Name: Tree of Memories
REMEMBER SOMEONE YOU LOVEOne off donation
PAY MONTHLY BY DIRECT DEBITDirect Debit
Tree of Memories
The Kirkwood Tree of Memories is a beautiful way to honour someone you love.
‘Memories are timeless treasures. We should hold on to them and keep them close to our hearts.’
The Tree of Memories, located inside the hospice next to our main reception, incorporates gold, silver and bronze beech leaves that can be engraved with a name or short personal message.
Each leaf represents someone special, each with their own unique meaning. The tree connects these leaves to one another creating a striking display of tributes and memories.
The Tree of Memories offers a meaningful way to remember someone you love, whilst helping The Kirkwood Support Life for anyone affected by a life limiting illness across Kirklees.
You can choose to dedicate a bronze, silver or gold leaf, in memory of your loved one which can remain on the tree for one or three years. There are also a limited number of gold sunflowers available which remain on the tree for three years.
After this period, you will be invited to renew your donation and keep your leaf or sunflower on the tree. Or we can send it to you for you to keep and cherish forever.
Information about the different leaves and payment options can be found below.
To purchase your leaf online, simply click the 'dedicate your leaf' button. If you'd like to speak to a member of our Fundraising team and purchase your leaf over the phone, you can do so by calling: 01484 557911.
Choose your leaf
Making your dedication
You can choose to pay for your leaf upfront in one payment, or you can split the cost and pay by monthly direct debit.
If you would like to dedicate a leaf or sunflower in celebration of someone you love, it's really easy to do it online. Simply click the 'One off donation' button on this page or click here.
If you would like to pay for your leaf monthly by direct debit, simply click the the 'direct debit' button on this page or click here.
If you'd like to speak to a member of our Fundraising team and purchase your leaf over the phone, you can do so by calling: 01484 557911.
Viewing your leaf
Due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and current restrictions in place for visiting to our In-Patient Unit in Dalton, we are currently unable to invite you to come and view the Tree of Memories.
Once your leaf is installed, you will be sent a photograph of the leaf in situ. Your leaf will also be added to our online Tree of Memories, displayed along with the other dedications. You can view the online Tree of Memories by clicking here.
You can also share your online leaf on social media for your friends and family to join you in paying tribute to your loved one.
Please allow a minimum of four weeks for your leaf or flower to be engraved. Prior to engraving, you will receive a certificate confirming the wording of your inscription.
Inscriptions should be a celebration of your special person, and will be displayed alongside others for everyone to see. For this reason, we respectfully request that dates of death are avoided.
You will be contacted one-to-two months prior to the end of your chosen period with an option to renew your display.
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