News tagged Fundraising

Trio take a hike for scanner

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Three walkers really stepped up to the mark for the Friarage Hospital’s MRI scanner appeal. The intrepid trio – Judith Masterman from the appeals team, Glen Rock, Friarage hospital PA and husband Chris – completed the gruelling Lyke Wake Walk in an impressive 21 hours braving testing conditions and showing incredible spirit.

Eye outpatients team launch £175,000 appeal

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Eye outpatients staff have launched an ambitious fundraising drive to bring the very latest leading-edge technology to The James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough. The Retinal Development Appeal aims to raise £175,000 to buy additional state-of-the-art equipment to enhance patient care. Top of the wishlist is an Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) scanner.

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.