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Photo of of Sharon Potter, Healthcare Assistant at Severn Hospice with pupils from Woodfield Infant School, Hughie Teeder, Fearne Kelly and Eric Waters alongside Head Teacher Beck Preece and Senior Community Fundraiser, Nicky Green. Pupils and staff at Woodfield Infant School took part in Severn Hospice's Rudolph Relay event in 2023.

Relay raises thousands for charity

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Festive fundraisers at primary schools, nurseries and sports clubs have raised more than £10,000 to help our hospice charity. More than 1,900 children aged 3-11 from across the region took to the playground and sports field in support of our Rudolph Relay campaign. And so far, more than £10,000 has been raised to support our… Read more »

Phil and Nicky, Severn Hospice Community Fundraisers outside the Severn Hospice Wellington shop holding collection buckets

Preparing to celebrate festive community spirit in Wellington

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Volunteers and staff at our hospice are getting in the festive spirit ahead of Wellington Town Council’s Christmas Lights switch-on this weekend. Our army of bucket collectors will be out and about on Saturday 25 November in Wellington town centre between 10am and 6.30pm, collecting vital funds to support our hospice care. Community Phil Haigh,… Read more »

School students take on global challenge

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Taking inspiration from one of their most famous past pupils, students at a Shropshire school are attempting to virtually circumnavigate the world in, not 80 days, but 40.  And they are doing it all for charity.  To keep the 800 students at Shrewsbury School active during lockdown, philosophy teacher Giles Bell challenged them to run,… Read more »

Lent challenge in memory of renowned musician

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A musician from London, who each year completes a crazy fundraising challenge, is running more than 1,000km during Lent to fundraise for us.  Finan Jones always chooses a charity close to his heart when he undertakes his challenges – which have included swimming 235.2km, surviving on just £47 for 47 days, and running 500km.  In the past he has raised… Read more »

Little things all add up for one Shrewsbury couple

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Over three decades, two super supporters from Shrewsbury have raised thousands of pounds for us. Anne and Brian Hobson began fundraising 30 years ago and since then they have raised a staggering £38,000. From small beginnings, they have gone on to make wooden toys and birdboxes, organised fetes and auctions, and sold eggs and garden… Read more »

Rotarian-Max-Clowes-and-Norma-Ross, from Severn Hospice

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 »

Heartfelt plea to support Christmas raffle

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Christmas has started early for Severn Hospice as we launch our seasonal raffle appeal with a heartfelt plea to supporters. Our weekly lottery and seasonal draws raise almost £1 million a year to fund care for families living with an incurable illness in Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin and Mid Wales. And in a letter to… Read more »

Issie’s hospice head shave in memory of Don

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Our kind-hearted volunteer Issie who lost her husband to cancer before beating the illness herself is shaving her head to help us fund care for families in need. Retail volunteer Issie Barrett, who works in the Ellesmere shop, will brave the shave at the end of September to raise funds for us, as well as… Read more »

Hospice gardens to open to the public

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Our green-fingered gardening staff and volunteers are getting set to open the award-winning gardens of our hospice to the public. The blooming beautiful gardens of Severn Hospice will play host to two open garden events across both sites over the coming weeks. Hundreds are set to flock to our gardens in Bicton, Shrewsbury on Sunday… Read more »