Hospice Care Week - This is What it Takes
Will you help us show people that This Is What It Takes for more than 200 hospices across the UK to provide world class hospice, palliative and end of life care?
There are more than 200 hospices across the UK providing inpatient and home support for people and their families. But that's not all.
It takes 40,000 staff, and more than 125,000 volunteers to provide the care they need. And while end of life care is one of the things that we will all need at some point, two-thirds of the £1.4 billion per year needed to run an essential public service comes from you - in public donations, legacies, shops, lotteries and events.
Hospice care is free, but it's not cheap. It's important and demanding. And most of all, it's very special. Join us this October and play your part in showing what it takes to give people and their families the care they need and deserve.
Why Does Hospice Care Matter?
Hospice Care Week supports the hospices that in turn care for more than 200,000 people every year. Read stories
What can I do to support Hospice Care Week?
We have many ideas to get you started! Such as:
- Hold a Bake Sale
- Take on the Custard Pie Challenge
- Cocktail Party
- Wear Something Yellow to Work
- Hook a Duck