THE Charity Commission and Fundraising Regulator today urged people to ‘give safely’ as people continue to respond with generosity in the current crisis.
FRIENDS, family and St. Luke’s Hospice supporters are coming together with ‘Soul Fiesta’ who are organising a Soul night party to celebrate the 30th anniversary of St. Luke’s Hospice after the loving care given to Simon Cudbil.
PUPILS from primary schools in Thurrock and Basildon sang their hearts out in a competition for St. Luke’s Hospice yesterday evening [Thursday 5 March].
STAFF members at intu Lakeside have donated £4,991 for Little Havens Hospice, after cycling 207 miles from Thundersley to Bruges in Belgium.
TWO members of staff at South Essex College are taking part in the Brentwood Half Marathon to raise funds for charity.
THE new logo, launched in the charity’s 30th anniversary year, was created for free by local designers from Encompass Creative Ltd, a company which has worked with St. Luke’s Hospice for over 10 years.
ST. Luke’s Hospice invites local businesses to join their new network of like-minded businesses called – The Grand Plan.
A CHARITY in Thurrock committed to tackling isolation and loneliness by helping older people to re-engage with their local community is looking for more volunteers.
NSPCC Fundraising Manager for Essex Sarah Laffling discusses the benefits of volunteering for the charity’s Speak Out, Stay Safe service.
THIS year St. Luke’s Hospice in Basildon will be celebrating its 30th anniversary; marking three decades of caring for the community.
ARE you a business support worker or volunteer who wants to better understand the grieving process? Come along to St Luke’s Talking to a Bereaved Person course on Friday 17th January, 13:30 – 16:30, for just £25!
HARDIE Park in Stanford-le-Hope delivered a special day for local residents this week who would have otherwise spent Christmas day alone. The occasion was supported by a generous community with donations of food, presents, time and money helping the event take place at the cafe in the park.
DID you hear that our amazing school choirs raised a total of £4,291.43 by singing at local shopping centres?! How amazing is that!
WITH homes in the East of England crammed with unwanted Christmas gifts today, the British Heart Foundation (BHF) is offering a solution to help cut the clutter and raise funds for life-saving research.
A LONGSTANDING volunteer at St. Luke’s Hospice has won an award for his commitment to the local charity.
THURROCK-based John F Hunt Group has just donated over 800 items of food, toiletries and other household essentials to the Thurrock FoodBank. Fifteen massive boxes of several different products were collected this morning by FoodBank volunteers.
AT the start of the year, intu Lakeside partnered with Little Havens Hospice, a charity that provides respite and end of life care for children and young people across Essex that are aged between 0-19 years and have life-limiting conditions.
SIX generous Thurrock businesses have got together to make Christmas special for three deserving borough families.
THE demise of a long-running Thurrock charity remains shrouded in mystery – with many of its supporters and former volunteers saying they have been left with a sour taste about the way it was wound up.
AS the cold nights of winter draw in it becomes more apparent how important home is to us all. While most of the country will be getting ready to celebrate with loved ones and looking forward to a home cooked Christmas dinner, there will be thousands of people facing the struggle of having nowhere safe to call home.
PATRICIA has been volunteering at the BHF’s Felixstowe shop since her son Matthew started nursery. 17 years later and her son has now been volunteering alongside her for the past five years, seeking to make a positive difference and gain work experience.
MORE than £4,500 has been raised for St. Luke’s Hospice at the charity’s annual Christmas Market on Sunday (17th November).
THE bells of Stanford-le-Hope’s St Margaret’s church rang across the nation and were heard around the world as they marked the remarkable fundraising efforts of Thurrock celebrity Rylan Clark-Neal reports The Thurrock Independent.
St. Luke’s Hospice is seeking volunteers for Christmas tree collection and recycling fundraising initiative.
THE charity is looking for volunteers with their own van to help collect Christmas trees from designated addresses on Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th January, 9am – 4pm, and drop them off at the Basildon Recycle Barleylands Depot. Addresses will be concentrated within a three mile radius of the depot and routes will be mapped out for each driver before the day.