In Memory

Whether it's donations in lieu of flowers at a funeral, or a gift made on a loved one's birthday or anniversary, a donation to The Donna Louise is a lovely way of paying tribute to someone special. However you choose to pay tribute to your loved one, we're here to provide all the support and advice you need, simply call 01782 654444.

Funeral Donations

Leave a lasting legacy and celebrate the life they lived. To request discreet collection envelopes, please call us on 01782 654444.

Make a Donation

Donating to The Donna Louise is a lasting and meaningful way to pay tribute to someone special. Make a donation HERE.

Fundraise in Memory

Our 'Fundraise for us' page has lots of ways that you could fundraise in honour of your loved one.



A Starlight Fund is a wonderful way for you to remember someone special. Create a beautiful and lasting tribute website and collect donations to The Donna Louise to leave a legacy in their honour.

How to set up a Starlight Fund?  starlight-stars

You can set up a Starlight Fund either online or offline:

  1. Online Starlight Fund: Visit and follows the instructions. It's really easy to set up and you can personalise your page by adding text and photos. Each online Starlight Fund has its own unique web address which you can share with family and friends.
  2. Print at Home: Click here to print off the Starlight Leaflet, complete and return it to us at the address provided.

starlight-stars What will you receive when a Fund is set up

Once your Fund is set up, you will receive:

    • A welcome pack, which includes announcement cards to inform families and friends about the Fund.
    • Ideas on how to grow your Fund.
    • A packet of Forget Me Not seeds to be planted in your loved one's memory..
    • An invitation to attend our annual Light Up the Skies event.
    • Updates on your Fund and the difference donations collected in your loved one’s memory have made in the lives of the children and families who rely on The Donna Louise.

For more information, please call us on 01782 654444

Growing your Starlight Fund  starlight-stars

There are so many ways you can raise money through your fund. You could take part in one of The Donna Louise Children's Hospice's organised events or you can host your own event. Our Fundraising team can provide assistance, advice and materials to help you every step of the way.

Friends and family can also help your Fund grow; your Starlight can instantly and securely accept donation, with the donation going directly into your Starlight Fund. In addition, all of your previous donations to the Trust will be added to the total.

starlight-stars What your Fund will make a difference to the Hospice

All donations raised in honour of your loved one will help fund the vial work of The Donna Louise Children's hospice. We provide respite and end of life care for children and young adults with life-limiting conditions, as well as support for the whole family. Every penny you can spare will help us to make a real difference to their lives.


The Donna Louise Children's Hospice, 1 Grace Road, Trentham, Stoke-on-Trent, ST4 8FN

Reception: 01782 654440
Fundraising hotline: 01782 654444

The Donna Louise Trust is a Company Limited by Guarantee, Registered in England and Wales No. 3701610 and registered with The Charity Commission No.1075597.