After a year of being apart from our loved ones, The Kirkwood, who provide vital care for those living with a life-limiting illness in Kirklees are encouraging families, friends, colleagues and neighbours to reconnect as part of an initiative to help support the charity’s life-changing work.

With restrictions finally easing, The Kirkwood Get Together invites the community to join together with the special people in our lives.

The event is completely flexible and you can host it your way, whether you want to keep it traditional with coffee and cakes, hot things up with a BBQ, or get together in the park for a picnic, there are endless ways you can get involved. Pick a date and time which suits you, signup for a fundraising pack, invite your loved ones and get planning!

Julia Owen, Community Fundraiser with The Kirkwood comments: “A lot of people in our area still aren’t aware that it’s The Kirkwood, and not any other charity who provide this specialist care for people with any life-limiting illness, including cancer, in their own home or care home.”

People who are diagnosed with a life-limiting condition often assume they will be supported by a Macmillan nurse, but in fact, it is The Kirkwood who delivers this care locally. In truth, Macmillan doesn’t cover the Kirklees area because they don’t need to. The Kirkwood are here for anyone affected by a life-limiting illness when and where they need it. There has been no better time to get together with friends and family, all while helping to fund life-changing care in your community.”

Event: The Kirkwood Get Together

Date: Throughout September, you pick the date and the time

Location: At home, in the park, at local groups… anywhere goes!

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