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23rd May

Jumping in the LOROS skydive in-memory of Grandad - Ellie's story

Ellie, a member of our Marketing team at LOROS, will be taking the leap of a lifetime on Sunday 11th September for LOROS Hospice in memory of her Grandad, Harry Thornton. Harry was a patient at LOROS following a mesothelioma cancer diagnosis in late 2005. The cancer was aggressive and Harry died in August 2006. Here is Ellie’s story about her family’s fond memories of her Grandad.

Fundraising

19th May

LOROS Hospice announces Rocket Round Leicester raised more than £315,000 for patient care

LOROS Hospice has shared the impact of their 2021 flagship fundraising event, Rocket Round Leicester. Throughout the summer of 2021, LOROS presented the city’s biggest art trail and today have announced that a total profit of £317,141 was raised for specialist patient care.

Patient Stories

Fundraising

24th November

Remember those who are grieving this Christmas

Christmas is a magical time of the year but not everyone will be celebrating the festive season. Last year Fiona Hilderley was remembering her mum, who had died just a few weeks previously at LOROS Hospice. 

Fundraising

24th May

Mum whose husband, dad, aunt and grandad died at LOROS is raising thousands

A mum of two who has seen four members of her close family cared for at her local hospice has pledged to raise as much money as she can for the charity.

Fundraising

18th May

Greg Davies super fan’s birthday fundraiser for LOROS

A super fan of the comedian and actor Greg Davies is raising thousands for LOROS Hospice despite having no connection to the charity or Leicester.

Fundraising

29th March

LOROS staff to brave skydive and raise vital funds for Hospice

This May, a team of 20 brave LOROS staff and trustees are taking part in a Skydive to raise vital funds for the Hospice.

Fundraising

24th March

BBC East Midlands Today Presenter Anne Davies’ fashion collection to go up for sale in online charity auction

LOROS are holding a celebrity fashion auction this April following a huge donation for Patron and BBC East Midlands Presenter, Anne Davies.

Fundraising

17th October

Harborough businesswoman conquers her fear of heights to abseil down an 80ft bridge in memory of her beloved mum

Market Harborough businesswoman, Jen Parker, has conquered her fear of heights to abseil down an 80ft bridge to raise funds for LOROS in memory of her beloved mum.

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