Massive donation to children’s day unit

Posted on in Fundraising, Hospitals, Services, The trust

Richard and Tracy Clarke have handed over another fantastic amount of £50,000 to help with the refurbishment of the children’s day unit at The James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough.

The ultra-dedicated pair from Coulby Newham, have raised over £300,000 though their registered charity, Abbie’s Love, for epilepsy research and supporting children with the condition.

Football legend kicks off £100,000 heart fund raffle

Posted on in Fundraising

Former Middlesbrough star Graeme Souness recalled how a cardiac MRI scanner helped save his life when he kicked off a massive fundraising effort to keep the region’s heart unit at the cutting edge of medical technology. The football legend returned to Teesside to launch the Loving Hearts Raffle, aiming to raise £100,000 in support of the South Cleveland Heart Fund’s Cardiac MR Appeal.

In the pink for love of Tina

Posted on in Fundraising

Grateful patient Tina Reid has organised a sponsored walk to thank the dedicated staff on ward 14 for the amazing care and support she has received. Brave Tina, 52, from Stockton has ovarian cancer and she has been cared for on the ward at The James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough.

Tractors to trundle for hospital garden goal

Posted on in Fundraising, Hospitals

Tractor drivers from across the north of England are being invited to get in gear and join a spring morning convoy through one of the most beautiful forests in the country. The drive through the Hamsterley Forest in County Durham takes place on Sunday 22 March and is in aid of the spinal cord injuries unit at The James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough.

Three peaks, three charities, 24 hours…

Posted on in Fundraising

Eight workmates are set to swap their Stockton office for the summits of the biggest mountains in England, Scotland and Wales. Together they hope to complete the Three Peaks Challenge and raise £5,000 to split between their three chosen charities including the Neuro Surgical Research Fund at The James Cook University Hospital.

Pancake race for MRI scanner

Posted on in Fundraising

Pancake racers in North Yorkshire’s county town will be flipping for a fine local cause next week. The Shrove Tuesday contest will see staff from stores, businesses and other organisations across Northallerton come together and race to the finish line brandishing frying pans. Flipping a pancake all the way, runners will attempt to stay on a course on the town’s Applegarth playing fields at 11am on Tuesday, February 17. Money raised will go to the Friarage Hospital’s MRI Scanner Appeal.

Funding boost provides complementary therapies for MND patients

Posted on in Fundraising, Services

Patients with motor neurone disease (MND) will soon be able to benefit from free complementary therapies at the Trinity Holistic Centre in Middlesbrough. The centre, which has previously only provided free treatments to cancer patients, has joined forces with the Mike Findley MND Fund to extend its services to anyone suffering from the progressive neurological condition.

Helping you make a positive start to the New Year

Posted on in Fundraising

Whether you need to unwind after a hectic Christmas party season or you are looking to find a new way to get fit, relax and meet new people in 2015 the Trinity Holistic Centre can help. Based at The James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough, the centre is well known for providing free complementary therapies to cancer patients and their carers, but it now also runs a wide range of clinics and classes which are open to everyone to help raise extra funds.