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Cash For Your Community – We Need Your Help!

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We are delighted to have been chosen to take part in this year’s Shropshire Star’s Cash For Your Community campaign. You can help us to receive a share of the £20,000 prize fund by collecting special tokens that will be printed in the Shropshire Star from 2nd March to 8th April 2017. Keep an eye… Read more »

Volunteer Evelyn Celebrates 90th Birthday with Royal Bash

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We held a royal tea party on 14th February at our shop in Craven Arms to celebrate the 90th birthday of one of our long serving volunteers. Our beloved volunteer Evelyn Thomas was treated to a birthday party fit for a queen as her 90th birthday closely coincided with Queen Elizabeth II’s. She was treated… Read more »

A New Year gift from the Morrisons Foundation

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Our hospice is celebrating a New Year funding boost thanks to a £15,085 donation from the Morrisons Foundation. This very generous donation will be used to purchase a new fully-accessible vehicle to transport patients to day care services and clinics. These services give a range of medical, emotional and spiritual support to help patients living… Read more »

Spirited Sandra to skydive 10,000ft for her 70th

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A daredevil grandmother is set to face her fears and fall 10,000ft from the sky to raise funds for our hospice. Sandra Patterson, who volunteers at our hospice in Apley, will take on a daring tandem skydive for Severn Hospice for her 70th birthday – and she’s hoping others will join her for the challenge…. Read more »

Thank you for Bags of Help Grant

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In 2016 Severn Hospice was chosen as one of three finalists in Tesco’s Bags of Help competition to win a grant of up to £12,000. Bags of Help offers community groups and projects in around 400 regions across the UK a share of revenue generated from the 5p charge levied on single-use carrier bags. We… Read more »

Celebrate at our 10th Anniversary Cinderella Midnight Walks

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Ladies, step out in style and celebrate with us at our 10th anniversary Midnight Walks with a new Cinderella theme in Shrewsbury on Saturday 8th April and Telford Saturday 13th May. Our  ladies only Midnight Walks have raised over £500,000 since first starting in 2007 and over 7,500 ladies have taken to the streets of… Read more »

Sofa So Good for our new Furniture Store

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Our new furniture store has raised £70,000 in its first three months. The first furniture store we have opened is doing incredibly well and all of our staff at the shop on Ennerdale Road, Shrewsbury, would like to thank all of the local people who have donated goods or bought items for helping to raise… Read more »

Danny Mac pulls out of our Cinderella Midnight Walks appearance

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It is with great disappointment that we have to announce that Danny Mac will no longer be making an appearance at our two Cinderella Midnight Walks in 2017. We booked Danny back in October to be our Prince Charming at the events next year but his success on Strictly over recent weeks has resulted in… Read more »

Tami’s very special Christmas gift to our patients

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10-year-old Tami Turner decided to give our hospice a very special gift this Christmas and has had her head shaved at her school to raise money for our hospice. Tami lost her lovely golden locks on Friday 16th December at Belvidere Primary School’s Christmas Assembly in order to support families that need our help.  … Read more »