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raised of £5,000 target
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Liz Bedford

Mrs Bedford's 100ft abseil down Dorchester Abbey Tower

Fundraising for Dorchester Festival

2 %
raised of £5,000 target
by 7 supporters
  • Event: 100ft Abseil down Dorchester Abbey Tower, 29 Apr 2017

Dorchester Festival

We run Festivals & fundraising to maintain the Abbey & support Sue Ryder

Charity Registration No. 1133787


Thanks for taking the time to visit my JustGiving page.

I am going to be abseiling down the 100ft
tower at Dorchester Abbey on Saturday 29th April to help raise funds
for Sue Ryder in Nettlebed and the Abbey restoration fund

Dorchester Festival Link

Below is an indicator of where your donations go to, to give you an idea of the huge costs Sue Ryder have on a daily basis.

£5 could provide a memory box for a bereaved child. They can store sentimental trinkets inside to help them cope with their loss.

£6 could pay for a box of acupuncture needles used by our complementary therapists to soothe a patient when they’re struggling to relax.

£12 could pay for four hand-held fans so patients can self-manage breathlessness caused by some cancer treatments.

£16 could pay for one hour of incredible care to support people to live the fullest life possible.

£18 is the average value of a bag of donated items sold in our shops.

£20 could pay for our online community to be run for an hour, providing information and peer support for those who have lost a loved one.

£23 could pay for an hour of befriending. Befrienders are there to talk, listen or simply sit beside someone who is feeling lonely.

£35 could provide one complementary therapy session, such as massage, aromatherapy or reiki, helping our patients to feel calm and looked after.

£40 could buy a TENS machine, a non-drug treatment to help patients control pain.

£50 could provide one session of bereavement counselling for someone struggling to cope with the loss of a loved one.

£50 could pay for an advice session for families. Our family support teams offer advice on everything from financial worries to future care.

£70 could pay for a nurse’s uniform.

£100 could pay for a visit from our clinical nurse specialists. They work closely with families, GPs and community teams to ensure patients receive expert care personalised to their needs.

£100 could pay for a hospice nurse for a day.

£150 could ensure a Hospice at Home nurse has a mobile working bag with all the kit they need to care for someone out in the community.

£340 is the average cost to run one of our family support teams for a day, offering practical and emotional support at a difficult time.

£500 could pay for a bed for a day of inpatient care for a hospice patient.

£1,000 could pay for a syringe driver to give constant relief for patients.

£2,500 could buy a pressure-relieving mattress to ensure patients are as comfortable as possible when movement is limited.

£3,000 could buy a specialist bed to ensure patients have as much comfort and support as possible.

£8000 Pays for Nettlebed Hospice for a Day 

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