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Tea, cake and entertainment for Carers Week

15-06-2018
Laura Coyle
Around 30 people were welcomed to our Carers Tea, celebrating the incredible work that carers do out in our communities.
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1,200 families and friends unite for bubble fun!

11-06-2018
Anita McCarthy
Sunshine and bubbles made for the perfect day out as almost 1,200 families, friends and colleagues came together to enjoy a foam-tastic experience! 
Kaylee Justham F Barnes Solicitors (cropped)

Make a Will and protect the ones you love

04-06-2018
Susan Spencer
We are holding our annual Make a Will Fortnight event from 11th -22nd June, where a number of legal professionals will be supporting us by writing and amending standards Wills free of charge in return for a donation. 
Group photos of volunteers

Volunteers give up an incredible 260,000 hours a year

01-06-2018
Anita McCarthy
Big-hearted volunteers give the gift of time and skill, contributing £2 million every year to the specialist care service the hospice provides to the community. 
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Ironman takes on 100 mile bike ride

22-05-2018
Anita McCarthy
A contracts manager will be putting his pedal power to the test when he cycles 100-miles for hospice care.  
Ann Stock and physio with Royal couple

Breakfast special to celebrate Royal Wedding

21-05-2018
Anita McCarthy
On the eve of what was the wedding of the year, staff and volunteers celebrated with a Royal fundraising breakfast.  
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Royal wedding celebrations at a Harold Wood hair salon

14-05-2018
Anita McCarthy
Celebrations for the royal wedding started early at a Harold Wood hair salon today and Prince Harry and Meghan even stopped by to enjoy a scrumptious cream tea with customers…..well sort of!    
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Dying Matters - have the conversation

11-05-2018
Laura Coyle
Do your loved ones know what you would like to happen when you die? If not, Dying Matters Week, between 14th-20th May, could be the time to have those tricky conversations.
Anna Green and Stella Christou

New art therapy group for bereaved young people aged 17-21

04-05-2018
Anita McCarthy
A hospice is inviting bereaved young people to come along to a new art therapy group so they can express their feelings and emotions through creativity. 
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Trotters £18,500 Marathon achievement

04-05-2018
Anita McCarthy
It goes without saying that the Thrift Green Trotters love to run but they also step- up to make a difference!
Andy Brownlie with his medal - cropped

London Marathon heroes raise £1,000s for hospice care

24-04-2018
Anita McCarthy
It was the hottest London Marathon on record but that didn’t hold back our 32 runners on Sunday who battled through the heat and their achy muscles to complete the 26.2 mile course around the country’s capital.  
Andrea and Paula with their support crew

PandA Paddlers raise over £3,000 while conquering their own battles

09-04-2018
Laura Coyle

This year’s weather has really put paid to a number of outdoor activities, which has affected people’s ability to fundraise for our Hospice as well as many other charities.

Sarah Hockley, Charlotte Elliott and Leigh Wood

Volunteering and personal experience inspire runners

06-04-2018
Sophie Barnett
With the London Marathon just over two weeks away, Sarah Hockley and Leigh Wood are excited as race day approaches.
Steve Morton with his medal (cropped)

Paragon trio's 26.2 mile effort!

06-04-2018
Anita McCarthy
A team of three communication workers from across the country will unite to raise funds for hospice care as they step up for this year’s London Marathon. 
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Havering Mayor officially reopens our Romford store!

03-04-2018
Anita McCarthy
There was a buzz about our Romford retail store today as it was formally re-opened by the Mayor of Havering, Cllr Linda Van den Hende. 
Lorraine and staff nurses Connie and Karen with one of the dignity bags funded by Stephen

Supporter's generous donation to provide dignity bags

03-04-2018
Anita McCarthy
A generous supporter donated £1,000 so bereaved families can be given a dignity bag to put their loved ones’ possessions in.
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Hospice care inspires man to take on Manchester Marathon

28-03-2018
Anita McCarthy
When Rowan Townshend takes on the Manchester Marathon on 8th April, he will be raising awareness and funds for hospice care near and far! 
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Big Yellow Quiz results!

28-03-2018
Laura Coyle
An enormous thank you to everyone that helped make our Big Yellow Quiz a truly amazing night! Here are the results from the night. 
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Big Yellow Quiz 2018 - a sell out success

28-03-2018
Jane Merrigan
Oh what a night!! - Brentwood’s biggest quiz!!
Elves and Santas

More than 300 Santas turn out for Easter fun run!

