Meeting Ephrem in Norwich

Blog post written by Revd Canon Nick Garrard, one of the HE Trustees (as published in the Yarmouth Mercury) Recently I had a fascinating lunch at Norwich Cathedral. The jacket potato was good but the company made it really special. The special guest was Ephrem Abathun, Director of Hospice Ethiopia Ethiopia has a population of … Continue reading Meeting Ephrem in Norwich

1960s Burger & Boogie evening

What a swell party that was... and we raised over £5000 for Hospice Ethiopia! Many thanks to everyone who came to the ‘Burger & Boogie 60s-style’ night for Hospice Ethiopia on June 15th.  Now that the dust has settled we can reveal that the event raised over £5,000, which is a fabulous effort and testament … Continue reading 1960s Burger & Boogie evening

Successful fundraising in November & December 2018

We had a number of successful events to round off 2018; in particular the Big Give, which ran from 27th November to 4th December. We had hoped to raise £8,000 which meant we needed our donors to give £4,000 which would then be matched to raise £8,000. In fact, our donors gave £5,007 (£4,000 of which … Continue reading Successful fundraising in November & December 2018

Aylsham Rotary club donation

Aylsham Rotary club has raised an amazing £3000 to pay for Yohanna, a nurse at Hospice Ethiopia, to go to Hospice Africa Uganda in Kampala to study for her diploma in Palliative care. Yohanna has said the following about this fantastic opportunity: "My role as a palliative care nurse is to take greater responsibility for … Continue reading Aylsham Rotary club donation

Sharing Experience of Global Palliative Care conference

Sue and Jamie attended a fascinating one day conference in Oxford on the 23rd September, organised by Palliative Care Works, another UK registered charity that HE UK works closely with. Two of the delegates who gave presentations had been taught by Sue and Jamie in Addis Ababa in March. Sister Emebet & Dr Aklilu have received bursaries from … Continue reading Sharing Experience of Global Palliative Care conference

Masked Ball Raises £12,000 for Hospice Ethiopia!

Everyone had a ball at the much anticipated 'Wolterton Extravagant' masquerade last Saturday! Plenty of eating, drinking, dancing, and fundraising went on and we raised an astounding £12,000 for Hospice Ethiopia. Very many thanks to all those who so generously gave their time and money - it couldn't have happened without you. There was an … Continue reading Masked Ball Raises £12,000 for Hospice Ethiopia!

Trump signs up for the Wolterton Extravagant

On September 16 2017 one of Norfolk’s great country houses, Wolterton Hall, will open its doors for the Wolterton Extravagant – a charity fundraiser in aid of Hospice Ethiopia.  Alongside a champagne reception, a three-course feast and lots of live entertainment, there’s the chance to win some exclusive prizes.  And Wolterton’s very own Trump is … Continue reading Trump signs up for the Wolterton Extravagant

The Wolterton Extravagant

The ‘Wolterton Extravagant’  In aid of Hospice Ethiopia  Saturday September 16 2017, from 7.30pm. Carriages at Midnight In the Marble Room, various adjacent chambers & the grounds, of Wolterton Hall, by kind permission of  Mr Peter Sheppard & Mr Keith Day.  In the presence of The Lady Dannatt MBE, Patron. Tickets: £50 (limited numbers) – early … Continue reading The Wolterton Extravagant