Hospice News

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Michael Aspel visits New Build site

Last Friday our Celebrity patron Michael Aspel, donned his hat and high vis jacket for a tour around the new Hospice building site in Goldsworth Park, Woking. Michael and his partner, Irene Clark were given a tour around the site along with senior management of the Hospice’s Marketing & Fundraising team, to […]

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2016 Challenge Events Launch Night

We invite you to challenge yourself this year! Walk, trek, bike, row, jump … you choose! We are hosting an evening to launch our Challenge Events calendar for 2016 on Thursday 28th January, 6-8pm. Don’t just set a fitness goal for your New Year’s Resolution – push your limits and […]

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Raise funds easily while you shop online

Online shoppers can help our Hospices, every time they make a purchase online with www.easyfundraising.org.uk. As you are getting your last minute Christmas gifts over the coming weeks, don’t forget to see whether the store you are purchasing from is part of the scheme. All you have to do is […]

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Freemasons present £5000 donation to Hospices

Our Hospices were delighted to receive nearly £5,000 from the Freemasons of Surrey as part of a scheme where the group make major donations to selected charities. The Surrey for Surrey scheme which was created in 2009 has meant more than 130 charities have benefited from the donations made over […]

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Christmas cheer at Sam Beare Hospice

Celebrations were in full swing on Tuesday 22nd December as we held our annual Christmas party for our Sam Beare Hospice patients. The Christmas parties held every year at both Hospices give patients who use our Day Care services a chance to meet and enjoy each other’s company during the festive […]

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Party time at Woking Hospice

It was party time for our patients at the Woking Hospice Day Care unit as the annual Christmas Party took place on Wednesday 16th December. Patients were joined by Hospice staff and volunteers who every week support local people living with a life–limiting illness by offering complementary therapies, arts and […]

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Christmas at Sam Beare

Earlier this month Therapists Team Leader Becky and Physiotherapist Lyn spent their lunch hour giving out balloons and collecting money in Weybridge High Street to raise awareness of Sam Beare Hospice. Despite the chilly, blustery weather, the purple presence on the high street was very well received. Becky said, “There […]

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Hospice given £5000 for Complementary Therapy

Woking & Sam Beare Hospices have been given £5000 by The Caron Keating Foundation, after applying for funding to go towards the cost of Complementary Therapy in the community, in particular for cancer patients and their relatives. The Caron Keating Foundation, set up in 2004 in memory of television presenter Caron Keating […]

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Hospices receive sweet donation

Members of the Guildford & Woking branch of the British Sugarcraft Guild (BSG) have once again donated 31 skilfully made Christmas themed cakes to Woking & Sam Beare Hospices. Becoming somewhat of a tradition, the BSG have been donating their specially made cakes to us for the past few years […]

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A sea of Santas run for the Hospices

Nearly 500 Santas of all ages transformed Mercedes-Benz World into a festive Winter Wonderland on Sunday as they took part in our annual Woking & Sam Beare Hospices Santa Fun Run. It was the biggest turnout at this family event since it launched in 2010 and whether running, jogging or […]

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