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Open Gardens

Supporters open their gardens to raise money for St Christopher's

Petts Wood Runners

Petts Wood Runners has raised an incredible £49,666 for St Christopher's over the last 10 years

Gina Dyer: “every time I think of St Christopher’s it always brings a warm feeling in my heart”

Gina has raised nearly £2,000 walking 20 miles memory of her husband, Fred

Off Road Moped Race for Mum

Frankie Carlton took on a challenge of his own – a 5 hour moped race - in memory of his mum

Off Road Moped Race for Mum

Fundraiser Story: Gareth ‘Gazza’ Forge

Gareth Forge and his friends have got everyone jiving their way to raising over £4,000 for St Christopher’s

Volunteer Story: Hannah Masson-Smyth

Hannah volunteered for over two years with St Christopher’s and was able to combine her musical talents with her CSV role

Hannah Masson-Smyth

Volunteer Story: Ann Cantore

Ann is retiring from volunteering with us at 92 years young

Ann Cantore

Clever engineering skills help one of our young adults write and draw again

Volunteer Dave Perry has used his engineering background to give one member of the Young Adults Group a chance to express himself

Fundraising Story – Diane

Diane, along with her family and friends, fundraises for St Christopher's through holding coffee mornings and their "Annual Open Day"

Fundraising Story – Craig Muir’s family and friends

Craig's Day Summer Football Tournament

Fundraising Story – Kieran Morgan’s sisters

Sisters Geraldine, Lisa and Sarah’s October Dinner and Dance in memory of their brother Kieran Morgan raised over £32,000. This is their inspirational story.

Challenge Story – Trekfest

"Team Bapou" took on the "Trek Fest" challenge - a trek 54 miles across the Brecon Beacons in South Wales - in memory of their Bapou Antonis

Challenge Story – Kilimanjaro

Becky and Georgie from the St Christopher’s Fundraising Team successfully climbed Mount Kilimanjaro. This is their story.

Volunteer Story: Firoz Karmali

Firoz Karmali has been a patient-facing hospice volunteer for four years, but his association first began back in 2007 when his wife Susan was referred to Harris HospisCare

Volunteer Story: Janet and Dennis

Over more than seven years, friends Janet Clements, 65, and Dennis Croton, 77, have become absolutely indispensable to us

Volunteer Story: Sandy Carter

In 1985, Sandy Carter saw an advert in her local paper, The Mercury, for gardening volunteers at St Christopher’s Hospice in Sydenham

Volunteer Sandy Carter

Volunteer Story: Susan Vosper

We caught up with one of our volunteers Susan Vosper, who has volunteered at St Christopher’s for the last ten months

Volunteer Susan Vosper