Your Impact

At St Margaret's Hospice Care we are incredibly proud of the impact our care and support has to patients and their families across Somerset. This care and support is only possible because of the generous donations we receive from you, our local community.

Below you'll be able to see the real impact your support has...




St Margaret's strives to make each day count for patients and their families facing a life-limiting illness across Somerset. We are supported by patients and their families, staff, volunteers and supporters who make all this possible. Some of these wonderful people have been kind enough to share their stories with us...

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Anna's story

Anna shares her experience with St Margaret's and how this inspired her and her husband, Matt, to take part in our New Year's Day Dip.

Brian's story

Brian explains how the hospice supported him after the death of his beautiful wife, Carol.

Jeff's story

Jeff talks about why he enjoyed volunteering at St Margaret's Christmas Tree Collection.

Mark's Story

Mark talks about the care that his wife Julie and his family received from the hospice. Click to read more.

Merv's Story

Thanks to the Sunflower Centre Team, Merv reached his goal to play his saxophone again.

Rebecca's story

Rebecca explains how St Margaret's supported her husband, Kevin, as he reached the end of his life and how this inspired her to take part in the Santa Abseil

Andrew's story

Andrew tells us how Sunflower Centre staff helped him to finish a family heirloom and empowered him to have conversations about his illness

Carol's story

Carol explains how St Margaret's nurses cared for her beautiful wife, Dawn, at home

Dan's story

Dan shares his experiences of the hospice and how they cared for his beautiful wife, Sam

Elaine's story

Elaine's explains how the hospice cared for her daughter, Kayleigh, and continue to make a difference to her family

Helen's volunteering story

Helen tells us why she enjoys volunteering for St Margaret's and why she would encourage others to start volunteering

Jan's story

Jan explains how St Margaret's nurses supported her and her husband, John, at home in his last few months

Jess' story

A few months after her father Mike died, Jess signed up to volunteer to give something back to the hospice

John's Fundraising story

John signed up for a new challenge to start 2022 and tells us why he is using his skills to support St Margaret's

Karen's Story

Karen shares her experiences of the hospice and how they cared for her Mum, Doris

Kate's Story

Kate talks about what inspired her to take part in our New Year's Day Dip

Louise's story

Louise explains how St Margaret's has supported her through its Sunflower Centre Day Service to make memory boxes for her family

Lynne and Lesley's story

Lynne and Lesley may be twins but they were both inspired to start volunteering for different reasons.

Marlene's story

Marlene shares how coming to the Sunflower Centre at our Yeovil hospice changed her life

Neil's story

Neil talks about what inspired him to take part in St Margaret's Hospice Care's Firewalk event

Paul's story

Paul tells us how the support his mother-in-law received from St Margaret's motivated him to start fundraising

Sam's Fundraising Story

2019 Sam signed up for the challenge of a lifetime. Little did she know it would be challenging in more ways than she thought!

Sandra's Story

The hospice was a lifeline for Sandra and her family and with your support we can give patients the time and care they need

Tim's story

Tim explains how volunteering at our Burnham-on-Sea shop has given him a new purpose

Tony's care story

Tony explains how the Sunflower Centre team helped him to get his strength back so he could get the confidence to take a trip to see family

Vicki's story

Vicki tells us why she decided to volunteer for St Margaret's Hospice after returning from a European adventure

Why Andy is supporting The Big Somerset Cricket Bash

Andy explains how St Margaret's supported him through bereavement and why he is taking part in The Big Somerset Cricket Bash

Why Phil is supporting The Big Somerset Cricket Bash

Phil talks about how St Margaret's supported him through bereavement after the death of his wife, Jan, and shares why he is supporting The Big Somerset Cricket Bash

Caroline's Story

While we can’t change the inevitable, we can – with your support – give people like Caroline the time and care they need.

Ann's Story

The family of Ann Hallett share how St Margaret’s became a sanctuary for them.

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