HospiceCare North Northumberland

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This is where you will find the latest news on all things HospiceCare!

Friday, 18 May 2018 11:43

Raising Funds for HospiceCare

This is a DRUM ROLL moment.... These incredible, Community Fundraising local ladies have raised over £37,000 for HospiceCare since 2007.

Thursday, 17 May 2018 12:54

Our Charity Shops

Are you celebrating the Royal Wedding this weekend?

 

Why not pop into one of our charity shops for a browse and perhaps purchase something special.

Wednesday, 09 May 2018 15:43

Charity Golf Day

We had our best-ever Charity Golf Day yesterday at Alnmouth Golf Club, Foxton, since the event was created back in 2010.

How you can support Dying Matters Awareness Week

Dying Matters Awareness Week is an unparalleled opportunity to place the importance of talking about dying, death and bereavement firmly on the national agenda.

Hold your own Dying Matters Awareness event

A Dying Matters Awareness Week event can be large, small or anywhere in-between. You could host a coffee morning in your home, place of work, or a meet-up in your local community space and yes, that could be your local pub!

During the week we would ask you to be encouraging your friends, family, work colleagues and neighbours to discuss what they want for the end of their lives with those close to them. You could also be encouraging people to take five simple steps to make their end of life experience better, both for them and for their loved ones. These are:  

  • Write your will
  • Record your funeral wishes
  • Plan your future care and support
  • Consider registering as an organ donor
  • Tell your loved ones your wishes

Ideally, you will base any events you run around these actions. However, as long as what you're planning fits with Dying Matters' broad agenda - to positively change attitudes and behaviour around talking about and planning for death - we'll be happy. 

Please get in touch with us if you would like support in organising an awareness event, want to talk through your ideas, or would like help designing a poster for your event.

Friday, 20 April 2018 11:34

National Volunteer Appreciation Day 2018

Volunteer Recognition Day is celebrated on April 20, 2018. It honors all volunteers who are working on behalf of others without being motivated by financial or material gain. You can celebrate Volunteer Recognition Day by thanking volunteers for their work, involving yourself in a volunteer activity or by donating to a volunteer group.


Volunteering is generally considered an altruistic activity and is intended to promote good or improve human quality of life. In return, this activity produces a feeling of self-worth and respect; however, there is no financial gain. Volunteering is also renowned for skill development, socialization, and fun!

We couldn't agree more...

Our volunteers saved HospiceCare over £100,000 last year in the hours they donated to support us! Huge thanks from the HospiceCare Team to all our fantastic volunteers - we couldn't do it without you! xx

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40 Narrowgate, Alnwick,
Northumberland NE66 1JQ
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