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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.


Mayor & Mayoress of Broadstairs & St Peters Support Local Charity Pilgrims Hospices

Posted on 10 May 2017

Karen Kenward, Community Fundraising Manager, Thanet was overwhelmed on receiving a cheque this week for £1,000 from the Mayor and Mayoress of Broadstairs & St Peters this week. Karen said; This wonderful donation will help enable us to continue to provide care for all who need it, both within the hospice and at home. Pilgrims  Hospices relies on [...]

Rainbow Ride and Stride is back!

Posted on 26 April 2017

Enthusiastic Pilgrims Hospices volunteers will be organising the much loved Rainbow Ride and Stride event this year to support hospice care in east Kent. The much loved fun family and friends event is back and ready to go on Sunday 21 May. Come and cycle, ramble or dog walk from Toddlers Cove in Canterbury to Chartham [...]

Quiz Night raises £1000 for hospice care

Posted on 26 April 2017

A big thank you to the Bishop family Caroline Dixon, Pilgrims Hospices Community Fundraising Officer accepted a magnificat donation cheque for £1,000 from Peter Bishop and his family. Each year the Bishop family organise a quiz night which took place on Saturday 8 April this year.  The annual event is held in memory of Peter’s wife Tatum [...]

Alan moves up a gear with Cycle Challenge training ride

Posted on 25 April 2017

On Sunday, as part of a series of training rides run by our volunteers to prepare riders for this Sunday’s Cycle Challenge, Alan Martin led out 22 people to enjoy a 29 mile ride around the countryside. In preparation for the Cycle Challenge, Alan said: “I had a great turn out for my second Cycle Challenge [...]

Emma’s triumphant ‘channel swim’

Posted on 21 April 2017

After experiencing the level of care and support given to her family at Pilgrims Hospice Thanet Emma Wood from Margate wanted to push herself to the limits and beat injury to achieve her goal of swimming the distance of the channel between the UK and France. Supported by friends, family and her employers NHBC, Emma planned [...]

Thanet Gang Show’s performance for Pilgrims

Posted on 20 April 2017

The cast and crew of the Thanet Gang Show raised the roof at the Theatre Royal, Margate and donated £615 to Pilgrims Hospices Bank holiday Mondays performances wrapped up an Easter weekend of shows with money being raised from raffles held for each performance. The show was filled with catchy songs from James Bond to the [...]

St Peters Scouts sponsored row

Posted on 20 April 2017

On the 15th October last year the 1st St Peter’s Beavers, Cubs and Scouts (along with some leaders and parents to back up some very tired legs( took part in a sponsored virtual row for Pilgrims Hospices and group funds. The rowing machines were kindly loaned by Dane Court Grammar School.The Beavers started with a [...]

Westgate & Birchington Rotary Club Support Thanet Hospice

Posted on 19 April 2017

Karen Kenward; Community Fundraising Manager, was thrilled to receive a cheque for £1,000 in support of the fantastic care provided throughout Pilgrims Hospices. James Croall chose the Pilgrims Hospice Thanet as his charity of year as it was close to his heart, and he had seen the wonderful care that had been provided over a [...]

Ashford Charity Funds becomes a part of Pilgrims Family

Posted on 19 April 2017

Ashford Charity Funds was set up by husband and wife team Gary and Marilyn (Maz) Kirton in 2008 after Gary’s heart surgery as a way of giving back by fundraising for various charities, especially those he had reason to be grateful to. This year Victoria Friar, Pilgrims Hospice Ashford Fundraising Manager invited ACF to become an [...]

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 [...]



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