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8:13am Thursday 12th June 2014
Colleagues from Sainsbury’s Amblecote joined Stevan Jackson, CEO OF Mary Stevens Hospice Group and members of his team to present a cheque for £4760.08 – as a result of twelve months fundraising by the store in Sandringham Way.
8:08am Tuesday 3rd June 2014
The Mary Stevens Hospice in Stourbridge has received a very generous donation from the Hospital Saturday Fund towards the purchase of new privacy screens to be used in the inpatient unit. The Mary Stevens Hospice provides palliative care, symptom control and therapy for people living with life limiting illnesses as well as providing dedicated support for their families and carers. Due to the sensitive nature of their care, maintaining the privacy and dignity of their patients stands at the core of the hospice’s mission. The Hospital Saturday fund, who support medical charities, hospices and hospitals across the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland, were approached by the hospice in October last year. John Randel, Hospital Saturday Fund Trustee, visited the hospice to present the cheque for £4638, taking the opportunity to meet with Stevan Jackson, the hospice’s CEO, and view the enhancements currently being made to the impatient unit which are on target to be completed in the next few months. Stevan Jackson, CEO at the Mary Stevens Hospice said, “The Mary Stevens Hospice is extremely delighted to receive this generous donation that will help significantly in improving patient privacy and preserving dignity, two fundamentals of hospice care.” John Randel agreed about the importance of maintaining patient dignity in hospice care and said “The Hospital Saturday Fund supports worthy charities throughout the United Kingdom and Ireland are very pleased to support the work of The Mary Stevens Hospice.”
6:37am Monday 2nd June 2014
9:00am Tuesday 29th April 2014
Mary Stevens Hospice is joining forces with a local legal firm to offer a convenient way of making a will. Here at Mary Stevens Hospice we have designated May as Wills Month and have partnered with West Midlands solicitors Benson-Williams to offer reduced price will-writing. People contacting the law firm via Mary Stevens Hospice will be able to have a standard will written for £60 and Benson-Williams will give half of that fee to the Hospice, helping Mary Stevens to provide care and support to patients, their families and carers. Benson-Williams director Jim Stanistreet says: “Our aim here is to make writing a will easy and at a discount for the client. We will go out to them, at a time that is convenient for them, whether that be a weekend or an evening. “And half of the fee they are paying will be a donation to Mary Stevens Hospice so they are raising money for a good cause at the same time.” Hospice Day Therapies lead Ruth Davies says many families prefer not to think of the future – but that can mean their wishes won’t be met. “People tend to veer away from making a will because it may be tempting fate, but it can relieve a lot of tension and worry when they do. Knowing that they have made their wishes known and prepared for the future can give a sense of peace.” Ruth, whose role involves supporting families to access a range of services, feels making a will can be part of preparing for end of life and, by making wishes known; it can be supportive for loved ones left behind. If you would like to take advantage of Mary Stevens Hospice Wills Month please contact the Fundraising Team on 01384 377778 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
8:53am Monday 21st April 2014
6:25pm Wednesday 12th March 2014
2:12pm Tuesday 11th February 2014
2:08pm Tuesday 11th February 2014
Mary Stevens Hospice has 6 guaranteed places in the 2014 British 10K London Run and is keen to hear from anyone wishing to support the Hospice by raising sponsorship from family, friends and work colleagues. Join over 25,000 other runners on the Sunday 13th July 2014 and run past famous landmarks around central London starting from Hyde Park Corner as you soak up the amazing atmosphere.
9:14am Wednesday 30th October 2013
9:25am Monday 28th October 2013
8:32am Thursday 24th October 2013
1:35pm Saturday 21st September 2013
1:32pm Saturday 21st September 2013
Following the success of our previous sponsored Dog Walks , known as WALKIES, dog lovers are invited to again join us on Sunday, 29th September around Clent Hills. This event is being organised by our dedicated volunteer fundraiser Sue Williams.
9:05am Monday 9th September 2013
8:39am Thursday 5th September 2013
9:09am Tuesday 3rd September 2013
8:46am Tuesday 20th August 2013
8:44am Tuesday 20th August 2013
Enthusiastic fundraiser and respected Stourbridge publican, Chris Foxall, is once again organising an action packed Charity Fun Day, in aid of The Mary Stevens Hospice. The event takes place on Sunday August 25, in the car park of The Crown, Hagley Road, Stourbridge. The Crown has declared a target of £10,000 for this year and we would really encourage everyone to go along and help them reach their target. The afternoon of fun commences at 2.30pm with a BBQ, children’s entertainment, such as face painting, a bouncy castle, a charity auction and live bands performing during the afternoon and evening. The event costs £10 for adults and £5 for younger fun seekers (8 – 14 years) with under 8’s free, which includes limitless food and live entertainment. Tickets are available in advance from the Crown. Vicki Rowles, Fundraising Development Manager at the Hospice said “Chris has proved to be a longstanding and committed supporter of Mary Stevens Hospice and we are most grateful to him, his friends and regulars for organising this event. It promises to be a great afternoon of entertainment whilst raising much needed funds for the Hospice.”
