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Úna’s marathon victory for Pilgrims

Posted on 22 August 2017

Behind the scenes at Pilgrims Hospices a range of professionals – nurses, occupational therapists, physiotherapists, counsellors and doctors – work together to support individual patients, families and carers throughout their journey. Here, Pilgrims nurse Úna Leavy shares her personal experience of working at Pilgrims. In addition to her role at the hospice, this year Úna completed the Virgin Money London [...]

A Night to Shine

Posted on 2 August 2017

A Night to Shine is our sponsored walk that brings together people from all across our East Kent community for one very special evening. In Ashford, Broadstairs and Canterbury there will be 5k or a 10k route for you and your family and friends to follow. You can walk with us for fun, fitness or in [...]

Pilgrims Hospice Ashford Summer Fair promises fun for all the family

Posted on 25 July 2017

On Saturday 5th August Pilgrims Hospice Ashford will be holding its ever popular summer fair in the grounds of the hospice in Hythe Road from 12noon to 4pm. Entry is free.

Write a will and support Pilgrims Hospices

Posted on 10 February 2017

This February, you can make or update your will quickly and easily with Pilgrims Hospices Will Writing Month. The scheme for east Kent residents sees solicitors across the region kindly donate their time and expertise in exchange for a donation to the charity. The scheme is all about the local community working together. Sara Scriven, Individual Giving Manager at Pilgrims [...]

Fireman gets ready for lift with a difference

Posted on 8 February 2017

A Canterbury firefighter practiced a drill with a difference. Mark Jones, red watch manager at Canterbury fire station, has this week signed up for a new assignment – performing a ‘fireman’s lift’ over 800 degree hot coals for charity. Local Mum Amy Morris volunteers at the hospice as a receptionist and when she heard about the [...]

‘Step out and shine’ for the hospice

Posted on 25 January 2017

It’s official! The wraps are off a brand new fundraiser for Pilgrims Hospices for 2017. Our charity is celebrating the launch of ‘A Night to Shine’ – a brand new sponsored 5 or 10k walk taking place on 30 September that will bring together people from all across our east Kent community for one very special night of [...]

Christmas Carols at Godinton

Posted on 16 January 2017

Join us for traditional carols and support the amazing work of The Pilgrims Hospices.  Enjoy the ambience of the Great Hall, freshly decorated with festive swags and traditional tree.  Christmas classics, familiar favourites and traditional readings.  Booking essential, tickets limited all proceeds to Pilgrims.   Please contact Rachael for tickets.  

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 [...]

Christmas Carol Concert

Posted on 8 December 2016

Ashford Choral Society would like to extend a warm invitation to their Christmas Carol Concert at St Mary’s Church in the centre of Ashford. There will be a retiring collection on behalf of Pilgrims Hospices and Shelterbox. For full details of how to buy tickets click on poster for information.  

Harrison and Hayden’s home baked cakes promote community spirit

Posted on 5 December 2016

In November Harrison and Hayden Hopkins decided they wanted to make cakes and sell them in aid of Pilgrims Hospices. So one Saturday they donned their chef’s outfits baked cakes and then changing into hospice tee shirts, visited houses close to their home in the community of Challock offering cakes for a donation. They raised [...]