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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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Dougie Mac saddened by death of long serving volunteer

It is with great sadness the hospice announces the sudden death of one of our long serving and dedicated volunteers Barry Bailey who passed away on Thursday 9th May 2019. Staff and volunteers at Dougie Mac are shocked and saddened to hear of Barry’s death. Barry, the recipient of a Sentinel Our Heroes award in […]

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Dougie Mac supporter Duncan organises ‘Gordon Banks Legends Walk’

Duncan Cowans from Cheadle has supported the Douglas Macmillan Hospice for many years, volunteering as a Hospice Ambassador and also as a committed fundraiser. Organising many bike rides with friends and family, including ‘Tower to Tower’ and ‘Arc to Arch’ rides, he has helped to raise over £33,000 for the hospice. An avid Stoke City […]

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Miss Staffordshire Sets Sights on Fundraising for Dougie Mac

17 year old Megan Fenwick from North Staffordshire has spent much of the last year in the limelight; firstly being crowned Miss Staffordshire in July 2018, and following that incredible accomplishment, finishing in the top 5 in the Miss England contest. Representing the county, she now turns her attention to fundraising for local hospice Dougie […]

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Denise Coates Foundation Funds All Costs of Dougie Mac Inpatient Unit Refurbishment

Dougie Mac is delighted to confirm that Denise Coates Foundation will be funding the entire refurbishment of the hospice Inpatient Unit with a generous £950,100 grant.  The gift will enable the Hospice to undertake the Inpatient Unit refurbishment programme, delivering building and facility improvements that will raise the quality and standard of the environment to […]

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