Actress urges people to get behind hospice appeal

Caroline Quentin with nursing staff. Picture: St Peter's Hospice.

Caroline Quentin with nursing staff. Picture: St Peter's Hospice. - Credit: St Peter's Hospice

An actress has urged people to dig deep and support a hospice during the winter period. 

Caroline Quentin leant her support to St Peter’s Hospice’s When It Matters Most appeal, a year-long fundraising campaign to help the charity plug a £2million shortfall. 

Mrs Quentin  was voted out of the BBC television series Strictly Come Dancing on November 21. 

She became a patron for the Room To Care appeal in 2017 and helped the charity raise £7million for an inpatient unit, which opened the following year.

She said: “As you know I’ve been a keen supporter of St Peter’s Hospice for a long time and because of Covid and going into the second lockdown the hospice is really struggling and having to close down beds.  

“We are £2million short of what we need to keep the place running. Please can you keep giving to the wonderful St Peter’s Hospice, it is needed now more than ever.” 

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