What is St Luke's Hospice?

St Luke's is a hospice which cares for people aged 18 and above throughout Sheffield who have incurable illnesses. Their aim is always to control the patients symptoms, alleviate pain, and give them the best possible quality of life – all free of charge. It costs £6 million per annum to keep St Luke's open, and government funding, via NHS trusts only provides one third of the funds required, which means the Hospice has to raise a staggering £4 million each year to provide this vital end-of-life care.

This challenge was set up by a St Luke's Supporter who has seen first hand, the amazing care given to patients through St Luke's and whilst donations are now closed we would like to thank all our donators for their wonderful contributions.

Thursday, 12 May 2011


If you're looking for May's Challenge Post - please scroll down to the next post.

I just wanted to do a quick post to update you all on how the challenge is going - I've added a little graph on the left sidebar to show a running total of the cards we've received at the Hospice - 6 weeks in and we're at 182 already so I just wanted to say a HUGE THANK YOU to everyone who has kindly supported us so far, whether it's with one card, or a box full, every card counts.  We've got our first craft fair at the end of this month, so I'll start a running total of funds raised once we start to sell your generous donations.  I thought you might like to see a few photos so you can be assured that your stuff is being received by the charity and not disappearing into a black hole....

I hope now you've found us, you'll stick with us and continue to support us and help our little challenge grow.....

Thanks again - your support means a lot to me and the charity.
Tara (aka Craftilicious) x


  1. OH thats great - love your challenges and my cards are in the post
    Lisa x

  2. Fantastic news, I love your challange blog and intend to continue making cards and sending them to you. Lots of luck in the future.

  3. So nice to see so many beautiful cards - love the variety. Can't wait to see how much the first sale raises!!

  4. That's fantastic news! You are doing a fantastic job, well done! I will be donating my cards from this challenge, but I intend to send a few together as the postage is better value that way. So pleased it's working out! :)
    Lizy x

  5. Fantastic what a response keep up the good work Luv Sue x

  6. I made two cards for this months challenge and have now posted them on to you. Looking forward to join in again.

  7. Just found your blog, very impressed, added one card, have a few more I will enter. Will be posting a parcel of 12 cards tomorrow. Caz