We would like to take the opportunity to say a gigantic thank you to all of our night walkers who participated in this year’s Star Trekk event. Over 800 trekkers ventured out for our 7 mile starlit walk this May to support Queenscourt, raising a fantastic total of over £67, 500 (and counting!). We are extremely grateful to our dedicated volunteers who helped out on the evening in various capacities, ensuring the event ran smoothly and we delight in thanking our kind sponsors, whose support helped make this special event possible.
The amazing total raised allows the hospice to continue to provide the highest level of care for our patients as well as ensuring that we can deliver our broad range of services completely free of charge to those who need us. It simply would not be possible to continue this important work without our generous supporters.
We are still receiving donations for Star Trekk 2015, so if you did take part and are yet to collect your sponsorship money don’t fret as it’s not too late!
Whilst we revel in the success of this year’s event, we are also preparing for a very special year in 2016; both for Queenscourt as we celebrate the hospice’ Silver Jubilee and for Star Trekk as our unique night walk turns 10 years old!
In 2016 Queenscourt would like to make Star Trekk the biggest it’s been and we are aiming to get over 1000 walkers to join us on the 20th May. The event is open to everybody and we are inviting men, women and children (as long as they have an adult accompanying them!) to come and walk with us. It’s the perfect opportunity enjoy a unique and fantastic experience whilst raising vital funds to support the work of the hospice. We do hope to see you there.
We are delighted to announce Southport’s Flooring UK as a new sponsor for Star Trekk 2016. Flooring UK is a brilliant local business based on Hart Street and their support will help to underwrite the costs of organising the event. We are extremely grateful and happy to have them on board.
Chris Latham Managing Director for Flooring Uk said “Apart from losing several friends to cancer over the years, last year we lost John Wood to Pancreatic cancer, someone who had given Flooring UK 23 years loyal service. To make things even worse for his family we then lost John’s son Mark to the same genre of the disease less than 3 months after his Dad. Both of them received great help and support from Queenscourt. This prompted us as a business to do all we can to help this wonderful organisation – hence our sponsorship so please sign up and support them. Just imagine you even get a free t shirt with Flooring UK across your chest!”
Booking for Star Trekk 2016 will be available on our website from January. For more information about this incredible event please call our fundraising team on 01704 517420.
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