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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.


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 [...]

Book Club success for Pfizers

Posted on 4 September 2017

Popular book club raises £200 for their chosen charity. Mick Santer and his team at Pfizer’s, Discovery Park were delighted to present a cheque for £200 to Karen Kenward, community fundraising manager for Pilgrims Hospice Thanet. The donation was made up of £100 from the proceeds of the club and then generously match funded by Pfizer’s. The [...]

Weight Watchers group ‘My Way’ 5K challenge

Posted on 4 September 2017

Thanet Weight Watchers celebrate sponsored walk success. Cilla Muxlow and some of the members of local Weight Watchers groups embarked on an extra special sponsored walk to raise money for Pilgrims Hospices. The 5K route began in Palm Bay and took the coastal path to Botany Bay, breathtaking views and great weather encouraged all who took [...]

Miles & Barr Present Pilgrims Hospice Thanet With Another Donation

Posted on 30 August 2017

Miles & Barr were delighted to announce that they raised £1,022.49 in the  Pilgrims Hospices Collection Tins while supporting Broadstairs  Folk Week. Steve Cort said;  “I would like to say massive thank you to all who donated and gave such great support to this worthy cause.” Karen said; ” The continued support from Miles & Barr is really overwhelming, [...]

Hythe Rotary present the hospice with £2,000

Posted on 23 August 2017

The Ashford Fundraising Team were recently visited by members of Hythe Rotary Club, Don Holloway, John Wentworth-Foster and Terry Alcock. The Club presented Pilgrims Hospices with a cheque for £2,000 raised through their Charity Golf Day held on by 21st April 2017 at Etchinghill Golf Club. This special Charity Day consisted of two competitions, one for Rotary teams [...]

Charlotte takes on an open-water swim for Pilgrims Hospices!

Posted on 21 August 2017

Charlotte Thornton partook in a 3k open water on 30th July, swimming from Hampton Pier to Herne Bay pier and back, completing the swim in an impressive 1hr 38minutes. Charlotte set herself this challenge after Pilgrims Hospices cared for her “wonderful and incredible” granddad in November 2009. The training for the event begun in January in [...]

Pilgrims Hospices chosen as Local Charity of the Year!

Posted on 18 August 2017

Sainsburys Faversham have announced their partnership with Pilgrims Hospices as the supermarkets new Local Charity of the Year. Thank you to all who voted for us, we have been successful in being nominated as Sainsburys Local Charity of the Year for their Faversham store. The Local Charity of the Year is decided through the customers of [...]

Alfie loses his lovely locks to support hospice care

Posted on 17 August 2017

Alfie Percy bravely had his head shaved to support patient care. When young Alfie broke up from school this summer instead of planning day’s out with friends he had his head shaved to raise money for Pilgrims Hospices. Alfie, a pupil at St Georges School Broadstairs, said: “I have wanted to shave my hair off for [...]

Surgery staff coastal cycle ride

Posted on 15 August 2017

Northdown Surgery team cycle ride raises £890.11 to support hospice care. The team cycled along a beautiful coastal route taking in all the sites around the Isle of Thanet. Passers by cheered them on as they took in all the beautiful coastal sites east Kent has to offer. Viv Smith, paramedic practitioner at the surgery said: [...]

Allotment holders grow hospice funds

Posted on 14 August 2017

Chilton Lane East allotment holders enjoyed their annual BBQ and raffle event while raising money for Pilgrims Hospices. Families and friends enjoyed an extra special afternoon down on their allotments with a huge BBQ spread laid on by a group of volunteers led by Kaye and Paul Daniels. When Kaye and Paul started their allotment journey they [...]



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