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Volunteer gardener

Volunteering during Covid-19

A snapshot of how our volunteers continue to go above and beyond

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Get online, not in line

Introducing our new online shops


Remembering with Ribbons

During these challenging times, it is more important than ever that we find ways to remember those we love.

25 Hours of Croquet

Guy and Pete's summer solstice croquet marathon

Bringing the gym into your home

Rehabilitation Assistant David talks to us about the exercise sessions that he now delivers via Zoom

Marking Carers Week with HRH Princess Alexandra

Heather Richardson, our Joint Chief Executive, talks to HRH Princess Alexandra about the work we're doing to support carers

St Christopher’s supports Black Lives Matter

Statement from Heather Richardson, Joint Chief Executive at St Christopher’s

Are you a carer? Read our top 5 self-care tips

Look after yourself this Carers Week (8-14 June 2020)

Thank you to our amazing volunteers

Shaun O'Leary, our Joint Chief Executive, says thank you to our amazing volunteers in his video message

Tom Allen’s live quiz success

Local comedy Star Tom Allen helps raise nearly £12K for St Christopher’s

A good news story

9 year old William Seeley walked 10km in his garden

Fun Time Quiz Time with Tom Allen

Introducing the fabulous Tom Allen as St Christopher's very own quizmaster.

Dying Matters Week

Monday 11 to Sunday 17 May 2020

Our Young Adults group

Volunteers are supporting our Young Adults in different ways to keep in touch with the outside world

Rising to the challenge

How we are responding to this crisis and supporting the many patients who need us

A message from our Joint Chief Executive

We are still here for those who need us

St Christopher’s partners with Marie Curie

St Christopher's joins forces with Marie Curie to improve out of hours support for people living with a terminal illness

Dying young: ‘It’s not what you think’

The Guardian features one of our patients, Joe Morris


Are you a carer? Read our 5 top self-care tips

It’s carer's rights day this week so we’re sharing with you 5 top self-care tips for carers

Candle on BBC Radio 2

Our Candle Child Bereavement Service featured on BBC Radio 2 as part of Children in Need

St Christopher’s Personal Care expands its services

Companionship, hobbies and getting out and about are key to helping us remain independent as we age

Making Great Strides

1st birthday of Healthy Walks from St Christopher’s

Record Breaking Crystal Palace

A flying start for our newest shop

Grand Christmas Raffle

Grand Christmas Raffle tickets and Christmas cards now on sale

Win a £2,500 John Lewis voucher in our Grand Christmas Raffle! Tickets are £1 each


Ever wondered what it’s like inside a hospice?

Come on in and see for yourself…

L'aime ducks

The Crumball Rally

David and The L'aime Ducks race across Europe for St Christopher's

Healthy walks for everyone

Healthy walks for everyone

Join us on Thursdays and step out from St Christopher’s Sydenham

London to Amsterdam cyclists 2019


Pedal power: London to Amsterdam

St Christopher’s Personal Care Service is good, Say CQC

The CQC carried out their inspection on 13 and 26 February 2019

Tom Allen and St Christopher's staff

Local comedian Tom Allen visits St Christopher’s

Tom nominated St Christopher's to receive his prize money from BBC TV’s Pointless show

Volunteer Exchange Kit

A Volunteer Exchange

What can we learn from other hospices?

Remembering with Ribbons

Remembering with Ribbons

Built into the very foundations of the Learning Hub

Open Gardens at Caritas House

St Christopher’s in Spring

Our marvellous gardens

Give a tenner

Give a tenner and make a difference

If everyone in our local community gave a tenner we would have enough to fund our services for another year

Grand Christmas Raffle car winners receive their prize

Wheel-y good news

Grand Christmas Raffle car winners receive their prize


Calling all ex-carers!

Sign up now for our upcoming Coach4Care training

Congratulations to the Traffords

Welcome back to the Traffords

World record breaking Transatlantic Traffords raised almost £200k for St Christopher's

Let’s Hear It For The Buoys!

The Transatlantic Traffords complete their challenge

Christine Davies running the Big Half

Christine’s story

Christine Davies, Individual Giving Manager at St Christopher's Hospice

Not so Pointless!

Tom Allen nominates St Christopher's to receive Pointless quiz cash prize of £2,500

Michael Snasdell’s Story

Michael Snasdell, 45, from Forest Hill is raising money to take on the London to Amsterdam challenge in June 2019

What’s on offer at St Christopher’s

Videos launched to offer patients and families reassurance and guidance about our services

MBE-lievable work!

