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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.


Stephens ‘Great British Beard Off’

Posted on 5 October 2016

Sacrificing his beard to support hospice care Stephen Walker of Minster in Ramsgate decided he would put the fate of his much loved beard in the hands of family and friends and launched a virgin money giving page asking them to donate with a message ‘Stay’ or ‘Go’. The reaction was incredible and the final verdict [...]

Folk Week Fundraiser for Miles & Barr

Posted on 5 October 2016

Broadstairs Team Raise £100’s for Hospice Care The Miles & Barr team in Broadstairs raised an amazing £637.22  during folk week by handing out their mini footballs and asking for donations to support Pilgrims Hospices. Steve Cort, Marketing Director for Miles & Barr said: “It was so busy during folk week and passers by were very generous when [...]

ISG ‘Have a Ball’ raising thousands for Pilgrims Hospices

Posted on 30 September 2016

Our fantastic supporters, ISG Retail in Whitstable, recently held a Summer Ball in aid of Pilgrims Hospices and completely exceeded all of their expectations by raising the amazing sum of £3,822.78! The ball, held at the Marine Hotel in Whitstable on 9th September, saw 120 employees, their families, and sub-contractors of the international construction services company, join together to [...]

Simon’s Charity Cockpit Challenge

Posted on 21 September 2016

Simon Austen aimed high when he looked for a challenge that would honour his late father and help raise over £1,000 for Pilgrims Hospices. During his challenge Simon was able to recreate the image of his Dad stood by the concorde in New York.             Simon told us: “Over the last year I have been doing a [...]

Quiz Night raises hundreds for hospice care

Posted on 21 September 2016

The South family and friends got together at St Lukes Church hall in Ramsgate for a fun quiz night and raised an amazing £901 for Pilgrims Hospices. We would like to thank everyone who came along and the businesses who contributed too. The event, now in its second year was organised by Julie Hancock in memory of Ron South [...]

NCS Team Kinetic make a Big Impact with 80’s Fun Day

Posted on 20 September 2016

  On 13th August, NSC Group, Team Kinetic, held an ’80’s Family Fun Day’ and raised a brilliant £1,277.72 for Pilgrims Hospices Team Kinetic is a fantastic team of young people aged 15-17, who were taking part in the National Citizen Service; a government funded programme aimed to challenge, teach reflection, cultivate a culture of young people with [...]

From Kent to Cornwall for charity

Posted on 16 September 2016

Friends Dave and Jon set off on the Herculean challenge of walking 400 miles from Broadstairs to Land’s End in Cornwall over 14 days, to raise as much money as possible for Pilgrims Hospices and Dementia UK. The challenge began on 1 September and saw Dave and Jon walk an enormous 30 miles a day to complete the [...]

Local Community unite for Rising Sun

Posted on 15 September 2016

On 20th August the Rising Sun pub in Beltinge held a fun-filled charity day in aid of Pilgrims Hospices and raised a fantastic £736.76. Emma Morgan, Rising Sun manager, organised the event in aid of both Pilgrims Hospices and Alzheimers Society and was really pleased with the outcome.. Emma said: “It was a lovely local event, we [...]

Sarah is a ‘Star amongst Stars’ in the Great North Run

Posted on 14 September 2016

Sarah Reynolds from Grimsby took part in the ‘Great North Run’ to raise money for Pilgrims Hospices. Sarah told us: “Pilgrims Hospice Thanet cared for my Granny earlier this year. They also supported and cared for my Grandad, Mum and my Aunties during such a difficult time. This is my way of thanking them for everything [...]

Pilgrims Hospices wish Doreen Ashdown a happy retirement.

Posted on 8 September 2016

Doreen Ashdown from Folkestone has been a stalwart of fundraising for Pilgrims Hospices in Folkestone for 33 years. For 14 of these years she chaired the Folkestone Fundraising Group.



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