As a result, Pete's family contacted Dove House and asked for their help. The next day they came to pick him up and take him to their home.
Pete only spent a week there, but in that time, he was made to feel so comfortable, and it was a peace of mind that he was in there where he felt safe and looked after 24/7. Importantly, all his family and loved ones got the chance to see him before he passed away.
When asked why it would be nice to give back to the charity, Pete's brother-in-law Ian Horne (current Springfield employee) said, 'The full family think that it's such an amazing place, that help so many people, and we know that they heavily depend on donations and charity events to keep them open. So we just wanted a way to say thank you for everything they did for Pete and our family.'
As a result, we're submitting a team to compete in the Get Caked 5 mile run to raise money in Pete's memory for the Dove House Hospice.
The Get Caked Run is 5 miles of muddy wet fun in the beautiful Yorkshire Countryside of Sledmere House. We will climb over logs, crawl through muddy trenches, jump through tyres, and take on the Sledmere Slide. We currently have 14 participants racing for Team Springfield in honour of Pete.
Any support you have for the charity would be greatly appreciated by Pete's family and all of us here at Springfield Solutions.
Dove House Hospice is a hospice based in Hull that cares for adults across the city and the East Riding of Yorkshire who have no longer curable illnesses. They improve the quality of life of their patients by offering specialist care which is holistic and individually tailored. The charity offer specialist inpatient care, symptom control, end of life care, daycare, planned short-term respite care, social care and more. This care is free of charge, and therefore they rely on funds raised in the community.