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Rhiwbina RFC, supporters of City Hospice, Cardiff’s local hospice, are donating their time and marshalling at our City Hospice Sparkle Walk in September.

Team members will be offering up their time in helping to marshal at the City Hospice Sparkle Walk.

Rhiwbina RFC helping City Hospice, local Cardiff hospice

Richard Price of Rhiwbina RFC said “We are very excited at the club to help the Hospice by marshalling at the Sparkle Walk. We are part of the community and our members wanted to support a local charity that also is based within our area. We have a large group of people that want to mobilise to make a difference.

We’re really looking forward to walking with friends and remembering loved ones that we have lost and also making sure all City Hospice supporters complete the 10k route safely.”

About Rhiwbina RFC

Rhiwbina RFC has been in existence for 57 years.  It has four senior teams and 11 junior teams who train almost every day of the week. The club is made up of over 500 playing members and in excess of 120 volunteers. They offer a community club environment for players from aged seven to 77 years old. They have had some famous players come through the ranks, including Gareth Delve, James Goode, Sam Warburton and Owen Lane.

About City Hospice

City Hospice is a registered charity at the heart of Cardiff, providing specialist medical, nursing and end of life care to patients in their own homes. We offer counselling to adults and children, welfare benefits advice and day centres with a range of activities. We are also the only at-home palliative care provider for the city of Cardiff and need to raise a total of £2m to keep providing these specialist services.

Daisy Magill, City Hospice Fundraising Officer and organiser of the Sparkle Walk is very grateful for the local support. “Thank you very much to the players and members at Rhiwbina RFC for volunteering their time and helping us marshal the 10k route. Marshals play an important role in these events; they are the eyes and ears!

We’re very excited at for our first ever City Hospice Sparkle Walk. It is going to have that community and family feel and it’s a perfect opportunity for people to learn about the vital services we provide, while lighting up the streets of Cardiff.”

If you would like to sign-up for the City Hospice Sparkle Walk, please click here.

If you would like to volunteer, please email daisy.magill@cityhospice.org.uk.

How to Get Involved

There are plenty of great ways to get involved and help raise money for City Hospice. Any funds raised have a massive impact on our charity and we're so grateful to all those who give up their time for us.

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Fundraise

Whether you bake a cake or run a half marathon, every pound you raise will help us ensure we can keep being there for patients and their families throughout Cardiff.

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Your donation can help us continue to care for patients with cancer and other life limiting illnesses, and their families, in Cardiff.

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