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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.


Walkers shine in pink for Linda

Posted on 1 December 2016

Sunday 23rd October saw the seafront of Herne Bay shine with over 100 people coming out to support Linda’s Rain or Shine Walk in aid of Pilgrims Hospices. The walk was created by Vee Chivers and her daughter, Amy last year when Vee’s mum, Linda was battling cancer. Now in its second year Vee organised the [...]

Mason family kindly donates £3,321

Posted on 29 November 2016

The Mason family personally brought in funds of £3,321.00 which was raised through a dinner and dance event earlier in the year to help support Pilgrims Hospices. Tracy Mason said: “I hope this donation can help others in the way my family were helped when my husband was cared for at Pilgrims Hospice Thanet. Nothing was to much trouble [...]

Sponsored swim makes a big splash

Posted on 29 November 2016

Local Minster girl Jessica Lidlow triumphs in her swimming challenge. The 12 year old who is a pupil at St Georges School, Broadstairs swam an incredible 4 miles which is 256 lengths of the pool, in just 1 hour 38 mins. Jessica was inspired to raise money through sponsorship when seeing the care and support given to her Grandad Leslie Copaz who [...]

Margate Football Club scores for Pilgrims Hospices

Posted on 9 November 2016

Margate Football Club were delighted to announce they will show support for Pilgrims Hospices in the Saturday 19 November 2016 fixture against Oxford City at Hartsdown Park. The match will see representatives from Pilgrims Hospice Thanet at Hartsdown Park raising awareness Pilgrims care in the local area. For the first time, the Margate players will wear [...]

Emily’s cracking cake bake

Posted on 4 November 2016

Emily Spicer was inspired to hold the fundraiser when she saw how much care and support Pilgrims Hospice are giving to her grandmother. The cake sale has made an incredible £137.14 and Emily is thrilled to have raised so much money for the hospice.   Emily made all her own posters to advertise the event and encouraged everyone [...]

Metal detecting club raises money for Pilgrims Hospices

Posted on 3 November 2016

Stu Harrison (Treasurer) and fellow club member Ron Hedges handed over a cheque to Karen Kenward, Fundraising Manager for Thanet today. A recent East Kent Ploughing Match & Show at Nonnington, attended regularly by members of the Thanet & Wantsum Metal Detecting Club to let the world know about what they do, and display some of their [...]

Vote today to give #BagsofHelp to hospice

Posted on 3 November 2016

By voting for Pilgrims Hospices when doing your Tesco shopping between now and 13 November you can help to secure up to £12,000 of community funding to help the charity improve the environment for patients. Pilgrims Hospices has been awarded a #BagsofHelp community grant of get £8,000 from Tesco in Thanet but if we got the [...]

Girls On The Run at Richmond Half Marathon

Posted on 2 November 2016

Stef, Kat and Nicki have raised an incredible £2,125 for Pilgrims Hospices after running the Richmond half marathon on Sunday 18th September. Counsins Stef and Kat Flynn, and close friend Nicki Dickson decided to take on the challenge in memory of Stef’s dad and Kat’s uncle, Brendan Flynn, who was cared for at the Canterbury hospice in [...]

George’s Colour Run Fun

Posted on 27 October 2016

Teenager George Coulman was thrilled to take part in the ‘ Thanet 5K Colour Run’  event. George, who attends Parkwood Hall Academy  took part with his aunt and was delighted to be part of such a big event. George was inspired to take part because his uncle is currently benefiting from our therapy centre services. [...]

Big Fun Run Edinburgh for Uncle Dode

Posted on 27 October 2016

On Sunday 9th October, Samantha Fulton and her Nana, Agnes, ran the Edinburgh 5k Big Fun Run in memory of Sam’s ‘Uncle Dode’. They raised an amazing £463.15 from the event through the generosity of their friends and family who had been touched by the support of Pilgrims Hospices. Samantha said: “My Uncle was cared for [...]



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