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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.

 

Rolling out the red carpet at Folkestone

Posted on 27 April 2016

Longstanding Pilgrims Hospices supporters, Mike Hardern and Alan French, are holding their fifth Annual Ball in aid of the hospice. Raising in excess of £12,000 over the years, these events are not to be missed and feature a cocktail reception, three course dinner, fireworks, live music from Just 2 and a charity raffle. The 2016 Ball [...]

Tankerton Bay Women’s Institute collects pennies for Pilgrims

Posted on 26 April 2016

Alison Edwards the TBWI President and her vice Wendy Powell popped in to the Canterbury Hospice last Wednesday morning to present the fundraising team with a fantastic £273! Speaking to Sophie Douch our Community Fundraising Officer, Alison explained how they had chosen Pilgrims Hospice as their ‘President’s Charity’ after the threat of the hospice closure in [...]

UGLE Lodge Support Pilgrims Hospices

Posted on 25 April 2016

UGLE Lodge presented Karen Kenward, Community Fundraising Manager with a cheque for £3,343 to support palliative care for Pilgrims Hospices. Karen said: “We are so very lucky to have such wonderful continued support from this local lodge to our charity. Each £1 that is raised helps pay for care both, within the hospice and at home. We [...]

Ashford Ladies Darts League donate £250 to Pilgrims Hospices

Posted on 21 April 2016

Pilgrims Hospices would like to say a huge thank you to Ashford Ladies Darts League which held their end of season darts matches and trophy presentation on Tuesday 19 April.  As part of this social evening they presented a cheque to Pilgrims Hospices for £250 which they collected during the course of the season. This brings the [...]

Freewheel support 2016 Divas on Wheels cycle ride

Posted on 19 April 2016

Pilgrims Hospices fundraising team wish to thank Adrian Oliver and his team at The Freewheel Cycle Pub and Cycling Café for supporting this year’s Divas on Wheels cycle ride exclusively for ladies on Sunday 12 June. Adrian told us: “We at Freewheel are delighted to be sponsoring the event for Pilgrims. We’re looking forward to welcoming [...]

Tassells Solicitors sponsor Divas on Wheels cycle

Posted on 19 April 2016

Pilgrims Hospices are delighted to welcome Tassells Solicitors as their new sponsors of Divas on Wheels cycle ride on Sunday 12 June. Deborah Kellond, Community Fundraising Manager for Pilgrims Hospice Canterbury met with James Matthews, Solicitor and some colleagues this week to thank them for supporting the very special ladies cycle event. Ian Wessels, Julia Barns, Tracey [...]

Clare’s charity auction success

Posted on 19 April 2016

Clare Annand, Landlady of The Alma in Painters Forstal proudly presented a cheque for £1700.20 to Pilgrims Hospices. Local customers supported a charity auction to celebrate the life of Avril Plain, the mother of Sylvia who works for Claire and raised an incredible sum for Pilgrims Hospice care. Katherine Harris, Teresa Armstrong and Clare Annand from [...]

Tatum Quiz Raises £1,050 for Pilgrims Hospices

Posted on 15 April 2016

A Massive Thank You to the Bishop Family For their wonderful donation of £1,050 received through organising a quiz night on Saturday for us. We really cannot thank family and friends enough for their continued support with this annual event in memory of Peter’s wife Tatum. Thank you to each and everyone on of you who [...]

In a Galaxy not so far away…Geekfest!

Posted on 15 April 2016

On the 18 March the University of Kent’s Science-Fiction, Fantasy and eXtreme Cult Society (SFX for short!) ran their annual Geekfest night; this one being Geekfest XI! Cat Dennis, the society’s secretary and a self-proclaimed Geek, said: “Geekfest is SFX’s night of celebration of everything geeky, nerdy and basically awesome. The night is a great opportunity to [...]

Kent University Explodes in Colour!

Posted on 15 April 2016

Kent University Raise and Give (RAG) team held their annual ‘Colour Dash’ on 19 March in aid of Pilgrims Hospices. RAG Events Officer at Kent Uni, Amber, said: “The event is put on yearly for the enjoyment of the students on campus and to indulge in a fun physical activity that leaves them bursting to dust off [...]

 

 


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