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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.

Village Coffee Morning raises £640 for Pilgrims Hospices

Posted on 11 June 2015

Vanessa Ware, Barbara Rumens and Andrea Ware arranged a coffee morning at Hamstreet Village Hall on Saturday 30th May. Providing some delicious cakes to eat ant great company to share, they raised an amazing £640.70.

Littlestone Warren Golf Club Putt out for Pilgrims

Posted on 31 March 2015

On Sunday 29th March, Lindsay Goode, Pilgrims Hospice Ambassador, received a cheque for £4500 from the Littlestone Warren Golf Club. Barbara Down and Matt Harris chose Pilgrims as their charity to support for their year as captains, so throughout the year various events and activities took place with funds being raised for Pilgrims. Sunday saw the golf [...]

Beard of the Year competition raises £1,360 for Pilgrims Hospices at The Pheonix Tavern

Posted on 9 March 2015

The Phoenix Tavern ‘Beard of the Year’ competition came to an exciting finish at the end of February with a fantastic £1,360 being raised for Pilgrims Hospices. The Mintons came in first place with the ‘pasta beard’ and raised a fantastic £238, closely followed by Sally Edge with £210. The youngest entrant, Stan with his ‘bath-time [...]

Estates Maintenance Team from Kent University raise £732 for Pilgrims Hospices

Posted on 3 March 2015

The University of Kent Estates deparment have completed the the Three Peaks Challenge in memory of friend and colleague, Malcolm McClean, and have raised a fantastic £732 for Pilgrims Hospices. On Friday 26th August 2014 Lew Cogger, Paul Potter, Keith Margroave and Alan Holliuter climbed the highest peaks in England, Scotland and Wales which included Ben [...]

NFU Mutual raises money for Pilgrims Hospices with a festive themed event

Posted on 3 March 2015

On the run up to Christmas, NFU Mutual braced the cold weather to ask Christmas shoppers to take part in a mince pie tasting competition in aid of Pilgrims Hospices. Asking for a £1 donation to participate, NFU managed to raise a fantastic £622.05 for the hospice whilst allowing members of the public to sample three [...]

Great Valley Run raises over £2000 in its 10th year

Posted on 3 March 2015

The Mermaid Inn hosted their 10th Great Valley Run in aid of Pilgrims Hospices on 27th December 2014. The fun run raised £2013.75 for Pilgrims Hospices with 80 walkers and runners taking on the 5k walk or 10k run along the Elham Valley route. Mary Starrs who organised the event along with Luke Bicknell, Alex Riches [...]

R.A.O.B Tremain Lodge 10682 raise a fantastic £1,000 for Pilgrims Hospices

Posted on 20 February 2015

A huge thank you to Tremain Lodge 10682 for raising a fantastic £1,000 for Pilgrims Hospices. Tremain Lodge 10682 is part of The Royal Anteduluvian Order of Buffaloes, Grand Lodge of England, who name charitable work as one of their main principles. Tremain Lodge 10682 are long standing supporters of the hospice who have raised money continuously [...]

Ashford Golf Club raises over £8,500 for Pilgrims Hospices

Posted on 19 February 2015

Pilgrims Hospice Ambassador Lindsay Goode was delighted recently to receive over £8,500 from members of Ashford Golf Club. The Captain of the Golf Club, Graham Hunneman chose Pilgrims Hospices as the charity of the year and through a variety of events raised £6486.62.  £2,100 was also raised when a large team of members took part in [...]

Lee Goddard raises a fantastic £4,630 for Pilgrims Hospices

Posted on 19 February 2015

Lee Goddard, a keen supporter of Pilgrims Hospices, has raised a fantastic £4,630 from a number of different fundraising activities since November 2013. Through numerous endeavours including a sponsored leg wax, street collections, supermarket collections, seasonal fairs and boot fairs, Lee and his partner Robert have managed to raise a wonderful amount of money. Lee chose to [...]

Lucy Grove completes her Christmas Tree Netting Challenge for Pilgrims Hospices

Posted on 12 February 2015

Lucy Grove managed to tick one thing off her bucket list on Christmas Eve- by being pulled through a christmas tree netting machine and managing to raise a fantastic £731.99 for Pilgrims Hospices. Thirteen year old Lucy, who is a pupil at Barton Court, said “I have always wanted to be pulled through a netting machine, [...]



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