Leigh on Sea News - charity

A slice of Italy for Little Havens children

Children supported by a local hospice have had a little slice of Italy brought into their homes thanks to technology and the support of a local business.

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Over £2000 Raised for Friends of Leigh Library Garden

Friends of Leigh Library Gardens are delighted by the support received so far for The People's Path.

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Create98 Calligraphy Kits Raise Money for Charity

Create98 is supporting Gold Geese Charity to raise awareness for childhood cancer.

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Havens Hospices charity shops receive a warm welcome back into the community

A local hospice charity says it has been overwhelmed by the kindness of its supporters making donations following the reopening of its shops last month.

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Top Tips for VIPs as lockdown eases

Local independent sight loss charity Southend in Sight is offering useful advice to visually impaired people (VIP) as they prepare to return to activities and tasks outside the home following the easing of lockdown.

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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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