Your support makes a difference …… by playing the Cornwall Hospice Care lottery you are helping people like Pat and Keith, who unexpectedly needed our services and whose experiences Keith has shared with us here.
‘The hospice was a safety net for me at the lowest point in my life’
Keith and Pat were a devoted couple who, in Keith’s words, had their lives wrecked by cancer.
Pat was taken poorly while visiting family in Italy in February 2017, and on the 28th of April she died.
During her illness, Pat spent three days at St Julia’s Hospice and then her final 13 days at Mount Edgcumbe Hospice.
When Keith discovered that over £4 million each year needs to be raised to provide this outstanding care, he was determined to help. He has now devoted much of his spare time to keeping Pats legacy alive by helping fundraise for Cornwall Hospice Care. By doing so, Keith is helping to secure the care his family needed in those difficult times, for those who need it now and in the future.
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Hospice costs and Lottery players contribution to care.
It costs £5.3 million to provide the specialist care we offer to our patients and their families at our two hospices Mount Edgcumbe in St Austell and St Julias’s in Hayle, in the acute hospital, in care homes and in the Cornish communities.
Only 19.1% of this is funded through a contribution from Cornwall’s NHS commissioners who last year gave us £1 million.
Our amazing supporters raise the other 80.9% (£4.3 million), thank you.
The Cornwall Hospice Care Lottery returns all its profits to the charity Cornwall Hospice Care. Last year ending March 2020 this amounted to £387,112 (57%) of it’s annual income.
Our expenses total £292,937 include:
General expenses: 17%
During this year our commitment in the investment in marketing to grow the number of players saw an increase in contribution to Cornwall Hospice Care of £78,412 (25%)
Supporters of the Cornwall Hospice Care Lottery make a vital contribution to the cost of care.
Thank you for your support.