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Hospice welcomes £21,000 donation

Hospice welcomes £21,000 Tree of Light donation

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Fundraisers in Telford have been thanked for a £21,000 donation ‘which couldn’t have come at a better time’ for us. The four Rotary clubs in Telford chose us to benefit from their annual Tree of Light fundraising campaign. And thanks to their commitment and support – and despite the pandemic – they successfully matched last… Read more »

Severn Hospice fundraisers

Friends nearly quintuple fundraising target

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Five men from Shrewsbury have almost quintupled their original fundraising target for us after we cared for their friends. And on Tuesday they presented us with a cheque for £9,348.55 – almost five times their £2,000 goal – during Hospice Care Week which celebrates the hard work of the sector. Adam Harris, Ryan Tisdale, Michael… Read more »

Ovenu donation

Businessman donates 10% of earnings

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The owner of a Shropshire valeting business is looking forward to his next challenge after presenting us with a cheque for £1,145. Andrew Bowcott handed the donation on Friday and hinted of future fundraisers in the pipeline. The owner of Ovenu Telford South pledged to support us after hearing how we lost the ability to… Read more »

Former worker leads £8,900 medical staff fundraiser

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Surgery staff have raised almost £9,000 after a GP who trained here responded to our appeal for help.  Thirty workers at Bridgnorth Medical Practice fastened their trainers to fundraise for us after we lost our ability to raise £100,000 a week as a result of the coronavirus.   Organised by Dr Tom Kwan, who completed his… Read more »

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Rotary donates £21,000 after successful appeal

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Rotarians in Telford are celebrating national success after presenting a cheque to us – their headline charity. The town’s four clubs came together for their Christmas Tree of Light campaign, and raised £42,000 for local good causes – with £21,000 donated to us to care for local families. Since they started the annual appeal in… Read more »

School staff and teachers to take on boat race in memory of colleague Sam

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Sixty school teachers and staff are swapping the classroom for a dragon boat in a bid to raise £3,000 in memory of their friend and colleague. Three teams from Hadley Learning Community secondary school will take to the waters of the River Severn in Shrewsbury to put their rowing abilities to the test at our… Read more »