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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.


Silent Gliss Christmas Wish

Posted on 26 January 2017

We would like to thank all the amazing staff at Silent Gliss for their continued support to our charity. For the past few years the staff have kindly donated their last hours pay on Christmas Eve to help support palliative care to our patients within the hospice and at home. The total donated this year was [...]

Christmas Carols for Pilgrims

Posted on 20 January 2017

On 19th and 20th December last year, Jemma Van De Byl was joined by her old students from St Lawrence College in Thanet and Fulston Manor School in Sittingbourne, to take to the streets of Faversham and spread some festive cheer through traditional carol singing. Raising a fantastic £240.72 for Pilgrims Hospices, Jemma siad “it was [...]

Stevens pledge ongoing support to Pilgrims Hospices

Posted on 17 January 2017

Stevens Property Sales & Lettings in Ashford have kindly offered to continue supporting our charity by generously donating £10 for every completed house sale & property let throughout 2017.

Eastry Horticultural Society supports Pilgrims Hospices

Posted on 12 January 2017

Karen Kenward, Community Fundraising Manager was pleased to be asked to accept a cheque for £150 from Rob Betts, Treasurer at the Eastry Horticultural Society, prior to their monthly quiz night on Tuesday evening. Thank you to everyone within the society for choosing and supporting our charity at Christmas through your annual raffle. This donation will help [...]

Hairspray’s festive fundraiser

Posted on 9 January 2017

Staff and customers at the Hairspray Salon in Ramsgate have raised £600 from their Christmas raffle. Salon owner Donna Davies was on hand to present Community Fundraising Manager Karen Kenward with the money. Karen said: “We really appreciate the amazing support from Donna and her team and a huge thank you to all the Hairspray customers [...]

The Whitstable Oyster Singers ‘Sing for Pilgrims’

Posted on 9 January 2017

The Oyster Singers, a community choir based in Whitstable, chose Pilgrims Hospices as their charity of the year for 2016 and raised an incredible £894.71! The group, which are a mixed choir of approximately 50 people sing a wide variety of music from pop, rock, and soul to traditional.  The Oyster Singers held collections at a number [...]

Party-goers raise a glass to Pilgrims on New Year’s Eve

Posted on 9 January 2017

This New Year’s Eve saw a quiet village hall in Barham transform into the place to be to see in 2017, thanks to Lisa Jervis and her family who put on a fantastic celebration all in aid of Pilgrims Hospices. Lisa and her family worked hard to organise a brilliant event; selling tickets, marketing the event [...]

Sensational snappers reap rewards for Ashford ward

Posted on 6 January 2017

When Wendy Kelk, our Hospice Services Manager in Ashford, put out a call for new local-interest photographs to hang in the hospice ward corridors she wanted to provide a comforting and pleasing environment for patients and their visitors. Thanks to a great response from some keen photographers who got snapping straight away for us we have [...]

Robert Brocklebank dives for Dawn

Posted on 30 December 2016

Robert Brocklebank took to the skies on 22nd October to face his fear of heights and skydive 10,000ft in memory of his loving partner, Dawn Brennan. Robert’s brave challenge raised an incredible £1,971.25 for Pilgrims Hospices, which will really help to ensure we can continue to provide our services free of charge to our patients, their [...]

Superstore’s Hospice help!

Posted on 29 December 2016

This year the volunteers at Pilgrims Hospices in Canterbury have had the opportunity to undertake a whopping 32 collections at local superstores throughout Canterbury, Herne Bay, Whitstable and Faversham! The fundraising team at the Canterbury hospice were offered a range of dates throughout the year at Marks & Spencer, Asda, Morrisons, Sainsbury’s, Tesco, B&Q and Macknades. [...]



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