27-03-2018
Anita McCarthy
It may be just a week before Easter but more than 300 Santas and a few cheeky elves brought the festive spirit to Dagenham on Sunday and helped raise £15,500 so far.
Jonny Palmer (cropped)

Arctic weather couldn’t hold back our determined runners!

20-03-2018
Anita McCarthy
The weekend hit sub-zero temperatures and forced organisers to cancel the Brentwood Half Marathon, but it didn’t stop three runners who braved the bitter winds, ice and snow for their hospice.
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Catering students serve up £434

19-03-2018
Anita McCarthy
Budding chefs at Havering College served up £434 after impressing customers with a scrumptious meal.  
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Havering Islamic organisation’s £2,500 donation for hospice care

16-03-2018
Anita McCarthy
Members of the Havering Islamic Cultural Centre (HICC) dropped in for a visit to find out more about how its £2,500 donation will help patients and their families live with dignity.    
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Tea & talk at Toby's funded for another year

12-03-2018
Jane Merrigan
Saint Francis Hospice cancer survivors support group ‘Tea & Talk at Toby’s’ received a generous £1,000 donation from Brentwood à Beckett Rotary club at their monthly meet up on Monday,
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Sir Trevor & Lady Brooking are announced as Patrons

12-03-2018
Jane Merrigan
Sir Trevor & Hilkka are big name signings for the Hospice
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Hospices unite for Bubble Rush fun

09-03-2018
Anita McCarthy
The East London Bubble Rush is back this summer so book your place NOW and enjoy a foam-tastic experience.  
Danny Stokes holding t-shirt (cropped)

Surveyor trades tools for trainers as he prepares for iconic race

13-02-2018
Anita McCarthy

It may have started off as a joke, but Danny Stokes has been in full training mode for the London Marathon since the New Year and a recent visit to the hospice has spurred him on!

Charlotte Elliott (cropped)

Fitness fan's marathon effort in memory of nan

13-02-2018
Anita McCarthy
It takes great determination to run a marathon and raising awareness and funds for the hospice that cared for her beloved Nan has given Charlotte Elliott the motivation she needs to put her endurance to the test.  
Andy Brownlie (cropped)

Marathon man follows in his father’s footsteps

13-02-2018
Anita McCarthy
As a boy Andy Brownlie watched in awe as his father ran the world famous London Marathon and on Sunday, April 22 it will be his turn to join 40,000 runners as they make their way through the streets of our capital city. 
James having a rest in full costume (cropped)

