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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.


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 [...]

National Citizen Service Fundraise for Pilgrims Hospices!

Posted on 14 September 2017

The National Citizen Service is a Government Voluntary Programme for 15-17 year olds to partake in during the summer holidays to build confidence, learn life skills and gain valuable experiences. The programme consists of time spent at a residency activity centre, fundraising for a local charity and a number of other experiences. This year, the [...]

Annual ‘Pilgrims Bike Run’ rev’s into action

Posted on 12 September 2017

Bikers from the Whitstable Toy Run Association bring in £850 for Pilgrims Hospice Thanet. Rain showers didn’t stop nearly 100 bikers arriving to visit Pilgrims Hospice Thanet on Sunday afternoon for tea and biscuits in the garden. The bikers, who are known for their regular visits to the QEQM at Easter and Christmas, have now included [...]

Angling charity event lands a great catch for Pilgrims Hospices

Posted on 5 September 2017

Stonar Charity Shield anglers raise £3146.85 to support hospice care This years annual charity shield pairs match was held over the 7th – 9th July and was supported by 19 pairs, an increase on last year, all there to raise funds for Pilgrims Hospices. The Margate hospice was chosen as a close friend of the group [...]



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