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5 Jun 2020 Volunteer News

Befrienders – here when you need them.

Before the coronavirus pandemic, Kirkwood's Befriending service was playing a vital role in supporting patients affected by a life limiting illness across…

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10 Apr 2020 Volunteer News

A Volunteer’s Story - Jean Barrett

Following a chance encounter with a familiar name in the hospice world in the late 1980s, Jean Barrett, and her late Husband, Keith, were inspired to volunteer for…

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28 Feb 2020 Volunteer News

Long-standing supporter dedicates over 30 years to fundraise for Kirkwood

Since the early 1980s, Denise Cobbett, who now runs the aptly named Dee’s Support Group, has raised over £91,000 for patients and families. With over…

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21 Feb 2020 Volunteer News

Meltham lad Mason gives his local community shop a helping hand

Four years ago this month, Mason Hemphill started volunteering at Kirkwood’s charity shop in Meltham. Initially hoping to meet new people and improve his…

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23 Jan 2020 Volunteer News

Our Volunteer Gardeners share their update

No matter what the season, the gardens at Kirkwood are a tranquil place for patients and their families to relax, enjoy and make memories together. Our team of…

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