Demelza Hospice Care for Children, Kent

It’s About Life.


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Caring for thousands of families across the south east since 1998.

Demelza is here to help you and your family cope with the fear, challenges and complexities of having a seriously ill child - from diagnosis, during day to day family life, times of crisis and through bereavement.

An extraordinary place for incredible families

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Go the extra mile and be a part of #TeamDemelza to ensure we can continue to help families build precious memories together when time is short.

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Demelza must raise over £10.5 million every year to be able to provide vital care to families across the south east of England.

Demelza Hospice Care for Children Sensory Garden 22 Nov

Tesco Groundworks funds new Sensory Garden for our Kent hospice

We proudly opened our new Sensory Garden this week, after 11 months of labour intensive work from over 50 volunteers....

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Choir In Church 20 Nov

#MakeChristmasSpecial for Demelza families this year

Christmas is a time for giving – but Demelza will be helping #MakeChristmasSpecial for the families by issuing a plea ...

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Matthew Edwards and David Mathieson, Swale Heating 06 Nov

Businesses in Kent and South East London receive awards for children's hospice charity support

Companies from across Kent and South East London were rewarded for their charity support at the annual Demelza Business Awards ...

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Demelza Maidstone 27 Oct


Mayor of Maidstone Cllr Malcolm Greer officially opened Demelza’s Shopping Outlet and Distribution Centre last week.

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Broadgate Tower Run 25th November 25Nov

Broadgate Tower Run

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Candlelight Walk & Festive Market

***SOLD OUT!*** Please call the events team on 01795 845191 or email to enquire about booking your place.

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Greenwich Carol Concert - St Alfege's Church

Join us at the beautiful St Alfege's Church in Greenwich for an evening packed full of traditional, festive carols, musical ...

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Canterbury Carol Concert

An evening of traditional carols, readings and performances featuring the Cathedral Choir.

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London Half

The new iconic half marathon from the London Marathon team!

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Dartford Half 11Mar

Dartford Half Marathon

Join #TeamDemelza and take part in the Dartford Half Marathon on Sunday 11 March.

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Brighton Marathon

Run by the sea with #TeamDemelza!

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Virgin Money London Marathon

Join #TeamDemelza at the most popular marathon in the world!

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Demelza 101 - Sittingbourne to Paris

2018 will see 100 cyclists take on the trip of a lifetime from our Sittingbourne hospice to the spectacular backdrop ...

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Wing Walk - June

Become a part of #TeamDemelza in 2018 and 'Wing It' for Demelza!

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Our Lottery is one of the simplest and sustainable ways you can support Demelza. From as a little as £2 week, you have the chance to win a whopping £25,000 on our Superdraw or 53 weekly other cash prizes with our Lotto.


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Demelza Christmas Appeal 2017

Demelza Christmas Appeal

Lucy loved Christmas. She enjoyed putting up the tree, singing carols and putting the carrot out for the reindeer.

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Share a card

Make it a very Merry Christmas for Demelza Hospice Care for Children and get in the festive spirit by sharing ...

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Tri it for Demelza

Work off those Christmas lbs and join Katherine in the Dry Tri challenge for Demelza in January.

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Kent FA appeal

Join our fantastic partnership with Kent FA, supported by Kent Schools FA, fundraising to refurbish our soft play area and ...

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