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Our community champions

We are indebted to our community supporters for the help they have given us over the years.

You can read more of the latest news from some of our community champions here.

If you are inspired to support us with your own fundraiser click here or email us.


Sophie & Stuart tackle Mount Everest Base Camp!

Posted on 20 October 2017

Sophie and Stuart took on a challenge like no other to do their part to raise money for Pilgrims Hospices, they took on a trek to Mount Everest Base Camp on 21st September 2017! Mount Everest Base Camp sits 17,600 ft above sea level, which is give or take Canterbury Hospice piled up on top of [...]

Silver lining for concert fundraiser

Posted on 17 October 2017

Birchington Silver Band’s afternoon concert for Pilgrims Hospices pulls in the crowds Following a very successful quiz night in September the band held their fundraising concert on Sunday 15th October in the Alpha Centre, Birchington. The musical programme included pieces from ‘Singing in the Rain’, ‘Mary Poppins’ and a medley of Frank Sinatra hits. The band [...]

Macknade Fine Foods Take on The Ragnar Relay!

Posted on 10 October 2017

Macknades Fine Foods in Faversham have been fundraising for Pilgrims Hospices who are their charity of the year for 2017. Back in the summer they took part in our It’s a Knockout Event in Faversham where they took first place, and now they’ve just finished another event in aid of Pilgrims Hospices, The Ragnar White [...]

Maddie’s Marathon

Posted on 10 October 2017

Marathon success raises £570.50 plus gift aid to support hospice care Maddie Rossnaur from Reading in Berkshire took part in this years Windsor Half Marathon after Pilgrims Hospices cared for her grandad Stan. Here’s Maddie’s own words on why she was inspired to take part. “When there is nothing left that can be done to save our [...]

Folkestone, Dover & Deal Rock ‘n’ Roll Club Danced All Night!

Posted on 6 October 2017

Folkestone, Dover and Deal Rock ‘n’ Club held a dance night in aid of Pilgrims Hospices, which saw a range of ages and people coming together to enjoy and celebrate their passion. The night was a tremendous success, with the night raising an amazing £732 all through the power of dance. The DJ played a host [...]

Hospice Volunteer Rose Link Skydives for Pilgrims!

Posted on 6 October 2017

With two skydives in two months under her belt, Rose Link has definitely caught the skydiving bug! Rose Link has been volunteering for Pilgrims Hospices since Spring 2013. After just over four years of volunteering at events and supermarket collections, Rose felt like it was her turn to become a fundraiser too. In mid-May Rose read the [...]

Michael takes to the sky for Pilgrims Hospices

Posted on 5 October 2017

Michael Dow took to the sky in support of Pilgrims Hospices. Michael said: “I was sitting talking to my sister; Sue McGuire earlier this year and mentioned how I miss my friend Eric, who had gone to the Arsenal with me for over twenty years. “I wanted to do something in memory of him. The support he had [...]

Ashford Lions make our walk even sweeter

Posted on 4 October 2017

Many thanks to all the members of the Ashford Lions Club for generously donating 1,200 bars of chocolate to help keep our walkers’ energy levels up at A Night to Shine Ashford on Saturday 30th September. Not surprisingly, the chocolate was very well received! The group’s kind contribution made a real difference to this first time event and their [...]

Hospice team help celebrate Bunnings Warehouse grand opening

Posted on 28 September 2017

Grand opening of the Broadstairs store celebrates special partnership with Pilgrims Hospices A team from Pilgrims Hospices in Margate were invited as special guests to the grand official opening of the Bunnings Warehouse at Westwood Cross, Broadstairs. The Australian based DIY chain recently took over the Homebase group and are gradually transforming them into Bunnings Warehouses. [...]

Lesley Parker and Team Cycle from Kent to the Pyrenees!

Posted on 25 September 2017

Kent Sport staff member Lesley Parker set off on the morning of Saturday 12th July 2017 with her husband Andy and good friends Lizzie & Martin on an epic cycle ride of 1,125km (700 miles) through France. The adventure started in Bishopsbourne and ended in Bagneres-de-Luchon in the Pyrenees. The idea was hatched one evening in [...]



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