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JD O’Brien is all fired up for ellenor

JD O’Brien is all fired up for ellenor

News   •   Feb 23, 2017 15:47 GMT

JD O’Brien – who featured in the most recent series of BBC One’s The Apprentice with Lord Alan Sugar – is taking part in the Sevenoaks Rotary 10K in Knole Park on Sunday 2 April and raising money for ellenor

ellenor trustee in the running for an award

ellenor trustee in the running for an award

News   •   Feb 21, 2017 11:52 GMT

Mo Tutty, chairman of the board of trustees at hospice charity ellenor – the only hospice charity in Kent to care for all ages - has been named as a finalist in this year’s Kent Charity Awards on Thursday 16 March, in the Trustee of the Year category

RiverStone Management Limited donates £36,000

RiverStone Management Limited donates £36,000

News   •   Feb 20, 2017 12:02 GMT

ellenor has received a generous donation of £36,000 from RiverStone Management Limited, part of the insurance and reinsurance operations of Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited.

Beryl was my soul mate

Beryl was my soul mate

Blog posts   •   Feb 07, 2017 16:03 GMT

When Allan Hatch’s wife, Beryl, was diagnosed with brain cancer in autumn 2015, she was given eight months to live – but, she actually died six weeks later.

Mother of ellenor’s young patient to mark her birthday by taking part in Walkathon

Mother of ellenor’s young patient to mark her birthday by taking part in Walkathon

News   •   Feb 03, 2017 11:13 GMT

Among those taking part in this year’s Walkathon for ellenor – a marathon 26 mile walk from Tower Bridge to ellenor Gravesend – is Louise Jenner from Snodland, mother of one of the hospice charity’s young patients, Sophie.

Supporter celebrates his 50th birthday by walking 50 miles for ellenor!

Supporter celebrates his 50th birthday by walking 50 miles for ellenor!

News   •   Feb 02, 2017 12:36 GMT

Robin Roberts, one of ellenor’s dedicated supporters, who also volunteers in the hospice charity’s Bexleyheath shop, marked his 50th birthday on Wednesday 1 February with an epic sponsored walk of 50 miles – a mammoth endeavour which took him nearly 24 hours.

Nine day desert challenge for ellenor

Nine day desert challenge for ellenor

News   •   Jan 23, 2017 09:37 GMT

ellenor is encouraging people to sign up to the challenge of taking part in a nine-day trek across the magnificent and dramatic sand dunes of the Sahara Desert, while raising money for local families facing terminal illness

Fifty at fifty for ellenor

Fifty at fifty for ellenor

News   •   Jan 19, 2017 11:53 GMT

Robin Roberts, one of ellenor’s dedicated supporters – who also volunteers in the hospice charity’s Bexleyheath shop – is marking his 50th birthday on Wednesday 1 February with an epic sponsored walk of 50 miles.

Support in Swanley

Support in Swanley

News   •   Jan 06, 2017 11:15 GMT

We are launching our popular Carers Course in Swanley (at Swanley Link) from Saturday 14 January

ellenor to lead on innovative end-of-life care initiative

ellenor to lead on innovative end-of-life care initiative

News   •   Jan 04, 2017 12:40 GMT

​Hospice charity ellenor has been asked to lead on an innovative pilot which aims to address the need for increased support for palliative patients in the community

Volunteering for ellenor is an absolute privilege

Volunteering for ellenor is an absolute privilege

Blog posts   •   Dec 28, 2016 12:06 GMT

​When Pauline Page retired two and a half years ago, she wasn’t sure how she was going to fill her time.

ellenor’s Accumulator Challenge raises more than £7000

ellenor’s Accumulator Challenge raises more than £7000

News   •   Dec 20, 2016 12:40 GMT

ellenor’s exciting Accumulator Challenge – a competitive fundraiser for businesses – has raised £7171 for the hospice charity, with Baxall Construction named as the 2016 winner.

ellenor invited to 10 Downing Street to mark Local Charities Day

ellenor invited to 10 Downing Street to mark Local Charities Day

News   •   Dec 15, 2016 11:17 GMT

Hospice charity ellenor was very proud to be invited to a reception at 10 Downing Street on Wednesday 14 December to celebrate the Government’s very first Local Charities Day (on Friday 16 December).

Festive family time on ellenor’s Winter Walk

Festive family time on ellenor’s Winter Walk

News   •   Dec 12, 2016 12:39 GMT

​Hospice charity ellenor’s traditional Winter Walk took place on Sunday 11 December at Shorne Woods Country Park and brought together all generations – and lots of four-legged friends – for some family time in the fresh air ahead of Christmas.

Helping children cope with grief

Helping children cope with grief

Blog posts   •   Dec 07, 2016 15:47 GMT

It’s a sad fact: the death of someone close to us is one of the hardest things that we will ever have to cope with in our lifetime.

Celebration of Achievement at ellenor

Celebration of Achievement at ellenor

News   •   Dec 06, 2016 17:05 GMT

ellenor’s recent Celebration of Achievement evening was an opportunity to thank and acknowledge the hard work and commitment of its staff and volunteers

ellenor’s Christmas Fair puts supporters in a festive mood

ellenor’s Christmas Fair puts supporters in a festive mood

News   •   Nov 29, 2016 14:23 GMT

The festive season arrived at ellenor Gravesend on Saturday 26 November with the hospice charity’s annual Christmas Fair

Make memories and support ellenor at Ebbsfleet

Make memories and support ellenor at Ebbsfleet

News   •   Nov 29, 2016 11:17 GMT

​Once again this year, customers travelling through Ebbsfleet International Station in the run-up to Christmas are being given the opportunity to remember a loved one by hanging an ellenor star on the station’s stunning Christmas tree

Toy Trust gives ellenor generous donation

Toy Trust gives ellenor generous donation

News   •   Nov 25, 2016 15:28 GMT

ellenor’s Children’s Hospice Care team recently received a cheque for £10,862 to fund some vital sensory equipment which can be taken into children’s homes

Placement working well

Placement working well

News   •   Nov 18, 2016 11:33 GMT

ellenor recently welcomed some special visitors from Kent County Council (KCC) and Ifield School’s Post 19 facility to ellenor Gravesend.