This festive season we have a variety of ways for you to help support the free services we provide to the community of Hastings and Rother, if you wish to.

Christmas cards

Our 2023 Christmas card collection is now available across all the Hospice shops, which includes five new designs, and a card painted by local artist Tracey Brown. All the cards come in packs of 10 cards for £4. If you’re unable to get to one of their shops, please call 01424 456396 to request an order form by post.

Hospice Lottery Christmas Crackers

If you’re looking to add a touch of sparkle to your Christmas table whilst being eco-friendly, why not snap up a box of our Lottery Christmas crackers? Six luxury Christmas crackers each contain a £1 scratch card plus all the usual cracker fun for just £15 per box. Each scratch card includes two games, will you win £1,000 this Christmas?

Available to order directly from the Hospice 01424 456384 or email lottery@stmichaelshospice.com, or you can pick them up from the Hospice shops. Scratch cards are also available separately for just £1 each and are perfect for stocking fillers or Christmas cards.

At your workplace

Make your winter workwear more festive by adding a seasonal pin badge! With a variety of designs available including candy canes, Christmas trees, snowflakes, sprouts and Christmas puddings at a suggested donation of £1 per badge, there’s a fun motif to bring festive joy to everyone. You could even send collective Christmas cards in the office using our Christmas Card Appeal. Get in touch with Community and Corporate Fundraiser, Sophie Bailey, to find out how your workplace can support the Hospice this Christmas on 01424 456396 or email fundraising@stmichaelshospice.com

Open Gardens 2024 season ticket

For the green fingered people in your life we the perfect gift, an Open Gardens 2024 season ticket! This entitles the recipient entry into all the Open Gardens on the 2024 calendar for just £40. Contact the Fundraising team on 01424 456396 to place an order or email fundraising@stmichaelshospice.com.

Secret Santa

Thinking of organising a secret Santa this year? Visit one of our shops for sustainable gifts you can feel good about. Pick up some high-quality pre-loved presents for family, friends and colleagues, and help lower your carbon footprint this festive season. You’ll also receive some festive wrapping and gift card to attach to your mysterious gift!

Buy online

Our eBay store is full of fantastic pre-loved toys, games, puzzles and festive gift sets and homeware which make great presents for loved ones. Visit our ebay store here.

Or, if you choose to shop with Amazon you can support the Hospice by choosing items from our Amazon Wishlist, which directly supports Hospice patients and families during the festive season including small gifts, pyjamas and hygiene products.

Christmas on the Coast

Come along to our free family-friendly Christmas on the Coast event at The Stade Open Space in Hastings Old Town on Saturday 9th December. For full details visit our event diary.

We would like to thank everyone for their generosity throughout 2023, helping them to continue to support and enable the community of Hastings and Rother to live well with dying, death and loss.

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