Hope House Long Service Volunteers. 
Ty Gobaith Long Service Volunteers.

Thank you to our long serving volunteers!

A grand total of 131 Volunteering Awards have just been presented to our amazing volunteers who have completed between three and 25 years of service helping Hope House and Ty Gobaith and all the children and families who rely on us. Chief Executive Andy Goldsmith and Chair of Trustees Steve Henly paid tribute to all the dedicated supporters who give their time freely to help at our hospices, our 14 shops and with fundraising in the  ...

Jack selling Christmas gifts at Prestfelde School. 
Steve and Carol's charming reindeers and snowmen. 
James presenting his cake to the hospitality team at Hope House. 
The Mantle Family's Halloween House.

Thank You Thursday - 29/11/2018

This #ThankYouThursday we’re saying a huge thank you to our wonderful supporters who have been fundraising for us recently… Thank you to Jack who has been selling Christmas gifts at his school, Prestfelde School in Shrewsbury to raise funds for Hope House! He will be there all week so if you’re visiting please pop and see him. Thanks so much for your kindness Jack! Thanks so much to Steve and Carol who have been making these lovely festive  ...

Ceinwen and Harry take a closer look at the mural

Brothers and sisters create a stunning artwork for Ty Gobaith

A beautiful artwork has been unveiled at our Ty Gobaith Children’s Hospice, created by the brothers and sisters of children who use our services. The project was overseen by Ty Gobaith’s Sibling Support Worker Ceinwen Pritchard, whose role is to offer help and support to the brothers and sisters of children suffering from life threatening conditions or who have died. Designed by the young people themselves, the huge glass mosaic features waves  ...

Lexi Byrne with Hope House Fundraiser Hannah

Young fundraiser kicked up a treat for Hope House this Halloween

Lexi, aged four from Broughton, kicked Halloween celebrations into touch and instead of trick or treating raised funds for Hope House Children’s Hospices instead. Little martial arts star Lexi Byrne took part in a kickathon and clocked up 1,000 karate kicks in 45 minutes raising a fantastic £528 to help seriously ill children cared for by Hope House.  Lexi is a member of Saltney’s Family Martial Arts Centre and was joined by  ...

Evan Williams
Evan’s mum Jane and sister Katie (both front) with some of the friends who helped with Evan’s fundraiser.

A Birthday Party for Evan as he would have turned 18

Evan Williams died five years ago, just weeks before his 13th birthday. This year Evan would have turned 18 so, to mark his landmark birthday, his family decided to throw an enormous party to raise money for Hope House. Mum Jane explains: “The party was Evan’s sister Katie’s idea and it just grew and grew from there. The actual party was in August, but friends and family all came forward to help and to arrange lots of other events too from cake  ...

Sarah at the top of Kilimanjaro with her photo of Chloe
Sarah (left) and Nicola Jackson at Ty Gobaith, where they said goodbye to their best friend Chloe
The angel wing bracelets Sarah and Nicola wear to remain close to Chloe

Sarah's Kili Climb raises £10,000 for Chloe's campaign

A young mum has tackled one of the world’s highest mountains to celebrate the life of her best friend and raise money for Chloe’s Campaign. Sarah Morris, 26, who is featured in our #ChloesStory video, climbed to the top of Mount Kilimanjaro carrying a photo of Chloe which she attached to the sign at the summit. “I think Chloe would have been laughing her head off at me because it was a real blizzard at the time,” says Sarah. “I cried like a  ...

Sibling Support workers Sheri and Mary, and Arthur's sisters Katie and Mia (centre) with Lyla (right) who also receives sibling support at Hope House.

Hope House bags £4,000 from Tesco's community grant scheme

Hope House is delighted to announce it has bagged £4,000 from Tesco’s Bags of Help community grant scheme. Bags of Help is run in partnership with environmental charity Groundwork, and sees grants raised from the sale of carrier bags awarded to thousands of local community projects every year. Since launching in 2015, it’s provided more than £60 million to over 18,000 local community projects. Millions of shoppers have voted in  ...

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