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An exceptional contribution

After over 20 years at the helm of our accounts department, Pauline Armitage is retiring.

Friday 21st September 2018

Pauline Armitage

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.

Thursday 30th August 2018

MCFC bucket collection

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, Wilmslow.

Wednesday 15th August 2018

Collection of suffragette items

Workplace support

Interlink Recruitment took on some fun, some hard and some never done before challenges to raise money for a worthy cause.

Friday 20th July 2018

Staff at Interlink Recruitment wearing moustaches for Tash for Cash

London calling

We are offering places in the London Marathon 2019 to anyone who can commit to raising significant funds to support our work.

Wednesday 4th July 2018

Vanessa Israel at the London Marathon 2018

Blooming good time at Ladies Lunch

The atmosphere buzzed with excitement as Jake Quickenden performed at the glamorous Francis House flower-themed Summer Ladies Lunch event. Darren Proctor, Jake Quickenden and Lucy Thompson Francis House events manager. Headline act ITV’s ‘Dancing on...

Wednesday 4th July 2018

Mums from Francis House at glamorous ladies lunch event

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

Tuesday 3rd July 2018

Francis House Summer Newsletter cover

Cheshire hills teem with support

Tegg’s Nose Country Park in Macclesfield, teemed with ramblers, as supporters of Francis House took to the hills for the annual Cheshire Three Peaks Challenge. The challenge offered two strenuous routes of 6.5 or 13.6...

Tuesday 26th June 2018

Group of walkers at the end of the Cheshire Three Peaks challenge

Volunteers’ Week recognising incredible contributions

Volunteers’ Week (1-7 June) celebrates the invaluable contribution volunteers make across the UK. According to Hospice UK, more than 125,000 volunteers support 220 hospices, helping to deliver quality care. They include 73 volunteers at Francis...

Friday 1st June 2018

Francis House retiring kitchen volunteers

Turn fifty – trek up a mountain

Two intrepid supporters who recently turned fifty, took on the challenge of trekking to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania. Police Sergeant Tony McGuire’s life-long ambition to do the incredible mountain climb, came to...

Tuesday 29th May 2018

Tony on top of Mount Kilimanjaro