Monday, 29 September 2014

Harvey, the cuddly Peace Hospice Care bear is getting ready for his debut public appearance at Watford Football Club.

On Saturday October 4th, he will be striding onto the pitch at Vicarage Road, and meeting Harry the Hornet in a pre match mascot moment to raise awareness of  Hospice Care Week.

The mascot encounter will be part of a Hospice focus that aims to reach more people who may need support from the Starlight Centre at Peace Hospice Care. It will be the first of many community appearances for Harvey the Hospice bear.

The Starlight Centre offers support, confidence building, complementary therapy and to patients with life limiting illnesses including cancer and neurological conditions.

The Starlight Centre  Occupational Therapist  Melanie Peerless and physiotherapist Sarah Thompson, will be leading the Watford squad onto the pitch for their match against Brighton.

Peace Hospice Care Executive Officer said, 'We thank Watford Football Club and the opportunity to raise awareness of our services during Hospice Care Week. We urge the community to keep supporting Peace Hospice Care and get involved with our planned activities.'

Throughout Hospice Care Week: October 6-12 Peace Hospice Care will be raising awareness of its services and taking information into the community.

Tuesday 7th October - movie night at the Hospice.Join us in the Starlight Lounge for a 6pm film, and a social evening.

Wednesday October 8th - Come and meet us from 10 - 4pm outside our Watford 2 Shop, 2 The Parade, Watford, WD17 1ED. Information on our services, fundraising and volunteering will be available.

Saturday October 11th - Come and meet us from 9am - 7pm inside Intu Shopping Centre, Watford. Information on our services, fundraising and volunteering will be available.

There are other ways to support us during Hospice Care Week.

Shake a collection box for us

Carry out a fundraising event for us

Text PHCW14 £3 to 70070 and make a difference today

Take your unwanted goods to your local Peace Hospice Care shop

Attend one of our events during Hospice Care Week

To find out more call 01923 330330.