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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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.
Posted on 31 August 2016
Hundreds raised at Paydens Chemist Westgate When Amber Berry approached her bosses at Paydens about holding a fundrasing day to raise money for Pilgrims Hospices they were more than happy to help out. Amber, who’s Mum was cared for at Pilgrims Hospice in Margate earlier this year was determined to make the day a big success. “I cannot [...]
Posted on 30 August 2016
Four amazing girls, Tilly Panda, Laura Duffy, Charlotte Muselwhite and Laura Frost, arrived back in Broadstairs on Bank Holiday Monday to a hero’s welcome from family and friends after completing their biggest ever charity challenge, a 100 mile trek from Brighton Pier to Broadstairs. Many joined the girls for the final push from George V [...]
Posted on 25 August 2016
Mansfields alongside Pilgrims Hospices held the annual Pilgrims Hospices Challenge Cup fishing competition at Broad Oak Fishing Lake, Near Canterbury on 26th June 2016. Paul Mansfield hosts The Hospice Challenge Cup which is in its sixth year now and the emphasis is on family fun and enjoyment in peaceful picturesque surroundings. Fishing experts are on hand [...]