About this Collection
Sue Ryder Hospice are extremely grateful for your support of the Christmas tree collection and your generous donations will enable them to continue to be there when it matters for local families.
With the help of a number of hospice and corporate supporters and volunteers, 750 real Christmas trees were collected and recycled from the 9th to the 12th of January in the areas of Cheltenham, Gloucester and Tewkesbury which has raised a grand total of £7,222.49.
90% of the funds raised will go directly to Sue Ryder Leckhampton Court Hospice and the care that we give throughout the county of Gloucestershire. The local cause will also benefit from the initiative is Emmaus Gloucestershire receiving 10% of those funds.
Emmaus Gloucestershire is a charity providing more than just a bed for the night to people who have experienced homelessness and social exclusion.
For further information or if you would like to get involved and help with the collection, please get in touch with the Fundraising Office on tel. 01242 246274 or by email firstname.lastname@example.org
About the Hospice
Sue Ryder Leckhampton Court Hospice (registered charity no. 1052076) is Gloucestershire’s only inpatient unit for specialist palliative care. We also care for people in their own homes and on a day basis within our Day Hospice. Our doctors, Sue Ryder Nurses and carers all work together to give expert and compassionate care to those living with life-limiting illnesses. They are very experienced in tailoring the most appropriate care, enabling our patients (aged 18 and over) to live the best life they possibly can.
As you can see, from the below images, Leckhampton Court provides a wonderful home for the work that we do. We are based on the edge of Cheltenham, in the foot of the Cotswold hills – as well as offering a homely environment within the hospice, we have beautiful grounds, looked after by our growing team of volunteer gardeners, for our patients, visitors, staff and volunteers to enjoy.
We combine specialist medical care with other emotional, practical and spiritual support for our patients and their families, by offering the following services: inpatient care, day services, Hospice at Home care, family and bereavement support, rehabilitation, complementary therapies, spiritual care and befriending. Our vision, here at Sue Ryder, is to provide more care for more people, when it really matters. We see a future where our palliative care reaches more communities; where we can help more people begin to cope with bereavement; and where everyone can access the quality of care they deserve.
The services we offer, here at Leckhampton Court Hospice as well as throughout the county of Gloucestershire, are free to all users; however it costs us £2.3 million a year to be able to continue to provide all of them. By supporting our Christmas Tree collection you will be making a vital contribution to that.