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Hospice of the Good Shepherd, Chester

About this Collection

In 2019 we collected just shy of 1000 trees and raised just short of £10,000 for the Hospice. This would not be possible without the support of an army of volunteers and vans kindly given for free from the local community.

Our team of volunteers will be collecting trees in the following postcodes:

CH1, CH2, CH3, CH4 7/8/9, CH65, CH66

The deadline to register your tree is Wednesday 8th January at 11am.

By having your tree collected for a donation back to the Hospice you will be directly help those patients and families the Hospice supports. Did you know:

  • £5 pays for a memory nook for a child to use in order to remember a special person
  • £15 will provide meals for an in-patient for one day
  • £25 will pay for aromatherapy oils for patients for 1 week
  • £50 will pay for a physiotherapy session
  • £100 heats the Hospice for one day

Collections will be between Saturday 11th January and Tuesday 14th January 2020.

Please ensure your tree is outside your house by early morning on Saturday 11th January. Suggested donation of £10 per tree.

For further information or if you would like to get involved with the Christmas tree collection please contact Justin Caroe on tel: 01244 851 811 or by email to justin.caroe@hospicegs.com.


About the Hospice

Here at the Hospice of the Good Shepherd we believe in the ethos of Dame Cicely Saunders

You matter because you are you, and you matter to the end of your life. We will do all we can not only to help you die peacefully, but also to live until you die

We believe that everyone deserves the best quality of life and the best quality end of life care., and the earlier we are involved in this care the better.   We deliver our care free of charge, for the communities of Cheshire West, Chester, Ellesmere Port and Deeside.

Our dedicated team of staff and healthcare professionals aim to meet the unique physical, emotional, social and spiritual needs of those with a life-limiting illness, and to help maintain their dignity. We provide specialist palliative care for people with cancer and non-cancer life-limiting illnesses, at all stages of their illness.

We’re not just focused on our patients either. We recognise that it’s also a difficult time for relatives, carers and friends and we provide support for them too.

Our care and support is provided totally free of charge at the point of delivery.  To fund this vital care we rely on the generosity of our local communities to continue the crucial work of the Hospice. Less than a third of our £4 million annual running costs come from government funding, the remainder has to be found through fundraising, donations, events and corporate partnerships.

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