Lionhearted shipbroker takes second marathon in his stride

13-02-2018
Anita McCarthy
If you see a lion running around the streets of Brentwood there’s no need to be alarmed!
Archive
2015
February
27th - Runner’s bid to be a Lion king record holder
March
9th - Playing in memory of grandad
April
10th - Hospice backs call for radical rethink in care.
29th - Marathon Marvels
29th - Fiesta time for Collier Row pensioner
May
1st - Royal Mail delivers help to hospice
5th - Motorbike enthusiast gears up for Himalayan adventure
8th - Retired nurse celebrates £1,000 windfall
8th - Running club celebrates London Marathon achievements
11th - BT workers engaged in Snowdonia trek
11th - 15th anniversary of pioneering Hospice at Home service
14th - Dying Matters. Let's talk about it.
15th - Inspirational mum set to raise £3,500 in latest charity challenge
22nd - Milk workers raise over £300 for hospice
22nd - Accountant is on track after £1,000 lottery win
22nd - Garden sanctuary for bereaved children needs your vote
22nd - New car or £10,000 cash up for grabs in Summer Raffle
27th - Himalayan adventure gets off to "bootiful" start
27th - Volunteer Week
June
2nd - Volunteer still learning new skills after 23 years
5th - Boxers get ready to rumble for hospice
5th - Take the lead - join our dog walk!
5th - Furniture store volunteer saves life of baby
10th - Cuppa and cake for carers to mark Carers Week
12th - Secret garden of magical delights awaits
12th - Talented singers stop shoppers in their tracks
16th - Saint Francis Hospice hosts Namaste Conference
19th - Businesses unite for £100,000 fundraising challenge
19th - Second lottery win for lucky grandmother
19th - Dog trainer to take leap of faith for hospice
26th - Former EastEnders actress steps back to the 80s for 10k hospice walk
26th - Supermarket boss sold on hospice
26th - £1,000 cash injection for DIY project
July
6th - Double win for lucky ladies
7th - Talented teenager to auction artwork
7th - Oh what a night as disco fever sweeps Romford town centre
10th - Sunflower picnic to remember loved ones
13th - Pupils swap books for trainers to support hospice
13th - Dazzling Dancing show raises £2,600 for hospice
13th - Garden event promises rooms with views
17th - The sky’s the limit for daring teaching staff
17th - Heavenly windfall for mother of three
17th - Donated Russian figurine sells for almost £1,600 on Ebay
24th - Former airline worker scoops £1,000 on hospice lottery
24th - Daring duo to abseil down the iconic ArcelorMittal Orbit
24th - London’s calling hospice workers
27th - Happy birthday Saint Francis Hospice!
29th - Miniature world of quirky delights
31st - Patients featured in Channel 5 News series on end of life care.
31st - Lucky catch as fishing manager hooks lottery jackpot
August
3rd - Superstores flex muscles to raise more than £3,000 for hospice
4th - Get a head start and run for Saint Francis Hospice
5th - Bingo! The Young Ones crack the £10 grand mark!
6th - Insurance workers risk muddy adventure to help raise £13k for hospice
7th - Inspirational woman steps up to Chinese challenge
11th - Take a shot for your hospice
12th - Spectacular garden gives hospice a blooming £500 boost
13th - Retail workers get top ‘Marks’ for big donation
14th - Giving a foot up to bereaved youngsters
14th - Lottery win ‘wheely’ good news for former council worker
14th - High time radio presenter took it to the edge
17th - DIY store workers get hospice event off to a rosy start
18th - Former headteacher rises to charity abseil challenge
19th - Couple celebrate silver wedding anniversary with big win
20th - Big Yellow to the rescue!
21st - No tie-breaker – hospice is £10,000 winner
26th - Ford workers go further for hospice
27th - Fork lift driver raises a bit more than he expected
28th - Facing the Fear Factor
September
1st - Lucky £1 ticket nets man £10,000
2nd - Ace day raises £250 for hospice
3rd - Bank worker ropes in colleagues for daring abseil
4th - Future classic car makes its debut
4th - Drawn to support local charity
11th - Happiness is… 62 years of marriage and a £1,000 lottery win!
11th - Generous donations bring home comforts to the hospice
11th - Grateful family seize chance to help hospice
14th - Mixing business with pleasure nets more than £6,700 for hospice
15th - Wheels of fortune
18th - Health professionals from Singapore are inspired
18th - Sitting comfortably thanks to £600 donation
18th - £10,000 is now the target for law firm
24th - Daughter’s bald and beautiful tribute to mother
25th - Classic Car and Bike Show fuels funds for patient care
