Fundraise & Get Involved

Our Services are free of charge to all patients and their loved ones. We need to raise over £7 million every year to provide outstanding Hospice care to the local community.
To get involved with our fundraising activities, design your own, or make a donation, use the information on this page.

Light up a Life

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Take a moment to remember and celebrate the memory of those you cherish at our Light up a Life service on Saturday 4th December at 5:30pm

Join us for festive carols, delicious mince pies and warming mulled wine before taking a quiet moment to light a candle in memory of a loved one.

Led by our chaplains in our beautiful Hospice Gardens, our heart-warming Light up a Life Service, is a special time to join others in remembrance of those you cherish. Please do dress warmly.

The service will also be recorded and available on our website for those who cannot attend in person.

We hope you are able to join us in remembrance of all those important to you this festive season.

Please let us know if you are planning to attend the Light up a Life service this year by registering below or contacting Gemma Millen on 01892 820533 or gemma.millen@hospiceintheweald.org.uk.

Tickets are not required, and attendance is free of charge, registration is for headcount purposes only this year.

Light Up a Life stars hanging on tree

Remember Someone Special

Remember someone special this Christmas with a star dedicated in their memory on our Light up a Life Christmas tree and a Light up a Life online dedication.

Your Light up a Life star will lovingly hold the name of your loved one on our Christmas tree at Hospice in the Weald through out the whole of December. During the Service you are welcomed to visit the tree and find your star.

A Light up a Life online dedication is a space where family and friends can light up the life of a loved one by sharing fond memories, messages and treasured photos.

Light up a Life service

Community Light up a Life Services

To find out more about the community Light up a Life services being held in December click the button below.

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Gemma Millen

Relationship Fundraising Manager

FAQ

I returned my dedication by post or in person, will my loved ones name be in the book of remembrance on view at the service?

A temporary book of remembrance will be printed for the Light up a Life service, which can be viewed in person on 4th December.

Dedications returned by post before Friday 26th November will be added to the temporary book of remembrance. Dedications received after this date will be added to the final book of remembrance which will be printed in January.

I made a dedication online, will my loved ones name be in the book of remembrance on view at the service?

We will add your loved one’s name to our beautiful Christmas tree at the Hospice in Pembury on your behalf, if you make an online dedication this year.

A temporary book of remembrance will be printed for the Light up a Life service, which can be viewed in person on 4th December.

Dedications made online or by phone before Wednesday 1st December will be added to the temporary book of remembrance. Dedications made after this date will be added to the final book of remembrance which will be printed in January.

Find out more
Will parking be available at the Hospice

Yes, limited parking will be available at the Hospice, and at two overflow nearby car parks (Downingbury Farm and Pippins Farm). Where possible, we encourage car sharing please.

Will there be toilets available?

Toilets will be open at the Hospice

Will there be refreshments at the event

A variety of festive refreshments including mulled wine, soft drinks and mince pies will be served following the service

Light Up a Life supporter holding led candle with service booklet
Light up a Life service
Hanging a star on a tree at Light up a Life
Light up a Life star hanging on a tree
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