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Twenty Years of Light up a Life

In 2018 Saint Michael’s Light up a Life marks its 20th anniversary of being a special part of local people’s Christmastime traditions. These are special services to help celebrate the lives of loved ones who are no longer with us, but who remain in our thoughts, especially at this time of year. The Philpott family …

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Celebrating the contribution of our trustees this Trustee Week

This #TrusteesWeek we’re celebrating the contribution of a very special group of Saint Michael’s volunteers – our trustees, who donate their valuable time and expertise as volunteer representatives of the community. Saint Michael’s trustees guide the charity’s overall strategic direction, effectiveness and accountability to ensure Saint Michael’s achieves its mission. Chair of trustees, Lesley Bers, …

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Spread some kindness this month and pass it on

Kindness is contagious – pass it on! On World Kindness Day small gestures can make ripples of kindness which can, in turn, create a wave of care across our community. As well as doing good for others, random acts of kindness can give you a warm fuzzy glow all day long! This November Saint Michael’s …

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A gallery of portraits, stories and memories charting three decades of your local hospice and the people at the heart of Saint Michael’s: you, our community. Ann Burrell Saint Michael’s volunteer and fundraiser, pictured with one of her therapy dogs, Puzzle, an 8 year old Leonberger. “People’s faces light up when they see the dogs …

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School’s top class support for local hospice care

We’re celebrating the achievements of Ripon Grammar School who generously chose to support Saint Michael’s during their annual fundraising charity week,. Two inspirational students encouraged the whole school to get behind the huge fundraising drive for the local hospice care charity, which cared for their fathers before they died. Louise Taylor’s father Chris, 54, a …

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