Leigh on Sea News - charity

Get Quizzical to celebrate the first anniversary of New Fair Havens Hospice

Grab a seat, a drink and get your best quiz brains at the ready and take part in the next Havens Hospices Virtual Quiz to raise vital funds for local hospice care.  

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Emergency fund available to support vulnerable residents

Southend-on-Sea Borough Council is encouraging local charities and groups to apply to the Southend Emergency Fund (SEF).

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Step into Spring: Donate your daily stroll to support local hospice charity

A local hospice charity is calling on their local communities to donate their daily walk anytime between February and March to support frontline care.

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Hospice care ‘Enriched’ by Apprenticeships - Apprenticeship Week 8th - 14th February

Two local hospice employees say they can now further 'enrich the patient care experience' after completing a complex nursing apprenticeship scheme.

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Youth Council provide hot meals for vulnerable over Christmas

Nizle Biju, Deputy Youth Mayor, pledged as part of her Deputy Youth Mayor manifesto, to do some work with the vulnerable over the festive period.

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Hospice Care Adapts to Continue Supporting Patients

A local hospice charity says that only by looking after its staff can it continue providing quality care at the end of someone’s life during third lockdown restrictions.

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Vulnerable children have Christmas to remember thanks to kind donations

Over 1,400 vulnerable children had a Christmas present to open on the big day, thanks to the incredible generosity of local residents and businesses.

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Toy Drive: There’s still time to donate

Council elves have been hard at work coordinating and wrapping gifts for the council’s annual Toy Drive to provide some Christmas joy for vulnerable children across Southend.

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Over £9K raised so far for hospice charity’s Festive 5K Event

Over £9,000 has been raised so far by supporters participating in a festive fancy dress fundraiser fun run for Havens Hospices.

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Town Council and Tin Teams working together to fight hunger

Leigh-on-Sea Tin Team was formed by a group of residents who got inspired by the weekly clapping for carers, from here they decided to start gathering supplies for local foodbanks.

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Roundtable finalise the route for this year's Santa's Sleigh

Leigh-on-Sea Roundtable have finalised their route for Santa's Sleigh this year.

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Havens Hospices launch Christmas Tree Collection Service to support their care

Havens Hospices is launching a Christmas Tree collection service for households in the new year to help raise vital funds for local hospice care.

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Havens Hospices will be Lighting up Lives with virtual service

A local charity has said its committed to bringing the community together in grief and celebration this Christmas despite the Coronavirus restrictions.

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Get quizzical this Christmas with Havens Hospices

A local hospice charity is encouraging its community to grab a mulled wine, a mince pie and get their best Christmas quiz brains at the ready to take part in their Big Christmas Virtual Quiz.

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Southend YMCA's Get 2020 Wrapped Up

'Get 2020 Wrapped Up' is a new project encouraging the people of Southend-on-Sea to help us tell the story of their town in the year 2020.

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Havens Hospices’ Run Santa Run event goes virtual with Festive 5K

A local hospice charity is asking its local community to pull on a Santa hat as well as their trainers this December for a Christmas themed fundraising challenge.

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Southend in Sight celebrates member’s 100th birthday

During lockdown, volunteers from Southend in Sight began offering a Talk and Support service helping the charity’s visually impaired members...

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Havens Hospices calls upon the community to help raise £24K for its hospice care this Christmas

A local charity is calling on its community to help raise £24,000 to help fund its specialist hospice care over Christmas.

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Southend in Sight staff go that extra mile in 117 Challenge

Southend in Sight have run 117 miles in order to raise money for those living with sight loss. Read their report here...

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London Southend Airport to mark Armistice Day with Poppy Display

London Southend Airport are asking young people to help to mark Armistice day by decorating poppies and sending them for a window display.

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