News from ACCORD

Ryan thought of brave Mum every step

Ryan Ayr from Linwood, conquered the 26-mile Virtual Kiltwalk challenge alongside four of his best friends and is on track to raise a fantastic £16,000 for the Hospice – smashing their original fundraising target of £500. The team has raised over £7,000 and counting from generous family and friends, but their overall total is set

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ACCORD Firewalk

“A journey of a thousand miles starts with a single step”   Save the date for the hottest event of the year! Brave the heat and bare your soles and raise money for ACCORD Hospice by taking part in our fire walk for the patients and families of Renfrewshire who need our care. The event

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Ladies Lunch 2021 with Michelle McManus

ACCORD Ladies Lunch with Michelle McManus THE NORMANDY HOTEL, RENFREW SUNDAY 31st October 2021   Always a highlight in the ACCORD Hospice events calendar – the Ladies Lunch returns! Our event begins with a glass of bubbly on arrival for all the ladies to enjoy. Our resident ACCORD DJ Shuggie Wuggie will be on hand

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ACCORD Golf Day

This year, we are delighted to be hosting the ACCORD Hospice Annual golf day at Elderslie Golf Club, bringing the event to a more local setting. As with all events at the moment, we will be following Covid protocol as required.   The format is as follows;   Full use of club facilities Tea/coffee and

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Girls Night Out with Hopelessly Devoted to Dirty Dancing

*************NEW DATE FOR 2021 NOW AVAILABLE******************* We are delighted to announce that our Girls Night out with Hopelessly Devoted to Dirty Dancing has been rescheduled to Friday 10th September 2021.   Back by popular demand the the fundraising team are delighted to launch this year’s girls night out! A night filled with music from Grease

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Linda smashes her target for Hospice Care!

Linda Stark, 61, from successfully completed her own personal challenge of running the Edinburgh Marathon. Due to restrictions in place for the Pandemic, this had to be done virtually – but that didn’t stop Linda! “I’m 61, on my own and no children. I was widowed at 31 (Drew had a sudden and fatal heart

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‘I Remember’

‘I remember’: Scottish  Covid Memorial, Pollok Country Park, Glasgow Alec Finlay (artist) & Lucy Richards (designer) The memorial will honour lost loved ones and recognise the impact of the pandemic upon us all, helping to shape a culture of recuperation.  During summer 2021 we are preparing to co-create a national memorial – an artwork in Pollok Park, online publication, and installations at

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Hummus by Zoom!

Today we had another non-cook cooking session on Zoom, this time healthy Hummus. The demonstration was ably given by Joyce…such a professional and the judge on the best end product was Susan. Hummus is a bit of a work out when done by hand, no electronic gadgets to help here, just pure elbow grease! And

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This is your life – ACCORD Volunteer Lawrence

Lawrence Gilgallon, Volunteer Extraordinaire with the Hospice was recently interviewed on Zoom by Ian Low for ACCORD’s ‘This is Your Life’. Here is a summary of what was a very thoughtful and entertaining afternoon with many thanks to both Ian and Lawrence. Born in “Kelvingrove”….ohhh get me…in June 1954 (No! I hear you say) and

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New Service to provide Hospice Care at Home

In the coming months, ACCORD will introduce a new service that will take the essence of hospice care out to people in their own homes. The service will be known as ACCORD@Home and will focus on 3 things. Helping discharge people home from the Hospice who wish to spend the end of their life at

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