About this Collection
2019 was the second year for Teesside collecting real Christmas trees after Twelfth Night. This year the volunteers collected 1,255 raising £13,262.15*
The collected Christmas trees were chipped and recycled by Askham Bryan College’s Middlesbrough campus and used within the paddocks, the walled gardens and kitchen gardens to create new paths in Stewart Park. The Christmas tree collection is the simplest, greenest and most charitable way to get rid of your Christmas tree after the festive period.
90% of the monies raised were donated to Teesside Hospice, a tree-mendous total of £11,935.94 and £1,326.22 going to the local charity Stokesley Support Group.
For further information about the Christmas tree collection or if you would like to help, please contact Kim Bradley on telephone number 01642 811150 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
*After operating costs and including Gift Aid
About the Hospice
Teesside Hospice offers palliative care for people over the age of 18 who are living with a life-limiting illness when a cure is no longer possible. Our care is provided 24 hours per day, 7 days a week, 365 days per year and reaches thousands of local people.
Whether it’s cancer, heart disease, Parkinson’s disease, Motor Neurone disease, a respiratory disease, or any other life limiting illness we make sure our patients and their families get the care they deserve at the time when they need it most.
We know how challenging dealing with a life limiting illness can be. Our expert medical, nursing and allied health professional team offer pain and symptom control, psychological support as well as end of life care.
We care for each person as an individual with respect, dignity and compassion underpinning everything we do.
Our services include:
- 10 beds for inpatient care
- Edward and Glenis Guy Day Hospice including our Drop In and Be in Charge Groups
- Adult bereavement counselling
- ‘Forget-Me-Not’ Children’s bereavement counselling
- Pre-admission and discharge support from our Outreach Nurses
- Complementary therapies
- Lymphoedema clinics and outpatient clinics
- Patient & family support
- Dementia support by our Admiral Nurse for patients with dementia at the end of their life.
Plus we’re always at the end of the telephone to support patients, families and professionals.
All of our services are free of charge to patients and their families and are inspected by the Care Quality Commission
How are we funded?
Each year it costs £2.8 million to provide our care. Grants and NHS funding cover around a third of this cost, which means we need to raise £6,000 each and every day of the year to keep our services running.
Your valued support will help us ensure the future of your local hospice.