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PRIMROSE HOSPICE: Sporting’s Charity of the Year

Bromsgrove Sporting are delighted to announce that Primrose Hospice has been chosen to be the club’s Charity of the Year for the 2018/19 season.

Primrose Hospice fundraiser Anna Wilson commented: “On behalf of everyone here at Primrose Hospice, we are absolutely delighted that Bromsgrove Sporting FC have chosen Primrose Hospice to be your Charity of the Year!

“We are really looking forward to working with such a great and incredibly popular local football club such as yourselves over the coming season.”

Bromsgrove Sporting chairman Mike Burke commented: “On behalf of every at Bromsgrove Sporting Football Club, I would like to welcome Primose Hospice as our favoured charity of the year.

“Bromsgrove Sporting is a community club and, as such, we are honoured to support Primrose Hospice, who do so much to help the people of Bromsgrove.”

Anna was in attendance at our 5-1 victory over Aylesbury United, where she met players and management staff before the game.

The above picture, from left to right, shows manager Bren Kelly, captain and defender Craig Jones, midfielder Charlie Dowd, Primrose’s Anna Wilson, striker Cameron Peters, midfielder Jack Cresswell and assistant manager Andy Mason.

Primrose Hospice is an independent charity, offering free care, advice and support to patients living with life limiting illnesses and their families, living in North East Worcestershire. It currently costs over £1.75 million per year to run all the hospice services, with just 14.6% of our funding coming from the NHS.

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The Primrose Hospice are honoured to be able to support patients with life limited illnesses and their families, providing them with the care and support they need during difficult times.

Each year, it supports almost 1,000 people living in North East Worcestershire. All its services are provided free of charge and are aimed at helping patients ‘Live Well’ and ensure they have choices regarding their care.

Primrose cares for people with compassion, kindness, dignity and respect, in its Day Hospice and through our nurse led Clinics. It supports families, including children during a person’s illness and into bereavement.

Primrose believe it still has a way to go, as too many people in our community are not receiving the care they want or need at the end of their life.

For more information on Primrose Hospice and its work, visit http://www.primrosehospice.org/home

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