Often when someone dies, their family and friends like to pay tribute to their lives by doing something to benefit future patients and their families. Here is an outline of ways you can support Katharine House in memory of a loved one.
Donations in lieu of flowers
Some families choose to ask for a donation to be made to Katharine House instead of buying flowers for a funeral. This is a simple and effective way of supporting the Hospice, whilst celebrating the life of a loved one and helping future patients.
We can provide you with envelopes for donations or collection tins and offer any advice that you may need. Please call us on 01785 270808 or your funeral director can provide these for you.
you could also set up a Tribute Fund as outlined below to receive donations in memory of your loved one.
You can add a photo and a dedication for your loved one to our memory wall, you can also share it to your social media profile. A donation would be gratefully received, but this is optional.
Buy a Forget me Not
Our Forget me not display has closed for 2021, however we still have a number of these beautiful flowers available to purchase. If you would like to purchase a flower for £15 to display in your own garden to remember a loved one you can do so
Our online tribute funds can offer you comfort by helping you to remember and celebrate your loved one whilst supporting local people receiving care from Katharine House Hospice. Your online tribute fund is free to create and has no expiry date, ensuring the memory of your loved one lives on forever to be shared with family and friends for years to come.
You can name your fund after your loved one add photos, videos, stories and music. If you share the link to your tribute fund with friends and family they can make a donation in your loved ones memory and post messages of love and support.
As part of your fund you can collect funeral donations, light candles to mark special dates and anniversaries or link your fund to a justgiving page if you are fundraising for a specific event.
We have partnered with Much Loved to bring you these special funds, these can be set up in a few minutes. We can set your fund up for you, please contact Andrea on 01785 270808 or emailor you can create your own page below.
Search for a tribute fund