Hospice receives amazing cheque for £15,000 from the Masonic Charitable Foundation

By Laura Kaye | 12 December, 2017

The Hospice has recently been chosen to receive a grant of £15,000 from the Masonic Charitable Foundation via voting in the Masonic Charitable Foundation Community Awards scheme.  It was one of three charities shortlisted to receive an award in the Middlesex area category. John Briggs from the Provincial Grand Lodge of Middlesex visited the Hospice to present a fantastic cheque of £15,000. John had a tour of the Hospice and was introduced to members of staff and the fundraising team. The masons have always been very generous to the Charity, and in the past has helped to fund a grant

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Watford Carpenders Park Garden Centre come up smelling of roses!

By Sam Heggie | 17 November, 2017

Thumbs up to the team at Watford-based Carpenders Park Garden Centre who have kindly donated a clematis, a honeysuckle, bird feeders & 12 pairs of gardening gloves to Michael Sobell Hospice (MSH), in support of its volunteer gardeners, who help maintain the Hospice gardens all-year round. Commenting on the donation, MSH Community Development Fundraiser, Vanessa Howden-Smith, said: “We are hugely grateful for this wonderful donation from Carpenders Park Garden Centre. Our patients and families always comment on how lovely our garden area is and this is thanks to our fantastic and dedicated team of volunteers who work tirelessly throughout the

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A pre-Christmas DOUBLE WHAMMY with our Santa Dash & Festive Gift Fayre!

By Sam Heggie | 14 November, 2017

Santa dashers of all ages and abilities are being encouraged to don festive gear on Saturday 9th December, and take to the streets of Northwood in a bid to bring some festive cheer and a lot of HO HO HO, while raising vital funds for Michael Sobell Hospice, which needs over £1.6 million pounds of funding each year! To sign up for the Santa Dash, simply pop in to any Michael Sobell Hospice Charity shop and pick up a registration form or sign up online by clicking here. Entry costs £10pp to include a Santa suit for adults and fun

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Northwood Charity shop unveils party frocks and evening wear!

By Sam Heggie | 1 November, 2017

Party frocks, evening wear, shoes and accessories are now available to buy in our Northwood Charity shop, so this year, you can add a little extra sparkle at your office or Christmas party at a fraction of the price! To view our opening hours, please click here.

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Thumbs up to The Holywell Group for TEE-rific golf day fundraiser!

By Sam Heggie | 31 October, 2017

A very big thank you and thumbs up to fundraiser Adam Cox of the Holywell Group and friends, who have so far helped to raise a whopping £4,000 from their first ever golf day at Aldenham Golf Club – with donations and sponsorship money still coming in! The Holywell Group chose to support Michael Sobell Hospice as members of the team had experienced first hand the care and support provided at MSH, saying it had been “excellent”. Thank you so much to you all for supporting MSH in its 40th anniversary year – simply TEE-rific! If would like to make

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Team Lindt UK volunteer for a spot of painting for Hospice Charity!

By Sam Heggie | 18 October, 2017

A 24-strong team from Lindt UK, based in Bedfont Lakes, Feltham, volunteered a day out of the office to grab some rollers and tins of paint, to take on a special ‘makeover’ challenge at the Michael Sobell Hospice Charity office in Northwood on Friday 13th October – unlucky for some, but not for us! Re-decoration started early, and the team not only gave up their time in support of the Charity, which funds over £1.6 million pounds each year towards specialist palliative care for families across Hillingdon, Hertfordshire and Buckinghamshire, but also kindly funded the paint – and all the

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