Fundraise

Fundraise for Wigan & Leigh Hospice

As a local charity the Hospice relies on the support of our community across Wigan and Leigh. We need to raise around £7,400 every day towards the running of the Hospice and are very grateful to local people who have supported us for over 30 years.

  • Counting on Care appeal

    Counting on Care appeal

    Wigan and Leigh Hospice supported by the Wigan Evening Post is launching the Counting on Care appeal to create an inpatient unit for the future and make it dementia-friendly.

  • How you can help

    How you can help

    Fundraising events are a vital part of our income, enabling us to continue to provide care and support services free of charge to patients, their families and carers.

  • Fundraising ideas

    Fundraising ideas

    Almost any event can be turned into a fundraising event. It can be a lot of fun - and every penny raised really does count.

  • Creating your own fundraising page

    Creating your own fundraising page

    It’s easy to create your own fundraising page to promote your event and simplify collecting donations.

  • Light for a Life

    Light for a Life

    Our annual ‘Light for a Life’ appeal provides an opportunity to celebrate the life of a loved one.

  • Business Support

    The Business Support Group was established over sixteen years ago, originally to help fund the new building when the Hospice moved from its original Poolstock site to Hindley in 1997. Now with over sixty members, and with fundraising being more challenging than ever, the support of local businesses is vital in helping us continue and improve our service.

  • Community support groups

    We need enthusiastic, keen, active people willing to help with promoting the hospice and fundraising in your locality. This is an exciting, practical way you can help our patients and have some fun.

  • Lottery

    Apart from helping us to raise more funds, a lottery entry gives you the chance of winning one of 30 Guaranteed weekly prizes.

  • Events

    Get involved in upcoming fundraising events or remembrance events in memory of loved ones

  • Loose change boxes

    Loose change boxes

    It’s easy to raise funds by putting one of our loose change boxes in your office or home.

  • Working with schools

    Working with schools

    Wigan & Leigh Hospice has a fantastic relationship with schools in the borough and enjoys tremendous support from them.

  • Photographs from events

    Photographs from events

    See photographs from our events on our Flickr photostream

  • Wills legacies and gifts

    Wills legacies and gifts

    Donations, covenants and money left in wills are a vital part of our annual income, helping to keep the hospice running so that others will benefit.

  • Gift Aid

    Gift Aid

    Gift Aid is a really important additional source of income for Wigan & Leigh Hospice – and it doesn’t cost you anything extra.

  • Collecting tins

    Collecting tins

    Wigan & Leigh Hospice can provide collecting tins for an event or for any business to collect on our behalf.

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