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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.


Local darts teams hit the bulls-eye for Pilgrims

Posted on 13 April 2017

Members of the White Swan darts teams held a very special quiz night at Bugsy’s Bowling and raised a amazing £916 for Pilgrims Hospices. Lorraine Cullip one of the organisers said: “We lost a dear friend and colleague last September and decided to hold a quiz night at Bugsy’s which was a great success. Over 100 [...]

Area 8 Masonic Lodge support Thanet Hospice

Posted on 10 April 2017

Karen Kenward, Community Fundraising Manager, had the privilege of accepting a donation of £6,000 on Saturday. £3,000 was a donation and £3,000 was raised through a ladies evening. Karen said:  “I would like to thank each and every one of you from your individual lodges; you really make Pilgrims Hospices what it is today. Without local [...]

Teneka’s locks raise £288.53 for Pilgrims Hospices

Posted on 22 March 2017

Teneka Walford took the leap at the weekend and cut her amazingly long hair off for charity. Whilst Teneka chose to donate her hair to The Little Princess Trust, she asked for sponsorship and donations from the raffle on the night, to go to Pilgrims Hospices. Teneka said “over the years I’ve seen so many family [...]

The Godmersham Brownies keep their fundraising promise at Christmas Fair

Posted on 20 March 2017

On Tuesday evening, one of our volunteer ambassadors, Pat Stewart, went along to the Godmersham Brownies meeting to receive a cheque for a brilliant £200. The brownies chose Pilgrims Hospices to fundraise for at their Christmas Fair, and Pat went to say thank you and to also give a short talk to the Brownies about what [...]

John Parker & Son raise £616.24 for Pilgrims Hospices

Posted on 2 March 2017

A big thank you to John Parker and Son in Canterbury, who chose Pilgrims Hospices as their 2016-2017 charity of the year and raised and impressive £616.24. The local steel stockholder company took part in the Canterbury 10 mile race in January, as well as holding dress down days in the office. Through sponsorship and general [...]

The Whitstable Oyster Singers raise £1194.71 for Hospice Care

Posted on 1 March 2017

The Whitstable Oyster Singers have come to the end of their year of fundraising for Pilgrims Hospices, and on Monday night presented Sophie Douch, community fundraising officer, with a cheque for a huge £1194.71! Sophie was invited along to the local choir’s AGM meeting, and heard all about the wonderful performances and fundraising that the group [...]

Wheatsheaf Quiz support for Pilgrims Hospice, Thanet

Posted on 24 February 2017

The Wheatsheaf Public House in Ramsgate has run their annual Quiz Night throughout 2016 raising an incredible £2,000 for Pilgrims Hospice, Thanet taking their running total to over £7k. What an achievement. Karen Kenward, Community Fundraising Manager received the cheque from some of the quiz supporters and Publican Owner Simon Seaborne. Karen said: ” We are so very [...]

Broadstair’s Babes support Pilgrims Hospices

Posted on 22 February 2017

An amazing group of ladies got together through Face Book called the ‘Broadstair’s Babes’. They choose a charity each year, Pilgrims Hospices were lucky to be their chosen charity for 2016. Today Karen Kenward, Community Fundraising Manager for Pilgrims was asked to speak about the care and wellbeing services provided by the hospices, she was presented [...]

Stour Chambers Charity Quiz Night

Posted on 21 February 2017

Stour Chambers hosted its second Charity Quiz Night, Raffle and Auction in aid of Pilgrims Hospices on 20th January. The turn out was impressive with over 100 people in attendance creating 18 quiz teams made up of local businesses, lawyers, Cafcass Officers, Judges, family and friends. Prizes were won for ‘Overall Quiz Winner’, ‘Best Team Name’ [...]

Lauren’s locks raise £451.20 for Pilgrims Hospices

Posted on 20 February 2017

On 28th January, 8 year old Lauren Saunders bravely chose to have an amazing 22inches of her hair cut off for charity. Lauren decided to have her hair cut off in memory of both her grandads about a year ago, after learning a little more about cancer and how it affects people. She found out about [...]



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