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‘Compton Conquerors’ to take on toughest challenge to date

Ryan Fletcher and his close friends James Coxhead, Dave Masella, Nick Campbell and Dan Bragoli have been affectionately nicknamed ‘The Compton Conquerors’ by us here at the hospice. Why? Since 2012 the group have taken on a number of physically demanding challenges in order to raise money for Compton Hospice. In 2012 the group took […]

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Sixth form students are keen to be ‘Counted In’

Sixth form students from St Thomas More Catholic School in Willenhall have signed the Compton Hospice ‘Count Me In Pledge’ and have vowed to raise awareness and funds for hospice care. During Hospice Care Week 2013 a group of nine students from the School visited Compton Hospice to find out more about the services provided […]

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An experience never to be forgotten

Have you ever thought about doing a skydive but are still in need of convincing? Compton Hospice supporter Steve Giles was inspired to take on the jump after one of his wife’s friends was admitted as a patient at Compton Hospice. On Friday 16th August 2013 I did a charity parachute jump raising money for […]

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Young Fundraisers in ‘Onsie’ Walk

A couple of our youngest supporters recently organised a ‘Sponsored Onsie Walk’ in order to raise funds for Compton Hospice. Lizzy Watkins and Jade Evans, both aged 12, decided to organise their own sponsored walk in their home town of Codsall walking across vast fields and through Codsall village. The girls completed the walk wearing […]

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Compton named Sainsbury’s Charity of the Year

We are delighted to announce that Compton Hospice has been chosen as Sainsbury’s Perton’s Charity of the Year. The 12 month partnership will include a variety of fundraising and awareness raising activities and forms part of a wider initiative which encourages staff and shoppers from Sainsbury’s stores across the UK to nominate a local charity […]

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Footballers Score Cash for Compton

  At the start of this years football season, property website zoopla.co.uk pledged to donate £1000 to a number of Midland’s charities every time West Bromwich Albion (or as they are more affectionately known – The Baggies) scored during the 2012/13 Premier League Season. We are delighted to say that West Brom’s most successful Premier League […]

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Compton thanks Supporters

From everyone here at Compton Hospice we would like to extend our thanks and gratitude to all of those who have supported us over the past 12 months. From financial donations, to gifts in kind, to volunteer support we are thrilled to have such wonderful and generous supporters who help us, as a charity, to […]

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Dive for Dosh

Here at Compton Hospice we are always on the look out for new and exciting ways to raise funds – and we think we have found the perfect opportunity for those adrenalin junkies out there who like their fundraising with a touch of thrill seeking! At this years Compton in the Park event, which takes place on Sunday […]

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Twitter can produce tweet results for charities

WE have been asked in the past why we ‘bother’ with social media as a local charity.  Doesn’t ‘doing’ Facebook and Twitter take up valuable time and resources that could be better spent on real fundraising and awareness activity? Our answer is, we only wish we had the resources to do it more! Social media, and Twitter […]

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Fundraising advice on Facebook

Are you fundraising for us at the moment, or planning to?  Do you have questions about legal issues, health and safety, or just how to make the most money from an event? The Institute of Fundraising, set up by a group of fundraisers in 1983 to tackle fundraising issues across the entire not-for-profit  sector, will […]

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