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#HospiceCareWeek | THE TWO-WAY STREET OF VOLUNTEERING
So often, those who volunteer with us have their own connections that have brought them to the charity – and they will often say, too, that they feel they gain as much from their work with us as they give. Here, Suzanne Wood tells her story.
Lights of Love Remembrance Service
“Christmas can be a wonderful time for many, but we are reminded every year of how difficult it can be for some. It is a real milestone for friends and families after a loss and we recognise the importance of stopping for a moment and celebrating the lives of our loved ones”.
Twilight Walk paints the town orange...
Record breaking numbers took part in ellenor’s annual Twilight Walk.
ellenor’s biggest mass participation event in Gravesend aims to raise £75,000!
All sponsorship money raised through the event will go towards care and support for patients, families and carers living with life limiting or terminal illness in Kent.
Kathy’s memory lives on in ellenor outdoor sensory play area
Seeing at first-hand the dedication and compassion of the palliative care team meant that ellenor gained a special place in the hearts of Kathy's husband Dennis and her four children Danny, James, Gemma and Chloe, which made them want to show their support after her death by donating a play area for children within the hospice garden.
Elaine Ritchie: The grief of losing my mother was something I couldn’t have prepared for…
“ellenor may not have been able to save my mum, but the charity has certainly saved me. The journey is still not yet over – but I do know I’m not alone”. - Elaine
Roy Debnam, Financial Guidance Co-ordinator has died aged 70 years following a short illness.
Roy Debnam, Financial Guidance Co-ordinator at ellenor has died aged 70 years following a short illness. All the staff and volunteers at the charity were saddened to hear the news; he was a much loved member of the team having given more than 30 years’ service to ellenor.
Ex-paramedic Terry talks to us about the value of our Bereavement Cuppa group.
Terry experienced unexpected bereavement and hopes his story will benefit both men and women.
Remember a loved one this Christmas: ellenor Lights of Love service
Individuals, families and communities across Kent will come together in memory of loved ones at the Lights of Love services in December.
Remember a loved one: Introducing the ellenor 'kiss' charm
This Christmas, remember a loved one or those no longer with us, with a bespoke gold or silver charm designed exclusively for ellenor, so you can wear your memory and show your love.
Relight my fire - Steve Simmonite is braving the hot coals again for ellenor
Swanley shop manager (and well-known name in the Fundraising office) Steve Simmonite is tackling a feat of flames by taking part in our 2016 Firewalk - he's here to tell you why...
Celebrity support as record numbers turn out for Twilight Walk!
The Wanted’s Tom Parker was at the starting line to cheer on a record number of walkers at our annual sponsored Twilight Walk.
Local garden owner opens to public and raises £6k
Garden owner Emma Pritchard, opened her Wilmington garden to the public last month, to raise money for ellenor, who cared for her Mum.
Swanley Charity Shop Manager to abseil down UK's tallest sculpture in memory of his Mum
ellenor charity shop manager, Stephen Simmonite, to join a team of daredevil fundraisers to abseil 262feet down the ArcelorMittal Orbit, the UK’s tallest sculpture on Saturday 18 July 2015 to raise funds to care for families facing terminal illness in North Kent.