Celebrate Lives Lived

Dates: 1st – 31st May 2024

Locations: Whittington and Sutton Coldfield

Registration deadline: Midday, Friday 19th April 2024

To visit our virtual Celebrate Lives Lived garden and to make a dedication, click the button below:

Dedicate a Gerbera

Join us to Celebrate Lives Lived this May

We’re delighted to invite you to dedicate a Gerbera peg in one of our Celebrate Lives Lived gardens.

The orange Gerbera symbolises joy, happiness and warmth – the perfect tribute to a loved one. Your Gerbera will be placed in a Celebrate Lives Lived garden of your choice as well as our virtual garden, creating a wonderful display of celebration and remembrance.

Celebrate Lives Lived is open for everyone, if you have received support from St Giles or not.

How to get involved:

  • Make your dedication before midday on Friday 19th April 2024.
  • Visit our gardens, located at our Hospice sites in Sutton Coldfield and Whittington, throughout May.
  • Collect your Gerbera at our garden party or anytime after to display in your own home or garden.
  • View your dedication in our beautiful virtual garden, featured all year round.

Save the date:

To signify the start of Celebrate Lives Lived, we’d love for you to join us at our opening ceremony, taking place in the gardens at Whittington at 10am on the 5th May.

We would also love for you to join us for our closing celebration on Saturday at 2pm till 4:30pm on 1st June to bring our local community together.

If you have any questions, please call our fundraising team on 01543 432538 or email fundraising@stgileshospice.com.

How your support helps – Ali’s story

Ali Callear, Community and Family Services Practitioner at St Giles Hospice, has been working alongside the local community to provide a safe and supportive space for those experiencing loss and grief.

Ali said: “I see every day in my role the impact St Giles has on our community. Whether that be providing bereavement support at one of our Bereavement Help Points, or working closely with our communities to support people who are affected by or caring for someone with a terminal illness.

Celebrate Lives Lived is a wonderful way to support St Giles, whilst remembering the special person who you’ve lost. Plus, its also a lovely way for the whole family to celebrate them too.”

“I’d encourage everyone to make a Celebrate Lives Lived dedication – its a perfect way to remember your loved ones who are no longer with us, whether you’ve experienced the care and support of St Giles or not.

Every donation, however big or small, makes such a difference to the families and loved ones myself and the rest of my colleagues at St Giles support at such difficult times. Thank you so much.”