Jan
1
Sun
Big Brew
Jan 1 @ 12:09 pm – Dec 31 @ 1:09 pm
Big Brew

If you don’t fancy jumping out of a plane or running 5k then perhaps you can hold a Big Brew for us.

 

You can get your friends, family or work colleagues together and raise funds for St. Luke’s Hospice.  Big Brew is about enjoying a cup of tea, coffee and delicious cakes or wine, beer and a BBQ or a mixture of all the above with new and old friends.

 

Your Big Brew can be whatever you want it to be a gathering of friends in your front room, garden party, a community get-together in your local hall or even close your road and have an  street party, it can be so much fun for everyone, young an old.

 

Whatever you decide to do St. Luke’s will be there to support you.

 

We have two important week during the year relating to the Hospice Dying Matters Week and Hospice Care Week why not raise funds during those weeks

 

Dying Matters 8th May to 14th May 2017

 

Hospice Care Week 9th October to 15th October 2017

 

It is simple to register just call me on 01268 524973 or email mailto:dianechester@stlukeshospice.co.uk and I will send you a pack out.

Jun
1
Thu
£50 Challenge
Jun 1 @ 9:00 am – Sep 30 @ 5:00 pm
£50 Challenge

Calling all local businesses – Could you take on our £50 Challenge?

Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to find as many interesting and innovative ways to turn £50 in to as much money as possible for St Luke’s Hospice.

The challenge will commence with a special launch event whereby your team will be presented with a crisp £50 note. Following this, you will have from Thursday 1st June through to Saturday 30th September to use your business acumen and innovation skills to grow the £50 seed funding into a healthy profit for the Hospice.

You could run fundraising events at work, invest it on the stock market, hold a raffle, auction items, set sporting challenges or organise social activities to raise the money. In fact, you can do absolutely anything you like (as long as it’s legal!) We will be on hand throughout the whole process with helpful hints, tips and support along the way to make this as easy for you as possible.

The challenge will close with a presentation evening where we will celebrate the success of all those involved. Each team will be given a participation certificate and special recognition will be awarded to teams for ‘Most innovative idea’ and ‘Most money raised’ amongst others.

No matter the size of your company, you can take part and by doing so, you will help St Luke’s Hospice to continue to provide its services, free of charge to the people of Basildon, Billericay, Wickford and Thurrock. So don’t miss out on this brilliant opportunity to get involved in the challenge this year!

Dates for your diary

Registration deadline: Thursday 11th May – you can enter your business as one whole team or set up some healthy in house competition and register as many teams as you would like to.

Launch event: Thursday 18th May 2017 – You will receive your £50 as well as a fundraising pack full of ideas and instructions on how to safely and legally fundraise.

The Challenge: Thursday 1st June to Saturday 30th September 2017.

Awards evening: Thursday, 12th October 2017 – to mark the end of the challenge we will invite you and your teams to a special awards evening.

For further information please contact Leanne on 01268 524973 or email leannekightly@stlukeshospice.co.uk

Jul
16
Sun
Summer Sunflower Draw Results
Jul 16 – Aug 30 all-day
Summer Sunflower Draw Results @ St Luke's Hospice

Our draw was held on 16th July in Eastgate at 3.30pm and the winning numbers are:-

 

1st Prize £2,000

Ticket Number 19803

 

2nd Prize £500

Ticket Number 03789

 

3rd Prize £200

Ticket Number 14062

 

 

A big thank you to everyone that entered the raffle and congratulations to our three lucky winners.

Aug
13
Sun
Summer 5K Fun, Lake Meadows, Billericay
Aug 13 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
Summer 5K Fun, Lake Meadows, Billericay @ Lake Meadows, Billericay

The 2017 5K Fun Run is just around the corner and once again is being held in the beautiful setting of Lake Meadows, Billericay. This year to add to the ‘fun’ we are hoping that you will dress up as your favourite Superhero – can you imagine Batman, overtaking Superman or even Wonder Woman coming first in the women’s race!!

We have a new Fun Run medal that has been made for 2017.  Why not add to your 5K medal collection if you have participated previously, or come along to earn your first one?

So whether you are a seasoned runner, a first time participant, a fun runner, walker or crawler we will be cheering you on and getting you to the finish line.

