NATIONAL Lottery funding of more than £876,784 has been given to good causes in Thurrock in 2019/20 according to new figures released today to mark the launch of The National Lottery Awards.
ESSEX-based Charity The Dream Factory grants dreams to children and young adults between the age of 3 to 25 years, who suffer from life-threatening, life-limiting conditions or have severe disabilities and to date has granted over 504 dreams!
JOIN an evening of quizzical fun on Thursday 6th May in a virtual quiz hosted by St. Luke’s Hospice.
DESPITE the recent easing of national COVID-19 lockdown restrictions, many parents of neonatal babies in the South East continue to face significant challenges in being with their premature or sick baby.
A GOLDEN opportunity is available to people in Essex, to take part in a matched-funding challenge aimed at raising a total of £750,000, that will increase the amount of vital support to local community groups and charities.
A team of six St. Luke’s staff, including nurses and a doctor, are taking on a virtual 10K challenge
THIS month a team of six St. Luke’s Hospice staff will be running a virtual 10k in support of the local people and families they care for, as well as the hard work and dedication of everyone at the Hospice throughout the pandemic.
MORRISONS has today announced it will be donating over half a million meals to local pet rescue centres to help feed the nation’s cats and dogs – after demand for pet food has surged during lockdown.
LOCAL organisations in the east of the borough are being invited to submit bids for small cash grants from Rotary East Thurrock.
BUILDING works on the new St. Luke’s Hospice site in Thurrock are complete and the building has been formally handed over by developers, paving the way for an opening later this year.
FIVE serving Essex Police officers have pledged to walk 71.449 kilometres in 24 hours in memory of their friend and colleague, PC Ewan Smith.
Essex Based Charity The Dream Factory launch their 2021 Kids Helping Kids Campaign – Kindness Makes Dreams Come True!
THE Dream Factory grants dreams to children and young adults between the age of 3 to 25 years, who suffer from life-threatening, life-limiting conditions or have severe disabilities
JOIN an evening of quizzical fun this Valentine’s Day and take part in a virtual quiz hosted by St. Luke’s Hospice.
CONCERNS about child abuse have soared since national lockdown measures were first introduced, the NSPCC has found – with the average monthly number of referrals from the charity’s helpline on the issue increasing by 126% in the East of England.
ST. Luke’s Hospice in Basildon, Essex, has launched a new Wellbeing, Information and Support Hub (WISH) for people living with a life-challenging or life-limiting illness. The new integrated service combines three traditional hospice departments; Day Hospice, the Information Resource Service and Complementary Therapy Service; under one umbrella, making it an easy to access holistic experience. […]
A LOCAL charity has said its committed to bringing the community together in grief and celebration this Christmas despite the Coronavirus restrictions.
CHRISTMAS jumpers and thinking-caps at the ready – it’s time to sign up to St. Luke’s Hospice’s first-ever virtual Christmas Quiz.
ST. Luke’s Hospice is inviting the public to dedicate a song to a loved one as part of a special ‘Light up a Life’ radio dedication show this Christmas-time.
A Barnardo’s service in the Borough of Redbridge has received a donation of £1,000 from the Amazon fulfilment centre in Tilbury as it continues its vital work following the impact of COVID-19.
THIS is a festive raffle, with hope of bringing some Covid safe fun to people’s Christmas.
A LOCAL charity is calling on its community to help raise £24,000 to help fund its specialist hospice care over Christmas.
ST. Luke’s Hospice has launched its annual ‘Light up a Life’ appeal, giving people the chance to come together to remember a loved one this Christmas-time while also supporting St. Luke’s Hospice with a donation in their name.
ST. Luke’s Hospice shows what it takes to provide end of life care during COVID-19 this #HospiceCareWeek
AMAZON Tilbury Makes £2,500 Donation to Little Havens for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month Amazon and employee volunteers in Tilbury have donated £2,500 to Little Havens as part of the company’s global Amazon Goes Gold campaign during Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Amazon Goes Gold is Amazon’s annual campaign to raise awareness and funds during Childhood Cancer […]
THE Fragrance Shop, the UKs biggest independent fragrance retailer, has announced that they have raised over £1.3 million pounds via Pennies, for charities such as Rays of Sunshine