Accord Hospice January E Newsletter


January E Newsletter

Welcome to the first edition of our new e-newsletter. We hope that you find it both interesting and informative. It is our intention to send this on a monthly basis to give you an overview on what is currently going on within Fundraising. We also want to stay compliant with all legislation regarding this type of communication so please let us know if you do not wish to receive future editions by clicking the link at the bottom. Hope you enjoy.

For full information and all the news from ACCORD please visit our website www.accordhospice.org.uk

World Cup Sweepstake Kits

All football fans will of course, be aware of the World Cup taking place this summer in South Africa. Following the great success over the past three years of our Giant Christmas Cards with workplaces and sports clubs, we have produced a large sweepstake card which we are sure will prove popular. Each card wil raise £44 for the Hospice as there is a prize of either a M & S or Provan Sports voucher for each lucky winner. If you would like a free Kit for either your workplace or club/organisation please contact us on 0141 581 2000 or fundraising@accord.org.uk

Swing In Spring 19th March

We have been fortunate to secure the services of Jim McMail, one of the foremost entertainers on the Scottish circuit. Jim is bringing his Tribute To The Rat Pack featuring the music of Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jnr to the David Lloyd Club on Friday 19th March. There will also be a tribute to the 60’s featuring Tom Jones and Cliff Richard. Tickets cost ing £20 each including a buffet supper. are available on 0141 581 2000 or fundraising@accord.org.uk . Hope to see you there.

Pampered Chef Evening 24th March

This event is taking place in our Resource Centre at the Hospice. The main event will be a cookery demonstration and alight snack plus two glasses of wine will be provided. Tickets cosing £5 are available on 0141 581 2000 or fundraising@accord.org.uk

Jura Weekend 16th – 18th April

This hillwalking challenge was introduced into our calendar last year and proved to be a most enjoyable weekend for everyone taking part. The challenge involves two nights under canvas, the first in the grounds of the distillery and the second on the beach at Loch Tarbert. The Saturday involves a breathtaking trek through the valley close to each summit of the Paps of Jura and the Sunday morning is spent walking along the shoreline. Mimimum sponsorship is £125 and this includes accomodation food and ferry costs. You do not need to be super-fit to do this. it is well within most peoples capability. Just let us know if you would like to come . Sponsoship kits will be available to help you raise the funds required are available on 0141 581 2000 or fundraising@accord.org.uk

Ladies Lunch 25th April

This event has been long-established in our Fundraising Calendar and we are delighted to announce that this year the Guest Speaker is Scottish actress Jane McCarry who has also been building a reputation on the Scottish speaker circuit. Jane will be well- known to many of you as Isa Drennan on the hit BBC comedy series Still Game. The lunch is being held in the Glynhill Hotel and tickets cost £28 each. Please contact us on 0141 581 2000 or fundraising@accord.org.uk for further information.


We have a number of collections coming up over the next few months and we are always looking for volunteers to assist. Please let us know if you have a couple of hours to spare and would like to help with these.

Thanks for your support. Until the next time…

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