring some extra fun to this amazing charity fun walk. So bring out your [...]

Comic Interlude’s Wacky Rally to Rimini

Posted on 21 June 2016

‘Now here they are: the most daredevil group of daffy drivers to ever whirl their wheels in the Wacky races!’ James and Glen Charter, Roger Fagg and Ian Gilbert from Canterbury, Herne Bay and Eastling in Kent are taking on this years’ Wacky Rally in aid of Pilgrims Hospices, for the support and care that a [...]

Nurses join hospice lottery celebrations

Posted on 20 June 2016

Pilgrims Hospices Lottery continue their 20th Anniversary celebrations by recruiting more players and reminding members what a difference their support makes. As part of the celebrations, the charity has been signing up lots of supporters across east Kent – with more than 1,000 new entries joining the 21,000 strong community in just one month. Shiralee Riddell, Pilgrims [...]

Handbags and hats off to Pilgrims Faversham store

Posted on 20 June 2016

For those looking for pre-loved treasures in Pilgrims Hospices shop Faversham, don’t despair; this valuable part of the town’s shopping landscape will be reopening soon. The Pilgrims treasure trove was closed earlier this spring so that the Pilgrims Team could undertake some essential maintenance work. At the same time the charity is taking the opportunity to [...]

Divas ‘amazing achievement’ will help provide vital services

Posted on 14 June 2016

Women of all ages came together to take on a challenge with one aim in mind this Sunday – to raise vital funds for a charity close to their hearts. Click here to see our Divas on Wheels Facebook Gallery The sun was out as the 200-strong crowd gathered at the Freewheel Pub and Cycling Café for [...]

Godinton House presents an evening of Jazz in aid of Pilgrims Hospices

Posted on 13 June 2016

On Wednesday 22nd June there will be a wonderful opportunity to enjoy an evening of jazz music in the beautiful surrounds of the walled garden at Godinton House. You can bring a picnic and while the evening away in the company of your friends and family.

Hospice ‘family’ comes together to prepare for Pyjama Walk

Posted on 13 June 2016

Pilgrims Hospices ‘family’ of supporters, staff and volunteers are busy getting everything ready for its annual Pyjama Walk around Ashford on Saturday 25th June 2016.

#Volunteersweek “We have great fun and the work gets done.”

Posted on 10 June 2016

Meet the team at Pilgrims Hospice shop in Dover.  They are a great bunch of volunteers that enjoy each others company as much as serving their lovely customers and raising funds for Pilgrims. Here’s what they have to say: I love coming here, we have great fun. Sam says: “It’s been really busy with so much to do, I [...]

#Volunteersweek “I’m proud to be helping”

Posted on 9 June 2016

Meet Carol Whittaker, who decided a quiet retirement wasn’t for her. Carol is one of the 1,700 Pilgrims volunteers who support every aspect of the charity’s work to make a difference for local families. Here she shares her volunteering story. My first experience of the hospice was in 1998 when my husband Gordon was admitted for [...]



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