9th - 15th October

Hospice Care Week

Hospice Care Week is an annual awareness-raising event taking place from 9th to 15th October this year to raise the profile of hospice care across the UK.

The theme for this year is ‘We are hospice care’ and hospices will be highlighting the many and varied aspects of hospice care and what it can mean to people, their families and communities.

From nurses to volunteers, chefs to chaplains, corporate partners to carers, the theme ‘We are hospice care’ is about celebrating everyone involved in
providing and supporting hospice care.

We want people to understand why hospice care is so important, so we're going all out to show people exactly what we do. Our communications team are planning to run a tweet-a-thon throughout the week, with the aim of following a particular service each day of the week.

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How to get involved

There are loads of fun things you can do!

Get Baking! Everyone loves a cake! Or why not have a pyjama day in the office? Get the girls round for a girl's night in, host a silly tie day or do something wild like a head shave!

Download our fundraising pack here for more ideas! - https://www.ashgatehospicecare.org.uk/fundraising-pack/

Call us on 01246 233404 or email fundraising@ashgatehospicecare.org.uk and our fundraising team can provide you with collection buckets, merchandise boxes, balloons, banners and everything you need to get started!

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Get a Merchandise Box!

Get in touch and we can help you get started!

Our Merchandise box comes with Ashgate Hospicecare wristbands and lapel badges and it has its own integrated donation box, perfect for your company's reception desk, shop counter or staff canteen.

To request a box contact our fundraising team on 01246 233404 or fundraising@ashgatehospice.nhs.uk