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Thanking our monthly givers

Thanking our monthly givers

  • 26 April, 2023
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Thank you! Over the last financial year, we have received over an incredible £137,000 from our amazing monthly givers. Every penny these compassionate monthly donors give to Dorothy House goes towards providing care and comfort to those who are facing a hugely…

Behind the scenes of our coronation-themed fashion photo shoot

Behind the scenes of our coronation-themed fashion photo shoot

  • 26 April, 2023
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  When you think of the monarchy, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? Probably tradition, ancient rituals or age-old customs. But that’s reportedly not the reign that Charles III is planning to bring us. With values in-step with the 21st…

Walking through grief – Sue takes on the South West Coast Path

Walking through grief – Sue takes on the South West Coast Path

  • 17 April, 2023
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In May 2022, Sue lost her husband, Richard, to prostate cancer. They had managed Richard’s condition for many years, but in the last days of his life Dorothy House’s Hospice at Home team was there to support them both, allowing Richard the…

Young supporter donates paper round earnings to Dorothy House

Young supporter donates paper round earnings to Dorothy House

  • 13 April, 2023
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After saving up the money from his paper round for Lent, 14-year-old Ciaran Ashford from Amesbury has donated £100 to Dorothy House Hospice Care. Ciaran is the son of Dorothy House patient, Russell Ashford, who has been under our care for the…

Dorothy House Gender Pay Gap Report 2022

Dorothy House Gender Pay Gap Report 2022

  • 11 April, 2023
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Annually, Dorothy House Hospice Care undertakes a Gender Pay Gap Report and this information is collated from a snapshot review on 5 April each year. To read the full review for 2022, please click the link below. Gender Pay Gap Report 2022…

Local Hospice Lottery winner receives £25,000!

Local Hospice Lottery winner receives £25,000!

  • 3 April, 2023
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After making a monthly £15 donation to Local Hospice Lottery in support of Dorothy House, Melksham resident, Marilyn, has won an incredible £25,000!   Having played Local Hospice Lottery since November 2018, Marilyn discovered she was the lucky winner after receiving a…

Local Hospice Lottery Fundraising vacancy

Local Hospice Lottery Fundraising vacancy

  • 28 March, 2023
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Dorothy House is proud to work with The Local Hospice Lottery. An award-winning, sector leading, non-profit organisation that is growing year on year. They are currently looking to fill a Fundraising vacancy. Local Hospice Lottery raised almost £600,000 for Dorothy House last…

Men’s Walk fundraising for Dorothy House reaches £50,000 – a massive thank you!

Men’s Walk fundraising for Dorothy House reaches £50,000 – a massive thank you!

  • 28 March, 2023
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On Saturday 18 March, 270 men arrived at Winsley ready to take on an 8-mile fundraising walk for Dorothy House. Unlike last year, the sun was shining as everyone came to check in with our wonderful team of volunteers. Huge thanks to…

Tom Dunn makes special visit to rugby fan on the Inpatient Unit

Tom Dunn makes special visit to rugby fan on the Inpatient Unit

  • 8 March, 2023
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When Mike met Tom We recently welcomed our new Ambassadors to our Winsley site for a tour of the Hospice and to find out more about what we do, both here and out in the community. During that day, Bath Rugby player…

From Dorothy House volunteer to employee

From Dorothy House volunteer to employee

  • 7 March, 2023
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At Dorothy House we know just how important our volunteers are to our success. They are at the heart of everything we do. In fact, over 40 years ago the Hospice was founded by a small group of volunteers. Today, more than…