25th - Descending to raise pounds
25th - Hospice Care Week 2015 - Connecting care and communities
28th - As one door closes, another opens
October
2nd - Getting quizzical for hospice
2nd - Caring canines bring patients comfort and joy
2nd - Cabbie hails £1,000 lottery win
5th - Brighter, smarter shopping in Brentwood
6th - Hospice Care Week
7th - Hospice Care Week
8th - Hospice Care Week
9th - New funding to tackle loneliness and isolation
9th - Numbers add up for former teacher
11th - Freddie rocks Romford
16th - Pupils step up to raise £1,186 for hospice
16th - Double birthday treat as couple win £1,000 on hospice lottery
16th - Hospice nets £80,000 to restore Victorian pond
16th - Scouts honour inspirational leader with hospice hike
23rd - Third time lucky for former hospice worker
23rd - Courageous mother’s act of kindness raises £1,700
23rd - Blooming success for hospice gardens
30th - Painting produces pounds for hospice
30th - Time to stop
30th - Masons lodge money with hospice
30th - Retired accounts clerk is counting her lucky numbers
November
6th - Neopost delivers more than £5,000 for hospice in abseil adventure
6th - Inspirational story at heart of raffle launch
6th - First time Fundraisers have a ball and raise £27,000 for hospice care
9th - Bereaved children helped to come to terms with their loss through art and activity
13th - Lottery gift for newly weds
13th - Dealership donates £1,000 after saddling up for cycling challenge
13th - Hospice helps bereaved children to rebuild their lives
19th - Donations make a happy Christmas
20th - Santathon promises ho-spice fun for all
20th - Friday the 13th - lucky for some!
20th - Big donation helps patients and saves hospice money
26th - Royal Oak “treet” for hospice
27th - Muddy tribute to best friend
27th - Hospice volunteer gets £1,000 payback
27th - Convenience store shows bags of initiative!
27th - “Reddy” for Santathon
27th - Black Friday benefits hospice
27th - TOWIE star signs up to support hospice
30th - Tributes to Arthur Rackley
December
4th - Unbeer-lievable challenge raises £660 for hospice
4th - Caring woman shares lottery success with hospice
4th - Road race trotters break piggybank for hospice
4th - Help at last for young adults
4th - Gardens spruced up for Christmas
4th - Winger’s words and shirt score for hospice
7th - Tricolour tribute
11th - DHL deliver muddy adventure for hospice
11th - Cake sale proves a winning formula for hospice
11th - Happy memories hung in gallery
11th - The festive spirit is in the air for lottery couple
11th - Cracking Christmas treat for carers
17th - Tee’d up for Christmas
18th - Essex boys bring Christmas cheer to hospice
18th - Cyclists rally together to raise £600 for a hospice
18th - Reddy, steady go at the Santathon
18th - Morrisons – making a difference for a local hospice
18th - Salon supports hospice in style
24th - Vehicle leasing company drives towards £10,000
24th - Reaching their goal with Christmas fundraiser
2016
January
4th - Reflecting, remembering and celebrating
6th - Appeal for help following theft of hospice van
8th - A great way to end the year
8th - Shop promotion raises £500 for hospice
11th - New deal with Chelmsford company helps drive towards £10,000
14th - Family celebrate lottery win with a sunshine break
14th - High Street retailer shares profits with hospice
14th - Twelve months of fabulous fundraising for hospice
19th - Synagogue appeal brings comfort to patients and families
20th - Council leader impressed by hospice services
22nd - Hospice van theft sparks phenomenal response on social media
29th - Help jump start care on Leap Day
29th - Lucky lady is on winning streak….again!
29th - The magic of the movies
February
5th - £1,000 is a bonus for hospice jackpot winner
5th - “Treemendous” specimens
5th - Pupils dance to the tune of £450 for hospice
5th - Pub raises the bar with £10,000 fundraising challenge for hospice
9th - A muddy, mad way to raise money
11th - Fishing for funds
11th - Large cheque lodged with hospice by Freemasons
15th - Reality TV star takes on new role for hospice
15th - Double lottery success for Upminster residents
19th - Brentwood goes orange!
19th - Die-hard Daggers fans' double donation
26th - Mammoth miles of motoring for Mongolia-bound Micra
26th - Insurance worker claims her win
29th - Wonderful gift pays for a day
March
4th - Raffle comes up rosy for green-fingered grandad
4th - Brentwood went orange!
7th - Marathon runner follows in grandparents’ footsteps for hospice
7th - The Great "Fatsby"
7th - Set to run in Brentwood
