Posted on 17th November 2015
It’s nearly here – The Big Give Christmas Challenge 2015
The Big Give Christmas Challenge is coming and with it the possibility of raising the fantastic sum of £40,000 for St Peter & St James Hospice through online donations on 4 and 5 December.
From midday on 4 and 5 December, the Hospice is asking supporters to donate to the Christmas Challenge online at www.stpeter-stjames.org.uk to help raise the funds to pay for a whole month of hospice inpatient care, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Donations will be matched from a pot of £20,000 pledged funds that have been created by hospice supporters and our Charity Champion for the Challenge, Candis Magazine. Each online donation unlocks an equal amount from our pledged funds and so doubles the value of the original donation. However, online donations are only matched until the pledged funds have been exhausted on each day, making the Challenge a race against the clock. The earlier a donation is made, the better the chance it will be matched.
Carolyn Robinson, Donor Relationship Manager at St Peter & St James Hospice, said, “We’re so grateful to our supporters and to Candis Magazine for pledging their support to help us reach the final phase of the Big Give Christmas Challenge. We are hoping that our loyal and generous supporters, who have helped make the Challenge such a success for the hospice for the last three years,
will roll up their sleeves to go online and donate once again so that we can make the most of this fantastic opportunity to raise £40,000 for our inpatient care.”
Flic Everett, Editor at ‘Candis’ Magazine,said, “We are delighted to be helping to raise money for such an important cause, and hope the charity will go from strength to strength in the coming year.”
If you would like to help, please visit www.stpeter-stjames.org.uk and click on the Big Give logo at midday on 4 or 5 December to make a donation. For more information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
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