Hannah and her dad at her wedding

Taking on the South Coast Challenge

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Hannah is walking 100km from Eastbourne to Arundel to fundraise in memory of her dad Gerry and her friend Bob, who were both cared for by Martlets. Hannah talks about the care her dad received from our community nursing team. 

David Fuller and nurse picking flowers

Flower Power

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David is a 90-year-old patient staying on Martlets’ inpatient unit (IPU) and was once head gardener for Sir Winston Churchill. He wanted to enjoy Martlets’ gardens one last time (before building works began on site).

The Sally Army ready for the trek

The ‘Sally Army’

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When Sally became terminally ill with cancer, her friends and loved ones formed the ‘Sally Army’ to look after her and her family. They were there to support each other during the toughest of times.

Grant, who works in our fundraising team, in the sunset

Why I work for Martlets’ fundraising team

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Martlets cared for Grant’s Mum and his friends which inspired him to volunteer at the Hospice. He now works full-time for Martlets’ fundraising team. Grant explains what his job entails, and why Martlets is such a rewarding place to work. 

Grant and his mum and sister

Caring for Gladys

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Martlets cared for Grant’s mum Gladys who was an outpatient at the Hospice. Martlets also supported Grant as her full-time carer at home. Grant shares his experience of caring for his mum and explains how Martlets offered support. 

Inside our Church Street shop for Volunteers Week

Celebrating Volunteers’ Week 1–7 June

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Volunteers' Week is an annual celebration of the contribution millions of people make across the UK through volunteering. Christina, who volunteers in Martlets’ vintage shop, tells us why it’s such a rewarding experience.