Family’s onesie walk for St Peter’s Hospice

PUBLISHED: 08:00 09 October 2015

Onesies , Trudy  Hamer with her daughters  Ellie,Stephanie and   Georgia.

Onesies , Trudy Hamer with her daughters Ellie,Stephanie and Georgia.


A family from Clevedon is encouraging people to don their onesies and walk the streets of Clevedon to raise money for St Peter’s Hospice in memory of Sam Hamer.

Trudy Hamer has organised a 7km onesie walk in memory of her husband Sam who died of lung cancer in March 2014.

Trudy and her daughters Ellie, Steph and Georgia are hoping people will join in with the fun-filled walk to raise money for the hospice which has been helping them cope after Sam’s death.

Trudy said: “St Peter’s Hospice has been a huge support to us with bereavement therapy and they were also a great help to Sam when he was ill.

“We wanted to raise some money for such a worthy cause.”

Sam’s family held a Ride4Sam in Clevedon last year when more than 2,000 cyclists pedalled 10km from Strode Road car park to Kingston Seymour and back.

The event raised £9,000 which Trudy used to pay for three chest drains for the lung cancer unit at Southmead Hospital in Bristol where Sam was treated.

Walk 4 Sam will start from St Andrew’s Church Centre, in Old Church Road, at 2pm on October 17.

Fundraisers will carry collection tins and walk down Poet’s Walk, along the seafront to the pier and then back to the church centre for a raffle, cake stall and refreshments.

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