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All media enquiries should be directed through our Marketing and Communications team, who would be pleased to help with providing information about our vital work for children and their families. Whether you would like to arrange to interview one of our spokespeople, would like more information about our work or a comment about the sector – our team would be pleased to help.

Kate Barber - 07889 565 241
comms@demelza.org.uk

  • cyclist 09 AUG

    Cyclists raise more than £9,000

    A team of 30 cyclists raised over £9,000 for Demelza as part of Ride 46 and Ride 100 London!

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  • Work in their Shoes logo 08 AUG

    Work in their Shoes with Vin - Garden

    Our Deputy Chief Executive, Lavinia, spends a Work in their Shoes day with our Gardening Team.

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    Work In Their Shoes with Sophie - Events Team

    Go behind the bubbles with Sophie as she spends the day with our Events Team

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  • _SJM0524 17 JUL

    Demelza celebrates 15 years of outstanding care in East Sussex

    The party recognised the huge contribution of volunteers, local businesses and supporters over the last 15 years

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  • Sittingbourne_121 17 JUL

    Avast CEO donates his director's fee to Demelza

    Ondrej Vlcek, recently appointed Chief Executive Officer of Avast, has generously donated 100% of his director's fee to support the ...

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  • Bubble Rush 12 JUL

    Thousands enjoy Bubble Rush in Eltham

    Once again, our amazing fundraising team pulled off a hugely successful and enjoyable Bubble Rush event at Avery Hill Park....

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  • IMG_4002 03 JUL

    Eltham Summer Party - Richard Jones

    Lance Corporal Richard Jones, the only magician to ever win Britain’s Got Talent, performed a spectacular routine to our children ...

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  • Ryan 02 JUL

    Children's Hospice Grant

    Our CEO, Ryan Campbell, comments on the Children's Hospice Grant update announced in Parliament last night.

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  • bethany_thumb 22 JUN

    Bethany's story

    "We can’t fault the support that we’ve had from Demelza, and still receive. They were so attentive and supportive, and ...

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  • APPG_thumb 19 JUN

    Demelza's CEO calls on government to commit to increase funding for children's hospices

    Demelza’s Chief Executive, Ryan Campbell CBE, is calling on the government to guarantee more funding for children’s hospices across the ...

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  • Memory Making 14 JUN

    Why memory making is important for grieving families

    Memories reaffirm that loved ones will go on living in our hearts and minds, and that they will always be ...

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  • robin monty 10 JUN

    Skating legend Robin Cousins visits Demelza

    Robin Cousins visits Demelza with therapy dog, Monty, to meet families and staff.

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  • book_thumb 08 JUN

    Eight books to comfort a bereaved sibling

    Books and storytelling are a powerful way for children to relate to their situation, and to be able to fully ...

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  • Felicity_thumb 06 JUN

    Felicity shares her experiences for #VolunteersWeek

    "By giving a few hours of you time to help children and their families, you do feel that you are ...

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  • Cultural diversity_600x600 01 JUN

    Cultural diversity within bereavement at Demelza

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  • MM_thumb 30 MAY

    Millie Mae's story

    "Demelza helped make a hard time that little bit more special, just by allowing us those five days to be ...

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  • Sam_thumb 25 MAY

    Sam's story

    "The Bereavement Suite was amazing – it gave us the opportunity to take stock of what had happened, and we ...

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  • Lucy_thumb 24 MAY

    Lucy's story

    "Our time with Lucy in the bereavement suite gave us the break that we needed to get our heads around ...

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  • 600x600 celeb image 22 MAY

    Bereavement Suite Appeal launched to help grieving families

    Today, we launch our appeal to raise the £25,000 needed to refurbish the bereavement suites at our hospice in Eltham, ...

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  • 600x600_support_parent 19 MAY

    Six ways to support a grieving parent

    For Dying Matters Week, we’ve prepared some insights and words of wisdom from bereaved parents to help others make it ...

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