News tagged Fundraising

William Hague supports Friarage £2m scanner appeal at fundraising dinner

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The Friends of the Friarage Hospital are presenting a fundraising dinner as part of their ambitious appeal in partnership with South Tees Hospitals Charity – to raise £2million for an MRI scanner at the Friarage Hospital. The Rt Hon William Hague MP will be special guest and speaker at the prestigious event giving an exclusive speech on his ‘26 years an MP: highlights and experiences’.

The Great Trust Bake Off

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The Great Trust Bake Off is being organised at the Trinity Holistic Centre to raise funds for the trust’s breast cancer related charities as part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Creations should be displayed on the correct table at the Trinity Holistic Centre (based at The James Cook University Hospital) by 11am on Monday 20 October ready for judging at 11.10am with a donation of £1 per entry.

Singers on song to boost heart fund campaign

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An eclectic range of music is set to be heard in the main thoroughfare in The James Cook University Hospital on Tuesday 21 October.

The Crystal Singers will be performing in the atrium from noon till around half past one, entertaining passers-by with songs both old and contemporary. The singers will be looking for donations which will all go towards the South Cleveland Heart Fund’s latest fundraising campaign to improve and increase heart scanning services at James Cook.

Chubby’s generous donation to cancer unit

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Teesside comedian Roy ‘Chubby’ Brown has donated £5,000 to the Endeavour unit based at The James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough.
The generous gift will go into the unit’s ‘Star fund’, which was set up in 2010 to assist with future developments within the department of radiotherapy and oncology, to benefit patients, their families and staff alike.

Matt scores a bit hit with his special thank you to staff

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Marske United footballer Matt Crossen returned to the stroke rehabilitation unit (ward 28) at The James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough to present the staff with a framed ‘thank you’ and a cheque for £2,000.

The 23 year-old underwent a successful thrombectomy (clot-removing treatment) in November last year after suffering a stroke at work.