The Yorkshire Post describes how one hospice has turned to a big society solution to address funding issues:
harities quickly reported a fall in donations and as a result of the property crash, the legacies many relied on plummeted in value. In the years since, just keeping afloat has been a struggle and many had to put plans for expansion on hold.
Not at St Michael’s, the hospice set in picturesque grounds overlooking the Crimple Valley viaduct in Harrogate. Instead of going back to the drawing board, the staff ploughed on and have just announced they have achieved every single one of their ambitions almost 18 months ahead of schedule. For the staff, the success is a personal pride, but they also know it might give hope to other organisations looking to improve their services.
Read the full article here.