St Catherine’s ‘Bark in the Park’ proves as pup-ular as ever

Posted on - 26th September, 2019 - 7:00am | Author - | Posted in - Lostock Hall, Preston News
St Catherine’s Hospice Bark in the Park 2019

It was fun in the sun when four legged friends and their families got together at St Catherine’s Hospice to raise vital funds for the charity.


The grounds of St Catherine’s, in Lostock Hall, were filled with stalls, games and pet friendly activities as this year’s Bark In The Park proved as pup-ular as ever.

Canine companions took part in a sponsored two-mile walk and there was an array of food and entertainment for all the family.

Agility dogs

Emma Jacovelli, head of community engagement at St Catherineā€™s Hospice, said: ā€œWe had a fantastic day on Saturday for our Bark in the Park fundraiser ā€“ it was an amazing turnout in our grounds of St Catherineā€™s Park, with visitors enjoying a range of entertainment and attractions in the sunshine!

ā€œWeā€™d like to say a special ā€˜thank youā€™ to Preston Agility Dogs for their brilliant displays, and visitors were able to have a go on the fun obstacle course with their pets, which was a big hit.

“We also held a sponsored two-mile dog walk; delicious food was served by The Mill Outside ā€“ the catering service of our onsite cafĆ©, The Mill ā€“ along with a range of pet-friendly stalls, games and more.

ā€œIt was a wonderful atmosphere with so many families and their four-legged friends turning out to support St Catherineā€™s, helping to raise funds for our specialist palliative and end-of-life care provided at the hospice in Lostock Hall and in patientsā€™ own homes.

ā€œThank you to everyone who attendedĀ BarkĀ in the Park, and to our brilliant volunteers who helped make the event such a success.ā€

ReadĀ more: Eight-year-old fundraising hero raises Ā£1,000 for St Catherineā€™s Hospice

Bark in the Park 2019

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ForĀ moreĀ informationĀ aboutĀ StĀ Catherine’sĀ andĀ theĀ workĀ theyĀ do,Ā visitĀ theirĀ website.

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