Alice Blackham


Sue Ryder
Sue Ryder provides incredible care for people with life-changing illness. Whether it’s bringing comfort to someone’s final days or enabling them to make the most of their life, we are here for them and their loved ones. We do this in our hospices, in our neurological care centres, in the community and in people’s homes across the country. Our work also goes beyond the UK, Sue Ryder also supports the delivery of specialised health and social care in areas of Eastern Europe and Southern Africa. Our hospices include: Manorlands Hospice near Keighley, Wheatfields Hospice in Leeds, St Johns in Bedfordshire, Thorpe Hall in Peterborough, Nettlebed in Henley-on-Thames, Duchess of Kent House in Reading and Leckhamton Court Hospice in Cheltenham.
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Alice's Amazing Abseil fundraising page

Alice Blackham

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On 29th April I will be abseiling from the top of Dorchester Abbey to raise money for Sue Ryder, as part of the 2017 Dorchester Festival.  

Sue Ryder provides incredible hospice and neurological care.  I have had first hand experience of what a difference the charity can make, as my mum was cared for at the Sue Ryder hospice in Nettlebed where she passed away from cancer in 2014.  

The charity relies on donations and any amount of money that I can raise through sponsorship will make a difference.

  • £5 could provide a memory box for a bereaved child to store sentimental trinkets to help them cope with their loss.
  • £16 could pay for an hour of care to help someone live the fullest life possible. 
  • £23 could pay for an hour of befriending, to talk, listen or simply sit with someone who is feeling lonely.
  • £50 could pay for a session of bereavement counselling or family advice.
  • £100 could pay for a hospice nurse for a day.
  • £340 is the average cost to run a family support team for a day.
  • £500 could pay for a bed for a day of inpatient care. 

It means a great deal to me that Mum was so well looked after at the end of her life. I would like other families to be able to receive the level of support that was so important to us at such a difficult time. 

And what better way to help this worthwhile cause than dangling from the top of a church in front of the general public?  You could even come and watch. 

Thank you for your donation and I hope to see you there!



Recent donors

04.05.17 Well done Alice, you are so very brave! xXx

02.05.17 Brilliant achievement Alice

01.05.17 The Sue Ryder home in Nettlebed is a truly wonderful place. Well done Alice xxxx

01.05.17 Well done Alice....x

30.04.17 Amazing, well done xx

29.04.17 Well done Alice xx

29.04.17 Lots of love Vicky, Alex, Jake and Lottie xxxxx

29.04.17 Seriously impressed and touched Alice, well done!!! Xxx


29.04.17 Well done!

29.04.17 How brilliant, and for such an amazing cause! I'm in awe xx

29.04.17 Well done Alice!! Kx

29.04.17 Well done xxx

29.04.17 Good luck Alice! X

22.04.17 Go go blahm x

21.04.17 Great idea for a wonderful hospice. For your mum x

21.04.17 Good luck Alice! Xxx

21.04.17 Good luck Alice

21.04.17 You are very brave - enjoy!

21.04.17 Good luck Alice! Which superhero costume will you wear?! Love Melz, Neil and Rose xxx

21.04.17 Good luck and hope you have fun! xx

05.04.17 Good Luck Alice ... a great challenge for a great cause! Hazel x

26.03.17 Al Al Al! Good luck gumbo xx

19.03.17 Don't look down! Go for it xx

15.03.17 Go Alice! Well done you x


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Julie Gregory
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