As we move from Spring to Summer, we are delighted to be launching our Sunflower Memories Appeal once more.
This year, facing the challenge of COVID-19 has brought uncertain and difficult times for everyone and we do hope you are keeping safe and well. Despite these difficult times our staff have continued to provide outstanding care, day and night, for patients and their loved ones both within the hospice and in their homes.
It takes a community to make a hospice and with your support, we can continue to be there for patients and their families when they need us the most – together we are Saint Catherine’s.
To run all of our services it costs around £6 million a year, with only a third of our funding available from the NHS. We rely on the generosity of the community and our dedicated supporters to ensure we can raise the remainder – around £11,000 a day – and continue to provide our much-needed care. We have received some government support during these unprecedented times; however this will not cover all of the money we need to raise to continue to provide our care.
We would be really grateful if you choose to support this year’s Sunflower Appeal. Kindly donate through our Just Giving page linked below or call our fundraising department on 01723 378406 and any donation you can give will go directly towards patient care.
During this time, we will create displays of sunflowers in our gardens and chapel in memory of loved ones and in recognition of your continued support, which we will show to you all throughout the appeal.
On behalf of all of us here at Saint Catherine’s, thank you so much for your support – it is truly appreciated 💜
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