This summer you’re invited to remember and celebrate a loved one by dedicating a sunflower marker in their name in aid of St Elizabeth Hospice.
The name of your loved one will be written on a sunflower marker and planted in wooden wheelbarrows in the Hospice’s garden, creating a sea of colour, in return for a donation to the hospice.
The sunflowers will be planted and displayed from 8th August through until 31st August and anyone is welcome to come along in this time to see them and enjoy the Hospice’s beautiful garden.
On Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th August there be two special Sunflower Memories remembrance services held at the hospice in Foxhall Road, Ipswich at 3pm. After the service there will be refreshments available and the first opportunity to see all the dedicated sunflowers on display in the wheelbarrows.
Once the event is finished, the sunflowers will be available to collect from the hospice reception between 1st – 31st September 2015.
Pauline Donkin, the hospice’s fundraising development manager, said: “Anyone is welcome to make a donation and dedicate a sunflower in memory of their loved one, whether they were cared for by the Hospice or not.
“Our beautiful garden will host hundreds of little wooden sunflowers; all displaying the names of loved ones who are no longer with us, in wooden wheelbarrows kindly donated to us by the Ipswich Lion’s Club.
“All the money we raise from the donations towards the sunflowers will go towards providing vital care and support to more than 2,000 patients and their families every year.”
If you would like to take part in Sunflower Memories, please contact the fundraising team on 01473 723600 or click here to find out more