Terena Young - Sedgemoor & Mendip

Terena comes from a fundraising background having worked for Barnardo’s for eighteen years and, prior to that, for ActionAid in Chard. Terena originally joined St. Margaret's as the Community Fundraiser for West Somerset a year ago, but she has recently moved to the Sedgemoor area. She says "I have loved being a part of the St. Margaret’s Hospice Fundraising Team over the past year - it’s a wonderful charity close to my heart. I’m now looking forward to building relationships across Sedgemoor, and meeting everyone who supports St. Margaret’s in their tremendous fundraising effort."

To contact Terena: 07736886183 | [email protected]-hospice.org.uk

Calista Renault - Taunton Deane

Calista comes from a business development background of fifteen years. Her commercial experience includes IT sales and Global business development. Over the years she has volunteered for several charities to help launch campaigns and raise funds. She joined the St Margaret’s Community Fundraising Team in September 2017.

Calista said “St Margaret’s is a very special place. Everyone is welcoming, friendly and helpful. I enjoy meeting people from all walks of life and getting to know them. I am deeply touched by their stories. I am delighted to be a part of St. Margaret’s Hospice, a cause close to my heart ”

To contact Calista: [email protected]

Victoria Poole - South Somerset

Victoria has recently moved to St. Margaret's Fundraising Team after working for St. Margaret's Retail Team. She has been a volunteer for St. Margaret's Hospice since she was a teenager, when she helped in the shops and at fundraising events. After completing a History and Politics degree at the University of Sheffield, she took up a temporary position in the St. Margaret's Children's Shop in Taunton, before moving to a permanent position as Manager of the Wiveliscombe shop.

Victoria said "I thoroughly enjoyed my time working in St. Margaret's Wiveliscombe shop and will miss my wonderful volunteers and customers, but I am very excited to be starting in the Fundraising Team where I have been warmly welcomed by everyone at the hospice. I hope to build on my previous experience working as a fundraising intern for Breast Cancer Care, and really expand our Yeovil fundraising. I am looking forward to a new challenge in a new area!"

To contact Victoria: 07736886190 | [email protected] 

Susan Bickle - Fundraising Volunteer Coordinator

Susan joined the St. Margaret's Fundraising Team in June 2017 following a long career in Community Development, where she specialised in safeguarding and ‘hard to reach groups’. Having been a volunteer since the age of 13, to the present day, with a background in managing volunteers for local government and Dorset Police, Susan has a good understanding of the benefits of volunteering to both the individual and the host organisation, and has worked with volunteers aged from 11 to 92 !

Susan said “Having recently moved to Somerset, I am delighted to find myself working for such an amazing charity – where the hard work and dedication of our volunteers is truly awe inspiring. We definitely try to put the Fun into Fundraising and I am so looking forward to growing our Volunteer Team  over the coming months."

To contact Susan: 07736886145 | [email protected]