Step into Christmas

We are challenging you to complete 12,000 steps in your most Christmassy attire to step into the festive season on Friday 1st December!

You can walk or run to complete the distance, in your own time and at your own pace. There is no registration fee and every penny you raise will make a real difference. 

We’ll even send you a FREE t-shirt as a thank you! We would love as many people as possible to join in and raise what they can to support the patients and families we care for. 

How it works

  1. Join our Facebook group and follow the instructions to register for the challenge.
  2. We’ll send you a FREE Team St Ann’s t-shirt as a thank you.
  3. Complete your 12,000 step challenge on Friday 1st of December and share your progress with our Facebook group who will support you all the way.
  4. Ask your friends, family, colleagues and neighbours to sponsor you.
  5. Don’t worry if you’re not on Facebook you can still register here or set up your JustGiving page here

If you have any questions, contact our friendly events team on 0161 498 3631 or email events@sah.org.uk

 

Winter Fair

Join us on Saturday 25th November 2023 for our Winter Fair at our Little Hulton hospice (Meadowsweet Lane, Little Hulton, Worsley, Manchester M28 0FE)

For the first time our Winter Fair has been kindly organised by our volunteer committee on behalf of St Ann’s, to help raise vital funds for the hospice.

There will be fun for all the family, including:

  • Santa’s grotto
  • Gift stalls
  • Mince pies and mulled wine
  • Festive entertainment

…And much more!

Entry is £1 (children free)

We’d love to see you there!

Light up a Life service – St Ann’s Hospice Heald Green

Join our service of remembrance at St Ann’s Hospice, Heald Green on Thursday 7th December at 7pm. Please note that this service takes place outdoors.

You’re invited to join our appeal and dedicate a light to the people close to our hearts and the memories we’ll treasure.

Make a dedication online and add a light to the online Winter Forest, along with a photo, message or memory.

When you dedicate a light online, you will be able to choose which service you would like to attend and how many places you would like.

All dedications received by the 24th November will be recorded in the 2022 Book of Honour, which will be on display at all of the services and in our hospices at Little Hulton and Heald Green next year.

If you have any questions about the Light up a Life appeal or your dedication, please contact our Fundraising Team on 0161 498 3631 or supporter@sah.org.uk.

Light up a Life service – St Peter’s Church, Hale

Join our service of remembrance at St Peter’s Church, Hale on Wednesday 6th December at 7pm.

You’re invited to join our appeal and dedicate a light to the people close to our hearts and the memories we’ll treasure.

Make a dedication online and add a light to the online Winter Forest, along with a photo, message or memory.

When you dedicate a light online, you will be able to choose which service you would like to attend and how many places you would like.

All dedications received by the 24th November will be recorded in the 2023 Book of Honour, which will be on display at all of the services and in our hospices at Little Hulton and Heald Green next year.

If you have any questions about the Light up a Life appeal or your dedication, please contact our Fundraising Team on 0161 498 3631 or supporter@sah.org.uk.

Light up a Life service – St Ann’s Hospice Little Hulton

Join our service of remembrance at St Ann’s Hospice, Little Hulton on Monday 4th December at 7pm. Please note that this service takes place outdoors.

You’re invited to join our appeal and dedicate a light to the people close to our hearts and the memories we’ll treasure.

Make a dedication online and add a light to the online Winter Forest, along with a photo, message or memory.

When you dedicate a light online, you will be able to choose which service you would like to attend and how many places you would like.

All dedications received by the 24th November will be recorded in the 2023 Book of Honour, which will be on display at all of the services and in our hospices at Little Hulton and Heald Green next year.

If you have any questions about the Light up a Life appeal or your dedication, please contact our Fundraising Team on 0161 498 3631 or supporter@sah.org.uk.

Light up a Life services – Manchester Cathedral

** PLEASE NOTE: Due to Manchester’s Christmas Parade on 3rd December, there will be road closures, parking restrictions and changes to the Metrolink timetable in effect in the city centre. All details can be found on Manchester City Council’s website here. **

 

Join one of our services of remembrance at Manchester Cathedral on Sunday 3rd December, at:

  • 1.00pm
  • 2.30pm
  • 4.00pm

You’re invited to join our appeal and dedicate a light to acknowledge the people close to our hearts and the memories we’ll treasure. 

Make a dedication online and add a light to the online Winter Forest, along with a photo, message or memory.

When you dedicate a light online, you will be able to choose which service you would like to attend and how many places you would like.

All dedications received by the 24th November will be recorded in the 2023 Book of Honour, which will be on display at all of the services and in our hospices at Little Hulton and Heald Green next year.

If you have any questions about the Light up a Life appeal or your dedication, please contact our Fundraising Team on 0161 498 3631 or supporter@sah.org.uk.

Christmas tree recycling collections

We’re working with JustHelping again this winter to collect trees from certain Greater Manchester postcodes, and welcome a donation to the hospice in return.

Postcodes covered

This year we have expanded our collection area and added 14 new postcode areas! We can now collect trees from:

M1, M2, M3, M4, M5, M6, M14, M15, M16, M17, M19, M20, M21, M22, M23, M27, M28, M30, M31, M32, M33, M38, M41, M44, M50

SK1, SK2, SK3, SK4, SK5, SK6, SK7, SK8

WA14, WA15

Register your tree

You’ll be able to register your tree collection from Tuesday 15th November 2022 until Sunday 8th January 2023 via the JustHelping website.

Collection dates

Your tree will be collected by our volunteers between 12th and 15th January 2023.

 

St Ann’s Hospice Festival Choir

This Sunday, 4th December at 7:30pm, St Ann’s Hospice Choir are holding their annual Christmas concert at Stockport Town Hall.

Tickets cost £16/£17 and are available from www.hospicechoir.org or on the night (subject to availability)