London Marathon Run & Old Crown Pub Weybridge Event – Fundraising For Woking & Sam Beare Hospices

Mental health nurse Bridgette James will be running the 2018 Virgin Money London Marathon for Charity
The Old Crown Pub Weybridge Marathon Event Bridgette James Event for Charity
London Marathon Runner for Woking and Sam Beare Hospices
London Marathon Runner for Woking and Sam Beare Hospices
Virgin London Marathon Runner for Woking and Sam Beare Hospices

Inspired & Running For A Cause!

Marathon Run

Bridgette James succesfully completed the 2018 Virgin Money London Marathon on Sunday and can be seen proudly wearing her medal. Please donate to Woking & Sam Beare Hospices, a crucial local charity.

More information about the charity and how to donate below.

Former mental health nurse Bridgette James, ran the 2018 Virgin Money London Marathon on Sunday 22 April to raise crucial funds and awareness for Woking & Sam Beare Hospices.

Addlestone resident and mother of one Bridgette, received one of many sought-after ballot places in the 2018 London Marathon and wanted to run for a cause.

Bridgette said; “In 2015 I visited the Sam Beare Hospice in Weybridge and was moved by the compassion of the staff towards patients. The work they do resonates with people like myself who’ve worked in the nursing profession and is the main reason why I want to raise funds for this wonderful charity.”

Old Crown Pub Event

On Friday 23 March, Bridgette is holding a fundraiser at a Weybridge pub in aim to raise £500 for the hospice.

She said; “I love to sing and will be entertaining friends and locals at the Old Crown pub in Weybridge.”

There will be a raffle with some fantastic prizes to be won – the event starts from 8pm.

About Bridgette

Bridgette, a registered England Athletics Club runner has taken part in the London Marathon before as well as running the Surrey Half Marathon for consecutive years. The hospice welcomes fundraising from individuals in ballot place events like the London Marathon or Prudential Ride London-Surrey 100. Its Events Team will happily provide support and sufficient fundraising advice to help anyone racing in support of the hospice.
London Marathon Runner for Woking and Sam Beare Hospices
Bridgette James Running in Charity Race for Woking and Sam Beare Hospices Weybridge Surrey
Virgin Money London Marathon Finishing Medal

Why & How To Support The Hospice

Woking & Sam Beare Hospices cares for adults from 18 years of age in North West Surrey. More than 70% of care provided by the charity is given in the community in people’s own homes, in addition to day care provision and 20 en-suite bedrooms in Woking Hospice itself. The hospice must raise more than £8 million a year to continue providing its FREE end of life care.

Bridgette said; “I’m inspired by the service Woking & Sam Beare Hospices provides out in the community. I’ve chosen to run for the hospice as I’ve been touched by the thoughtful stories I’ve heard by word of mouth about the outstanding treatment it has provided for so many people’s loved ones.”

You can support Bridgette in her fundraising journey for Woking & Sam Beare Hospices by visiting her online giving page: https://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/bridgettejames2016
or texting BEEH50 £1 to 70070.

To find out more information about taking part in events for the hospice visit www.wsbhospices.co.uk, contact the Events Team on fundraising@wsbhospices.co.uk or call 01483 881 752.

Woking and Sam Beare Weybridge Hospices Local Charity Providing Care To Patients In Surrey

Woking & Sam Beare Hospices

A patient-centred charity that delivers specialist palliative care to adult patients of all ages who have life-limiting and terminal illnesses. We cover the North West Surrey region, providing free of charge holistic care and support services for patients, their families and carers.

Mental health nurse Bridgette James will be running the 2018 Virgin Money London Marathon for Charity
The Old Crown Pub Weybridge Marathon Event Bridgette James Event for Charity

Key Facts About Woking & Sam Beare Hospices

  • We deliver 8,760 hours of care and support each year
  • Our team of specialist healthcare professionals care for our patients 24 hours per day, seven
    days per week
  • We care for approximately 1,400 patients each year
  • Over 70% of our care is delivered in patient homes or care or nursing homes
  • We receive referrals from Spelthorn, West Elmbridge, Woking, North Guildford, Surrey Heath and Runnymede but we can take patients outside of our region if required
  • We are specialists in care for patients with advanced progressive complex needs
  • We care for patients with, for example, advance dementia, heart disease, cancer,
    degenerative conditions and kidney disease
  • We care for adults of all ages [18 – 85+]
  • Our services are completely FREE of charge
  • We offer support services for carers and family members
  • We provide child and teenage bereavement counselling
  • Our Wellbeing Centre offers a range of treatments and therapies
  • We have 816 fabulous volunteers, without whom we could not deliver all that we do
  • We work closely with GPs and other clinicians to share knowledge and expertise
  • For every £5 of costs incurred we need to raise £4 from voluntary income
  • We need to raise in excess of £8 million a year to continue to deliver our services
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Around 75% of what we deliver is funded through our charity shops and fundraising activities. We could not do this without the generosity of all of our supporters, volunteers and the local community.

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