Shining a light on good governance across the UK – St Mary’s has been shortlisted!

The Charity Governance Awards is an exciting not-for-profit initiative created to celebrate outstanding governance and trusteeship in charities across the UK, allowing large and small not-for-profit organisations to inspire and learn from one another. Charity Governance Awards: “We all know that effective governance makes a difference. By sharing examples of inspirational trustees and brilliant boards …

St Mary’s Hospice has received vital oxygen therapy equipment thanks to a donation by Forge

St Mary’s Hospice, needed to update their equipment with a new oxygen concentrator, a machine that produces oxygen from air for patients with breathing difficulties. And when local LED solutions manufacturer Forge found out, owner Peter Barton stepped into action by donating two machines. Peter Barton, Forge: “We are delighted they are going to be …

Good Grief! It’s Dying Matters week

Dying Matters is a national campaign that started in 2010. Each year hundreds of events take place as part of Dying Matters Awareness Week, which this year runs from May 13-19. The campaign aims to encourage people to become more comfortable talking about death and grief, and to sort out the practical issues about their …

Cumbria Community Foundation Covid-19 Response Fund

Cumbria Community Foundation Covid-19 Response Fund This week, a further £142,293 was awarded from the Fund to projects helping families on low incomes, homeless people, isolated older people and many more get through the coronavirus crisis. St Mary’s Hospice Ulverston has received an award of £10,000 to help support the adaptation and enhancement of services …