Published on: Thursday 15 Mar 2018 at 11:59
Local businesses came together at the St Clare Spring Ball, raising over £24,000 for our hospice!
On the evening of Saturday 10th March 2018, St Clare Hospice hosted a Spring Ball at Weston Homes’ Conference Centre in Takeley, near Bishop’s Stortford.
Thirteen local businesses attended the event to help raise vital funding for St Clare, supporting the delivery of our specialist palliative care across West Essex and East Hertfordshire.
More than 130 attendees enjoyed a champagne reception, followed by a 3-course meal and an evening of live musical entertainment from local bands Frisco Monk and Vintage Vibes. An online silent auction and a live auction on the night boasted major prizes up for grabs including: two golf holidays, a luxury hotel visit, afternoon tea, football tickets, and dining experiences.
In total, St Clare Hospice’s Spring Ball raised over £24,000. That’s enough to pay for almost three weeks of care from our Community Team, ensuring that people are supported in their own homes.
The Spring Ball was organised by St Clare Hospice’s Corporate Partnerships Manager, Amy Jacobs, who said:
“Our Spring Ball was such a wonderful celebration for our corporate partners – we really enjoyed the evening together and managed to raise a fantastic amount of money for the hospice!”
“I’d like to personally thank each and every person and local business who came along on the night and supported the event in other ways. It is with your dedicated support that we are able to continue delivering our excellent quality of specialist, palliative care for people in the local community. Your support makes such a difference! With particular thanks to our business steering group, organising committee and volunteers. The event wouldn’t have happened without you.”