The day also includes complementary sports massages, Hospice games, ice creams and hot and cold food.   We will also once again be providing RUN TIMES, which will be available shortly after the  run for everyone to check their times – even Superheroes want to achieve a ‘personal best’!

We have 1st, 2nd, and 3rd trophies for Men’s –  Women’s  –  Boys Under 16’s and  Girls Under 16’s.  In addition, there is a medal for each participant as they cross the finish line.

So what are you waiting for? Come and join the 5K ‘Superhero’ Fun Run this summer.

Click on the register now button or if you would like a bit more info please contact joannalucas@stlukeshospice.co.uk or call Fundraising on 01268 524973 and ask for Joanna.

 

Aug
15
Tue
Stock Brook Manor Ladies Captain’s Day
Aug 15 @ 9:30 am
Stock Brook Manor Ladies Captain's Day @ Stock Brook Manor

Join the Stock Brook Ladies Captain for their 25th Anniversary Ladies Open.  A great opportunity to play on the wonderful course at Stock Brook Manor as well as being part of a great day.  The day will start with Teas, coffees and Danish pastries on arrival followed by homemade cakes and Pimms on the terrace at half way. It always includes a 2 course lunch and 18 hole course.

 There is a prompt 9.30am start and we ask you to enter in pairs (no handicap limit).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Prizes:-

1st, 2nd, 3rd.  Nearest the Pin and Straightest Drive

 Closing date for entry is 15th July 2017. Please contact Laura Lee or send in the entry form attached.

Entry form for Ladies Open

Sep
24
Sun
Wing Walk
Sep 24 all-day
Wing Walk

Join us to experience something out of the ordinary.  You’ll be strapped to the top of a plane whilst it take off into the skies.  You’ll reach speeds of 100mph with just a seat and strap keeping you on.  Just think of all the amazing views there will be whilst up in the skies.

 

Family and friends (and pets) are more than welcome to come along and watch as you take to the skies.  There is a grassed area that we will be setting up games for people to play.

 

£100 deposit £500 sponsorship.

 

For more information call 01268 889571 and ask for Joanna in Fundraising or email joannalucas@stlukeshospice.co.uk

Oct
8
Sun
St. Luke’s to Luke’s Walk
Oct 8 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
St. Luke's to Luke's Walk @ St. Luke's Hospice, Basildon | England | United Kingdom

Walk to remember a loved one who has died, walk to keep fit or walk for a  fun family day out.

 

Join us this summer on our five or ten mile walk, starting at  St. Luke’s Hospice, Basildon through Langdon Hills Country Park with a cream tea at Luke’s House Corringham.

 

Those participating in the 5 mile route will be brought back to St. Luke’s Hospice on our free mini bus and those choosing to walk the 10 mile route can continue back through Langdon Hills Country Park and finishing back at St. Luke’s Hospice.

 

You’ll be supporting St. Luke’s Hospice every step of the way.

 

Please note, the route through Langdon Hills Country Park is hilly and is not  suitable for wheel chairs or pushchairs.

Entry Fee: £10 adult £5.00 child

For more info please contact Kerry Chambers on 01268 524 973 or email kerry@stlukeshospice.co.uk

 

Nov
11
Sat
Santa Mud Run – MUDDYCLAUS
Nov 11 @ 10:50 am – 5:00 pm
Santa Mud Run - MUDDYCLAUS @ Nuclear Races

St Lukes Hospice have partnered up with Nuclear Races once again to bring you the craziest twist of Christmas and mud since they added vanilla to coke!

7km course distance over ultra-gritty, properly muddy, obstacle-loaded farmland set in the heart of the Secret Bunker Estate.

Nuclear  Races are well known for delivering award winning events with big, high quality man-made obstacles designed to challenge and test every ability of fitness on fast-paced, flowing, punishing courses over epic natural, varied terrain.

So why not join our #muddyclaus team? All we ask is a £20 entry fee (cheaper then Nuclear races!) and raise £60 in sponsorship (6 people at £10!! Pretty easy!)

 

So get clicking and register now! We only have 50 places and they wont last long!

For more info contact Kerry Chambers on 01268 524 973 or kerry@stlukeshospice.co.uk

 

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