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Light Up A Life

Honour someone special this Christmas
Give in memory or in celebration of a loved one



visit the Photo Wall

Watch our Online Celebration

As Christmas approaches and we make plans to create new new magical memories. While we celebrate all that is new, we understand the need for time to reflect and celebrate those who have impacted on our lives.
Whether you dedicate in memory of a loved one or want to thank and honour someone still in your life, you can dedicate a light on our Hospice tree.
In return for your donation you will receive a personalised handwritten card with the name of the person you are honouring, to display in your home or to gift. You will also receive a ribbon, which you will be welcome to tie to a new outdoor display at St John’s or add to your own tree at home.
This year, if you make your dedication online you will have the option to upload your own photograph and message to add to our brand new Photo Wall. This is a wonderful way to make your dedication shine brighter and share with others in celebrating your loved one.

This year we have decided to replace our book of remembrance with the online picture wall. If you have made a dedication and would still like to add a picture and message, please send the details to [email protected] and and we will add these in January 2021. Please note it could take a few days for your picture to appear online

Your dedications help create unforgettable memories

In December last year, In the midst of Christmas trees and decorations there was a different Christmas experience taking place as staff from across the Hospice banded together to bring the beach experience to Sep and his wife Margaret.

Sep wanted to take his wide to Morecambe Promenade one more and unfortunately wasn’t well enough for a day trip. We granted this wish creating their own bespoke experience here at the hospice so Sep and Margaret could share an unforgettable time together on the run up to Christmas.

I donated in honour of…

St John's Hospice Light Up A Life 2020 - donations

Join our ONLINE celebration event

We proudly held our first Virtual Light Up a Life Celebration event on Friday, bringing together our community to hear the contributed pieces of music, readings and stories as we reflect and remember our loved ones. If you missed the event you can still view from the comfort of your own home by clicking below. Thank you to everyone who has supported this year.

WAtch our Online Celebration

Supporting you this season

The festive season can be a difficult time for many adults, children and young adults who have been bereaved. If you, a friend or family member need a little advice on ways of coping this Christmas please download our ‘Supporting you this season guide’.
We have also added a template for you to print out and write, colour or decorate your ‘light bulb moment’ for 2020. This may be a reflective thought, a moment of happiness or plans for the future.



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