Alice House Hospice are launching their annual summer remembrance appeal ‘Forget Me Not,’ to raise much needed funds for patients and families affected by incurable illnesses.
Staff and volunteers at Alice House thanked a much-loved volunteer who has cared for the Hospice gardens for nearly 20 years.
George Newbury, who is well known in the local community, started volunteering for Alice House after his late wife Joyce was under their care in 2004.
Young fundraiser Caitlin Shillaw had her luscious locks cut in support of two charities.
Caitlin's Nanna was supported by Alice House before moving to a care home and she wanted to find a way to say thank you for the wonderful care she received.
On 24th October 2019, the #TeamSally 12-in-12 Challenge Series was started, with the goal of raising funds for Alice House Hospice.
The total raised during the year was £15,038, bringing the total raised since September 2014 to over £45,000
A team of staff members at Hartlepool College of Further Education - Debbie Hill and “The Dedicated WARMS” who are responsible for the Welfare and Safeguarding of the students are participating in the 2.6 challenge to raise funds for Alice House Hospice and will be involving their families too.
The 2.6 Challenge is a national appeal to raise money for charities all over the country by asking supporters to raise money for their chosen organisations, based around the numbers 2 and 6.
Alice House has taken delivery of thousands of items of much-needed personal protective equipment (PPE) thanks to local authority and business donations.
Alice House received 1,000 aprons and 1,000 pairs of disposable gloves from Hartlepool Borough Council, and 1,000 face masks from EDF Energy, operator of Hartlepool Power Station.
A local dance studio recently held a fundraising event and raised over £1,700 for Alice House Hospice.
Amy Richardson Dance Studios held a Cabaret evening on 27 September at Hartlepool’s Corporation Club in memory of Antony Weegram.
Volunteers at Alice House Hospice are looking forward to celebrating another year of wonderful support at the annual Volunteer Christmas Party on Friday 13 December.
The party is kindly hosted by the Army Reserve Centre on Easington Road in Hartlepool and sponsored by the Horden branch of TSB who are situated opposite the Hospice’s charity shop and wedding boutique on Blackhills Road.
This year, Alice House Hospice’s Trees of Remembrance in Middleton Grange Shopping Centre are sponsored by Evolution Risk Assurance and Dignity Funeralcare.
The Trees of Remembrance is an event which visitors to the centre to place a bauble along with a message on a Christmas tree in memory of a loved one.