In Memory Fundraising

Bereavement is one of the hardest things anyone has to face in life but finding a lasting way to remember a loved one can be a great comfort.

It can be helpful to do something positive in memory of someone close to you. Your donations will be helping other families relying on the care and support provided by our hospices.

Every Memory Making Every Day Count

 

Havens to Havens Walk participant sitting on a hill looking out at the view. His race number and a photo of a loved one is pinned to the back of his t-shirt

Everlasting Tributes

By creating an everlasting tribute to someone special you can share your memories and stories with friends and family.  Any money you raise for Havens Hospices through the everlasting tribute fund – however you do it – will be dedicated to them.

You can create a tribute fund below, just enter the name of your loved one to begin.

You can view our Everlasting Tribute Garden, dedicated to the memories of loved ones, here

Search for an existing Everlasting Tribute below
Havens Hospices has a range of ways for you to honour the memory of your family member, friend or colleague whilst supporting the charity at the same time ...
Tree of Life

Leaves of Life

Dedicate a leaf in memory of your loved one. Adding a leaf to the memorial tree...

Dedicate a leaf in memory of your loved one. Adding a leaf to the tree, engraved with your loved one’s name, nickname or a short message, is a special way to dedicate in their memory and we hope it provides some comfort to you.

Leaves of life is a public memorial at Southend Crematorium, SS2 5PX, in the beautiful Gardens of Remembrance. You can visit the memorial tree any time the crematorium is open.

For more information or to dedicate a leaf click here. 

Find out more

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Donation envelopes

We must raise more than £124,000 each week to continue our specialist care,

You may wish to limit flowers at the funeral of a loved one and instead request donations to Havens Hospices, Fair Havens or Little Havens.

If you would like to collect donations at a funeral or memorial service in lieu of flowers, we can provide donation envelopes which can hold cash, donations by card and claim Gift Aid.

If you would like to speak to a member of the team about In Memory fundraising please call 01702 220 310 or email sdavies@havenshospices.org.uk

Request Donation Envelopes

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In memory events

Say “I did that for you” by taking part in one of our Events and share an incredible…

Say “I did that for you” by taking part in one of our Events and share an incredible moment with hundreds of others. Our Havens to Havens In Memory Walk takes place every year. You can take part in any event in memory of a loved one.

Sign up for an event

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Could you 'Pay for a Day'?

We’ve worked out that it costs around £6,000 per day per hospice to provide care for all the patients who need us.

We’ve worked out that it costs around £6,000 per day per hospice to provide care for all the patients who need us.

Could you pledge to raise £6,000 in memory of someone special and 'Pay for a Day' in their honour? You can choose the day, it could be a date special to you like an anniversary or birthday of someone close to you who has died. 

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In memory support

Coping with the death of a loved one isn’t easy so however you choose to give…

Coping with the death of a loved one isn’t easy so however you choose to give, we’ll be there to help you throughout.

Ask a member of staff about having a friendly chat with our In Memory Fundraiser to find out how you can choose ways to remember your loved one.

Contact us

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Light up a Life Book

View our online Book Of Remembrance here. 

View our online Light Up A Life Book Of Remembrance here. 

View our book

Rustic flower ornaments

A keepsake ornament

These handcrafted flowers have been made exclusively for Havens Hospices...

These handcrafted flowers have been made exclusively for Havens Hospices by the British Ironwork Centre, and are only available from us for a suggested donation of £20.

You can donate in memory of a loved one, in celebration of someone's life or just as your way of contributing to the free hospice care we provide thanks to the generosity of supporters like you.

To purchase your flower online click here, or email Sharon at sdavies@havenshospices.org.uk or call 01702 220310

Purchase online

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Virtual Gifts for the hospice

If you would like to purchase a Gift of Kindness in memory of someone special we have various ‘virtual’ gifts that can be donated to the hospice in their name. 

If you would like to purchase a Gift of Kindness in memory of someone special we have various ‘virtual’ gifts that can be donated to the hospice in their name. 

Giving one of our ‘Gifts of Kindness’ is a personalised way to support our hospice care, where each gift you purchase helps us continue providing our free specialist hospice care whilst also supporting our families to create precious memories together.

Buy a gift

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Donations in lieu of flowers

If you, friends or family would like to donate to us in lieu of flowers we have created some information for you to download. This can easily be emailed or printed off for you to let people know of your preferences.

If you, friends or family would like to donate to us in lieu of flowers we have created some information for you to download. This can easily be emailed or printed off for you to let people know of your preferences.

Alternatively, this can be included in loved one's order of service.

We hope you find this helpful but if you need any further information please call In Memory on 01702 220310

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Ray, Jan And Their Daughter Emma On Their Last Holiday All Together
As soon as we stepped into the hospice, the nurses were absolute angels to Ray, myself and my daughter. I can’t praise all of them enough for what they did for us during those last days. Jan. Ray's wife