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If you're planning to purchase a real tree this Christmas, let us take the hard work out of the post-festive clear up!
Our amazing volunteers will be out in force, collecting and recycling used real Christmas trees on Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th January 2024.
They will be collecting from the postcode areas of CO1, CO2, CO3, CO4, CO5, CO6, CO7, CO8, CO9, CO11, CO13, CO14, CO15 and CO16.
We will not be collecting from CO10 or CO12.
We just ask for a suggested donation that enables us to support local individuals facing incurable illnesses and bereavement all year round. You’re amazing!
Sign up for Tree-cycle, and you'll automatically be entered into a draw to win a relaxing overnight B&B stay for two at Stoke by Nayland Resort!
Tree-cycle only works because of our brilliant volunteers. Can you help? Scroll down to find out more.
Last time, thanks to our incredible volunteers we Tree-cycled around 2,000 real Christmas trees! We need you to help us smash that on Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th January 2024!
Be a volunteer:
To get involved, contact us:
Phone: 01206 931 468
The Christmas Tree-cycle is kindly sponsored by Tree & Lawn Company and supported by Birch Airfield, Colchester City Council, Essex County Council, Essex Reclamation and Tendring District Council.
You can register on our website at www.sthelena.org.uk/tree-cycle24
When you register and donate, don't forget to add Gift Aid.
Through Gift Aid, we can claim an additional 25% on top of every donation you make, at no extra cost to you. That’s an extra 25p added to every £1 you donate, making a huge difference to us. Visit our Gift Aid page for more information.
When you make a donation to St Helena Hospice, we are charged transactional fees by other companies, including fees for processing payments made to us, looking up addresses and validating bank account details.
We are very grateful to our donors who offer to offset some of these fees with a minor addition to their total amount. This is however completely optional and we are very grateful for your support whether or not you choose to contribute to processing fees.Close
We are able to claim an extra 25p on every £1 on your donation amount for no extra cost to you, as long as you are a UK tax payer; have paid enough income tax or capital gains tax in that tax year; and are donating your own money. If you pay less income tax and/or capital gains tax than the amount of Gift Aid claimed on all of your donations in that tax year it is your responsibility to pay any difference. For more information about Gift Aid, please visit https://www.gov.uk/donating-to-charity/gift-aid