8:31am Tuesday 18th June 2013
We might be fed up with the showery weather, but the Fundraising Team at Mary Stevens Hospice are urging local schools, business and community members to bring summer into their lives by joining in with ‘Shorts and Shades’ Day on, Friday 21st June. Day therapies patients at the Hospice are getting into the spirit of this by taking part every day this week, we have a sandpit set up in our conservatory and patients are enjoying a real seaside theme with fish n’ chip lunches and a traditional ice-cream van from Midlands Super Cream kindly coming along to serve dessert. Vicki Rowles, Head of Fundraising at the Hospice said, “It is fabulous that our Day therapies patients are joining in and have a fun time with this. Most companies have occasional dress down Fridays to support a charity and it would be great to have the support of hundreds of businesses around Dudley Borough for this special Hospice Day, with their staff donating just £1 to wear their summer gear to work. Schools can also get on board by holding a ‘Shorts and Shades’ or ‘Shorts and Caps’ Mufti Day and letters have gone out to over 100 schools inviting them to participate”. Vicki added, “It would be great to receive photographs so that we could create a gallery for our website”.
8:29am Saturday 15th June 2013
8:24am Thursday 23rd May 2013
8:26am Wednesday 1st May 2013
8:08am Friday 26th April 2013
Community Team Members from ASDA teamed up with the members of Dudley Kingswinford Vixens to launch the 2013 Moonlight Walk for Mary Stevens Hospice. Vicki Rowles, Head of Fundraising said: "We are so excited that the ASDA Community Teams from across the borough will be joining forces with us to promote one of our key events. We are looking forward to not only a fabulous night, but also an opportunity for local ladies to remember lost loved ones". As the walk commences at the home of the Vixens, the team were more than happy to get involved and support such a great event and are currently looking to recruit new members to their team. The Moonlight Memories Walk will take place on Saturday 11th May. The sponsored walk will start and finish at DK Rugby Club where women of all ages are invited to come along and help us to make this a night to remember. Registrations can be completed online at www.marystevenshospice.co.uk or entry forms can be obtained from the Fundraising Office by calling 01384 377 778. The entry fee is £12 per adult.
8:58am Wednesday 30th January 2013
Local Fitness Clubs, such as Topnotch, Fitness Factory, Fortnocks and Energie are opening their doors to Mary Stevens Hospice supporters through the month of February. Classes and gym challenges will be running throughout the month (a small fee may incur). A time table of classes is available on our website www.marystevenshospice.co.uk.
8:56am Wednesday 30th January 2013
3:45pm Wednesday 16th January 2013
8:19pm Monday 10th December 2012
9:25am Thursday 6th December 2012
The Shovel Inn in Lye is hosting its annual German Fair on Friday 7th December with plenty of festive treats lined up culminating in a Christmas quiz on Sunday evening. Steve Hopkins, Licensee, has transformed the garden at the rear of the pub into a mini German Fair in aid of his chosen charity Mary Stevens Hospice which promises to be bigger and better than last year.
8:59am Friday 16th November 2012
9:03am Thursday 1st November 2012
Mary Stevens Hospice will be opening the doors to its Day Therapies Clinic (previously the Day Unit) on November 17 for a seasonal coffee morning from 10.30am until 1.00pm. The morning provides an opportunity to take in our homely surroundings whilst enjoying a cuppa and a slice of cake from our homemade selection.
5:28pm Tuesday 16th October 2012
8:14am Monday 8th October 2012
A Charity Dinner with Speaker was held on Thursday 20th September at The Granary, Shenstone, Kidderminster organised by Mrs Sue Williams of Clent, supported by Dr Louise Wright raising funds for Mary Stevens Hospice.
3:34pm Tuesday 11th September 2012
Lucozade Powerleague Halesowen are organising a 5-a-side football competition which will raise money for Mary Stevens Hospice. The event, for The Chamber of Commerce Cup, will be on Tuesday 16th October – kick off is at 7.00 p.m., registration starts at 6.00 p.m. Only £50.00 per team to enter. • Are you the top Chamber team in West Midlands? • All teams guaranteed 45 minutes football • Nike Shirts and Trophies for Winners on the night • Referees, Balls & bibs provided for your team • Squad of up to 8 players
8:58am Tuesday 20th March 2012
8:54am Tuesday 20th March 2012
8:52am Tuesday 20th March 2012
The Management Team at Dakro Environmental Limited in Cradley Heath have announced their chosen charity as The Mary Stevens Hospice for 2012 and beyond, and kickstarted their fundraising with a generous donation of £2,000.
11:01am Friday 10th February 2012
The Management Team at Dakro Environmental Limited in Cradley Heath today announced their chosen charity as The Mary Stevens Hospice for 2012 and beyond, and kickstarted their fundraising with a generous donation of £2,000.
11:00am Friday 10th February 2012
11:24am Thursday 2nd September 2010
11:04am Thursday 2nd September 2010
The Founding of Mark & Moody, the History of the Building and Mary Stevens Hospice’s Diary of the Refurbishment of the Premises The Establishment of Mark & Moody History reports that every Black Country town had its own printer and publisher who printed town guides, directories and local newspapers, and Stourbridge’s was Mark & Moody.
12:08pm Thursday 20th May 2010
Mary Stevens Hospice second Midnight Walk is to be held on Saturday 12 June around the beautiful grounds of historic Himley Hall and Park. The evening, aimed at ladies over 16, offers a night out with a difference!
10:57am Tuesday 16th March 2010