Christmas began on 22 November at the Hospice of the Good Shepherd with our Head Chef, Steve Le-Bretton making an exclusive batch of Christmas puddings on Stir-up Sunday using a traditional recipe from one of the Hospice’s long term volunteers. The stirring of ingredients to produce a moist and fruity pudding mix are traditionally made on… Read more »
Wear your funkiest Christmas jumper & raise money for your local Hospice! If you’re part of an organisation or community club / school we’d love you to get involved!
Can you help us!? We need a loving home this Christmas!!
The Hospice are asking for kind hearted people to make an offer by email at firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 17th December.
The highest bidder gets to take one (or both of us) home!!!
Countess of Chester Hospital Foundation trust Governor Helen Clifton has signed up three generations of her family for this year’s Chester Santa Dash. Ten members of the family including her children and grandchildren will be taking part in the event which is supported by Virgin Money on Sunday 6th December at 10am. The 3.3k route… Read more »
Why did you choose to volunteer for the Hospice? It’s great work experience for me. I have had to have operations in the past couple of years, so volunteering helps me keep active and social. How did you find out about volunteering at the hospice shops? I simply popped in one day and asked if… Read more »
Kirsty Lowe from Upton has signed up for this year’s Chester Santa Dash and will be taking part with daughters Olivia and Verity and son Joseph. She called in to the Countess fundraising office last week to pick up her Santa suits and said “Joseph was born in December last year and needed treatment on the… Read more »
Share a Card and support the Hospice of the Good Shepherd this Christmas
Want to be a part of the 2016 team? The run takes place on Sunday April 24 2016. The famous 26.2 mile route takes runners on an amazing journey through central London, from Blackheath to The Mall. Community Fundraising Manager at the Hospice, Rachel Thomas, said: “The London Marathon is a great way to… Read more »
Why did you choose to volunteer for the Hospice? Unfortunately my niece was diagnosed with Breast Cancer so I experienced first-hand the care Hospices give. People often judge a Hospice as a place where people go to die, but it’s so much more than that. It provides palliative care to make sure people have the… Read more »
Double Olympic medallist to officially start the Chester Santa Dash
We want Hospice UK to be Carillion’s next charity of the year! Hospice care needs your vote! Please go to http://www.hospiceuk.org/support-us/corporate-partnerships/our-corporate-partners/carillion to vote!
Paul Gerrard, 17 has been volunteering for a while now at the Overpool shop. We spoke to him and found out about his volunteering experiences and how volunteering has benefited him. Why did you choose to volunteer for the Hospice? I finished school and wanted a part-time job for the summer to keep me busy,… Read more »