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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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Rosemary Foundation ‘Whats On’ Guide

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas. Let’s remember that Christmas is also the season for giving, so whether you are planning on sharing it with loved ones or family and friends; cast your eyes over our festive round-up of charity events this month from our local fundraisers in aid of The Rosemary Foundation. […]

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Hospices The Answer to Hospital Crises say Seven in Ten People

Hampshire, Dec. 12, 2017 – Nearly three quarters of UK adults (73 per cent) say hospice services should be used more to help relieve the pressure on hospitals according to newly released findings of a survey published today by the charity Hospice UK. And less than half of adults in the UK (47 per cent) […]

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What The Rosemary Foundation’s Lights of Remembrance service means to one volunteer

What The Rosemary Foundation’s Lights of Remembrance service means to one volunteer

On Sunday, November 26th 2017, The Rosemary Foundation will hold its annual Lights of Remembrance Service to give friends and relatives the opportunity to dedicate a light in memory of a loved one. Barbara Toms became a voluntary administrator for The Rosemary Foundation ten years ago, shortly after the death of her partner Ash, in […]

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