Considering a bigger gift?

Whether you are an individual, trust or foundation, making a big gift to St Elizabeth Hospice is a great way to be a part of shaping the future of Hospice care for patients and their families across East Suffolk and South East Norfolk.

It costs £9.1 million a year to run the Hospice, with almost three quarters of that figure coming from the local community.

Big gifts can make a big difference, here are just a few ways your donations can help:

  • £5,200 could provide the costs of an average stay for a patient on the inpatient unit
  • £20,000 could pay for a bed on the inpatient unit for nearly 6 weeks
  • £55,000 could fund a Hospice at Home nurse for a year
  • £79,000 could run all our day services across East Suffolk and South Norfolk for 14 days
Making a large gift is a big decision and we would welcome the opportunity to show you first hand the difference your support can make.

Visits can be arranged at your convenience to our sites to discuss ways in which your gift will help. Whether it is a single big gift or a pledge over a period of years, every pound helps us to make a difference.

If you would like to talk to someone about making a bigger gift, please email

How your gift can help our patients and their families:

Jason Vine’s wife and mother-of-two, Sam, was cared for on the Inpatient Unit at the Hospice. He said: “My wife Sam was cared for in the Inpatient Unit for just one day. She was 38. It made the hugest difference to us as a family and we will be eternally grateful for such a wonderful support.”

John Smyth and his wife Pate have been visited by Community Clinical Nurse Specialist Team Leader, Pauline Douglas, since he underwent treatment for bowel cancer. Mr Smyth said: “The Care and support Pauline and the St Elizabeth Hospice team have given us has been amazing. I was in a bad way when she first visited and she sorted me out. Pauline made lots of phonecalls on my behalf to sort out practical things like my blue badge and made sure I had the clinical help I needed.”