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We don’t do door to door collections

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It has come to our attention that a couple, a man and a woman, has been knocking on people’s doors in Woking, claiming that they were raising donations for our hospices. The incidents have specifically taken place in the Kingfield area. This has now been reported to the police, as the […]

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Super Dan raises £401 through 100 mile cycle

Dan ‘Super Dan’ Searle powered on through freezing temperatures and snow to complete a 100 mile cycle on a static bike on 11 February, raising £401. Kept warm only by his yellow superhero cape and the encouragement of his support team and passersby in Woking town centre, the Director of […]

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Volunteer recruitment day a success

On Wednesday 8 February our volunteer services team held an open meeting at St Andrew’s Church in Goldsworth Park, where people could hear about opportunities for volunteering at our new hospice. The main focus of the event was to recruit new volunteers to our existing reception and hospitality teams when we move to the […]

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Happy Valentine’s Day from McLaren

Our patients and staff received a floral Valentine’s Day surprise when McLaren delivered 320 beautiful red roses to the hospice. Delivered in an eye-catching McLaren 540c sports car, the roses have filled our day care centre with stunning blooms. Interim CEO and Director of Nursing Jayne Cooper said: ‘The roses […]

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Our new hospice is taking shape

Work continues on the future home for Woking and Sam Beare Hospices, as our new building on Goldsworth Park takes  shape. We have been fundraising for, and working on our new state-of-the-art hospice since February 2016, so it is exciting to share with you the progress we have made so […]

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Raise your cups – and funds for us!

We’ve launched our Big Coffee Morning campaign, encouraging local individuals and groups to hold their own fundraising coffee mornings throughout February to support us. Supporters and volunteers joined us in Woking Hospice’s day care centre to enjoy our Big Coffee Morning on 26 January. Interim CEO and Director of Nursing […]

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Ready for a Challenge?

If your new year’s resolution is to get fit or challenge yourself then why not sign up for one of our 2017 fundraising events. As part of Team WSB you will get unlimited support, advice and guidance to help you reach your goal. We will send you a fundraising pack crammed […]

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Woking Asian Community Dinner Raises 100K

Attended by The Rt Hon. The Baroness Warsi and Jonathan Lord MP, the Woking Asian Community came together at a special dinner, on Tuesday last night 13 December, in support of our New Build Appeal. The Woking Asian Community is keen to support our cause, which they believe has important […]

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Remembering Decades of Care

On Sunday 11th December staff, volunteers, supporters and patients took part in an emotional farewell celebration at Sam Beare Hospice in Weybridge. It marked nearly four decades of delivering excellent palliative and end of life care throughout the community. The event started with a reflective service at St James Church, […]

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Shopping online? Then fundraise whilst doing so…

Shoppers can now fundraise for our Hospices every time they make a purchase online though www.easyfundraising.org.uk, and with big retailers such as Amazon, John Lewis, Next and Argos all taking part, it’s now easier than ever to support us. All you have to do is sign up for free via www.easyfundraising.org.uk and then choose […]

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