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Dougie Mac Shows Thanks to NHS #ClapForOurCarers

This evening, households up and down the country are being asked to take part in a 1 minute applause to show our gratitude for the UK’s remarkable NHS workers. The NHS work incredibly hard day in day out but are now working tirelessly to keep the nation safe throughout the Covid-19 pandemic. It’s now more […]

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Dougie Mac Upcoming Events: Update

In line with updated COVID-19 public health advice, we have taken the decision to cancel all upcoming hospice events including our 5K Run/Walk and Bike Ride. We’re sure you’ll all understand the safety of our participants, staff and volunteers is of upmost importance to us. Whilst we sadly can’t confirm when our next fundraising event […]

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Dougie Mac Retail Shops: Update

In line with government advice relating to COVID-19 and with the full support of our Executive Team and Trustees, it is with a heavy heart that we must close the doors to all of our charity shops until further notice. While we depend on our retail shops to generate vital hospice funds, we must cease […]

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Klarius’ Community Programme building on good work for local hospice

In September 2018, the then new Klarius CEO Mark Brickhill established a Works Council, one of a number of initiatives to improve employee engagement and feedback within the company and externally with the local community. The Works Council members chose Dougie Mac (Douglas Macmillan Hospice) to be the Charity of the Year for 2019, and […]

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Dougie Mac joins #GivingTuesday 2019, the global day of generosity

Dougie Mac is thrilled to be one of the thousands of organisations taking part in this year’s #GivingTuesday campaign on 3rd December. The campaign began in 2012 as a way to give back after the well known shopping days of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Last year celebrities, household name brands and leading charities all […]

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Dougie Mac opens new Trent Vale shop

Dougie Mac’s latest charity shop opened in Trent Vale on 22nd August 2019. The new shop, based at 7–10 Woodberry Close, ST4 5LU, offers great savings on a fantastic range of pre-loved goods. It is the hospice’s twenty-first shop in North Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent. Dougie Mac shops make a significant contribution every year to the […]

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Local couple say ‘I do’ to helping Dougie Mac

Newlyweds Jason and Dinah Watts (pictured) decided to support Dougie Mac on their wedding day in place of requesting gifts. The generous couple, of Weston Coyney, Stoke-on-Trent, placed collecting boxes at St Peter’s Church and at their reception venue in Caverswall in July and raised more than £700 for the hospice. Dinah said: “We chose […]

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Parogon Group pledges to raise £10k for Dougie Mac #bringapound initiative

The Parogon Group has kicked off September with an excellent start to its new fundraising initiative. The group, which comprises of The Swan With Two Necks, The Wayfarer, The Orange Tree, Blockhouse at The Sheet Anchor, The Boars Head, The Seven Stars and coming soon, The Red House, is aiming to raise £10,000 this month […]

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Local youngsters raise over £3,300 for Dougie Mac at summer fair

Madeley friends Sophie Henderson, 13, and 12-year-old Tamzin Broad raised £3,348 for Dougie Mac at a summer fundraiser that they thought of and planned themselves. The fair took place on Saturday 10 August at the Old Hall Country House in Madeley. The girls had originally planned the fundraiser as a small street event, then when […]

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Dougie Mac supporter Emily wins under-25s Volunteer of the Year

Dougie Mac volunteer Emily Kirk, 17, was awarded the under-25s Volunteer of the Year at the Support Staffordshire Star Awards on 13th June 2019. Emily has volunteered at the hospice’s shop in Leek for 18 months. She is currently studying for her GCSEs. Alison Owen, Dougie Mac Leek shop manager, nominated Emily for her commitment to […]

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