‘This may be the last Christmas they share together’

Nurse, Claire Baker, on our Community Nursing team, often works over Christmas, heading out to care for and support patients and their carers in their own homes.Read more

'We're hugely grateful to the Hospital Saturday Fund for funding our OTs'

We were delighted to receive a grant award of £10,000 from the Hospital Saturday Fund towards the salary of an Occupational Therapist.Read more

Hospice UK Conference a 7 part success for St Wilfrid's

For the HUKConf2018 we presented 6 posters representing our clinical, Wellbeing, Voluntary services and Human Resources teamsRead more

Sahara Trek’s first meeting! Cupcakes, quizzes and big plans for a big adventure!

Thirty-three trekkers, one large desert, one epic challenge and 365 days to raise £50,000 for St Wilfrid's Hospice! Our #TeamSahara come together to meet, one year before they take on the desert to support St Wilfrid's patients and families.Read more

'My favourite bit about volunteering? The collaboration with others!'

Sam is a volunteer at our Eastbourne Furniture Centre. He loves adding the finishing touches to furniture presentation and improving the shop displays - which have helped the Furniture Centre raise donations!Read more

Hospice staff share their stories on Eastbourne Youth Radio!

We were invited to share our stories at Eastbourne Youth Radio's 2018 incarnation and were interviewed amazingly well by the students of East Sussex CollegeRead more

What I've learned from a year of Community Fundraising!

Lotti has worked for the fundraising team at St Wilfrid's for a year and chose to share a bit more about what she does out in the community helping raise funds for patient care!Read more

Beautiful knitted poppies at St Wilfrid's Eastbourne shop

For the third year in a row, volunteers at St Wilfrid’s Terminus Road shop have been busy knitting poppies for Remembrance Sunday.Read more

'Leave' a memory with us on Children's Grief Awareness Week

Write a memory on your chosen leaf, then hang it on special remembrance tree which will be in the Street Café from 15th- 21st NovemberRead more

#BeerChat beer mats listed for Innovation Award

48 pubs, nearly 3,000 beer mats, a record shop and a buzz as we talked #DyingMatters with the community!Read more

Beachy Head marathon runners raise £8,000 for St Wilfrid's

What an amazing team of runners we had taking part in the Beachy Head Marathon & 10k on Saturday which raised £8k!Read more

Anwar runs Beachy Head Marathon.... TWICE!

A marathon is an incredible achievement but we were hugely impressed by Anwar, who ran the marathon TWICE in one day despite battling hypothermia!Read more

St Catherine's gets Animazing on Crafty Friday!

Animazing Studio played host to a very special Crafty Friday involving the creative St Catherine's and video production equipment!Read more

'Lots of people donate their lottery winnings back! It's incredibly generous'

John is a canvasser for our Local Hospice Lottery team. He explains why he joined the team, how he discovered the hospice's work and his motivations for continuing to walk his beatRead more

Children's Grief Awareness

1 in 29 school aged children in the UK have been bereaved of a family member. Over the next 29 days we will be posting to highlight Children's Grief Awareness Week, taking place on 15th-21st November.Read more

Tree Fellas raise £6,500 for St Wilfrid's

We were happy to receive a donation from our amazing supporters at Tree Fellas, who added £2,500 from a football tournament to their amazing £6,500 totalRead more

Jayne Torville celebrates our Heathfield shop's new community features!

The St Wilfrid’s Hospice team welcomed Jayne Torvill when the famed Olympic medal-winning figure skater visited the community shop in Heathfield.Read more

A giant crane, 3 containers and new space

A huge delivery of 3 supersized containers to help give us more space for equipment arrived... by crane!Read more

'It makes me feel happy that I am supporting the hospice, whilst keeping Ian’s memory alive.'

Paula chose to remember her husband by using the online Memory Garden and shared her husband Ian's stories with us in this blog.Read more

'I want everyone to enjoy this concert - it's the sixth I've organised for St Wilfrid's!

Andrew organises and runs the Big Charity Concert in aid of the hospice, in memory of his wife who he wished could have had a bed before she died. Read his amazing story hereRead more