Jim Brown

Poems From A Shoe Box by J.W. Brown

Fundraising for Marie Curie
£1,315
raised of £1,000 target
Poetry
Marie Curie Hospice, Belfast
Campaign by Marie Curie (RCN 207994 (England & Wales) and SC038731 (Scotland))
Marie Curie Hospice, Belfast provides expert care, guidance and support to people living with a terminal illness and their families.

Story

I have been writing poetry for 30 odd years, but only recently decided to do something with them. They are being published on my website www.poems-from-a-shoebox.com and shortly in book format. For each poem, I have nominated a charity with the hope that readers of my poems will donate to the chosen charity.

A very good friend of mine, Elaine McBride, spent her last weeks being cared for by Marie Curie after a 15 year battle with cancer. I would like to support their continued good work.

Marie Curie have been caring for local people in this way for more than 50 years. Every single day at the hospice is an extraordinary day.

They listen, support and give high-quality care during what can be a difficult, challenging and distressing time. And they get to know people as individuals, find out what makes them happy, and help to make those things happen.

That might mean sitting with them in the hospice garden, or arranging for their pet to visit them at the hospice. They focus on the special things that bring people joy.

They also provide important support for carers and families, including bereavement support and counselling. I hope you enjoy my poems and join me in supporting Marie Curie

About the campaign

Marie Curie Hospice, Belfast provides expert care, guidance and support to people living with a terminal illness and their families.

About the charity

Marie Curie

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RCN 207994 (England & Wales) and SC038731 (Scotland)
Marie Curie is here for anyone with an illness they’re likely to die from, and those close to them. Whatever the illness, wherever you are, we’re with you to the end. We bring 75 years of experience and leading research to the care we give you at home, in our hospices and over the phone.

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Total raised
£1,315.00
+ £311.25 Gift Aid
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£1,315.00
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