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Acorns Chairman awarded MBE in King’s Birthday Honours

The Chairman of Acorns Children’s Hospice, Mark Hopton has been awarded an MBE in the King’s Birthday Honours, in recognition of his services to education, healthcare and charities in the West Midlands.

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The flash mob at Acorns Tewkesbury.

Spine-tingling moment 60 flash mob singers came to superstore

This was the magical spine-tingling moment when around 60 singers took shoppers by surprise as they suddenly burst into song in a giant flash mob at the official opening of Acorns new charity superstore in Tewkesbury.

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Acorns Children's Hospice at Birmingham Pride 2024

Acorns proud to be stronger together at Birmingham Pride 2024

For the first time ever Acorns Children’s Hospice joined one of the biggest and most important LGBTQ+ festivals in the UK – and it was a spectacular success.

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Verity Sheldon

Touching tribute in memory of brave Verity

An emotional one-minute applause was held at Walsall FC’s final game of the season to remember a girl who died after a brave two-year battle against cancer.

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A woman holds a little girl in her arms, who is smiling

Laila’s story

“When you get help from Outreach, you don’t need to worry and it’s amazing. I have the confidence to do other things, when before I couldn’t even leave her side.”

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Hospice charities meet MPs to highlight ‘unsustainable’ funding model

Four major palliative care charities gave oral evidence today at a Health and Social Care Committee meeting on hospice funding, describing the current funding model as ‘unsustainable’.

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Smiling girl and woman.

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