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Celebrate life by reading the wonderful stories written by our supporters.

Ben’s Story

Please note, all names have been changed at the request of the family. Ben’s wife, Sally, has kindly shared their experience of our Hospice.

Shirley’s Story

Shirley has been volunteering with us for over 12 years and has kindly shared with us why she chooses to volunteer for the Hospice.

Charlotte’s story

Charlotte’s mum was diagnosed with Ovarian Cancer and came to our Hospice for care. Charlotte’s kindly told her mum’s story, and her family’s experience of our Hospice.

Darren’s story

Darren, a supporter of the Hospice, has told us his wife's story, who was cared for by our Hospice at Home team.

Elizabeth’s Story

Elizabeth regularly volunteers in our In-Patient Unit and kindly shared why she chooses to volunteer for St. Michael’s Hospice.

Chris’ story

Chris is our Patient and Support Lead for the Hospice. But before Chris worked at St. Michael’s Hospice, she’d already had her own experience here. Chris’ Father-in-Law was cared for in the Hospice. She’s shared her story with us.

Deb’s Story

Hospices are the most underrated service. St Michael’s are about celebrating life and we must do all we can to support them and protect the vital care they provide.

Sari’s story

Claudia writes movingly about her husband Sari's time receiving hospice care and the support that was given for his young family

Bob’s Story

Rosie Harle tells us about the care her husband Bob received over many years from the Hospice.

Clare’s Story

Clare has been volunteering and fundraising for the Hospice for eight years now and is one of our treasured Vice Patrons. Find out about the reasons for her dedication and the extraordinary lengths, and heights, she has gone to in supporting us.

Serena’s gift bags

In Christmas 2021, Serena made 23 beautiful and thoughtful gift bags for our staff with donations she collected from friends and family. Here is the story behind her kind donation.

Lisa’s Story

Lisa's daughter Zara shares wonderful memories of her Mum, details of the support she received from St. Michael's and her family's incredible fundraising efforts for our Hospice.

James’ Story

James' story is told by his beloved sister Emma who in now a proud member of our Hospice team having been inspired by the care he received.