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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.


The Godmersham Brownies keep their fundraising promise at Christmas Fair

Posted on 20 March 2017

On Tuesday evening, one of our volunteer ambassadors, Pat Stewart, went along to the Godmersham Brownies meeting to receive a cheque for a brilliant £200. The brownies chose Pilgrims Hospices to fundraise for at their Christmas Fair, and Pat went to say thank you and to also give a short talk to the Brownies about what [...]

John Parker & Son raise £616.24 for Pilgrims Hospices

Posted on 2 March 2017

A big thank you to John Parker and Son in Canterbury, who chose Pilgrims Hospices as their 2016-2017 charity of the year and raised and impressive £616.24. The local steel stockholder company took part in the Canterbury 10 mile race in January, as well as holding dress down days in the office. Through sponsorship and general [...]

The Whitstable Oyster Singers raise £1194.71 for Hospice Care

Posted on 1 March 2017

The Whitstable Oyster Singers have come to the end of their year of fundraising for Pilgrims Hospices, and on Monday night presented Sophie Douch, community fundraising officer, with a cheque for a huge £1194.71! Sophie was invited along to the local choir’s AGM meeting, and heard all about the wonderful performances and fundraising that the group [...]

Wheatsheaf Quiz support for Pilgrims Hospice, Thanet

Posted on 24 February 2017

The Wheatsheaf Public House in Ramsgate has run their annual Quiz Night throughout 2016 raising an incredible £2,000 for Pilgrims Hospice, Thanet taking their running total to over £7k. What an achievement. Karen Kenward, Community Fundraising Manager received the cheque from some of the quiz supporters and Publican Owner Simon Seaborne. Karen said: ” We are so very [...]

Broadstair’s Babes support Pilgrims Hospices

Posted on 22 February 2017

An amazing group of ladies got together through Face Book called the ‘Broadstair’s Babes’. They choose a charity each year, Pilgrims Hospices were lucky to be their chosen charity for 2016. Today Karen Kenward, Community Fundraising Manager for Pilgrims was asked to speak about the care and wellbeing services provided by the hospices, she was presented [...]

Stour Chambers Charity Quiz Night

Posted on 21 February 2017

Stour Chambers hosted its second Charity Quiz Night, Raffle and Auction in aid of Pilgrims Hospices on 20th January. The turn out was impressive with over 100 people in attendance creating 18 quiz teams made up of local businesses, lawyers, Cafcass Officers, Judges, family and friends. Prizes were won for ‘Overall Quiz Winner’, ‘Best Team Name’ [...]

Lauren’s locks raise £451.20 for Pilgrims Hospices

Posted on 20 February 2017

On 28th January, 8 year old Lauren Saunders bravely chose to have an amazing 22inches of her hair cut off for charity. Lauren decided to have her hair cut off in memory of both her grandads about a year ago, after learning a little more about cancer and how it affects people. She found out about [...]

Reculver’s Lodge support Pilgrims

Posted on 13 February 2017

Recover Lodge Ladies Night and Raffle raised a very generous £1,750 donation for Pilgrims Hospices care. Karen Kenward, Community Fundraising Manager was pleased to accept the cheque from Paul Jeffcoat, Steve Wilmshurt and Justin Mackinnon from Reculvers Lodge – No 4123. Paul said: “We wanted to show our appreciation of Pilgrims Hospices, they provided such supportive care [...]

Local Hospice Opens New Southern Co operative Store in Minster

Posted on 7 February 2017

Local charity Pilgrim’s Hospice received a special invitation to cut the ribbon and open The Southern Co-operative’s new food store in Minster, Ramsgate and received a £500 donation. Pictured  – Co operative Team, Julie Hulks, Store Manager, Karen Kenward, Community Fundraising Manager and Lil Smith, Volunteer for Pilgrims Hospices, Thanet for 21 years. We were delighted to  be [...]

Thanet District Beaver Scouts Hike

Posted on 30 January 2017

Beaver Scouts from all over Thanet took part in their annual sponsored walk in September 2016 to raise money for Pilgrims Hospices. Over 100 beavers took part in the 6km hike from Garlinge Primary School to Westgate Bay and back. The groups all gathered their own sponsorship through family and friends and over all managed to [...]



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