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Read the new issue of Pilgrims Matters

Posted on 1 September 2014

Look out for the Autumn issue of Pilgrims Hospices supporters magazine Pilgrims Matters. It’s winging it’s way to you in the mail this week. As you will see, it’s packed with news about our charity and our growing range of support services. Extra copies are also available from any of our hospices. Or if you prefer to read online, [...]

Orbital Marketing holds a week of fundraising for Pilgrims Hospices

Posted on 29 August 2014

A team from Ashford’s Orbital Marketing held a week of fundraising for Pilgrims Hospices. This week they presented a cheque for £735 as the result of its week of fun.

Keep a look out for a Pilgrims Hospice walker

Posted on 29 August 2014

On Saturday September 6th Stephen McGowan of Folkestone will be walking the 23 miles from Dungeness Lighthouse to Folkestone Harbour in aid of Pilgrims.

Mamma Mia! feel good night in aid of outreach centre

Posted on 27 August 2014

Release your inner Dancing Queen: recreate the magic of the smash hit Abba musical with a fun Mamma Mia! Singalong coming to Folkestone. Hosted at Folkestone Quarterhouse on Monday 29 September, the fundraiser is being organised by Sharon Staveley for the Jim Godden Memorial Trust with support from Mr Godden’s widow Rochelle. The event is raising money for the [...]

Rotary Club of Thanet supports Pilgrims Hospices

Posted on 19 August 2014

The Rotary Club of Thanet presented Regional Fundraising Manager Karen Kenward with a cheque for £5,000 on Monday. The funds were raised through a boxing event held back in February at the Winter Gardens in Margate. Karen said: “We are very grateful to everyone at the Rotary Club for all their wonderful continued support to our charity [...]

Sunflower appeal raises £26,000 for Pilgrims

Posted on 18 August 2014

Hundreds of bright yellow wooden sunflowers, set in matching wheelbarrows, are adorning the gardens of Pilgrims Hospices in Canterbury, Margate and Ashford until the end of this month. More than 600 sunflowers went on public display on Sunday as the culmination of a fundraising appeal which has now raised more than £26,000 for the charity. The [...]

Big Knit Raises £2k For Pilgrims Hospices

Posted on 12 August 2014

The Rotary Club of the Isle of Thanet Sunrise raised an amazing £2,000 from their Knitting Event which was held back in March this year. Regional Fundraising Manager; Karen Kenward who attended the event said: “This really was a wonderful event which was attended by so many keen knitters who wanted to use their talents to gain [...]

The Great British Ball raises £1800 for Pilgrims Hospice

Posted on 11 August 2014

£1800 was raised last month for Pilgrims Hospices as guests enjoyed a Great British Hospice Ball in Folkestone.  The Channel Suite in the town’s Leas Cliff Hall was the venue for the third annual Pilgrims Hospices Ball. Decorated with Union Jacks, English, Scottish and Welsh flags and red, white and blue balloons it was the epitome [...]

Aquathon will make a splash in Whistable

Posted on 6 August 2014

If you like to be beside the sea, look out on 10 August as over 100 runners gather on the shoreline to pit their wits against the Whitstable Surf and Turf Aquathon challenge. The event is a sand-side run, swim and sprint to finish all over grass, promenade and off road. Organising is keen runner Elliot Ruff, [...]

Cycling friends will create splash of Yellow for hospice awareness

Posted on 6 August 2014

A group of keen cyclists are preparing for a very special journey. The 119 strong Friends of Pilgrims Hospices Social Cycling group began when the charity started regular rides in the lead up to it’s big annual Cycle Challenge in May. The group has now gone from strength to strength, with several members volunteering to put on [...]



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