From December 25th until January 5th, we will be giving away a prize every day in the 12 Days of Christmas Raffle. You’ve got to be in it to win it, and taking part is easy – simply donate to purchase your desired amount of raffle numbers and be entered into a prize draw EVERY DAY for 12 days! Our prizes include: The Grand prize of £100 Cash, a voucher for 2 for a stay, dinner and breakfast at Headlam Hall Hotel, and a hamper including 2 bottles of Belvedere Vodka, Champagne and chocolates! A Family Night In, with a

Darlington Santa Run 2020 will be a little different this year but we ho-ho-hope you can still take part for some festive fun! Due to the ongoing coronavirus situation, we are unable to gather safely for a group run. Instead, please support your local Hospice by registering to put on the big red suit and run or walk a route of your choice on Sunday 6th December! Click here to sign up today! Adults (16+): £15Children (5-15): Standard £10Under 5s: No charge (must be accompanied by paying adult)Dogs: No charge Everyone who signs up will receive a Santa suit, or

Letter from Santa

Date: 13th December 2020

Make Christmas extra magical this year with a personalised letter from Santa! Order a letter for your little ones, delivered from the North Pole to your door in time for Christmas, and support St Teresa’s Hospice. Click here to order your personalised letter. It won’t be long until it’s here so create your letter before Sunday 13th December to ensure that your little one receives it before the big day! With just a suggested donation of £5.00 you can get a personalised letter from Santa to your Child, or for £10.00 you will also get a cuddly Elf Toy straight

Book Raffle at St T’s Home Shop Cockerton

Date: 19th December 2020

Time: 2.00pm

Win a signed copy of “That Night”, the latest novel by local Darlington author C. J. Grayson. Tickets are only £1 per strip and can be bought from the St T’s Home Shop in Cockerton. 1st Prize: Signed copy of “That Night” by C. J. Grayson2nd Prize: Signed copy of “Someone’s There” by C. J. Grayson Please note that due to the lockdown that is due to begin on 5th November the draw will now take place at St T’s Home Shop Cockerton on Saturday 19th December at 2pm. If you’ve already bought tickets, thank you, and please keep them

Shining Lights – Light up a Life 2020

Date: 20th December 2020

Time: 3.00pm

Every year we take part in the national Light up a Life appeal, offering you the opportunity to dedicate a light to someone special to you in return for a donation to St Teresa’s Hospice. The events of 2020 have shown us once again just how important it is to remember and celebrate the lives of those who are special to us. Please click here to complete and submit the form to make a donation and dedication. This year, Light up a Life will be a bit different because of the pandemic. Sadly, we will not be able to hold

Christmas From Me To You

Date: 22nd December 2020

A Virtual Christmas Fair in aid of St Teresa’s Hospice! Never has there been a time when support for small business has been more important. The same can be said for charities. With that in mind, “Christmas From Me to You” has been created to help both! This virtual Christmas Fair is designed to help promote small businesses to a broad audience from the North East and further afield. How does it work? Find us on Facebook and Instagram: @christmasme2you From Monday 12th October until Tuesday 22nd December you can browse the gift ideas from the comfort of your own

Giving To Life Tree

Date: 24th December 2020

Time: 10am-4pm Monday-Saturday, 10:30am-4pm Sunday

The Giving to Life Tree will return to Darlington’s Cornmill Centre again this year from Thursday 3rd December, offering people the chance to leave a Christmas greeting, a message to loved ones, or the opportunity to remember someone they have lost. The Tree will be open for your messages 10am-4pm Monday-Saturday and 10.30am-4pm on Sundays from December 3rd to December 24th, and will continue to stand in the Cornmill Centre into the New Year, when a non-denominational blessing service will be held before the tree is taken down. Please check here and at our Facebook page for regular updates as

Giving in Lieu of Christmas Cards

Date: 24th December 2020

Save having to write out hundreds of Christmas cards AND help your local Hospice!  Sign Santa’s beard with a Christmas message to friends and colleagues and make a donation to St Teresa’s Hospice. If you would like to take part in our ‘Giving in Lieu of Christmas Cards’ campaign we will provide you with an A3 poster for your messages to be written on, and a labelled collection box to be placed with the poster for a donation to St Teresa’s Hospice for each message. This year, you can also donate and leave a message online by clicking here Why

Unwanted Christmas Gifts

Date: 31st January 2021

Everybody receives one unwanted gift at Christmas… We are in urgent need of quality items to use as prizes for fundraising activities which we hold throughout the year. Could you donate your unwanted Christmas gifts, to be used to raise much needed funds for the Hospice? If so, please contact us on 01325 254321 or email [email protected] to arrange to drop-off your donated gift(s). Date: Sunday 31st January

Alex Spurr Silverstone Half Marathon

Date: 14th February 2021

St Teresa’s Hospice Trustee and F1 fan Alex Spurr is running the Silverstone Half Marathon on Sunday 14th February 2021. Visit to sponsor Alex and find out more. Date: Sunday 14th February Venue: Silverstone Time: 10.00am