11th - Hospice inspires marathon challenge
11th - Fundraisers aiming to set world record
11th - Sole sisters step up for marathon
14th - Ford goes orange
18th - Motorist wins £1,000 fuel injection
18th - Friends celebrate 30th birthday with 30km run
18th - Hospice will not forget Dementia
24th - Barry Hearn promotes “mobile pub” at hospice
25th - Construction worker builds on lottery success
31st - At least 259 people wanted!
April
4th - Caring Carr family
5th - Fundraising fayre is an easy puzzle to solve!
6th - Egg-cellent Coupe for the hospice!
9th - Couple celebrate wedding
15th - Brentwood man is ready for third marathon effort!
15th - One good turn deserves another
15th - Watts that? Electrician gets £1,000 shock
18th - CQC visit underway
18th - World record smashed!
22nd - Radio programme inspires lottery sign-up
22nd - Poignant anniversary to fuel London Marathon runner through his 26.2 miles
22nd - Can you help?
25th - Paul shakes the hand of James Bond but isn’t stirred
29th - Schoolgirl’s hair-raising tribute to nan
May
5th - Mayor honours Hospice heroes
6th - Quiz night success – no question about it!
6th - Supporting young people living with dementia
6th - Golf and family fun raises £4,000 for hospice
6th - Council worker on track for hospice
12th - Stolen van returns to duties
12th - Golf without trousers all for a good cause
12th - The people's promoter champions hospice
13th - CM15 is a lucky lottery postcode!
20th - Where there is a will there is a way to protect your loved ones
20th - Treats all round!
20th - The beautiful game scores £3,200 for hospice
20th - Theft inspires “vantastic” gift
June
3rd - Make-up class helps women to look good and feel good
3rd - TOWIE stars step up for hospice walk
3rd - New postgraduate courses at Saint Francis Hospice
3rd - From firewalls to fencing
3rd - Thanks a million – hospice highlights the incredible contribution of volunteers
3rd - Tiff inspires charity head shave
10th - Two tickets, one happy winner
10th - Lily’s petal makes pounds for hospice
10th - Dagenham firm launches support for hospice
13th - Bigger, better, building benefits hospice
17th - Star Walk has the wow factor
17th - Jimmy Jones and the healing power of laughter
24th - Little things make all the difference and lead to big prize
24th - A royally delicious treat!
27th - Imogen Heap – from Hogwarts to the hospice
July
1st - Marching with Pride
1st - Hospice can bank on support of retired city worker
4th - Mother’s legacy brings comfort to patients and visitors
5th - Magic night out for charity walkers
5th - Five Year Milestones
6th - Sunflower Appeal Success
8th - London to Paris in a day – Tri and you’ll succeed!
8th - Family step up for Star Walk in memory of son and brother
8th - Pupils go the extra bridge for hospice
12th - OUTSTANDING - Hospice receives highest rating from CQC
12th - Be like Stephanie - Run the Royal Parks for Saint Francis Hospice
15th - £1,000 win for former dental nurse
15th - Cyclists gear up for 100 mile ride
18th - Welcome Pauline - our new Trustee
19th - Classic car show takes you back in time
19th - Spectacular Star Walk raises £50,000
19th - Funds raised by the Freemasons lodged with the hospice
19th - Mercury Mall gets in on the ‘Go Orange’ Act
22nd - Schoolboy raises £810 in memory of his aunt
22nd - Bank workers invest in hospice
23rd - Lottery win is in the stars
24th - Teenagers sow seeds for their community
25th - Saint Francis Hospice pays tribute to Kate
August
2nd - Neopost delivers for Saint Francis Hospice
5th - Chemist gives hospice a £500 boost
5th - Our golf days are supported by big hitters
5th - Friends freefall 13,000ft for hospice
9th - And the winners of the Summer Raffle 2016 are...
12th - A friend in need is a friend indeed!
12th - Kate Adie to speak at Ladies Gala Lunch
19th - Open garden reaps rewards for hospice
19th - All the best Paul
19th - Woman goes the extra length in London lake swim
19th - Family and friends club together to make a difference
19th - Intrepid traveller hits the Himalayan high roads…again!
26th - Summer Raffle brings sunshine and fabulous prizes
September
5th - A spice way to raise funds for the hospice
6th - Morrisons lends a big helping hand
12th - Team put their energy into hospice gardens
12th - Dagenham woman delighted at £1,000 bonus!
15th - Frankie’s Car Fest 5th Year success
15th - Snooker Superstars support Saint Francis Hospice
16th - And our lottery winner really could be you!
20th - The good fight delivers £2,000 win
20th - Friends freefall 13,000ft to raise £1,668
23rd - Join Jimmy Jones for an evening of laughter and entertainment
26th - Spooks and sparks for hospice
30th - Champions trade titles for fundraising
30th - Couple make a splash at charity swim
30th - Hospices unite to give young adults fun and friendship
30th - OrangeLine service launches to combat isolation and loneliness
October
10th - Hospice Care is…
11th - Running for fun and charity is a winner
13th - Brentwood Lottery Winner
14th - Busking in Brentwood
14th - Harvest donations reaps benefits for community
16th - Big-hearted comedian entertains for hospice
17th - Royal Parks Half Marathon is jewel in the crown for Team SFH
17th - Singing in the ward
18th - Safeguarding Week - It's everyone's responsibility
20th - Hornchurch gardening society fundraising total grows
20th - Lottery surprise for Collier Row man
21st - Hospice honey is the bee’s knees
21st - Net-walking is keeping businesses on their toes
21st - Gold and silver medals grow on trees
28th - Light Up a Life - dedicated to the one we love
28th - Hospice at Home comes to Redbridge
November
3rd - Retired bus driver has just the ticket!
7th - It’s official, Santa is coming to Dagenham town!
11th - Playing with numbers to fund end of life care
11th - Going Bald for Lloyd
14th - A £1 raffle ticket could be the key to your new car
15th - Hospice takes on battle for Christmas number one
16th - Have faith in our care - Inter Faith week
25th - A time and a space for supporting end of life care
25th - Kate Adie takes Hospice supporters on a tour of the front lines
December
2nd - SFH choir member Kathy Baldwin shares her experience of recording the Christmas single
6th - Santathon…it’s all for a good clause
7th - Business Alliance Group - going from strength to strength
12th - Santathon fun sweeps Dagenham
13th - Carers take time out for a festive treat
16th - Shining the spotlight on hospice care
16th - Hospice choir single storms the charts at number 11!
19th - Retired council worker revs up for hospice
30th - £1,000 Christmas gift is a winner
2017
January
6th - Loving mother inspires a fundraising legacy
13th - Double lottery luck for Brentwood woman
13th - Couple tie the knot!
16th - Volunteering - a rewarding way to make a difference
25th - Raffle winners celebrate their good luck
February
3rd - Hospice hosts new social group for bereaved people
6th - Farewell to fundraising legend Paul Freedman
9th - Primary school goes orange for hospice
10th - It’s all muddy madness for the hospice
10th - Egghead Barry Simmons makes surprising revelations in a radio interview
20th - And the score is..win win for the hospice
20th - The rush is on to join hospices for bubble fun
24th - £1,000 lottery win is the perfect finish for retired printer
28th - Family business puts the community first
28th - A question and answer session with professional runner Harmander Singh
March
1st - Light footed doctor on the run…for the hospice
6th - Big Orange Quiz is a great success - no question about it!
7th - Couple celebrate 45th wedding anniversary with a blessing
14th - Children in Need
16th - Landlady raises pot of gold for Saint Francis Hospice
20th - The YJS Trust’s £100,000 contribution to hospice care
21st - Brentwood Half Marathon 2017 round-up
30th - Waxing perfect for Saint Francis Hospice
30th - Waxing perfect for Saint Francis Hospice
31st - Two continents, three friends and 18,000 miles - all for charity
April
11th - OrangeLine
17th - London Marathon 2017 profile - Alfie Dunsdon
18th - London Marathon 2017 profile - Jodie Timbrell
19th - London Marathon 2017 profile - Spencer Littlechild
20th - London Marathon 2017 profile - Team DST
21st - London Marathon 2017 profile - James Morris
27th - London Marathon 2017
May
5th - Mother and son get ready for Bubble Rush fun
5th - Cycling for love and charity
5th - Beautiful Betty
5th - Spotlight on death, dying and bereavement
15th - Councillor Trew learns the retail ropes
19th - Super Star Walker back for 5th year!
22nd - Bubble Rush is a foam-tastic success for hospices
30th - Where there’s a will there’s a way to protect your loved ones!
31st - Star Walk tribute to loving husband
June
15th - Kitty's Girls dress down and step up
26th - Hospice gardens bloom thanks to rotary funding
27th - Havering 90 Joggers dedicate run to former founder
July
7th - Redbridge Mayor makes a special visit to hospice
7th - Magical garden raises £3,678 for hospice
13th - Mick Wilson from 10cc wows Business Alliance Group
17th - Tigers score £168 for hospice
18th - Bringing care home to patients and families
21st - Cars revving up to break £100,000 fundraising target
