Acorns Children's Hospice thanks Solihull supporters for donations over past 30 years - The Solihull Observer

Acorns Children's Hospice thanks Solihull supporters for donations over past 30 years

Solihull Editorial 31st Jan, 2018   0

THANK YOU – that’s the message from Acorns Children’s Hospice as its marks it 30th anniversary to all Solihull supporters who have raised over £5million over the years.

This year marks 30 years since the first Acorns Hospice was opened in Selly Oak then two more hospices were later opened in Walsall and Worcester.

For three decades now, Acorns has provided care and vital support to sick children from seven counties.

To mark it’s anniversary, the charity is holding ’30 days of thanking’ which began with an intensive ‘Thank You’ week from January 30 to February 2.

During the week Acorns staff, trustees and celebrities including Beverley Knight thanked those who have helped the hospices over the years.

Acorns Chief Executive, Toby Porter, said: “The only way we can begin is by offering a huge ‘thank you’ to our volunteers and supporters for their time and incredible generosity over the past 30 years.

“Our supporters have been instrumental in empowering Acorns vital services over the last 30 years and enabling us now to care for more children and families than ever before.

“There are always more people who need our help that we can reach and we continue to strive to help as many of these children and families as possible but we simply couldn’t do it without your amazing support. ”

“Whether you have popped some spare change in a tin, completed an amazing challenge, baked some cakes, supported our 57 shops, given your time in special ways or contributed with a monthly donation, this is the time to say thank you for being part of our story, part of our Acorns family.”

Acorns needs to raise nearly £10 million in public donations every year to help support sick children and their families.

For more on how to support the 30th anniversary events visit

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