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Stories about enabling people to live well at end of life, including fundraising journeys and more.

A Royal President for St Wilfrid’s
We are delighted to share that Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cornwall has been appointed as the hospice's President.
‘Me, myself and Dad’
In September, Jon Coupe will be circumnavigating the UK on his motorcycle to raise money for the hospice in memory of his father.
The Chris Wyatt Memorial Ride
The Chris Wyatt Memorial Ride has raised £22,000 for the hospice so far. Chris' daughter Natalie shares their family's story.
Running for Greg, Ken and Kevin
In October, John Cockram will be taking on the Hever Castle Commando challenge in memory of three friends and in aid of St Wilfrid's Hospice.
A lady stands in the doorway with her arms raised against the doorframe in the centre of the photo. There are two windows either side filled with arts and craft items.
Creating community links with Hampden Park Shed
Lindy Creasy, Shed Co-ordinator at the Hampden Park Shed, shares the benefits of group arts and crafts.
Creating community links with Eastbourne Rainbow
Derek Andrews from Eastbourne Rainbow tells us more about the group and why representation of older LGBTQ+ people is so important.
A visit to Eastbourne Crematorium
Our Donor Development Team recently visited Eastbourne Crematorium to learn more about their work.
‘The event does a fantastic job at bringing people together’
Dave Longman, owner of SCHMIDT Eastbourne, shares why the business has chosen to sponsor our Starlight Stroll event this year.
Learning Disability project expands knowledge
We recently completed a project which aimed to help people with Learning Disabilities, their families and carers to prepare for death and bereavement.
Closer to the community
Find out how we have been bringing our care and support closer to you through two of our community projects.
‘An uncrushable spirit’
Wendy Early shares her husband's experience receiving end of life care from St Wilfrid's and how he is being remembered.
Sunshine Moments
Hospice supporter Kerry Knight has published a book of poetry in memory of her husband and will be donating £1 of each sale to St Wilfrid's.
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