The Hospice of St Francis – Hospice News – October 2021
The Hospice of St Francis relies upon community fundraising to help fund the £5 million needed each year to provide free care. By supporting the Hospice, you are helping more people in the local community to feel safe and supported through a life-limiting illness and to live their precious life well.
News and Events
Shop For Good
The Hospice has launched a new exciting online shop – ‘Shop For Good’. This innovative online offer has well-being, eco, sustainability and ‘doing good’ at its heart. Keep up to date with the shops launch by following them on Instagram: @shopforgood_hosf or visit: www.shop-for-good.org.uk
Books For Good
Looking for a quirky gift? Then why not sign up to Chapter Two’s ‘Books For Good’ book subscription! Receive one pre-loved book every month chosen book expert and Chapter Two manager, Mark. Each book arrives beautifully wrapped with a special Chapter Two bookmark. Visit: www.stfrancis.org.uk/shop-with-us/chapter-two/books-for-good to register.
Ashridge House Fun Run
Sign up to Ashridge House Fun Run on Sunday 17th October! Get your running shoes ready for an exclusive 5k or 10k run in the stunning grounds of King Henry VIII’s private residence, Ashridge House! All entries will receive a bespoke handmade wooden finishers medal! All abilities are welcome; this is not a timed event. www.stfrancis.org.uk/support-us/events/detail/ashridge-house-fun-run
Hospice Coffee Mornings
On the last Friday of the month (except December), The Hospice of St Francis hosts a Coffee Morning in the Hospice Bistro and a Craft Fayre in the Acorn Suite. The next event is Friday 29th October. Pop along for a coffee and a chat and to find out more about the Hospice and the work that they do. All proceeds from the Craft Fayre go to the Hospice. Contact: Reception on 01442 869550 to book your place.
Accessing our Care – Self Referral
The Hospice of St Francis is there to help in any way they can, with care provided Free. If you, or someone you know, is living with cancer or a life-limiting illness such as a heart, lung, kidney or neurological condition we might be able to support you. (We support from early diagnosis and through treatment and remission). Please fill in our short referral form online: www.stfrancis.org.uk/selfrefer
Follow us on Facebook @TheHospiceofStFrancis, Instagram @HospiceStFrancis, Twitter @hospicstfrancis or call us on 01442 869555.