Young girl cancels birthday party to host sponsored pony ride for St Giles

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A generous young girl from Stonecross, West Bromwich, has left her family bursting with pride after she chose to cancel her birthday party in favour of hosting a sponsored pony ride for St Giles Walsall Hospice. In the run-up to her all-important eighth birthday, Madison Seedhouse – whose late great-grandad Harry Welshman was cared for […]

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Put unwanted Christmas gifts to good use!

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There’s no need to find a place in the back of the cupboard to hide unwanted gifts this Christmas – as our Hospice Shops have the perfect solution! Please donate any gifts you don’t want or need – all to help pay for the care of local people living with life-limiting illnesses. It’s a great idea to turn […]

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Golf to Garden

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Sarah Wynn, recently retired Lady Captain at Moor Hall Golf Club Sutton Coldfield (and also our very own HR/Payroll Co-ordinator!) kindly chose our St Giles Supportive Care Centre as the charity for her year as captain. Having worked for St Giles for 13 years, Sarah knew that the grounds at Sutton could be improved with […]

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Caring through Wellbeing projects

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We are always looking for new ways to support our communities, and Ian Leech, our Community Engagement Manager, has spent the past year doing just that. Through a funded partnership with Age UK and Dove & Trent Housing, the Burton Wellbeing Project helps over-65s to live healthier lives and be independent for longer. This involves […]

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Being there for people who have been bereaved

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As well as providing specialist care for local people living with cancer and other serious illnesses, we’re working to change attitudes towards death and bereavement in the local community. The national ‘Dying Matters’ Coalition has launched a ‘Being There’ campaign, encouraging people to feel confident to reach out. Here’s some helpful advice from this campaign; we hope […]

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£197K for project to improve Uttoxeter end of life care

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We’re excited that our project to improve end-of-life care for local people in Uttoxeter has been awarded £197,000 to help it get off the ground. The Uttoxeter Hub project – which is a partnership project between ourselves, Katharine House Hospice and The Hermitage Charity Care Trust – has been granted the money from Heath Big Local, […]

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St Giles Chillout CD now on sale

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Internationally-renowned musicians record CD to raise funds A collection of music composed and recorded by two local musicians has been released to raise money for St Giles Hospice. Internationally-renowned songwriter and recording artist Stuart Jones, who lives in Sutton Coldfield, and well-known guitarist Freddy Woodley, who lives in Lichfield, have released the album of music for […]

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Rudolph Run and Pudding Plod a runaway success!

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The grounds of Tamworth Castle were awash with festive colour and excitement as our wonderful supporters gathered for the 2014 fun-filled St Giles Hospice Rudolph Run and Pudding Plod – raising over £5,000! More than 250 local people enjoyed the fun run and festive walk in seasonal fancy dress – all while raising money for the care […]

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