Remembering a Loved One With St Gemma’s

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Giving In Memory

As you are visiting this page, we would like to offer you our sympathy. Whether you have recently lost a loved one, or been bereaved long ago, St Gemma’s is always here for you. If you would like any support at this difficult time, please contact our Bereavement support Team on 0113 218 5500, or read more about how we can help you at www.st-gemma.co.uk/bereavement-support.

Celebrating the life of someone you have lost is a way to continue your relationship with them. They may not be physically with you, but through your connection and love for them they will be with you forever. 

Remembering your loved one will be as unique and special as they were. There are many ways you can support St Gemma’s in their memory, which are outlined below. If you are inspired to celebrate your loved one in any of these ways, then thank you. Your support of St Gemma’s will help local patients and families when facing a terminal diagnosis. 

If you want any advice or support on giving in memory, please contact Grace by calling 0113 218 5506, or emailing grace.harper@st-gemma.co.uk.

Funeral Collections

You may like to invite family and friends to donate to St Gemma’s in lieu of funeral flowers. We can arrange a personalised collection box or notice and donation envelopes to have at the funeral.

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How we communicate with you

As a valued supporter we really want to keep you posted about news and events across St Gemma’s and to share how your support benefits local patients and their families. We will contact you for administrative purposes regarding this interaction. We will usually send you information by post; if you would also like to receive email updates please let us know. If you wish to change how we send you information or choose not to hear from us at all, there are a variety of ways you can do this. Ring us on 0113 218 5555, email supportercare@st-gemma.co.uk or update your preferences online at www.st-gemma.co.uk/mydata. For further information on how we use and store your details please visit www.st-gemma.co.uk/privacy. We will never sell your personal information.

Coronavirus restrictions may be impact your plans for arranging a funeral. You can download our practical guide to help you through the process of organising a funeral during the pandemic.

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You can make a donation to the Hospice in someone’s name, either as a one-off gift or a monthly direct debit.

Memory Pages

Set up a Memory Pages for your loved one, as a permanent digital tribute site where you can share photos and videos, write memories and stories of their life, and even light virtual candles or leave gifts.

Whether you’re using your Memory Page to collect donations in lieu of funeral flowers or because you want to combine your fundraising in one place, our team is here to support you through the process.

More ways to remember your loved one with St Gemma’s

Request donations in memory of your loved one instead of, or in addition to, having flowers at a funeral.

Celebrate or commemorate a day that is special to you by sponsoring that day of patient care

A gift in your will is a special way to keep the memory of your loved one alive and provide care to future generations.

Dedicate a beautiful glass brick bearing the name of someone special on the Walls of Light at the Hospice.

Dedicate a beautiful limited-edition handcrafted iron flower in memory of a loved one.

Making a regular monthly donation to St Gemma’s will help cherish the memory of your loved one.

Dedicate a hand-engraved copper leaf to a loved one. Each leaf hangs on the Tree of Life in the Hospice memory garden.

Each December, the appeal provides an opportunity to dedicate a light and pay tribute to someone special.

Add a dedication to our online memory wall to share precious memories of your loved one.