Ørsted

Ørsted’s ‘Love your Home’ ethos is put into full force for St Mary’s Hospice St Mary’s Hospice has teamed up with Ørsted, the global leader in offshore wind, to roll out fundraising activities to mark the hospice’s 30th anniversary. As the official sponsor of this milestone year, Ørsted will support a series of events over …

Anniversary Series episode 2 released

Inspired by the moving online video series ‘humans of New York’ where over the course of 3-4 years over 1200 people were interviewed on the streets of New York; last year we set out to capture the ‘humans of the hospice’. Our first video ‘tales from my holidays by Carole Pidduck’ released in April and …

‘Time to celebrate’ Volunteers Week!

Local charity St Mary’s Hospice will be celebrating the difference volunteers make to their organisation and thanking them for all their time and dedication during this year’s Volunteers’ Week, which runs from 1-7 June. Volunteers at St Mary’s Hospice will be celebrating along with staff at a celebratory afternoon tea and coffee morning to mark …

Spring Into Easter Coffee Morning

Emily Doyle age 12 of Dowdales’s secondary school and Olivia Doyle age 9 of Burlington C of E primary school Held a ‘Spring into Easter’ Coffee Morning on the 13th April 2019 at their local Grizebeck Community Hall, in aid of St Mary’s Hospice.   Emily and Olivia planned how they wanted the poster, what …

What will you do for Dying Matters week?

Every year in May, ‘Dying Matters’ host an awareness week to tackle the taboo subjects of death, dying and bereavement. It helps highlight the importance of these parts of life and puts them firmly on the national agenda. This year the week runs from 13th to the 19th of May and the theme is ‘Are …

Low Furness School and their basket of treats

The Volunteer Department were truly moved when 3 Student Council members from Low Furness called into the hospice with 2 beautiful baskets of treats.  Heather, Daisy and Mia have been organising and motivating the pupils at the school to raise money over the last few months. They have done various things and chose to donate …