The funeral takes place today for 20 year old Kirsty Howard, the little girl from Manchester who grew up to be an incredible fundraiser for the hospice which cared for her. Kirsty raised £7.5 million for Francis House children’s hospice.
Manchester Evening News
A benefactor has withdrawn her support for the charity after three board members resigned due to concerns about the management of the £5 million facility.
Staff at Trinity Hospice and Brian House in Bispham held a special evening of remembrance to show their respect for terminally ill residents who have died within the past four months.
Thugs use propane gas to blow up Florence Nightingale Hospice charity shop damaging bric-a-brac and clothes
Thieves intent on stealing cash from an ATM machine blew up the front window of a charity shop at the weekend.
Nothing is more unnatural than children getting sick and dying prior to their parents. Those of us on the periphery but still witnesses to terminal diagnosis, illness and the death of a child often don’t know what to say.
Money has been found for the funeral costs of struggling Dundonians thanks to a service that opened this year.
A 10-year-old schoolgirl who set out to raise £500 by shaving her head for the Severn Hospice in Shrewsbury, which cared for her dad, has smashed her target 20 times over.
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