Volunteer with your local hospice

St Clare Hospice is seeking more volunteers to join its 600-strong team of people across their shops, in the community, and at the Hospice site in Hastingwood.

The charity needs people with a range of skills and knowledge – so however much time you can spare, they’ll find the right role to suit you.

Meet new, like-minded people; make a difference; be part of a team; and share your skills with your community.

For more information, and to see the current list of roles available, visit: https://stclarehospice.org.uk/join-our-team/volunteer-with-us/join-our-volunteering-team/ or call the team directly on 01279 773704 or email volunteer@stclarehospice.org.uk


St Clare 10k Run

It’s time to get ready for the annual St Clare 10k. Put your fitness through its paces on Sunday 2nd April 2023, with the race setting off at 10:30am. The race starts and finishes at St Clare Hospice, Hastingwood Road, Hastingwood, Essex, CM17 9JX.

Hundreds of participants are expected to join the Essex 10k road race. The event is ideal for regular running club members looking to boost their training, as well as those who are new to running but looking for a challenge! Wheelchair racers are also more than welcome to join us for this popular event.

Entry is £17 non-affiliated runners and £15 for affiliated runners.

For more information and to book visit stclarehospice.org.uk/st-clare-10k or call 01279 773750 or email mailto:clare.morris@stclarehospice.org.uk

Urgent stock appeal – Help your planet, and your Hospice

Are you planning a Spring Clean? St Clare Hospice Charity Shops would really appreciate any donations of pre-loved goods.

They need good quality:

  • Women’s, men’s and children’s clothing
  • Shoes and bags
  • Furniture – sofas, tables, chairs and wardrobes
  • Games and toys
  • Books, CDs and vinyl

To donate, visit your local St Clare Hospice shop. Find your closest shop by visiting https://stclarehospice.org.uk/how-you-can-help-us/shop-with-us/shops/

Host a Coffee, Cake and Care event this Spring

St Clare is calling on local people to host a ‘Coffee Cake and Care’ event this March or April to raise funds for the charity.

This Spring, host your own cake-based fundraiser, and raise a cuppa whilst raising vital funds for your local hospice.

For more information and to get your own free Coffee, Cake and Cake fundraising kit, get in touch with the fundraising team on 01279 773750 or email fundraising@stclarehospice.org.uk

GriefLine (01279 945089) – is here to support bereaved people

GriefLine (01279 945089) is a local resource offering much-needed emotional support via telephone, across West Essex and East Herts, to anyone struggling with their grief around the loss of someone.

GriefLine operates from 9am – 5pm, Monday to Friday. It is run by a team of St Clare staff and volunteers, trained to deliver emotional support to those who are struggling with their grief. Anyone who has experienced a loss, whether recently or in the past, is welcome to call GriefLine. No previous connection to St Clare Hospice is required to access support.

If you would like to speak to someone about the loss of someone, no matter how long ago you were bereaved, the number to call is 01279 945089. GriefLine is free to call, though charges may apply in line with your standard network rate.

For more information visit: griefline.co.uk

St Clare Hospice, Hastingwood Road, Hastingwood, Essex CM17 9JX

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