Wall of Fame

Take a look at all the fantastic things our local community has been doing to raise funds for our new Hospice.

£650 Nik Westacott's Dream Dinner

On 27th January, local chef, restaurateur and caterer, Nik Westacott, held a 'Dream Dinner' or in this case 'lunch' at his restaurant in Fishbourne - The Old Greenhouse. Nik generously donated his time and ingredients and asked guests to donate their total spend - what a great result!

£2,000 Frank and Vicky Griffin

Frank and Vicky have been busy raising money in all manner of ways from Frank’s Ukulele Gigs, their regular Bridge Group, U3A, baking Chelsea buns and more recently (as pictured), a Burns Night at the Elmer Hotel. Collectively these have raised £2,000 and there's more ideas in the melting pot for this fundraising duo.

£370 Bosham Friday Morning Duplicate Bridge Club

Bosham Friday Morning Duplicate Bridge Club has been running for 16 years. Community minded, the members decided they would welcome the new Hospice to the village by making a donation to the DREAMBUILDING project in lieu of their weekly fees.

£3,043 Mike Harrington

Mike Harrington takes on the role of 'baggage boy' at the 2015 Paris to Hayling bike ride and raises an astonishing amount for his efforts!

£1,300 Bosham Book Club

'An interview with Isabel Ashdown’ on 30th March 2017 raised a fantastic amount towards our new Hospice, thanks to ticket sales, donations and a wonderful raffle.

£1,325 Chichester Embroiderers' Guild

The lovely ladies at the Chichester Embroiderers' Guild used their creative flair to produce a wonderful array of bespoke embroidered pieces, which they sold at Drapers Yard on 29th April.

£141 Matt's Marathons

Matt Hayden is completing a series of four marathons to raise money for our DREAMBUILDING! He has recently completed the Belfast Marathon and is now training hard to prepare for his second run which will take place in Oslo in September. Keep your eyes peeled for an update then!

£1,064 North Walls DREAM Dinner

On Saturday 20th May, hospice supporters and wine enthusiasts, Jo and Mike Evans, hosted a DREAM Dinner at their home on the North Wall in Chichester. The meal included five courses, each served with two tasting wines and an accompanying quiz! The night was a huge success, raising over £1,000 for our DREAMBUILDING, and thoroughly enjoyed by all.

£870 Peter Lake - Rough Runner

Peter Lake, along with his team members Alex, Aimee and John, recently took part in Rough Runner - an obstacle course and run combined - to raise money for our DREAMBUILDING. Here is a picture of the four of them at the finish line, after what I'm sure was a challenging but fun day! They donated an incredible total of £870.50 to us - many thanks to the four of them for all their hard work.

 

£600 Bognor Bridge Club

The committee of Bognor Bridge Club decided that St Wilfrid's DREAMBUILDING project would be their annual charity. To kick off their fundraising, they hosted a fabulous Bridge Tea Fundraiser on Sunday 9th July, involving an afternoon of Chicago Style Bridge, a raffle, and an exceedingly good homemade tea! They have raised a fantastic amount for our new hospice. Thank you to everyone involved!

£214 St Richard's Wives

The ladies of St Richard's Wives Group Aldwick held an afternoon tea fundraiser for our DREAMBUILDING appeal. A fantastic day was had by all and they raised an incredible £214.73. Thank you to all involved for organising a great event!

£2,222 Little Orchard Summer Fair

On Saturday 22nd July, Hospice Supporters, Kerry and Jamie Jackson, hosted the Little Orchard Summer Fair in the beautiful 'secret garden' at their home in Chichester. Visitors enjoyed a delicious slice of homemade cake, a sizzling selection from the BBQ, and a wide array of exciting stalls - as well as a ride on a model railway! Thank you to them both for raising an incredible £2,000 for our DREAMBUILDING.

£510 Jackie Lush

On Saturday 15th July, Hospice supporter, Jackie Lush, held an amazing afternoon tea in support of our DREAMBUILDING, raising an incredible £510 for our new Hospice! Jackie is also one of our newest volunteers, so look out for her at our upcoming DREAMBUILDING events.

£535 Bognor Regis Model Railway Club

Bognor Regis Model Railway Club held a charity show for us on Saturday 19th August. It was a fantastic day filled with plenty of trains, tracks and treats for all the family. The club raised an incredible £535! Many thanks to all involved in organising such a brilliant event.

£3,500 Mandy Shepherd at Farbridge

Guests were blessed with glorious sunshine on Friday 30th June for Mandy Shepherd’s one-day art exhibition at the picturesque venue of Farbridge. Mandy sold 21 of her 28 paintings, and donated 20% of all money raised to DREAMBUILDING. The day raised over £3,500 - an absolutely incredible result!

£715 Lacy House Summer Fair

Lacy House, a supported housing scheme in Chichester, held a Summer Fair for us in August with entertainment, face painting, tombola, raffle, refreshments and a whole variety of other stalls for all to enjoy. They raised an amazing £715 for DREAMBUILDING - thank you to the committee for all their hard work!

£4,200 Charity Cricket Match

Hospice supporter, Rosie Simson, held a Charity Cricket Match on Sunday 20th August. The sun shone and fizz was flowing as spectators enjoyed a cracking game of cricket! The day, which included a BBQ, cake sale and raffle, raised a phenomenal £4,200 - thank you to Rosie and all those involved in putting together a lovely day.

£8,600 Dream Wheelers

In June a team of intrepid cyclists headed to North-western France for our DREAM WHEELERS event! A fantastic weekend was had by all - the team completed the ride in good time and even managed to squeeze in a taste of the French Cuisine and a chance to explore the towns they were staying in. The incredible event raised over £8,600, and our cyclists were still smiling as they reached the finish line! Well done to them all.

£167 Spinnaker Tower Abseil

Anjela took on the brilliant (and very brave) challenge of abseiling 100 metres down the Spinnaker Tower in Portsmouth! Her fantastic efforts raised £167 for our DREAMBUILDING - thank you Anjela. 

£750 Talks at Six - A Walk on the Wild Side

Talks at Six - A Walk on the Wild Side

In April, a team of six skied the 200,000 steps across the North Pole in temperatures around minus 45 degrees, to complete one of the most remarkable achievements of human endurance. On Thursday 14th September, adventurer Paul Mansell shared his experience of preparing for, and completing, this momentous challenge.

The evening was fascinating, and the determination of Paul and his Team was inspiring to all who attended. The evening raised a phenomenal £750!