Meet the Fundraising team
Head of Fundraising - Jane Hogan
Jane joined St Oswald's in December 2014 and has over 20 years of experience across the front-end operations of Marketing, New Product and Service Innovation and Business Development.
Contact: 0191 285 0063 ext. 2122
Community Fundraising Manager - Richard Lowe
Richard has joined St Oswald's in January 2020 and has a wealth of experience across business development and charity fundraising. Richard will guide the team of Community Fundraisers closer to our supporters around the region and also work on integrating with the wider hospice departments.
Contact: 0191 285 0063 ext. 2189
Events & Corporate Fundraising Manager - Danielle Harvey
Danielle joined St Oswald's in 2011 and has worked her way through different departments within the Hospice. Currently covering maternity leave, Danielle works on the production and marketing of St Oswald’s events, and will lead on corporate and business events.
Contact: 0191 285 0063 ext. 2117
Individual Giving Team Manager - Peter Skeen
Peter has worked within the charity sector since 2015 and now leads our team of committed face-to-face fundraisers promoting Regular Giving and the St Oswald’s Lottery.
Contact: 0191 285 0063 ext. 2176
Events Senior Fundraiser - Emily Corney
Emily leads on all major hospice events including, the Summer event, Light up a Life, Great North Run and supports other events such as Tea around the Tree and the Life List Awards Evening.
Emily oversees the campaigns in all aspects of logistics, planning and supporting our individuals and families in their training & fundraising efforts every steps of the way.
Fundraising Coordinator - Tamar Dutton
Tamar works closely with our Fundraising Events Team. She looks after the Hospice merchandise such as the beanies and helps with the organisation of the Great North Run. Tamar also runs the Christmas Market.
Contact: 0191 285 0063 ext. 2194
Fundraising Coordinator - Laura Hargreaves
Laura works with the fundraising team to help plan and deliver a variety of events. She is the person you should contact if you are interested in any of our volunteer opportunities.
Once you’ve registered your interest with Laura, the fundraiser in charge of that event will get in touch to give you more information.
Contact: 0191 285 0063 ext. 2136
Business Partnerships Senior Fundraiser - Laura Elliott
Laura works closely and manages business relationships around the region. She looks after our Better Together Business Club, the Ball and any business related events or enquiries.
Contact: 0191 285 0063 ext. 2140
Business Partnerships Coordinator - Kirsty McDonald
Kirsty supports the Business Partnerships Fundraiser by coordinating corporate events and communications.
Contact: 0191 285 0063 ext. 2037
Senior Fundraiser - Laura Barrett
Laura’s main focus is covering the main Newcastle area, working with businesses delivering corporate engagement opportunities and helps individuals to reach their fundraising goals.
Contact: 0191 285 0063 ext. 2115
Senior Fundraiser - Karen MacLennan
Karen works closely with youth groups, schools, community groups and businesses in the South of the Tyne area. Karen leads on our Supporter Events, helping to motivate people to fundraise in aid of the Hospice.
Contact: 0191 285 0063 ext. 2808
Community Fundraiser - Sarah Tait
Sarah works closely with individuals and community groups from areas in North Tyneside. Sarah leads on our Bunny Hop campaign and the hospice beanies. If you would like your school or youth group to get involved with the Bunny Hop then please contact Sarah.
Contact: 0191 285 0063 ext. 2130
Community Fundraiser - Lizzie James
Lizzie works closely with individuals and community groups from areas in Northumberland and Newcastle. Lizzie leads on our Life List campaign such as Zipwires and Skydives. Please contact Lizzie if you'd like to get involved in a Life List challenge.
Contact: 0191 285 0063 ext. 2192
Fundraising Coordinator - Lauren Honey
Lauren supports the Fundraisers by coordinating on supporter events, and helping organise and coordinate on Life List challenges.
Contact: 0191 285 0063 ext. 2048
Supporter Care Manager - Ian Turner
Ian manages the Supporter Care Team within the Fundraising Department. Ian's team deals with all donation processing, thanking of supporters, general fundraising enquiries, event sign ups and also the administration for the weekly lottery and regular giving schemes. The team are the first point of contact for anyone wanting to get involved in helping to raise money for St Oswald's Hospice.
Fundraising Coordinator - Carole Jacobs
Carole gets involved in all aspects of the Hospice including volunteering in Bereavement Support. With this experience, Carole mainly works on In Memory Giving campaigns and meets a lot of the families or their loved ones who have used our services.
Contact: 0191 285 0063 ext. 2125