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Starr's to Base Camp for Hospice


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Given by 31 generous donors in around 8 months

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To raise much needed funds in the memory of Alison Starr for the Nelson Tasman Hospice, who support those with life limiting illnesses

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  Nelson / Tasman

Last year 31st May 2018 our Mum and loving wife and grandmother Alison Starr passed away after several years in a battle with breast cancer.

The Nelson Tasman hospice supported Alison throughout her illness and in her final days and hours. As a family we are truly grateful for the support and care they gave our mum and our family through this difficult time.

The hospice relies heavily on the financial support of the Nelson/Tasman community and local business, without which the service could not operate. A brand new state of the art facility will open in Nelson in March this year to serve and care for the community for decades to come, however the hospice still currently experiences a $1m shortfall in funding each year, made good through fundraising activities and community initiatives and donations.

This is where we want to do our bit - In October 2019 Alison's husband Simon and son's Dean & Todd will trek to Mount Everest Base Camp at an altitude of 5380m, to raise much needed funds for Hospice and in the memory of Alison.

Please show Alison your support by giving what you can - Thank you

Simon, Dean & Todd Starr

Dean Starr's involvement (page creator)

Our mum Alison was cared for in her final days by the Hospice in Nelson, and supported throughout the late stages of her illness by the fantastic nurses, carers and support staff there.


Latest update

Training Update  6 March 2019

Simon ( dad) has been working out at inner strength in Richmond NZ

We spoke to Dan to see how he has been getting on.


Latest donations

  • Nelson Auto Glass Specialists Ltd

    Nelson Auto Glass Specialists Ltd 5 days ago

    $200

    Gutsy Effort Simon...may the force be with you.

    $200

  • RE/MAX Elite Nelson

    RE/MAX Elite Nelson 5 days ago

    $100

    Good luck on your venture, cheers RE/MAX Elite

    $100

  • Nick

    Nick 5 days ago

    $100

    All the best champ!!

    $100

  • Nelson Business Network (NBN)

    Nelson Business Network (NBN) 5 days ago

    $428

    Best of luck Simon and Dean. Smash it!! From the members of NBN (Nelson Business Network) ⭐️

    $428

  • Paul & Sandra W

    Paul & Sandra W on 08 Sep 2019

    $30

    Good luck guys - brilliant way to keep Alison's memory alive xx

    $30


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