Run for Charity
Why Not Run One of the Coastal Events and Raise Money to Support People in Hospice Care At The Same Time?
We are proud to have Hospice North Shore as our charity partner for the Cargo Plus Coastal Challenge. Hospice North Shore provides compassionate, specialist care to people who are dying, while supporting their families and caregivers. Anyone living with a life-limiting condition such as heart failure, motor-neurone disease, multiple sclerosis (MS) or cancer may benefit from Hospice care.
The majority of people are cared for in their homes, where they feel most comfortable. But this can be an incredibly stressful time, emotionally and physically for everyone involved. Hospice Community Nurses visit homes and spend time with the patient and family, assessing their needs, monitoring medical needs and offering advice and support. They know they are not alone. Hospice believes that the end of life is an important stage and should be every bit as meaningful as those that came before, and therefore deserves a great deal of effort to make that time as pain-free and dignified as possible.
Hospice services are provided free of charge to patients and their families but, between them, they need to raise nearly $5 million a year to continue offering these vital services.
By ‘Running for Hospice’ you will be supporting people in the North Shore who need Hospice care.
It’s easy to ‘Run for Hospice’. Create your own on-line fundraising page, then tell your friends and family about your challenge and ask them for their support. Then enjoy your Cargo Plus Coastal Challenge knowing you are making a real difference! Hospice will support you all the way.
"We don’t know how we could have gone through the difficult time if not for Hospices help" - Joan (family member)
"Having the reassurance from Hospice gives you the confidence to live your life" - Maurice (patient)
Could Your Relay Team Be This Year's "Coastal Charity Champion"?
Run for Hospice for the ‘Coastal Charity Champions’ title. Enter a relay team to go up against the Hospice Hobblers. Just like The Warehouse Albany, Pak ‘n Save Albany & Wairau Park and BNZ Partners did in 2016.
Your Cargo Plus Coastal Challenge team will receive a point for every dollar raised for Hospice, which will be added to your relay team’s placing on the day. The more money your team raises for Hospice North Shore, the greater the chances of your team winning the title.
The team with the highest combine score will be crowned ‘Coastal Charity Champions’ for the year.
If you have any questions about Running for Hospice, contact Carol Herbert at Hospice North Shore 09 486 1688.