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Community shows ‘spectacular support’ for hospice Sunflower Appeal

Posted on 24 July 2014

Donate With just over two weeks to go, hundreds of local people have already raised more than £16,500 for Pilgrims hospice care with the Sunflower Memories Appeal. New for 2014, the appeal invites you to celebrate the life of a loved one and support hospice care. Donate whatever you can afford to Pilgrims Hospices to have the name of your [...]

‘Blackie’ proves dab hand with paint brushes

Posted on 23 July 2014

There’s still time to head to Birchington library’s art gallery where Thanet hospice patient ‘Blackie’ Blackman holds his first ever exhibition of paintings until Friday (25 July). Looking at the 17 exhibits you wouldn’t know that Blackie, 76, picked up a paint brush for the first time less than a year ago! Encouraged by the Pilgrims art [...]

Walkers take stroll at lightning pace in Broadstairs!

Posted on 21 July 2014

There were bright lights over Broadstairs as hundreds walked for charity on Friday night – it wasn’t stars but spectacular lightning that lit the way for the Pilgrims Hospices Starlight Stroll. A record 467 people signed up for the 80s themed 8km walk from Broadstairs Pavilion to Ramsgate harbour and back. The heavens opened just as [...]

Hospice tournament will bowl you over

Posted on 19 July 2014

With an eleven year history of success behind it and almost £15,000 raised so far, the Chislet Colliery Bowls Club is set for another fundraising tournament in aid of Pilgrims Hospices. This year’s tournament, on Sunday 27 July, will boast a full compliment of 24 mixed triples taking part. Sponsorship and donations are encouraged in aid [...]

Haddon Dene Primary School support Pilgrims Hospices

Posted on 18 July 2014

Year six pupils from Haddon Dene Primary School, Broadstairs, chose Pilgrims Hospice Thanet as its charity of the year and produced a film which raised £262.04 this was then match funded by Chubbs Insurance bringing the total to £524.08. Karen Kenward, Regional Fundraising Manager viewed the film last week as well as some of the funny [...]

Three Horseshoes Wheelie Bin Racers

Posted on 16 July 2014

This years wheelie bin race at the Three Horseshoes, Staplestreet, Hernhill, has raised over £1,800 for Pilgrims Hospices. With entries from Barbie Girls to Wacky Races, everyone got into the spirit of the day for the family event which is in its fourteenth year. Nine teams took to the Staplestreet straight with the hope of taking away a [...]

It’s all go yellow for Pilgrims Sunflower Appeal

Posted on 14 July 2014

Bright yellow wheelbarrows are appearing at Pilgrims Hospices as part of a new fundraising campaign enabling people to remember loved ones. The Sunflower Memories Appeal will see the wheelbarrows, sponsored by Boys and Maughan solicitors, filled with colourful, weatherproof sunflower markers, each bearing the name of a loved one. In exchange for a donation, people can fill [...]

Jazz night hits right notes for hospice

Posted on 14 July 2014

A group of hospice volunteers have topped their fundraising target and raised enough money to sponsor a Pilgrims Hospice nurse for a month. The Ashford Fundraising Volunteers is a group made up of eleven people who regularly fundraise. They made the pledge back in January to support the charity’s current Sponsor a Nurse campaign.

X Factor Singer supports Beth’s Family Fun Day in aid of Pilgrims Hospices

Posted on 14 July 2014

Beth Thornton, a local teenager, organised a Family Fun Day on Saturday 5th July at Sellindge Sports and Social Club to raise funds for Pilgrims Hospices. Beth along with her mum Ros and a band of helpers ran a fabulous day with stalls, a raffle and entertainment provided all afternoon from Alejandro Fernandez-Holt, a 2013 X Factor contestant.

Pilgrims Hospices to receive a year’s worth of support from Sainsbury’s Folkestone

Posted on 14 July 2014

Sainsbury’s Folkestone has announced that Pilgrims Hospices will receive a year’s worth of fundraising and awareness support. Pilgrims Hospices support people with people with a range of life limiting illnesses that cannot be cured. To celebrate, a launch day will be held on Saturday 19 July at the Folkestone Bouverie Road West Store with other local businesses [...]

 

 


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