LOROS Hospice Patron Alan Birchenall (Birch) MBE planted a Forget Me Not flower at the Leicester City Remembrance Garden as part of the LOROS Hospice Forget Me Not flower appeal.
Married father-of-two, Matthew McSevney was just 43 years old when he was tragically killed on 5th October 2017. He was cycling to work, when he was struck from the rear by a car. LOROS Hospice CEO, John Knight said: “I had known him for about 12 years. We sailed, ran, cycled, swam and even did triathlons together. The two of us enjoyed the outdoors and sports.
At 11am Monday 2nd July, World Snooker champion and LOROS Hospice Patron, Mark Selby, cut the red-tape and officially opened the display alongside fellow Patron and Leicester City Football Club legend Alan Birchenall MBE.
Jeff Rich, the longest serving drummer for English rock band Status Quo will be making an appearance at Spiral Scratch on Queens Road on 14th July at 2pm to support the charity’s ‘Choose Charity, Shop LOROS’ campaign.
Jo Joyce, MND Nurse Specialist at LOROS, said: “Raising awareness of Motor Neurone Disease is really important. Many people know nothing about it until they or a family member or friend are personally affected."
Mum of three living with MND takes part in the Colourfun Mile in her wheel chair along with her husband and three children and raises £800.
More than three hundred volunteers for LOROS Hospice gathered at Abbey Park Pumping Station on Friday, to receive a huge thank you from LOROS’s CEO and Chair for their hard work and dedication.
On Sunday June 17th we’re celebrating fathers, step-dads, granddads, carers and daddies everywhere with ByDesignGifts.co.uk.
Every summer Her Majesty The Queen hosts a series of Garden Parties to celebrate people who have made a positive impact in their communities. LOROS were delighted to receive two invites to honour those who have dedicated much of their lives to the charity.
“Talking about death doesn’t bring it closer, but it does help young people start to see it as part of everyone’s existence,” said Abi Wattam, Youth Engagement Coordinator at LOROS.
Following someone’s death the digital information that is available about them online is known as their digital legacy.
The Heathcote Arms in Croft, Leicestershire are supporting LOROS in their own unique way by running charity skittles evenings and the Landlady is calling on as many people as possible to support them.
A mid-summer garden party in the beautiful grounds of Markham House. That’s the invitation from BBC East Midlands Today presenter and LOROS patron Anne Davies who is hosting the special event on Sunday 17th June to raise funds for LOROS Hospice.
What if you had a week left to live, would those close to you know your wishes? Dying Matters Awareness Week runs from 14th – 20th May and raises awareness of dying, death and bereavement.
The LOROS Hospice Colourfun mile is back for 2018, and is bigger and better than ever! Taking place in the centre of Hinckley, last year it saw more than 1,700 competitors run, walk and dance the one mile course, while being showered with a whopping 330kg of multi-coloured paint.