Farleigh Hospice is a charity in Chelmsford which provides care for those who are suffering from limiting illnesses. They also support those who have been bereaved. All services are free of charge. They organise fund raising events throughout the year.
- Chelmsford: Farleigh Hospice, North Court Road, Chelmsford, CM1 7FH
- Maldon: Bentalls Complex, Colchester Road, Heybridge, Maldon. CM9 7NW
- Tel: 01245 457300
- Charity Registration Number: 284670
They are also always looking for volunteers to help out across a wide range of roles and often have job vacancies too.
Walk For Life and Santa Fun Runs
Farleigh arrange regular events to raise money including the Walk for Life, Cup of Care, Open Gardens and Santa Fun Run.
Every year Farleigh organise a Santa Fun Run through Chelmsford. Runners dress up in Father Christmas costumes and run through Central Park in Chelmsford and along Maldon Promenade.
The run is 4km around Central Park in Chelmsford, and Farleigh provides the Santa costumes for adult runners.
This is a great sight to see for spectators and also raises money for a good cause. If you would like to participate and help raise money for charity then you can register by calling 01245 457408. Registration is £10 for adults and £5 under 16 year olds.
See http://www.farleighhospice.org for all their fundraising events.