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Car enthusiasts rev up support for The Rosemary Foundation

Car enthusiasts rev up support for The Rosemary Foundation

The Rosemary Foundation was delighted to be chosen by the Solent Renegades car club as their charity for 2018. The club held its first show of the year on Sunday, 15 April at the Farmhouse Pub in Portsmouth, raising £420 for the foundation from a raffle and collection buckets. Club member Dan Potter said: “Each […]

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What’s On June 2018

What’s On June 2018

As you will be aware from last month’s newsletter June is a busy month for those organising events on behalf of The Rosemary Foundation, including our own nurses who are holding their annual Tea-Party on Saturday 23rd June – which is also the date of our 21st anniversary. Firstly however, a big ‘THANK YOU’ to […]

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The Rosemary Foundation in 2017: Hospice Care Services in numbers

Last year, The Rosemary Foundation saw a 10% annual increase in new patient assessments and took on 213 new hospice care patients. The average length of hospice care services given to a patient was 50 days. During 2017, our nursing and care support staff: Made 5,030 individual visits to patients (averaging 14 a day) Spent […]

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What’s On May 2018

What’s On May 2018

April has been a busy month for The Rosemary Foundation, with several varied events including a walk in Liss Forest, which was very well attended, and Solent Renegades Car Club having their opening event of the year in Portsmouth – both raising money for The Rosemary Foundation. To keep up to date with future fundraising […]

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Petersfield man takes dog for 100-mile walk to raise money for “Hospice at Home” charity

Petersfield man takes dog for 100-mile walk to raise money for “Hospice at Home” charity

[Charity Release, Petersfield] One man and his dog will be going more than the extra mile to raise money for a Petersfield charity in a two-day endurance test along the South Downs Way. Mike Cantan, 29, who runs Animal Crackers pet food store in Petersfield will take part in the 100-mile “Since 1664 Yomp” charity […]

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What’s On April 2018

What’s On April 2018

  A Thank You, An Invitation, what’s happening in April and a Reminder Firstly a big THANK YOU to all those who joined us last Saturday in East Meon for our Easter Fayre and giant Easter Egg tombola. Saturday March 24th 10:00-12.30 pm East Meon Village Hall Easter Craft Fayre Craft and Gift Stalls, Tombola, […]

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A starry night: The Magic of Christmas gift

A starry night: The Magic of Christmas gift

It was a (fittingly) starry night in December 2017, that an eager crowd wound its way along the torchlit paths of Bedales school, Petersfield, to be thoroughly entertained by the 50-strong Emsworth Concert Band. The event raised over £2,700 shared equally by The Rosemary Foundation and Nyewood’s Henry Warren Hall, and the quality on show […]

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Fundraising Events For 2018

Fundraising Events For 2018

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A Christmas gift for our nurses at The Rosemary Foundation

A Christmas gift for our nurses at The Rosemary Foundation

Our volunteers and supporters at The Rosemary Foundation have just enjoyed one of our most successful Christmas periods, raising over £8,000 through selling cards and holding events. We sold 980 packs of our Christmas Cards through a variety of outlets and Christmas events with only 20 packs remaining, which will be sold next Christmas (only […]

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Barbara’s Retirement Party

Barbara’s Retirement Party

I was invited to attend a training session at Langrish House yesterday only to discover a room full of wonderful people who I had worked with over the years.  I was quite overcome by the warmth and kindness shown to me by so many!  Dr Patricia Golding and Julie were very generous in their summing up […]

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