In 2016, we launched a Celebrity Ambassador programme which includes a number of well-known personalities from the world of TV, Radio, Sport, Theatre and Music, helping us raise vital awareness of the Hospice.

Demand for the services provided by Northern Ireland Hospice continues to grow year on year, with cancer related diagnosis on the rise and the demand for a palliative approach to other terminal conditions now a necessity.

As a specialist palliative care organisation, offering in-patient and community based services, and the only provider of children’s hospice service in NI, we are now focused on shaping our organisation to be appropriately scoped and scaled to meet the emerging needs of the next generation.

To expand our reach, we continue to lobby for improved statutory funding for core services, however the vision is to build a composite model of sustainability.

To do this, we rely on advocates, or ‘Ambassadors’, who can bring a multi-disciplinary skill set to the organisation.

Presently, we have a number of celebrity, business and community Ambassadors. 

Find out more on how our extra special #TEAMNIHOSPICE members support NI Hospice:


Tom McKibbon

Tom McKibbin became an official Ambassador of Northern Ireland Children’s in May 2016, the same year he rose to prominence when he shocked the youth golfing scene by winning the World Championships in Florida. A Belfast Royal Academy pupil, Tom spends time visiting Northern Ireland Children’s Hospice and supporting campaigns.

Brendan Rodgers

Carnlough-born Brendan became an official Ambassador of Northern Ireland Hospice in March 2016.Brendan’s managerial skills were evident with his successes with Chelsea Youth and with Liverpool FC. During his first season at Celtic, he won an historic domestic Treble and secured a place in the Champions League for the club.

We are currently seeking individuals who are empathetic to the work of Northern Ireland Hospice.

Perhaps you have a network of influencers, are skilled in public affairs, involved in philanthropy or are active within an overseas NI business network?

If so, we would be delighted if you would consider joining our network of Hospice Ambassadors and utilising your experience to help shape the future of palliative care in Northern Ireland.

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