Our former Medical Director awarded an MBE

Raffle winners announced

The Grand Christmas Raffle was drawn on Thursday 20 December

Learning Hub Appeal

Support our Festive Appeal

Help us to keep families together over Christmas with our brand new Learning Hub

Pledge to reduce loneliness signed by leading dementia experts

Rising number of people with dementia is a huge wake-up call to good end-of-life care

Coach4Care pioneers

Meet the Coach4Care pioneers!

Free one-to-one coaching sessions for carers of people with progressive illnesses, to help them improve their wellbeing, energy and resilience

Candle celebrates its 20th birthday

Candle marks its 20th Anniversary

St Christopher’s service supporting bereaved children and young people in Bromley and the South East marks its 20th Anniversary

Bereavement Help Point

Bereavement Help Points in local communities

Find out more about our new Bereavement Help Points


Coaching for carers

Are you interested in being a coach, or who would like to receive coaching as a carer?

Award in Awareness of Dementia (with added learning on long term conditions and frailty) City & Guilds Level 3

Dementia awareness for all

Free information and advice sessions on living with dementia

Erica’s lavender ball

Bromley resident raises £14,000 in just one night

Learning Hub

Learning Hub update

Help us to help local carers with our brand new Learning Hub

Renowned dementia specialist to collaborate with St Christopher’s

Michael Verde, founder of Memory Bridge, will be working with the hospice to improve support for people with dementia

Kay Sewell Twilight Walk

The hospice nursed all of us, not just our dad

Kay Sewell, mum of two from Eltham, explains why she's taking part in Twilight Walk on 29 September 2018

Help St Christopher’s become Charity of the Year

Voting is now open for the JustGiving Charity of the Year Award and we need your help to get St Christopher’s to the top spot!

Remembering with St Christopher’s 2018

This year's service will be held in Crystal Palace Park due to building works at our Sydenham site

Womad 2018

The fun of the festival!

Our Young Adults Group headed off for their annual summer festival trip to WOMAD

St Christopher’s Food Festival: A taste of summer

Our fabulous Food Festival was a huge success, raising a phenomenal £26,000

Connections Spring 2018 is now available online

Our supporter newsletter is packed full of information and updates on what's going on at St Christopher's

Remembering with St Christopher’s

We would like to thank you everyone who came along to our remembrance services this year

Registration for Moonlight Walk is closing soon!

Sign up now for a fantastic night in support of St Christopher's bereavement services

Connections Winter 2017 is now available online

Our supporter newsletter is packed full of information and updates on what's going on at St Christopher's

Open Up Hospice Care

St Christopher's joins national campaign to widen access to end of life care

St Christopher’s Goes Green

On 5 June it was World Environment Day and, in the spirit of all things green, we decided to explore all the things we’re doing as an organisation to reduce waste, maintain efficiency and look after our environment

Auction of Promises a huge success

Auction night raises over £35,000 for St Christopher's

Fun Walk - 14 May 2017

Stepping up for St Christopher’s

Watch our video celebrating our incredible Fun Walkers

Award winning garden joins our Open Gardens festival

"Greenwich in Bloom" award winning garden in Eltham is not to be missed

St Christopher’s Lambeth Palace Tea Party promises a majestic afternoon

Join us to celebrate our 50th anniversary at Lambeth Palace

Fly Away: Fund Raising for St. Christopher’s

Peter Marsh's beautiful song is about coming to terms with bereavement

Take on a challenge for 2017

If your New Year's resolution is to take on a challenge, then we've got plenty of suggestions to help you get going

Connections: News, stories and dates for your diary

The Winter 2016/7 issue of our supporter magazine is now available to read online

St Christopher’s on ITV

ITV London News visited the hospice to speak to staff and patients all about the parade

Saying it loud and clear

Arts Team Lead, Tamsin Dives, reflects on the creation of 'The Living Years': hopefully topping the chart this Christmas!

Join in and celebrate our 50th anniversary throughout 2017

Find out what's happening for our celebrations and how you can get involved

The Autumn 2016 edition of Connections is now out

Our popular supporters newsletter is now available to read online

Maureen Lipman nominates Dame Cicely Saunders for “Great Lives”

Listen to Maureen Lipman on Dame Cicely Saunders as part of the Radio 4 series

Grand Summer Raffle raises £41,500 for St Christopher’s

Mrs Joy Lever celebrates winning first prize of a £2,000 Virgin Gift Card

See SLiDE Dance artists perform “Dancing at the Edges” at St Christopher’s Hospice

Part of our Living, Loving and Dying series of events, talks, readings and debate exploring end of life care