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Local charity wins top award

by Charlie Bond

Local charity wins top award

Leading provider in specialist palliative and end of life care, ellenor was named ‘Care Charity of the Year’ at the Kent Charity 2018 Awards, which recognises the outstanding contribution charities and voluntary groups undertake to make the lives of others better.

The award recognises the Hospice’s commitment to its patients and their families in delivering high quality care and support when it is needed most. ellenor was shortlisted alongside the Kent Autistic Trust and Pilgrims Hospices.

Claire Cardy, ellenor’s Chief Executive said: “We are thrilled and deeply honoured to win ‘Care Charity of the Year’ and to be recognised that our personalised approach to care is making such a difference to people’s lives.

I am incredibly proud of the whole team and I would like to thank the staff and volunteers for everything they do.  They help us to deliver the highest quality care to our patients and their families and this award recognises their work tirelessly supporting others behind the scenes.  My special thanks also goes to our faithful and committed supporters, who enable us to raise the necessary funds to provide our services free of charge to patients and their families”.