Thank you to everyone who joined us for our first memory walk, Night to Remember, on the evening of Saturday 1 October. Approximately £30,000 was raised and many of those taking part chose to fundraise for our hospital’s bereavement support services.
Participants and volunteers gathered in the ancient Market Place in central Kingston and were offered the opportunity to write a message to a loved one which was hung on a special memory tree. Tolworth Girls School made the beautiful message cards and RB Kares supplied the specially lit tree. The walk was officially started by Mayor Cllr. Yogan Yoganathan and the Revd. Judith Roberts, Kingston Hospital’s lead chaplain.
Local solicitors, Russell-Cooke generously sponsored the T-shirts for the event. Samantha Little, a partner at Russell-Cooke, who took part said: