Get Involved

One way to get involved with Weston Hospicecare and help us raise much-needed funds is to hold your own event. There are lots of different options, whether you want to brew up support by taking part in Care for a Cuppa, help us grow by having your own Open Garden day or do something else entirely.

Whatever you choose, we’re on hand to help you with anything you need, from giving you tips and ideas to helping you with promoting your event. Your safety is important to us, so please read our guide to keeping your fundraising event safe and legal.

If you’d like to get involved, you can register your event with our Fundraising Team, send us an email or phone us on 01934 423921.

Want to see what events are going on in your community? Check out our events calendar.

Why not try one of these ideas?

Open Gardens
  • Open Gardens

    We’ve been lucky enough to secure several lovely gardens, which will be opened in aid of the hospice. We will be updating this list as we have details of more:

    • 24th & 25th June, 2-5:30 p.m.
      (NGS entry fee: £4 adults, £3 children; sales of refreshments will benefit the hospice)

      The Old Vicarage, Weare (Trish and Jeremy)
    • 2nd July, 2-4 p.m.
      Jackson-Barstow House, Uphill (Weston Hospicecare)
    • 15th & 16th July, 2-5 p.m.
      5 Quantock Road, Weston-super-Mare (Sue)
    • 22nd July, 2-4 p.m.
      14 Elmvale Drive, Hutton (Laura)
    • 29th & 30th July, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
      22 Exeter Road, Weston-super-Mare (Patsy)

    Are you interested in attending the Bloom & Pleasure: An illustrated wander through Weston’s Parks & Gardens talk by John Crockford-Hawley on 6th June at Weston College? Tickets are just £10. Click here to find out more!

    Although we have a lovely list of gardens that will be opening for the hospice, if you have a lovely garden that others would enjoy, please do get in touch about opening your garden either this year or next year. No matter what size or style your garden is in, we’d love to have your support! To find out more about how to take part, contact us on 01934 423 926 or email us.

Care for a Cuppa

Want to help us brew up support for Weston Hospicecare? Join in with this simple and easy way to help raise funds for your local hospice. We’ve developed a variety of helpful tools (like printable invites, posters and social media images) and a great fundraising pack. To find out more about how you can get involved, or to host your own Care for a Cuppa tea party, get in touch with our fundraising team. So, let’s get this par-tea started!

Local companies do a lot for us: take on challenges, sponsor events, help in our hospice gardens and more!

Local companies do a lot for us: take on challenges, sponsor events, help in our hospice gardens and more!

How your company can support Weston Hospicecare

As a local charity, the work we do has a direct impact on your local community. Every year, we rely on the support of hundreds of businesses and others in our local area to help us raise £2.7 million each year. This support comes in many forms, such as raising money as part of Charity of the Year initiatives, match-funding the money that employees raise for the hospice and encouraging staff to volunteer for the hospice.

If you are thinking of supporting Weston Hospicecare at your company or organisation, please contact us on 01934 423 927 or email us. Together, we can help bring life to days for hundreds of local people affected by life-limiting illnesses.

 

Our schools do all sorts of fundraising activities, like hosting a

Our schools do all sorts of fundraising activities, like hosting a 'Dressed by the Kids' day!

How your school can support Weston Hospicecare

There are lots of ways for your school to get involved with raising funds for Weston Hospicecare. We want you to be creative and find a fundraising idea that engages your pupils, so feel free to use your imagination. Anything you choose to do — from bucket collections to ‘Art with a heart’ auctions to fancy dress fundraisers — will help raise much-needed funds for the hospice.

For more information and some fundraising ideas, please contact our fundraising team, call us on 01934 423 921 or click here to register your event.

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