Donna Spencer

Thakeham's Dragon Boat Racing Team Page

Fundraising for St Catherine’s Hospice (Crawley)
£5,367
raised of £4,000 target
by 88 supporters
Donations cannot currently be made to this page
Event: Dragon Boat Festival 2016, on 4 September 2016
We provide vital care to patients with life-limiting illnesses.

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Thakeham and St Catherine’s Hospice have been working together over plans to deliver new facilities for St Catherine's Hospice as part of a new development at Pease Pottage, just down the road from the
Hospice’s existing site. Robert Boughton, MD Thakeham says “As our relationship with the Hospice has developed over this year, the team at Thakeham have really engaged, inspired by the incredible service the charity delivers to the local area. Throughout our company, the team are excited to do all they can to raise money for St Catherine’s and also to be a part of our future plans to deliver a new hospice facility. A determined few heard about the Dragon Boat Race amd wanted to take part - it didn’t take long to get the team together. We wish them lots of luck and will be cheering on from the shore!”

The Charity does an enormous amount for the local community, providing specialist end of life care and support to those with a terminal diagnosis. Here are few facts that really bring home what St Catherine’s Hospice delivers:-·        
- All St Catherine's services are provided free of charge       
- It costs £17,225 a day to provide all our care services
- St Catherine's cares for more than 2,000 patients a year and supports those closest to them       
- We care for 80% of patients in the comfort and the familiarity of their own homes
- In 2015-2016, St Catherine's provided face to face emotional & counselling services on 2,305 occasions
- St Catherine's hosted six Weddings, two Christenings and ten parties in 2015-2016       
- St Catherine's regularly relies on the support of over 800 volunteers
- In 2015-2016 11,000 drinks were served from our drinks trolley to patients and visitors by our volunteers

- 6,570 slices of cake were served at afternoon tea for patients and visitors last year

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About the charity

We’re there for people in Sussex and East Surrey, with expert hospice care, when and where they need us most. Our care is only possible thanks to the generosity of our local community who donate to and volunteer with us. Community support means we’re there when life comes full circle.

Donation summary

Total raised
£5,366.68
+ £205.25 Gift Aid
Online donations
£5,052.50
Offline donations
£314.18

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