News tagged Fundraising

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.

Stepping out for Dalton

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Grateful  parents Tracy Cooper and Richard Norman are going that extra mile to thank the neonatal team that saved their son’s life. Dalton was born six weeks prematurely on Christmas day 2013 at The James Cook University Hospital, and the Middlesbrough couple wanted to thank the caring staff on the neonatal unit for taking care […]

Early Christmas present for centre

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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.

Our thanks to ‘wonderful’ Priory ward staff

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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.

Cystic fibrosis centre boosted by bike ride

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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.

Family donates first cuddle cot to hospital

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A cuddle cot has been donated to the maternity team at James Cook to enable bereaved parents to spend more time with their baby. The special cot was donated by Richard and Emily Hannah, who held a charity night at the Salvation Army in Guisborough in memory of their baby girl Charlotte Sofia.

Maisie’s Hope Christmas Ball

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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.

Step in the right direction

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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.