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Project information

Dr Kershaws Hospice (Oldham)

Dr Kershaw's Hospice's running costs are a staggering £4600 a day, the lions share of this money comes from fundraising events, donations and fanastic work of our loyal hard working volunteers. Our project is simply this, to raise valuable unrestricted funds that can be utilised towards core costs.


Charity information: Dr Kershaw's Hospice

Dr Kershaw's Hospice logo
  • Need


    We are wishing to reduce some of the strain on core fundraising as the Hospice costs £4600 a day to run, our services are offered to any of the 230,000 residents of Oldham and its surrounding districts.

    Competition for grants is fierce in todays climate and all charities face cuts within their statutory funding received, we would never wish for this to affect the quality of the care offered here or the number of people we can help each year.


    Unrestricted core funding coming in through fabulous projects such as the Big Give mean we can maximise on support already being offered to the Hospice from the community and also from friends and families of those we help each year.

    Drawing on the people involved in this project to build lasting relationships would give us more sustainability and raise awareness of our work in general.

  • Aims

    Aim 1

    To provide quality palliative care & support to patients & carers living with lifelimiting illnesses


    » 24 Hour Care, Day Hospice, Chaplaincy, Complementary Therapies, Bereavement Support Group, Carer Support

    What success will look like

    Success will be patients and carers continuing to give positive feedback on the peaceful and homely environment and the quality of care received.

  • Impact


    Long term changes would be the continuation of the quality of the services, the maintenance of the hospice and the continued quality of the care received by the patients and carers / families.


    Continuation funding is always an ongoing concern, the staff and volunteers at the hospice are continually being trained and trying out new ideas for events and projects to ensure this funding is sustainable and our supporters continue to support us going forward.


    We have a website, news letter and regular social media updates on an ongoing basis. We also have a new database to capture information on donor activity to ensure we remain in regular and appropriate contact.

  • Budget

    Budget - Project Cost: £1,697,250

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      Amount Heading Description
      £1,697,250 Running Costs One years running costs for the Hospice
  • Background


    The Hospice covers the whole of Oldham and its surrounding districts, we are based in the Royton area of Oldham


    The people who will benefit from the funds donated to the Hospice are the patients, carers and families

  • Why Us?

    Why Us?

    The hospice has been providing its services since 1989, we are a trusted and respected charity and independant hospice proving assistance to any adult in Oldham and its surrounding districts.

    Read more about the Charity running this project.


    Fundraising Team

    Dr Kershaws has a dedicated and hard working team of fundraising staff.


    Dr Kershaws has a wonderful team of dedicated hard working and loyal volunteers who will assist the staff to promote the project.

    Familes And Carers

    At Dr Kershaws we received wonderful support from the families and carers of the patients we assist each year.