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Volunteers Week 2021

Here at Alice House we are extremely lucky to enjoy the support of a huge team of volunteers who are dedicated to supporting the work of the Hospice.

Our Volunteers are an essential part of our team and provide vital support in all areas of the Hospice including helping with patients, handling essential administrative tasks and providing much-needed support for fundraising and our charity shops would be unable to remain open without them.

Volunteers Week is our chance to highlight some of the amazing work our Volunteers do and to say a massive THANK YOU to each and every one of you!

Read about some of our inspiring volunteers below and remember, these are the tip of the volunteering iceberg. The people who give up their precious time and invaluable skills to your Hospice are what makes what we do here possible!


Press Releases | Volunteering

Remembering Gillian

On 26 November, Gillian and her husband Phil (also a Hospice volunteer and fundraiser) had been volunteering on the charity’s Trees of Remembrance stall and after that, called in to Alice House together to collect some Hospice Lottery winnings. Later that day, when Gillian was driving home alone after dropping Phil off at his choir […]

Post Covid-19 Garden Boost thanks to Kerry Taste and Nutrition
Corporate | Volunteering

Post Covid-19 Garden Boost thanks to Kerry Taste and Nutrition

During the Covid-19 pandemic the usual support of the Hospice’s gardening volunteers had to be put on hold to ensure their own and the patients’ safety.  When Kerry staff visited Alice House they noticed that the gardens were looking a little less cared for than they usually do and they had a conversation with one […]

Thank you George
Volunteering

Thank you George

George spent much of his time looking after the Hospice gardens, ensuring they were well maintained and providing patients and visitors with a picturesque and peaceful outdoor space. George is now officially stepping down from gardening duties, but will continue to give his time to the various fundraising activities in which he has been involved. […]

Meet Jennifer Hanson
Volunteering | Young People

Meet Jennifer Hanson

Jennifer volunteers for the Communications Team Early in 2020 Jennifer applied to join Alice House Hospice as a Volunteer Communications Assistant to work on the 40th Anniversary Celebrations. Jennifer had previously been touched by Alice House and said, “Alice House touches so many people’s lives, mine included. I have ongoing health problems and in 2007 […]

Meet Lesley Berry
Volunteering

Meet Lesley Berry

Lesley volunteers on the Inpatient Unit at Alice House “I first started as a Volunteer at Alice House Hospice after I retired from H.G.H after 26 years and it’s the best thing I have done, my love of nursing never left me. I have been at Alice House Hospice for 11 years and I love […]


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Remembering Gillian

Staff at Alice House have paid tribute to a much-loved Volunteer who sadly died unexpectedly in November 2021.

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Sign up for the Hospice Lottery for a chance to win one of 26 weekly prizes. You can donate to any of our Hospice shops or volunteer to work in one. There are loads of ways you can help, run your own event, tick something off your bucket list or attend one of the Hospice events.
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