This Christmas have some festive fun whilst raising vital funds for families needing hospice care.

From donning a Santa Suit to selling Christmas badges and everything in between, there is something to suit everyone! Every pound raised this Christmas will help to ensure that local people with progressive life limiting illnesses will be able to make special memories with those closest to them at this special time of year.

To take part in any of the Dove House Hospice Christmas fundraising below, or for further information contact the Fundraising team on: 01482 785743 or

Letter from Santa

Watch their eyes light up as the magic of Christmas is delivered directly to the children you love this Christmas when they receive a personalised letter from Santa Claus himself!

By making a donation to Dove House Hospice Santa will send a letter and some festive treats to any children who would enjoy some extra Christmas sparkle. Donate by 10th December to ensure the elves add your children’s names to Santa’s letter list!

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Santa Run

Calling all budding Father Christmases! Registration is open for the Santa Run 2021. Don your Santa suits, polish up your boots and pound the wintry pavements in aid of hospice care!

All participants will receive a Santa suit, sponsor forms and a limited-edition medal to keep upon completion of their challenge and raising a minimum of £25 for Dove House.

When – choose any time throughout December
Where – choose any route, location and distance
How – run, walk, skip, skate or enlist the help of your reindeer. The choices are endless!

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Christmas Jumper Day
Friday 10th December 2021

Make this Christmas extra special for hospice patients and their loved ones by taking part in this year’s Christmas Jumper Day.

Workplaces, schools, community groups and clubs  are all invited to don their favourite woolly pully, make a donation to the hospice and help to raise invaluable funds whilst spreading Christmas cheer!

You can even add a twist to your fundraising and award prizes for the best, worst and most creative efforts on the day!

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Light up a Life
Saturday 11th December 2021

The festive season is a time to enjoy precious moments with family and friends, but it is also a time to remember those who are no longer with us.

Light up a Life is returning this Christmas to provide a unique opportunity to reflect and celebrate our loved one’s lives at Christmas time. The special ceremony will take place in the hospice grounds and can also be viewed via a live stream from the comfort of your home.

In return for a donation in your loves one’s memory you will receive a personalised keepsake, a candle to light at home, a copy of the book of lights and an order of service.

Remember your loved ones this Christmas

Christmas Hamper Raffle

Could you raffle one of 50 luxury Christmas hampers and raise funds for Dove House?

This is the perfect fundraising activity for workplaces, schools and community groups. Reserve your hamper today!

Christmas Pin Badges

The sale of Christmas pin badges has raised over £11,000 in the last five years alone and is an easy way for you to raise festive funds for your local hospice!

All you have to do is take a box of Christmas badges, which come with everything you need, and display them for people to buy.

Christmas card alternatives

Make a difference to local people instead of writing Christmas cards this year:

The Give a Greeting poster is the perfect way to spread Christmas messages amongst colleagues in return for a small donation, All you have to do is display the poster and collect donations in the box provided – as simple as that!

To send e-cards visit where there’s a fantastic range of e-cards available allowing you to save time, reduce carbon and help to support the hospice. Send all of your Christmas cards in one go or tailor each message and send individually whilst supporting Dove House here:

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