News tagged Fundraising

On the run in Tom’s memory

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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.

Football legend kicks off £100,000 heart fund raffle

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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.

In the pink for love of Tina

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Grateful patient Tina Reid has organised a sponsored walk to thank the dedicated staff on ward 14 for the amazing care and support she has received. 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.

Pancake race for MRI scanner

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Pancake racers in North Yorkshire’s county town will be flipping for a fine local cause next week. The Shrove Tuesday contest will see staff from stores, businesses and other organisations across Northallerton come together and race to the finish line brandishing frying pans. Flipping a pancake all the way, runners will attempt to stay on a course on the town’s Applegarth playing fields at 11am on Tuesday, February 17. Money raised will go to the Friarage Hospital’s MRI Scanner Appeal.

Funding boost provides complementary therapies for MND patients

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Patients with motor neurone disease (MND) will soon be able to benefit from free complementary therapies at the Trinity Holistic Centre in Middlesbrough. The centre, which has previously only provided free treatments to cancer patients, has joined forces with the Mike Findley MND Fund to extend its services to anyone suffering from the progressive neurological condition.

Becky’s thanks for making her big day complete.

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Like every young lady when it comes to her wedding day, Becky Newton had it all planned out and her dad walking her down the aisle was an integral part of the day.

So when her dad Chris was rushed into the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit at The James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough with sepsis – a potentially life-threatening condition triggered by an infection – Becky’s plans slipped down her list of priorities as helping her dad’s recovery became her number one goal.

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’.