Name: Tree of Memories
Tree of Memories
Kirkwood’s Tree of Memories is a beautiful way to honour someone you love.
‘Memories are timeless treasures. We should hold on to them and keep them close to our hearts.’
The Tree of Memories incorporates 420 beech leaves of gold, silver and bronze that can be engraved with a name or a short personal message in return for a donation. A number of attractive sunflowers can also be engraved. The tree is located inside the Hospice, next to our main reception.
Leaves and sunflowers will remain on the tree for a set period of time. For leaves, this will depend on the colour you choose. After this period, you will be invited to renew your donation and keep your leaf or sunflower on the tree. Or we can send it to you for you to keep and cherish forever.
Our Tree of Memories provides us with an opportunity to remember the people we love in a tangible way. Donations generated from the tree will help fund our work in the years to come.
Choose your leaf
Making your dedication
If you would like to dedicate a leaf or sunflower in celebration of someone you love, it's really easy to do it online. Simply click the 'Dedicate a Leaf' button on this page or click here.
If you would prefer to fill in a form and return it to us at Kirkwood, you can download a copy in the Download section below.
Leaves and sunflowers are offered in exchange for direct donations.Unfortunately, we cannot accept contributions from funeral collections.
Please allow a minimum of four weeks for your leaf or flower to be engraved. Prior to engraving, you will receive a certificate confirming the wording of your inscription.
Inscriptions should be a celebration of your special person, and will be displayed alongside others for everyone to see. For this reason, we respectfully request that dates of death are avoided.
You will be contacted two months prior to the end of your chosen period with an option of a further period of display in return for a renewal donation.
We have carefully chosen the location of our tree to provide a balance between visibility and privacy. As a result, there will be times when the tree is not accessible for viewing. We recommend that you please contact us ahead of your visit to guarantee access.
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