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A postcard from Darts Farm – join Hospiscare’s Summer Walk today!

Hospiscare’s Summer Walk returns for its second year to raise vital funds for local end-of-life care.

Step into summer on Saturday 13 July with a seven-mile walk that takes in stunning views of the Exe estuary and celebrates all things summer, including a cream tea picnic, award-winning gelato ice cream and a glass of Pimms en-route.

Event partners, Darts Farm, are once again kindly providing their beautiful venue, as well as gelato for everyone who takes part.

As a ‘kinder to the environment’ event, Summer Walk only uses reusable, upcycled and compostable décor with no unnecessary single use plastic.

Tori Vince, Events Manager at Hospiscare, explains: “We’re so excited to bring the Summer Walk back for 2024. Last year’s event raised over £44,000 for our local hospice and we couldn’t be more grateful to our community for helping us raise these vital funds. We have some exciting plans for this year’s event and we can’t wait to welcome walkers to the beautiful Darts Farm to celebrate summer with Hospiscare.”

Speaking on behalf of Darts Farm, James Dart, says: “As a community-focused business, we understand the importance of supporting local and giving back where we can. We’re pleased to be partnering with Hospiscare for the second year of their Summer Walk and helping to make this year’s event even more special, while raising much-needed funds to support the local hospice which is very dear to our hearts.”

This year’s Summer Walk is sponsored by Hilton-Ames Chauffeurs and West Country Contracting.

Director of West Country Contracting, Will Searles, comments: “West Country Contracting are thrilled to be sponsoring this year’s Hospiscare Summer Walk. The event will celebrate the best of British summertime and I know our staff members are keen to participate and support a meaningful cause while having a bit of fun along the way! We are proud to stand alongside Hospiscare and look forward to making a positive impact together.”

Paul Newman, Director of Business Development for Hilton-Ames Chauffeurs, says: “As a local business, it is incredibly important for us to support a charity that has such a vital impact on our community. We put the customer experience at the forefront of everything we do and we know that those who take part in Hospiscare’s Summer Walk will have this first class experience.”

Hospiscare supports over 2,000 patients and their families across the heart of Devon every year and needs to raise around £9.7 million annually to provide its expert care at no cost to its patients and their families.

We are facing a £2.5 million funding deficit and were forced to reduce our services at the beginning of April as a result. Fundraising events like Summer Walk are vital to the future of the local charity, with every penny of sponsorship helping to fund the hospice’s specialist end-of-life care.

There’s no need to ‘wish you were here’ – sign up today!

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