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News items tagged 'In aid of Pilgrims Hospices'

Harmony in Europe support Pilgrims Hospices

Posted on 1 June 2017

The Thanet Male Voice Choir presented a £1,500 cheque raised at the Harmony in Europe Gala Concert. The choir organised the event at the Winter Gardens in Margate with all proceeds donated to Pilgrims Hospices. The concert was supported by the Harmony Ladies Choir, Italy – Coro Monte Pizzo, Manner-Quartett “Frohsinn” 1925 Immendorf and the famous [...]

It’s time to move up a gear for Pilgrims Hospices

Posted on 17 March 2017

Kent’s biggest charity ride is back for its eighth year on 30 April 2017. Pilgrims Cycle Challenge offers cyclists of all abilities the chance to ride 45, 75 or 100 miles to raise vital funds for hospice care. The University of Kent at Canterbury will host the event village from their Cycle Hub, a recent university initiative that promotes cycling on campus. It’s great [...]

Alex and Will are in training for marathon fundraising

Posted on 14 March 2017

William Zurawel and Alex Butter will be striding out to support Pilgrims Hospices in this year’s Virgin London Marathon in April. They hope to achieve an amazing £4,000 of fundraising for hospice care. They’ve already achieved over £1,000 toward their overall target. Will and Alex, who live in central London, have joined the iconic marathon as [...]

Givuadan raises ‘staggering’ £100,000 for Pilgrims

Posted on 3 March 2017

Ashford-based company Givuadan has been regularly supporting Pilgrims Hospice Ashford since the hospice was opened in 2001. This week they presented a cheque for £6,100 which they raised this year to Victoria Friar Community Fundraising Manager. This brought the total they have raised to over a staggering £100,000. Throughout the years staff have taken part in many [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

The sky’s the limit for superstar supporter Nigel

Posted on 26 January 2017

Pilgrims supporter Nigel Harrison enjoyed a skydive experience of a lifetime, read his story and be inspired to do something amazing for yourself and for Pilgrims Hospices too. ‘Do I have the courage to jump out of this plane?’ The whole experience was exhilarating, I will never forget it! That was what went through my mind on the [...]

Bryony’s 100 mile march

Posted on 25 January 2017

Charles Dickens School pupil, Bryony Stout, took part in the 4-day 100 mile Nijmegen march in July 2016 raising an amazing £412.50 for important Pilgrims Hospice care.  She took part in memory or her beloved Granddad who was in Pilgrims care last year. I feel like I’m giving something back to this truly wonderful team. 15-year old [...]

Paul Incredible supports Pilgrims Firewalk in 2017

Posted on 17 January 2017

Renowned fire performer and entertainer Paul Tanner better known as Paul Incredible will be back again this year to entertain everyone at all four Pilgrims Hospice Firewalks, in Canterbury, Folkestone, Tenderden and Deal in March. Paul, who lives in Canterbury, explains: “The hospice looked after my Dad when he was in his last days and they [...]