Light Up a Life

The Event

The festive period is a time of year when we remember those who are no longer with us and the difference they made to our lives. Our Light Up a Life service is for those who would like to join together with their local community to celebrate the special people who have helped to light up their life, no matter their faith, culture or connection to the Hospice.

Our annual Light Up a Life appeal is unique as it allows you to remember your lost loved ones in a positive way. Your participation is not only a symbol of your remembrance but a way to show your support to those in need in your community during the festive period.

Every December, Light Up a Life brings together families and friends to remember loved ones during an evening service in the grounds of Dr Kershaw’s Hospice. During the service, our dedication tree is illuminated with each light representing a life.

Dedicate a Light

You will have the opportunity to dedicate a light in memory of your loved one from Autumn 2021, with the Light Up a Life service taking place in December 2021.

If you have any questions/queries in relation to this event, please contact Grace Carr, our Digital Marketing and Events Executive on 0161 624 9984.

Light Up a Life 2020

In 2020, Dr Kershaw`s Hospice presented their first-ever virtual Light Up a Life event specially created for the community of Oldham to remember their loved ones during the festive period.

The event was viewed by over 3,000 people and raised over £27,000 for patient care at Dr Kershaw’s Hospice..

To view last years’ service please click the link below.