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Bolton Hospice Christmas Tree Collection

This year Bolton Hospice are very pleased to announce they are introducing a Christmas Tree Collection, making your Christmas hassle-free, saving hundreds of trees from landfill, and helping to raise much-needed funds for Bolton Hospice!

Bolton's Secret Santa

This festive season we're asking you to join us in taking part in Bolton's Secret Santa, a feel-good twist on the popular gift-giving tradition.

Cost of Living Appeal - Update

It's been just over 4 months since we launched our urgent appeal, addressing the worrying financial burden the cost of living crisis and years of below inflation government NHS funding have placed on us.

New solar panels installed at Bolton Hospice

A fantastic new solar panel system has recently been installed at Bolton Hospice. The Solar PV system will generate approximately 45,000kWh per year, significantly reducing Bolton Hospice’s electricity bills so they can help more families when they need it most.

Hospice Care Week 2023

This year's Hospice Care Week takes place from 9th - 15th October and is a chance to celebrate hospice care nationwide, and the incredible work that is being done to make sure everyone can benefit from the very best end of life care.

Lindsay's story

Lindsay Hillyard, whose mother and son have both been helped by Bolton Hospice has been “giving back” with a double dose of fundraising.

Wild water swimmers raising money for Bolton Hospice

A GP in training and five friends have found a chilly but warmhearted way to raise funds for Bolton Hospice.

Dr Balaji Shanmugam, an anaesthetist currently undertaking training to become a GP at Pike View Medical Centre in Horwich, and a group of friends are taking part in a marathon wild water swim.

Tough Mudder fundraising success

Last month, a number of hardy fundraisers took to the infamous Tough Mudder course to raise much-needed funds for Bolton Hospice. Sara Ariff, HR Manager at the hospice, as well as a team of 22 friends, colleagues and family members, brought together by Chris Masingiri, took on the notoriously challenging obstacle course. 

£50 Challenge - the results

Over three months from April to June, a number of local businesses, organisations and individuals took part in our £50 Challenge, growing a £50 stake through innovative means to help raise much-needed funds for Bolton Hospice.