News tagged Fundraising

Firm’s bike marathon reaps rewards

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More than 30 staff from Thornaby-based filtration specialists John Morfield Ltd completed the gruelling 140-mile coast to coast bike ride and in the process raised thousands of pounds for the renal unit at The James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough.

In tribute to this mammoth feat, Dr John Main, clinical director of nephrology at the hospital, cycled to the firm’s headquarters to pick up the generous cheque.

Remember September’s coffee time

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Macmillan volunteers from the cancer information centres at The James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough and Friararge Hospital in Northallerton are already making plans for Macmillan’s World’s Biggest Coffee Morning 2012.

Money raised at the popular event in September helps Macmillan Cancer Support provide medical, practical and emotional support to people affected by cancer including patients and carers.

Artistic fundraiser

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A charity arts event has raised more than £2,000 for the South Cleveland Heart Fund.

One of the biggest charity arts events to take place in the region in recent years, The Northern Art Experience was held at The Wynyard Rooms and featured a large-scale exhibition of work by artists from around the North east and beyond.

Star people

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The new Endeavour Unit has its very own stars taking pride of place on a benefactors’ panel…

And a few more will be visiting the stand-alone radiotherapy unit at The James Cook University Hospital tomorrow (Thursday 28 June) to have a look around and hand over thousands of pounds they have raised for the department.

131 miles, 31 cyclists, one aim

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Phil Davis had a successful kidney transplant last year. He was so pleased with the treatment and care he received, he promised himself that he would repay the hospitals concerned with a fundraiser that would challenge him to complete.

Phil, a director with Thornaby-based filtration specialists John Morfield Ltd, was referred to the renal investigation unit at The James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough where he was informed that he was suffering from deteriorating kidney function.

£8,000 MND donation

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Overnight oxygen monitoring equipment and other respiratory measuring and monitoring equipment will be available for MND and other neurology patients at The James Cook University Hospital – thanks to the fundraising efforts of Mike Findley MBE.

Mike, who was diagnosed with motor neurone disease seven years ago, has put aside his own battle to tirelessly raise money and awareness into the muscle wasting condition.

Friends donate rehabilitation equipment

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Physiotherapy and occupational therapy teams based at Redcar Primary Care Hospital, have been showered by a very generous donation.
The local Friends group, who started off supporting the former Stead Memorial Hospital in the town, used some of the funds they have raised to buy rehabilitation equipment that will be used by the patients in the new hospital by the two teams.

Another £20,000 in memory of Abbie

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A special trust fund set up in memory of Coulby Newham youngster Abbie Clarke has received a £20,000 boost to help young people with epilepsy.

Richard and Tracy Clarke tragically lost their daughter to sudden unexpected death in epilepsy on 1 December 2006. Abbie was just 10 years old when she died in her sleep. She had been diagnosed with epilepsy five years earlier but her death came as a huge shock to everyone.