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Our community supporters news

We have some amazing supporters throughout east Kent and beyond.

From our wonderful community groups to intrepid people who have risked life and limb to raise money – here are just a few of them and their stories. To find out how you or your organisation can support contact your local regional fundraising office for help, advice and resources.

Helen & Charlotte raise over £300 at the 10K London Run

Posted on 31 July 2014

Thank you so much to Helen Power & Charlotte Page for raising £336.61 for Pilgrims Hospices by running the British 10K London Run. They completed the race in 1 hour 15 minutes and 39 seconds which is a brilliant achievement. Helen says “We wanted to support Pilgrims Hospices as we know of the fantastic work they do in the local [...]

English in Action raise £1940 at their Quiz Night

Posted on 28 July 2014

A huge thank you to English in Action for raising an incredible £1940 for Pilgrims Hospices and particularly in memory of Ben Edge and Sally Burgess. Their quiz and fun night went really well and the organization and directors donated additional money to make up this fabulous total.

Pearlies support Pilgrims Hospice Thanet

Posted on 28 July 2014

Our wonderful Pearlie Queens have raised an amazing £2,000 for Pilgrims Hospices through supermarket collections so far this year. Karen Kenward said; “These are truly remarkable ladies who are so keen to raise awareness of Pilgrims Hospices and raise much needed funds to support the care we provide on a daily basis. It costs £20 an [...]

Quiz night raises £448 for Pilgrims Hospices

Posted on 28 July 2014

Justin Rickwood and friends arranged a Quiz Night in memory of Collette Ann Barker who recently spent her last days at the Thanet Hospice. Justin said; “Collette used to have us in fits of laughter with the blood pressure monitor, so we felt it appropriate to fund a new one in her memory. The remainder of [...]

The Canterbury Tales

Posted on 15 July 2014

The Canterbury Tales continue to support Pilgrims Hospices and we would like to thank them for giving us the opportunity to collect at their family fun day. We raised £157.32 which will go towards providing care for all who need it, in our patient units, in Day Care, in our Outreach Centres and in patients’ [...]

The Two Sawyers raise £1600 for Pilgrims Hospices

Posted on 27 June 2014

The Two Sawyers in Woolage Green decided to make a day of fundraising when Tom Hinton participated in Pilgrims Hospices Cycle Challenge last month. They raised £1600 in memory of Rainy Miller by having a BBQ, live music and a raffle to celebrate Tom returning from his 100 mile challenge. Rosie Bell, fundraising and marketing assistant, [...]

The Oyster Boys raise £657 from annual Cricket Match

Posted on 16 May 2014

On Sunday 4th May 2014 Oscar’s Select played the Oyster Boys in a charity cricket match held at Whitstable Cricket Ground in memory of Denise Hall. The match along with a raffle, bar and burgers raised £657. The cricket match is an annual event but this year it was in aid of Pilgrims Hospices who cared [...]

Lang Court raises over £400 for Pilgrims Hospices

Posted on 15 May 2014

Lang Court, independent living sheltered housing in Tankerton, have recently had a fundraising day in aid of Pilgrims Hospices raising £414.36. They had a coffee morning and a raffle as well as making and decorating hats which they later voted on to decide a winner. Elaine Goldsmith, manager of Lang Court, says “We are very lucky as we have [...]

Nuala wins Easter Raffle

Posted on 28 April 2014

Nuala O’Donoghue from the Cooperative Funeralcare, Canterbury, was the lucky winner of the Pilgrims Hospice Canterbury Easter raffle, taking home a two foot Easter egg. Rosie Bell, fundraising & marketing assistant, says “Nuala is a regular supporter of Pilgrims. Only a few days earlier she had been in to the hospice to donate a large sack of Easter eggs [...]

The Walnut Tree refreshment stop for thirsty cyclists

Posted on 9 April 2014

On Saturday 5th April 36 cyclists took to the road to train for Pilgrims Hospices Cycle Challenge on 4th May. Their stop off point for a drink and a bite to eat was The Walnut Tree Inn, Aldington, who have supported Pilgrims Hospices in the past with their Soap Box Derby. From the refrehsments on the [...]



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