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Light up a Life

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Remember someone special this Christmas
 
This Christmas we invite you to remember a loved one by dedicating a light on the Tree of Lights. You’ll receive a personalised Light up a Life card for your dedication (these are sent out after Remembrance Sunday). Your donation will help care for seriously ill people and their families. There’s no minimum donation and anyone can dedicate a light – you don’t need to have a connection to the hospice.

Dedicate a light by clicking here.
 
Light up a Life services
 
The Tree will be lit at our special dedication services, when hundreds of white lights will shine for loved ones being remembered. You don’t need to attend a service to dedicate a light, but if you’d like to attend please request tickets when you dedicate your light. Please note that tickets are issued on a ‘first come, first served’ basis as space is limited, and will be sent out after Remembrance Sunday.  The hospice services are outdoors, standing only. Refreshments are available after each service.
 
Friday 7 December 6.30pm, Wakefield Hospice (outdoor service)      
Saturday 8 December 4.00pm, Wakefield Hospice (outdoor service)
Sunday 9 December 2.00pm, Wakefield Cathedral  
Sunday 9 December 5.00pm, Wakefield Cathedral  
 
Book of Blessings
 
The name of each person being remembered will appear in the Book of Blessings which will be displayed at the hospice and cathedral until Twelfth Night. A limited number of copies are available for those unable to view the Book at the hospice or cathedral. Please ensure we receive your dedication by 30 November for it to appear in alphabetical order. After that, dedications will appear in the back of the book.
 
Home pack
 
For an additional donation you can order a pack with a Light up a Life badge, candle, prayer and readings for you to participate at home. 

Dedicate a light by clicking here.
 

Thank you
 
Your donation will help provide the highest quality care for people with life-limiting illness. With your help, the hospice will care for around 300 inpatient admissions and 3,000 day therapy attendances next year. Three quarters of the hospice’s funding comes from charitable sources and these services are only available because of your generosity. Last year the Light up a Life appeal raised £32,700 which helped pay for 1,308 hours of nursing care. Thank you.   

 
Our Light up a Life appeal is kindly supported by Arriva Yorkshire Ltd  
Many thanks to Consort Healthcare for their help in providing our Tree of Lights