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Fundraising Events 2017

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Throughout July: Virtual 10K
Have you always wanted to take part in a charity race, but never had the time?
This July, why not take part in the Blythe House Virtual 10k? Run, walk, cycle or swim your way to 10k at a time and pace that you decide. £6 entry including medal, contact the fundraising team for your entry form!

July – September: Corporate Challenge
Can you take on the challenge and turn £50 into much, much more?
The challenge is open to companies across the High Peak and the concept is simple; We will provide each company with £50 to turn into as much money as they can within the qualifying period. The Challenge will start on the 1st July and will run until 30th September. Do you think your company can take on the challenge? For more information contact fundraising on 01298 815388 or contact us here.

15th July: Business Walk
Local business men and women are undertaking a marathon 26 mile walk from Blythe House Hospice to Ashgate Hospicecare via Helen’s Trust to raise money for the campaign which links all three North Derbyshire charities, #ChallengeDerbyshire. For more information or to sponsor the walkers visit: https://www.challengederbyshire.org.uk/

16th July: The Alistair Smith Memorial Day
The fourth annual Alastair Smith Memorial Day is being held at Silverlands Football Club on sunday 16th July from 12.30 until early evening.  There will be fun and games all day long as well as a football match between Federal Mogul staff and Alastair's friends and family.  There will also be a signed Manchester United football shirt, bottle tombola and raffle, bouncy castle, tarot card reading, memory balloons, face painting and much more!

21st July: Summer Coffee Morning
Everyone is welcome to come along to enjoy some delicious homemade cake over a nice cup of tea (coffee and soft drinks are also available!). As well as a chance to catch up with family and friends, you will be able to browse our selection of homemade items and gifts for sale.
At Blythe House between 10:30 and 12:30.

Saturday 12th August
The Fickle Mermaid, in Chapel-en-le-Frith, hold a monthly car boot sale in aid of Blythe House Hospice on the 2nd Saturday of each month. To book a pitch, please call 01298 812346.

18th August: Coffee Morning
Everyone is welcome to come along to enjoy some delicious homemade cake over a nice cup of tea (coffee and soft drinks are also available!). As well as a chance to catch up with family and friends, you will be able to browse our selection of homemade items and gifts for sale.
At Blythe House between 10:30 and 12:30.

September – December: Light up a Life
Christmas is a thought-provoking and reflective time for many who mourn the loss of a friend or family member. Blythe House Hospice is inviting you to remember loved ones and to support this year's Light up Life appeal. Families and friends are welcome to visit Blythe House before, during, and after the festival to reflect and write messages in the Light up a Life book at the Hospice. To dedicate to this appeal, please contact the fundraising department at Blythe House.

15th September: Coffee Morning
Everyone is welcome to come along to enjoy some delicious homemade cake over a nice cup of tea (coffee and soft drinks are also available!). As well as a chance to catch up with family and friends, you will be able to browse our selection of homemade items and gifts for sale.
At Blythe House between 10:30 and 12:30.

9th – 15th October: Hospice Care Week
Hospice Care Week is an annual awareness-raising week to raise the profile of hospice care across the UK. Once again we’re planning lots of events during this week. Keep an eye out for lots of exciting things on social media!

20th October: Complementary Health Coffee Morning
Come along and sample the work that our complementary health team offer. A selection of drinks, cakes and stalls will also be available, as well as a great chance to learn more about your local hospice. At Blythe House between 10:30 and 12:30.

17th November: Coffee Morning
Everyone is welcome to come along to enjoy some delicious homemade cake over a nice cup of tea (coffee and soft drinks are also available!). As well as a chance to catch up with family and friends, you will be able to browse our selection of homemade items and gifts for sale.
At Blythe House between 10:30 and 12:30.

19th November: Christmas Fair
Get ready for Christmas with Blythe House Hospice!
Come along and shop for unique gifts for friends and family, you can even order your Christmas cards from us! Let the kids have fun decorating cookies whilst you shop until you drop! With stalls including; handmade gifts, beauty products, jewellery, Christmas decorations and much more. Plus carol singing, food & drink and children's craft activities. Time TBC

15th December: Festive Coffee Morning
Come along and get into the Christmas spirit with us!
Enjoy some friendly conversation & delicious cakes, while you shop for Christmas gifts & treats.
Tombola, Christmas cards & gifts, and plenty of festive cakes & refreshments. At Blythe House between 10:30 and 12:30.

15th December: Light up a Life Festival
Christmas is a time for remembrance and reflection for those that we hold dear in our hearts.
Blythe House Hospice is hosting their Light up a Life services in memory and celebration of those special people in our lives. We invite you to join us for a one hour service, at The Devonshire Dome, Buxton in memory of your loved ones. The service will start at 7pm.

For more details on our events, please contact the Fundraising Department on 01298 815388 or email fundraising@blythehouse.co.uk.