Feb 25, 2015

Gog Magog LogoGolfers from the Cambridge based GOG MAGOG Golf Club have raised an amazing total of £7,750 for EACH in 2014.

EACH were chosen as the charity for both the Captain and the Lady Captain at the club in 2014. It costs £5,300 every day to pay for the services and care EACH provide in a day across Cambridgeshire, both at the Milton hospice, at families’ homes and in the community. The money raised by the golf club will more than pay for a whole day of care for those Cambridgeshire children, young people and their families receiving support from EACH.

Most of the funds were raised by a charity day at the club plus individual donations from members and friends throughout the year.

The EACH Pay for a Day scheme encourages groups and organisations to raise the £5,300 needed every day to keep services and care running in the county free of charge for children, young people and their families who live with life-threatening conditions. The chosen day for the GOG MAGOG Golf Club to fund is Wednesday 25th February.

EACH was the obvious choice for my Captains year. I met a young boy while I was receiving treatment for an illness and he told me about how EACH had helped him and also his family. I understood the importance of care and understanding for the whole family and this resonated with me as my children struggled with my illness.

I am thrilled we have raised enough money to fund a day at the Milton hospice, where I recently had a very enjoyable and informative visit. I found a happy and relaxed environment run by very professional and caring staff.

Owen Scott-Reid, Captain in 2014 for GOG MAGOG Golf Club

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  • I can’t imagine what it would have been like. Nobody should have to, every family should be offered the support we were, and are still getting Claire, Jacob’s mum
  • When we first heard about the hospice we were apprehensive because we didn’t know what to expect. When we got there we realised it was a lovely place where Renee would be well looked after, and we would be able to have a much-needed break. Stacy, Renee’s mum
  • EACH has helped us keep Stanley’s memory alive. And allows us to look to the future Brad, Stanley's Dad
  • We arrived at the hospice feeling scared and alone. We had so many questions – they answered them all and more. Claire, Jacob’s mum
  • It’s been a great opportunity to meet other parents in a similar situation, something that doesn't really happen anywhere else. Helen, William’s mum
  • EACH helps us to create lovely memories and has played an important part in all of our lives, not just Lucy’s. Heather, Lucy’s mum
  • Children like Lucy don’t get the opportunity to go to sleepovers or to their friends for tea, so the interaction she has at the hospice is priceless. Heather, Lucy’s mum
  • EACH supports families when they’re at their absolute lowest, helping them to come to terms with their child’s illness, losing them and beyond Brad, Stanley's Dad
  • I didn’t realise hope was a gift until I became a mum. My little boy taught me many things and that was one of them Claire, Jacob’s mum
  • I really love going to the hospice. I’ve made friends there and get to do loads of fun stuff. Renee
  • EACH helped us with coping mechanisms and special ways of remembering Stanley. Brad, Stanley's Dad
  • The play specialists are excellent and I also get inspiration from the activities they organise. Heather, Lucy’s mum
  • Renee loves going to The Treehouse, but it’s great that care staff are also able to visit us at home too. Stacy, Renee’s mum
  • We are also supported by the 24/7 True Colours nurses and it’s so reassuring knowing we can call on them whenever we need support or advice Helen, William’s mum

The Treehouse

St. Augustine’s Gardens,
Ipswich, IP3 8NS


Church Lane, Milton,
Cambridge, CB24 6AB

The Nook

Pigot Lane, Framingham Earl
Norfolk, NR14 7PX