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End of an Era for These Two Hospiscare Heroes

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Dave and Ros Hancock hosted their final coffee morning on December the 3rd after 13 years of fundraising. In that time they have raised over £36,000 for Hospiscare, which is just astounding.

They began their years of tireless effort because their friend Sylvia Davey was diagnosed with cancer and wanted to help by organizing an event for Hospiscare. Heartbreakingly Sylvia died before the event but the Hancock’s wanted to continue to raise money in her memory. Over the years they then continued to hold Coffee mornings for Easter, summer and Christmas.

A huge thank you from everyone associated with these coffee mornings for your years of effort. You have touched more families and lives than you will ever fully appreciate.

Community champions:

  • URPAD donated £200 in support of Norman Croucher’s survivors fund and Topsham Friends of Hospiscare

  • Starling Octet held a concert in St Stephens Church Exeter, donating £60.

  • A bucket collection at Cotley's Matford Farm launch day raised £98.89 

  • Louise Jackson held a Hospiscare Coffee Morning in October in memory of her Grandparents, inviting her rugby team and family to her house and raising £100 for Hospiscare. 

  • Mavis and Rosemary raised £245.60 attending two local Christmas Fairs in their home village for Holcombe Rogus. Thanks to the Enterprise Centre for their help with this.

  • Also a huge thank you to Mad Cakes from Bakers Yard Marsh Barton who have kindly offered to donate a Christmas Cake for us to include in our Christmas Hamper currently being raffled at Searle House.

Christmas Hamper:

There's still time to do your own Christmas Hamper for Hospiscare. Please see our Facebook instruction video or contact 01392 688020, or fundraising@hospiscare.co.uk for more information.