Thank you to Ted Robbins for coming in early July to spread some happiness to our patients. He gave a very humorous talk about his life, chatted to our patients and signed photos.
Well done to the Haslingden District Nurses for raising a fabulous £554! In April the Nurses took part in our Steps Challenge, completing over 10,000 steps a day for a whole month!
Between them they have also been doing other fundraising such as making Happiness Kits and enjoying a Cheese & Wine evening resulting in them achieving a leaf on our Golden Tree. A big thank you to everyone involved!
Well done to Lauren-May Peacock who successfully ran 10k in 1 hour 2 minutes last week. Lauren wanted to fundraise for the Hospice as her Grandma has been receiving our care and support. Despite the hot weather in her home country, she powered through and achieved her target! Thank you for raising a brilliant £1145.84!
St Thomas' Church Refectory Café in Helmshore held their annual Coffee Morning in aid of the Hospice on Saturday 23rd February. A fantastic effort by all the volunteers who helped run the event. All the proceeds from the café, raffle and a book stall have been donated totalling £400 - thank you very much!
17 members of staff from Irwell Medical Practice have set themselves the challenge of completing the Gung-Ho challenge on the 29th June. They have chosen to support Rossendale Hospice and the money they raise will be donated to the Hospice. If you wish to read more about their story or wish to show them support please visit their Just Giving page https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/irwellmedicalpractice
Gareth Whittaker completed the Great North Run on the 9th of September. Gareth has set himself a 396 day challenge as well as training and completing the Great North Run. So far Gareth has raised an amazing £1865 for the Hospice. To read more about his story visit https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/gareth-whittaker2
Donna Miller completed the Great North Run on the 9th of September to support the Hospice. Thank you to Donna for choosing to undertake such a big challenge and for choosing to support the Hospice. Donna has raised a fantastic £218.75.
A huge thank you to Stephen Wilson-Heywood and all who supported the Ladies Night event which raised a fantastic £540.22.A fun night was had by all.
A huge thank you to all the staff and customers at the Blind Tiger Rawtenstall. The Easter Tigerfest has raised an amazing £465.60.
'Say No to Slippers' are a Rossendale family taking on a Challenge of a Lifetime by driving 15,000 miles from their Home to Mongolia & back again to raise money for Rossendale Hospice. Click HERE to follow their story and to sponsor them!
Joanne Brierley Moore is supporting the Hospice by competing in the Rock & Roll Liverpool half marathon Marathon on the 19th & 20th of May.
We have been choosen as one of the Local Causes for Asda's Green Token Giving programme. When you get your green tokens at the checkouts please vote for Rossendale Hospice and place the tokens in our slot!
Nick Pilkington has set himself the 7 Wanders of the World Challenge in 2018.
Neve and Ruby set themselves the challenge of walking 2 marathons during January.
Andrew Rawcliffe wanted to support and fundraise for the Hospice as his partner Stephanie uses the Hospice's services. Andrew set himself the challenge of shaving his head and calling it the Upside Head Challenge!! To read about Andrew's story and to donate please visit his Just Giving page https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/andrew-rawcliffe
John Paul and friends completed the Yorkshire 3 Peaks Challenge in memory of John's Mum Kath Murphy.
Ella McGovern who was caught up in the atrocities at the Manchester Arena had to postpone the challenge of climbing Ben Nevis because of her injuries. Well we’re proud to say that Ella along with other family members supporting her, managed the climb on the 14th October!!
Heads Above Hair and Beauty are organising a Pink Ladies Fun Night on the 31st of October.
Darren McGuinness takes on the Screwball Rally
Raising money in memory of many members of his family
The Gate of India staff and customers have raised over £581
Thank you to Sinead, Michelle and all the Green Squirrel customers who had a lot of fun doing a three legged race which raised £2958
Jon has chosen to fundraise for then recognition for the support we gave his wife when she needed it most.
This is Matthew holding a picture of his Dad Dave.
A huge thank you to all who attended the Summer Salsa evening £2006 was raised.
A big "Thank you" to all who attended, donated and helped with the Summer Delight 2017 we raised £840.
On 25th June 2016 Simon will be undertaking the gruelling 3 Peaks Challenge – trekking up Ben Nevis, Scafell and Snowdon all within 24 hours. Simon is fundraising for Rossendale Hospice "because of the fantastic care my dad received."
Dale will be walking and running 110k in a Day in the Lakeland Ultra on Saturday 2nd July 2016
Kirsty will be doing a 6k run with 30 activities in between for the Hospice.
2nd October 2016
I have previously attended the Woman of the Year Event so heard of Rossendale Hospice through that. I have seen the amazing work hospices have done when my Grandad was ill.
3rd July 2016
Utility Smart Limited - Cycling the equivalent of John ‘O Groats to Lands End
We are cycling the distance from John ‘O Groats to Lands End which is 837.5 miles. We aim to do this within 6 weeks during our break times at work.