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Jason races to a fundraising finish line

One year ago energetic hospice supporter Jason Bruce was more likely to be out partying than pounding the streets in running shoes. After joining Warrington Running Club last November, Jason admits to being well and truly bitten by the running bug. Originally from Ireland and now living in Cheadle Hulme,

Autumn Newsletter

Click on our Autumn Newsletter above to read all the latest news from Francis House. Included in this edition: Homecare - extending care beyond the hospice Trek the 'Accursed' Mountains of Albania Super supporters  

Lord Mayor of Manchester visit

Francis House welcomed the Lord Mayor of Manchester, Councillor June Hitchen on a visit to the hospice during the summer. After meeting with Revd David Ireland, Francis House chief executive, the Lord Mayor was given a tour of the facilities and introduced to some of the children and families. The

Will and Charlie’s epic adventure

A father and son from Altrincham completed an incredible 17 day cycling challenge covering the length of the country to raise funds for Francis House. Carrying their own kit, Will and Charlie Tyler covered 975 miles and over 15,000 metres of climbing as they cycled from Lands End to John

Homecare gives families freedom

The care provided by Francis House extends far beyond the hospice walls and into the homes of the hundreds of families it supports. Homecare is provided by a team of experienced registered nurses who also work on the hospice care team. The homecare team are the first team that families

Hat-trick of football fundraising

Less than a month after the Premier League season kicked off, football related fundraising has scored a hat-trick for Francis House. Permission was granted by Manchester City Football Club for a collection outside the Etihad Stadium for their first game of the season against Huddersfield Town. Supporters including teams from

Antique valuation day uncovers rare collection

Hansons Auctioneers recently uncovered a collection of suffragette items at their regular venue for free antiques valuations, the Coach and Four, Alderley Road in Wilmslow. Valuations are free but donations are invited for Francis House, and earlier in the summer the Derbyshire based valuers, sold the collection found in a cubby

Apply for a London Marathon place

We are offering places in the London Marathon 2019 to anyone who can commit to raising significant funds to support our work. The event that attracts more than 40,000 runners, is the largest annual fundraising event on the planet. Runners have raised more than £890 million for good causes since

Workplace support

The support we receive from the local business community makes a huge difference to Francis House and we are keen to team up with organisations of any size. There are many ways that companies can give back to support their local children’s hospice. Get your business involved by sponsoring an

Summer Newsletter

Click on our Summer Newsletter above to read all the latest news from Francis House. Included in this edition: The Great Didsbury Chick Hunt Workplace support Life-changing decisions