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Shop online and support your hospice

With our high street shops closed in Carlisle, Penrith, Wigton and Brampton, a small team of retail volunteers have continued to raise vital funds for the hospice through our eBay store. The online store is an Aladdin’s cave of good quality donated items, offering something for everybody.

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Dying Matters Week 2021

Monday 10 to Sunday 16 May

Dying Matters Week, is a national awareness campaign, which provides organisations with the opportunity to talk about death, dying and bereavement.

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“I will always remember the care that my Dad, and us as a family, received from all the staff at the hospice with great fondness.” Amanda Lowis

For three decades Eden Valley Hospice and Jigsaw have held the hands of local people during the most challenging times in their lives. Your vital support has created precious memories for thousands of local people and even though technology, medication and our care have changed over the decades our specialist care teams have continued to support local people.

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“I can honestly say hand on heart that what I am doing is no chore to me. I take a lot of comfort knowing my efforts are helping children and families.” Shaun Jones, Jigsaw Fundraiser.

In March 2020 as the country entered its first lockdown Shaun Jones began to run every day. Fast forward a year and Shaun has continued this amazing running challenge, completing at least six miles every day and raising over £2,000 for Jigsaw. The challenge is special for Shaun and his family as his daughter, Katie, was cared for at the children’s hospice.

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New date announced for hospice fundraising challenge

A local charity is delighted to announce a new date for their 30th Anniversary Overseas Challenge in Nepal. Following the difficulties of 2020 and 2021, Eden Valley Hospice and Jigsaw, Cumbria’s Children’s Hospice special challenge will now take place in 2022.

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