and fundraise for St Helena Hospice this summer!
In May this year St Helena Hospice turned 35, and we're not quite ready for the party to end so we're inviting you to join in and help us to extend our anniversary celebrations over the summer.
Join our 35 Challenge and set yourself a unique 35 themed fundraising challenge, ask your friends and family to sponsor you, and don't forget to share your efforts on social media.
Why not take on the Prudential My RideLondon virtual event on 15th and 16th August - you could select the freecycle option and cycle for 35 minutes or 35 miles in aid of St Helena Hospice. Find out more and sign up to the event here.
1. Run, walk, cycle or swim 35 miles in 35 days
2. Prepare 35 recipes you've never tried before
3. 35 star jumps
4. Sponsored silence for 35 minutes
5. Hold a table top sale and sell 35 items
6. Walk 3,500 steps a day
7. 35 burpees a day for 35 days
8. Sing for 35 minutes
9. Make 35 cups of tea for family members
10. 35 press ups a day for 35 days
11. Do 35 extra chores at home over the Summer
12. Skip 35 times, or for 35 minutes
13. 35 squats a day for 35 days
14. Bake 35 cakes - and sell them after!
15. Paint 35 pictures
16. 35 keepie-uppies
17. Try 35 news things in 35 days
18. Juggle for 35 minutes
19. Run 35 laps of your garden
20. Hula hoop for 35 minutes
21. Do circuits with 35 repetitions - or exercises!
22. Wear 35 t-shirts at the same time
23. Tell jokes on a Facebook live for 35 minutes
24. Do the Macarena for 35 minutes
25. Do a plank a day for 35 days
26. Gardening for 35 minutes
27. 35 press ups with the dog on your back
28. Go up and down the stairs 35 times
29. Hold a 35 question video quiz
30. Make and sell 35 face coverings
31. Eat a food you don't like every day for 35 days
32. No chocolate for 35 days!
33. Walk 35,000 steps
34. Give up something you love for 35 days
35. Run 35 km in a week, or in one go!
Once you've decided on a challenge set up a online fundraising page to collect your sponsorship.
Taking part in the 35 Challenge supports our Urgent Appeal.
Every £35 you raise could provide two and a half hours of support to someone grieving the death of a loved one over the phone with a bereavement support worker.
If you're fundraising we'd love to know! Email our fundraising team and tell us what you're doing: email@example.com
To contact the St Helena Fundraising team, please telephone 01206 931 468 or email firstname.lastname@example.org , Monday to Friday between 9.00am and 5.00pm.
To contact the St Helena Retail team, for enquiries about our shops, donation centre and house clearance service please telephone 01206 890 165.
24 hour advice: SinglePoint 01206 890 360
SinglePoint is a 24/7 advice and support helpline which helps to coordinate an individual’s care with the hospice. SinglePoint also works alongside other healthcare services such as GPs, Community Nurses or Specialists.
To contact a patient at The Hospice please find the address and telephone number below. Phone calls can be made to patients at any time of the day or week. You can contact Inpatient Services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
The Hospice, Myland Hall, Barncroft Close, Highwoods, Colchester, C04 9JU
Telephone: 01206 845 566
You can contact The Hospice in the Home Team Monday to Friday, between 9.00am and 5.00pm on:
Telephone: 01206 845 566
Tendring community team
Telephone: 01255 221 222
You can contact the Joan Tomkins Centre (Colchester) Monday to Friday between 9.00am and 5.00pm on:
Telephone: 01206 848 163
Fax: 01206 752 245
You can contact the St Helena Tendring Centre (Clacton) Monday to Friday, between 9.00am and 5.00pm on 01255 221 222
Tendring Centre Postcode for Sat Navs: CO15 1EU
The HR Team can be contacted Monday to Friday between 9.00am and 5.00pm on 01206 931 466
To contact the St Helena Finance Team please telephone 01206 931 450 Monday to Friday, 9.00am to 5.00pm
The Volunteer Services team can be contacted Monday to Friday between 9.00am and 5.00pm on 01206 931 466
For all media enquiries between 9.00am and 5.00pm, Monday to Friday, please phone the Marketing and Communications team directly on 01206 931 464
If you, or a member of your family has a life-limiting illness and would like to discuss whether St Helena care services can help, you can contact the SinglePoint telephone service 24 hours a day, 7 days a week on 01206 890 360
To contact the St Helena Bereavement Support team please telephone the bereavement helpline: 01206 984 274, Monday to Friday, 9.00am to 5.00pm
The Learning and Development Centre is open Monday to Friday between 9.00am and 5.00pm and can be contacted on 01206 851 560
For more information on the St Helena Service User Group please contact Chair, Ken Aldred on 01206 751 397
To contact the Lottery team please call 0800 285 1390 or visit the website here, Monday to Friday between 9am and 5pm.
If you would like to write to or visit the Lottery team, the address is: Your Hospice Lottery Office Unit 6 The Atrium, Phoenix Square, Wyncolls Road, Colchester CO4 9AS.
Feedback, comments and complaints about St Helena care and support services may be made verbally or in writing to: Director of Care, St Helena, Myland Hall, Barncroft Close, Highwoods, Colchester, CO4 9JU. To speak to a member of our team, call 01206 845 566