Entries by Jesse Cambridge

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BLOG: Caring for homeless people at end of life

  “You will let me stay here, won’t you?” Many of us buy the Big Issue or help homeless people by taking part in a soup run, but when it comes to being homeless at the end of life… what then? At St Luke’s, we believe everyone should be able to access specialist care when […]

BLOG: Memory Jars help cherish precious memories

When we lose someone close, memories are more precious than ever. They help us feel connected, and cherishing them is an important part of celebrating a loved one’s life. Creating a memory jar for your written memories and messages can be so helpful and that’s why we have our St Luke’s memory jars. They are […]

BLOG: Brian Pollard on painting his Elmer for St Luke’s

Bold, bright and a real delight – that’s Elmer’s Big Parade, coming to Plymouth in July 2019. Last month, we shared with you news about this exciting St Luke’s project with Wild in Art and Andersen Press, which will see 40 unique Elmer the Elephant sculptures form a colourful, enchanting and educational trail across our […]

BLOG: Rockfest raises record amount

Rock not only raised the roof but an amazing amount for St Luke’s at the recent annual live music extravaganza at Crash Manor in Plymouth. The two-day event saw 20 bands, including Rusty Angels and Funky Munks, play for no fee, attracting a big crowd and resulting in £12,635 raised to help us continue caring […]

BLOG: Ladies get glowing for St Luke’s Neon Midnight Walk

Two ladies with treasured memories of loved ones will be among those getting their glow on to celebrate the life of someone special at our Neon Midnight Walk on 21 July. Julie Barton will be striding the streets alongside friend Diana Powell. Julie was a long-serving member of the team at Toshiba and is joining […]

BLOG: Morrisons makes a difference

When a young child is facing the loss of a parent, it’s so important to communicate with them in a sensitive, age-appropriate way – it can make a big difference to the way they process what’s happening and come to terms with their loss in the longer term. So it was wonderful when the Morrisons […]

BLOG: Remember with Patches

When young children are facing the loss of a loved one, communicating with them in a sensitive, open and age-appropriate way can make a big difference to the way they process what’s happening and come to terms with their loss in the longer term. That’s why St Luke’s, caring for more and more parents of […]