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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.


Sausage Rolls all round!

Posted on 29 June 2016

A big thank you to the Estates Department at University of Kent for holding their annual ‘Sausage Roll Day’ in memory of former colleague Malcolm McLean and raising a fantastic £118.57 for Pilgrims Hospices. Every year the University of Kent Estates department generously supports Pilgrims Hospice by holding a fund raising ‘Sausage Roll Day’ where members [...]

Community spirit refreshes Pilgrims dining room

Posted on 29 June 2016

Once again, wonderful volunteers and local businesses turned out in force to support Pilgrims Hospices and helped to achieve a fantastic new dining room for the Thanet care team. Wendy Kelk, Hospice Manager sent out a plea for help to refresh the dining room used by the doctors and nurses Pilgrims Hospice Thanet. Wendy said: “We asked [...]

Lucie’s school cake sale

Posted on 22 June 2016

A big Pilgrims thank you to 12 year old Lucie Jean Sutton, who held a cake sale at her school, St Anselms in Canterbury, in aid of Pilgrims Hospices raising a brilliant £207.93! Along with some friends, teachers and some very helpful mums who spent the previous day baking up some yummy treats, Lucie sold cakes [...]

Comic Interlude’s Wacky Rally to Rimini

Posted on 21 June 2016

‘Now here they are: the most daredevil group of daffy drivers to ever whirl their wheels in the Wacky races!’ James and Glen Charter, Roger Fagg and Ian Gilbert from Canterbury, Herne Bay and Eastling in Kent are taking on this years’ Wacky Rally in aid of Pilgrims Hospices, for the support and care that a [...]

Big Knit Boosts Hospice Funds

Posted on 20 June 2016

The Isle of Thanet Sunrise Rotary Big Knit event 2016 raises £1500 for Pilgrims Hospices On a sunny Saturday afternoon in March 120 knitters got together to make some noise and raise funds for four local charities, one of which was Pilgrims Hospices. Knitting groups from all over Thanet got together in the Holy Trinity Church [...]

Rotary Club’s great support for Pilgrims Hospices

Posted on 16 June 2016

Charity Boxing Event raises £5,000 for Pilgrims Hospices. The Rotary Club of Thanet held their annual Boxing Evening in the Kings Hall at The Winter Gardens, Margate. The event raises funds for the Rotary Club’s nominated charities, which includes Pilgrims Hospices. The black tie event attracted a number of local people and money was raised through an [...]

Cycling success for Givaudan staff

Posted on 7 June 2016

Huge congratulations to the staff at Givaudan UK Ltd in Ashford who cycled from Geneva to Barcelona this week. The ride completes Givaudan’s trilogy of site visits linking Ashford, Paris, Geneva and St Celoni in Barcelona. The route went from the Alps to the Pyrenees and down to the Mediterranean coast, covering 500 miles over six days. Givaudan’s incredible [...]

Strictly Homewood dances for Pilgrims Hospices

Posted on 2 June 2016

Teachers from Homewood School and Sixth Form Centre took part in a “Strictly Homewood” ballroom bonanza in aid of Pilgrims Hospices on 7 May raising an amazing £628.50. Couples competed with a variety of dances including a Viennese Waltz, Charleston, Quickstep, Salsa and Waltz. The Homewood Show team performed a Rumba, the Inspiration Dance Company a [...]

Benidorm or bust in aid of Pilgrims Hospices

Posted on 2 June 2016

Brothers Frank and Peter Gough with friend Andy will be rallying their racy little Ford KA, 2437 miles to Benidorm, Spain and back while raising funds for Pilgrims Hospices. Pilgrims is our chosen charity. The Herbie Rides Again crew will be taking the Benidorm or Bust epic trip for the second year running. Frank told us: “We [...]

R.A.O.B Tremain Lodge raise an amazing £1,000 for Pilgrims Hospices

Posted on 31 May 2016

A huge thank you to Tremain Lodge 10682 for raising an amazing £1,000 for Pilgrims Hospices. Tremain Lodge has held various quiz nights and raffles throughout the year to support Pilgrims Hospices once again and raise a brilliant amount of money. The Lodge is part of The Royal Anteduluvian Order of Buffaloes, an organisation that aids members, their families [...]



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