28th - Hospice worker honoured for 30 years of service
August
2nd - Can we count on your tick?
11th - A good deed brings a great reward for Dagenham girl Laura
22nd - £1,200 win for hospice in charity football match
22nd - The Nuggett banks £38,000 for hospice care
September
1st - Gyles Brandreth has royal stories to share
15th - Classic car show smashes £100,000 target
19th - New Art Therapy Group for Bereaved Children
October
13th - 500 visitors join parks 80th anniversary celebrations
19th - We're So-Ho-Ho-Sorry!
20th - Barclays team volunteer at hospice that cared for their colleague’s wife
20th - Hospice make wedding wish come true for grandmother
23rd - Top awards for our beautiful gardens
27th - Saint Francis Hospice proudly opens new service Pemberton Place
31st - Allotment society’s veggy fantastic £3,000 donation
November
10th - Council worker gets red-dy for hospice’s 5k Santathon
10th - Sir Trevor Brooking kicks off hospice’s 5k Santathon
15th - Our Black & White Ball - a brilliant success
17th - Romford beekeepers provide sweet treat for patients
17th - Children in Need
17th - Collier Row gives hospice users a VIP salon treat
17th - Brentwood running club’s £15,000 challenge for hospice
20th - Sister's step up for 5k Santa run in memory of grandad
December
4th - South Weald Ladies Fellowship inspired by hospice fundraisers
6th - Saint Francis Hospice takes centre stage at National conference
7th - Hospice choir Stands Together for Christmas No.1!
8th - Father & daughter raise over £1,000 in memory of Nan, Delia
15th - Sharise takes on Brentwood Half for her local hospice
15th - Hospice says thank you to carers
18th - Redbridge Mayor enjoys charity retail experience!
19th - Primary choir sprinkle Christmas magic
19th - Car owner's £672 drive
2018
January
5th - Winter Raffle brings New Year delight to lucky winners!
9th - Our lovely Sister Philomena is recognised by the Queen
24th - Couple go the distance for their local hospice
25th - From Saint Francis to the start line
25th - Hospice Counsellor on the run again
26th - Volunteer says goodbye after more than 30 years of service
26th - Luke Harman London Marathon Profile
26th - Raffle winner donates brand new car worth £11,500
26th - Our statement regarding our financial position
29th - Step into spring with 5k Santathon
February
1st - From Business Alliance to 500 club success
2nd - Mayor formally opens newly refurbished retail store
2nd - West Ham pay tribute to phenomenal fundraiser
2nd - A touch of Royalty at Saint Francis Hospice
2nd - Local pub quizzers raise almost £60k
5th - Hornchurch firm take on military assault challenge
5th - Pub quizzers raise almost £60,000 over past decade
6th - Accountant is counting down to Brentwood Half Marathon!
7th - Snooker legend Steve Davis continues his support for the hospice
13th - Mum takes on Brentwood Half Marathon for the third time!
13th - Surveyor trades tools for trainers as he prepares for iconic race
13th - Fitness fan's marathon effort in memory of nan
13th - Marathon man follows in his father’s footsteps
13th - Lionhearted shipbroker takes second marathon in his stride
March
9th - Hospices unite for Bubble Rush fun
12th - Tea & talk at Toby's funded for another year
12th - Sir Trevor & Lady Brooking are announced as Patrons
16th - Havering Islamic organisation’s £2,500 donation for hospice care
19th - Catering students serve up £434
20th - Arctic weather couldn’t hold back our determined runners!
27th - More than 300 Santas turn out for Easter fun run!
28th - Big Yellow Quiz 2018 - a sell out success
28th - Hospice care inspires man to take on Manchester Marathon
28th - Big Yellow Quiz results!
April
3rd - Supporter's generous donation to provide dignity bags
3rd - Havering Mayor officially reopens our Romford store!
6th - Paragon trio's 26.2 mile effort!
6th - Volunteering and personal experience inspire runners
9th - PandA Paddlers raise over £3,000 while conquering their own battles
24th - London Marathon heroes raise £1,000s for hospice care
May
4th - Trotters £18,500 Marathon achievement
4th - New art therapy group for bereaved young people aged 17-21
11th - Dying Matters - have the conversation
14th - Royal wedding celebrations at a Harold Wood hair salon
21st - Breakfast special to celebrate Royal Wedding
22nd - Ironman takes on 100 mile bike ride
June
1st - Volunteers give up an incredible 260,000 hours a year
4th - Make a Will and protect the ones you love
11th - 1,200 families and friends unite for bubble fun!
15th - Tea, cake and entertainment for Carers Week