The Friarage Hospital’s Breast Cancer Support Group will be holding their annual Pink Stall in the town hall at Northallerton on Saturday 9 May 2015 from 9am to 12noon. Any donations of new unwanted gifts or items which can be sold on the stall will be gratefully received.
Eye outpatients staff have launched an ambitious fundraising drive to bring the very latest leading-edge technology to The James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough. The Retinal Development Appeal aims to raise £175,000 to buy additional state-of-the-art equipment to enhance patient care. Top of the wishlist is an Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) scanner.
A diabetes consultant whose baby boy lost his life to a rare condition aged just 15 days is to mark the fourth anniversary with a marathon fundraiser.
Amelia and Simon Ashwell lost baby David to Alveolar Capillary Dysplasia (ACD), a fatal lung condition which has affected only a handful of babies worldwide, in March 2011.
Grateful patient Tina Reid organised a sponsored walk to thank the dedicated staff on ward 14 for the amazing care and support she has received which helped to raise over £3,200.
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 over the last six months.
Intrepid Darren Hodgson is really going that extra mile by running the ASICS Greater Manchester marathon in Trafford on Sunday 19 April 2015. Darren, 41, from Thirsk is taking on this mammoth challenge in memory of his dad – Tom Hodgson – who passed away at the Lambert Memorial Community Hospital in Thirsk, five years ago in May 2010.
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.
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.