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EVENTS FOR 2019/20


Fans of the annual Starlight Walk around Swindon will be excited to learn that the charity behind the event is introducing a new version of it just for children.
The Kids Starlight Walk, which is open to the whole family, follows the success of Prospect Hospice’s flagship Starlight Walk event, which sees hundreds of adults walking the streets of Swindon in their brightest and most colourful attire.
“We’re really excited about this new event and we’re thrilled to have received lots of interest already,” said Amy Francombe, events and community manager at Prospect Hospice. “We receive lots of enquiries from supporters wishing to bring their children along, so we’ve launched a new event that’s suitable for all ages.
“Our Starlight Walk event is always so popular and has been a brilliant fundraiser for the hospice. Over the years it’s raised over half a million pounds and we’re confident this new event will be a great success too, introducing our fundraisers of the future to the work of the hospice.”
The new event will see families taking part in a sponsored 5km circular walk through Swindon, finishing at the town gardens, which will be decorated with illuminated
surprises and all walkers will be treated to hot chocolate and cake after they’ve been awarded their completion medal.
The event takes place on Sunday 9 February 2020 and begins at 4pm, giving the fun feel of a night time walk without children staying up past their bedtimes. The event is open to children of all ages and one adult can accompany up to four children.
Book now to take advantage of the early bird rate of just £8 per child. Tickets will increase to £12 thereafter. Accompanying adults are priced at £5 each. Minimum suggested sponsorship is £50 per child.
For more information about the event or to book your place visit www.prospect-hospice.net/kidsstarlightwalk or call 01793 816161.


Could you become one of our box collectors?
We are currently looking for volunteers to become box collectors in the Brinkworth & Greenmedow areas. Our collectors are an important part of our volunteering team, collecting household boxes within their neighbourhoods. Household boxes are an easy way for people in our community to donate to the hospice, and box collectors enable us to continue to raise funds in this way. If you are able to help, or would like some more information on this role, please contact Alex on 01793 816163, or email alexandracooper@prospect-hospice.net.



Remember those who hold a special place in your heart this Valentines. 
The Prospect Hospice Memory Tree, situated within their private Remembrance Garden in Wroughton, provides individuals with an opportunity to create a memorial tribute for a loved one.  Each copper or stainless steel leaf hanging on the Memory Tree is engraved with a name, making it a poignant and lasting way to remember.
The Memory Tree leaves are available to anyone who would like to create that special tribute to their loved one, even if you have not previously been directly involved with Prospect Hospice.
The contribution you make for your leaf will help Prospect Hospice to support and care for people affected by a life limiting illness, across our community. Order by January 18th so that your leaf will feature on the tree for this very special date.
To find out more about the Memory Tree and how you can order a leaf please visit Prospect Hospice Remembrance Garden, contact 01793 816111 or email dataadmin@prospect-hospice.net.   

Bake a cake and put the kettle on!
Invite your family, friends, colleagues, neighbours or the general public for a cuppa and a slice of cake in return for a donation, and help support the care and services we provide. Something as simple as a brew and a slice of cake could raise enough to pay for 24 hours of care for a patient on our In-Patient Unit. So, go on, make a brew, make a difference! www.prospect-hospice.net/makeabrew or call 01793 816161.

Start the New Year with a fresh challenge to make you feel good!!
If you’re thinking of trying something new, want to give something up or just want to spend some quality time with friends and family; Prospect Hospice wants to hear from you. Our Feel Good-a-thon is our annual fundraiser to encourage people to do something that makes them feel good, and raise some money to help our patients feel as good as they can.

There are so many different ways you can get involved, if you wish to take on a Feel Good-a-thon challenge or would like more information then please contact us on fundraisingandevents@prospect-hospice.net or call us on 01793 816161.



If you would like to sponsor a nurse please click the link below for more information.



Prospect Hospice is joining the rock painting craze! In late October the hospice hid around 30 rocks across Swindon and Marlborough that were designed with the Prospect logo and a text donation code. They are now challenging the community to go out and find the rocks, take a photo, donate £3 to your local hospice and re-hide the rock in an area of your choice. Happy hunting

Thank you for your continued support of our work.
Best wishes,
Hollie Ricketts | Community Fundraiser
T:   01793 815142
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Prospect Hospice, Moormead Road, Wroughton, Swindon, Wiltshire. SN4 9BY          T: 01793 813355