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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.


Margate Football Club scores for Pilgrims Hospices

Posted on 9 November 2016

Margate Football Club were delighted to announce they will show support for Pilgrims Hospices in the Saturday 19 November 2016 fixture against Oxford City at Hartsdown Park. The match will see representatives from Pilgrims Hospice Thanet at Hartsdown Park raising awareness Pilgrims care in the local area. For the first time, the Margate players will wear [...]

Emily’s cracking cake bake

Posted on 4 November 2016

Emily Spicer was inspired to hold the fundraiser when she saw how much care and support Pilgrims Hospice are giving to her grandmother. The cake sale has made an incredible £137.14 and Emily is thrilled to have raised so much money for the hospice.   Emily made all her own posters to advertise the event and encouraged everyone [...]

Metal detecting club raises money for Pilgrims Hospices

Posted on 3 November 2016

Stu Harrison (Treasurer) and fellow club member Ron Hedges handed over a cheque to Karen Kenward, Fundraising Manager for Thanet today. A recent East Kent Ploughing Match & Show at Nonnington, attended regularly by members of the Thanet & Wantsum Metal Detecting Club to let the world know about what they do, and display some of their [...]

Vote today to give #BagsofHelp to hospice

Posted on 3 November 2016

By voting for Pilgrims Hospices when doing your Tesco shopping between now and 13 November you can help to secure up to £12,000 of community funding to help the charity improve the environment for patients. Pilgrims Hospices has been awarded a #BagsofHelp community grant of get £8,000 from Tesco in Thanet but if we got the [...]

Girls On The Run at Richmond Half Marathon

Posted on 2 November 2016

Stef, Kat and Nicki have raised an incredible £2,125 for Pilgrims Hospices after running the Richmond half marathon on Sunday 18th September. Counsins Stef and Kat Flynn, and close friend Nicki Dickson decided to take on the challenge in memory of Stef’s dad and Kat’s uncle, Brendan Flynn, who was cared for at the Canterbury hospice in [...]

George’s Colour Run Fun

Posted on 27 October 2016

Teenager George Coulman was thrilled to take part in the ‘ Thanet 5K Colour Run’  event. George, who attends Parkwood Hall Academy  took part with his aunt and was delighted to be part of such a big event. George was inspired to take part because his uncle is currently benefiting from our therapy centre services. [...]

Big Fun Run Edinburgh for Uncle Dode

Posted on 27 October 2016

On Sunday 9th October, Samantha Fulton and her Nana, Agnes, ran the Edinburgh 5k Big Fun Run in memory of Sam’s ‘Uncle Dode’. They raised an amazing £463.15 from the event through the generosity of their friends and family who had been touched by the support of Pilgrims Hospices. Samantha said: “My Uncle was cared for [...]

Bikers boost hospice funds

Posted on 20 October 2016

More than 300 bikers from the Toy Run Association arrived at the Margate hospice on Sunday 11th September with cash donations totaling £920 for Pilgrims Hospices, more funds were raisied on the groups Just Giving page. Run organiser Damian Hughes was overwhelmed by the responce he got when he asked the bikers to join in for this special [...]

Matt’s solo bike & hike challenge

Posted on 18 October 2016

Matt Seward set off on his epic journey to ride solo from John O’Groats to Lands’ End with a hike up Ben Nevis on the way. He was facing a journey of over 950 miles plus the climb of 1,346 meters and was hoping the challenge would take him around 8 days. Matt said: “I have [...]

Eleanor runs to raise awareness for Pilgrims

Posted on 10 October 2016

Proud grandmother Carol Barker from Walmer has been supporting her granddaughter Eleanor Schone aged 16 with her charity running for Pilgrims Hospices. Eleanor has recently completed the Greenwich Park 5K run in memory of her wonderful grandpa Geoffrey Baker, raising a fabulous £160. Mr Baker was cared for at Pilgrims Hospice, Margate one year ago. Carol said: [...]



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