Christmas came early for the Trinity Holistic Centre when colleagues from Sainsbury’s handed over £1,800. The team from the Middlesbrough store raised the impressive sum by holding a wide variety of fundraisers including bike rides, running the Middlesbrough 10K, a car wash, charity stalls, tombolas and store collections.
The atrium at The James Cook University Hospital will be alive with the sound of seasonal songs on the run up to Christmas. Some of the committee of the South Cleveland Heart Fund and friends will sing popular Christmas Carols for patients, visitors and staff in the hospital atrium on Monday 9 December 2013 from 1.30pm.
An intrepid team from the Black Sheep completed an Arctic trek, led by team leader and business development manager, Brian Smith, riders Allan Russell, Mark Allison, John Oldridge and supported by Paul, Sue and Rob Theakston, to raise the money.
Friends, family and colleagues had all been touched by cancer at some time and the brewery team wanted to do something to help local patients at the Friarage. The hi-tech equipment will keep the Friarage at the forefront of breast cancer treatments.
Lynn Jolly and Paul Waugh popped in to Guisborough Primary Care Hospital’s Priory ward to hand over donations in appreciation for the staff’s kindness to Lynn’s late father and to friends of Paul. Lynn, whose father Tom Brown passed away on the ward recently, handed over a cheque for £210 which were the proceeds from the collection at the funeral. Paul gave £300 to the staff for the “friendly and compassionate” way they treated his friends.
Intrepid and charitable members of Middlesbrough Erimus Rotary Club got on their bikes and rode 110 miles in three days to help the Teesside Cystic Fibrosis Centre, based at The James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough. The magnificent seven cyclists managed to raise £2,700 which purchased an exercise bike and two electronic nebulisers for the young cystic fibrosis patients who attend the centre, such as little Grace Jackson.
A Christmas ball is being held in aid of the neonatal unit at The James Cook University Hospital. Maisie’s Hope Christmas Ball promises to be a fabulous black tie evening with a champagne reception, three course meal and live entertainment from Chris Dakers – the North east’s voice of swing and soul. The event takes place at Gisborough Hall on 6 December from 7pm. All funds raised will go towards equipment that will enhance the care given to sick and premature babies.
Caring ward staff at the Friarage Hospital are going that extra mile to raise funds for the hospital’s magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanner appeal. MRI scanners are used to diagnose a wide range of health conditions. A scanner for the Friarage will be a valuable resource for medical teams and a welcome addition to the diagnostic services currently available at the Northallerton hospital.
The Michelle Parker Charity is planning its 3rd annual charity night and auction at Rockliffe Hall Hotel in aid of equipment for neurosurgery at James Cook. Sponsored by Teesside Audi and B Premier Hair Design, the black tie event takes place on Friday 18 October 2012 at 7pm and includes a three-course meal, auction, raffle and disco.