Leigh on Sea News - charity

Quarantine Quizzers raise over £16,000 for local hospice charity

Hundreds of virtual quizzers have shown their support for a local hospice charity by signing up to take part in Havens Hospices’ weekly virtual quiz which has raised a total of £16,660.

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Leigh girl donates £4,000 to local children’s hospice after winning art competition

A 10-year-old girl from Leigh is donating £4,000 to Little Havens Hospice after winning in a charity art competition held by her mother’s work place.

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Top Doctor Embraces His ‘Rainbow Roots’ Raising £2k for Havens Hospices

A renowned palliative care consultant has stayed true to his promise of ‘embracing the rainbow’ by dying his hair after raising more than £2,000 for the charity he works for.

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Leigh Street Marathon raises over £1000 for local hospice charity

A man from Leigh has brought his neighbours together to participate in a socially distanced ‘Street Marathon’ to support local hospice care, after a race he was meant to be taking part in was cancelled due to Coronavirus.

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We take a look inside the new Havens Hospice in Southend

This week Leigh-on-sea.com had a very special invitation to visit the new Havens Hospice building in Southend.

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New Hospice Opens Doors for Supporters

New hospice Fair Havens will allow supporters the rare opportunity to take a tour of the building before it begins caring for patients.

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Random Acts of Kindness Day

Random Acts of Kindness Day occurs on Monday 17th February 2020.

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Two Tree Island Arson Attack Update

Essex Wildlife Trust have renewed their statement on last Summer’s spate of arson at Two Tree Island.

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Tania’s Challenges for Havens Hospices

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Southend Half Heroes Needed

A landmark charity event for south Essex turns 25 this year and wants help from runners and previous winners to celebrate.

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Why not give a charity challenge for Christmas?

An Essex Hospice charity are encouraging people to give daredevil friends and family members places on two exciting challenges as presents this festive season.

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12 Days of Christmas for Charity

Havens Hospices is relying on the good will of Essex businesses this Christmas to help raise money for the seriously ill children and adults it cares for.

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Light up a Life for your loved ones this Christmas

Family and loved ones of those who have died are being invited to remember them this Christmas at special local services organised by Havens Hospices.

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Volunteer running mentor urges own place runners to join Team Havens for the London Marathon

An Essex wide hospice charity is looking for runners with their own London Marathon place to join their team.

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Christmas Concert for Southend’s new hospice

On Friday 13th December, St Michael’s Church in Benfleet is opening its doors for a night of live music to raise money for Southend’s new hospice.

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Local charity looking for trekkers to ‘take a hike’ with them in 2020

Hiking enthusiasts are being encouraged to support a local hospice charity by taking part in a trekking adventure in the UK or Tanzania next year.

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Turner Estates support Gold Geese

Local agent support children cancer charity Gold Geese!

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Charity donates life-changing technology for children at Essex children’s hospice

Children receiving care at Little Havens Children’s Hospice in Benfleet have received a donation of life-changing technology worth thousands of pounds from children’s charity Lifelites.

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Young Ambassadors taking over local charity’s social media this half term

A local charity is letting their young volunteers loose on social media over the October Half Term to highlight what they get up to when at the charity.

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Hospice charity launches Light Up a Life appeal

Essex-wide charity, Havens Hospices, is holding its annual ‘Light Up a Life’ event to remember loved ones on the run up to Christmas. 

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